Bertke sets record in Cardington win

By Rob Hamilton

Casey Bertke put her name in Cardington’s record books on Saturday when she recorded her 166th career block to set the team record in that stat in a 67-19 win over host Highland.

Bertke also finished with 24 points in the game, while Hannah Wickline added 19 more.

The Lady Pirates jumped out to a big lead in the game and never looked back. After eight minutes of play, the score was 22-2 in favor of Cardington and that lead was increased to a 37-4 margin at the half. Highland took a 10-9 edge in the third quarter, but was outscored 11-5 in the fourth.

Madison Cecil scored eight points to lead the Scots.

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