HS Girls Basketball: Murrieta Valley Beats Colony 59-41 as Megan Ormiston Scores her 1012th Career Point

The Game was Stopped and Ball presented to Ormiston after her Landmark 1,000th Point 

The Murrieta Valley Girls Basketball team improved to 6-4 this season with a 59-41 victory over Colony Wednesday night. The Game featured Nighthawk Megan Ormiston scoring her 1,000th point in her High School career.

Megan’s incredible accomplishment was honored by teammates, coaches and the crowd after the game.

Ormiston finished the game with 15 points and 10 rebounds last night which brought her to the grand total of 1012 total points. She has also grabbed 945 rebounds as a Nighthawk.

Megan is leading our team with 19.8 points per game and 17.3 rebounds a game. She also blocks 2.9 shots every game” said Murrieta Valley Coach Nicolas Pardue. “She is committed to UCSB and Megan is a leader on the floor who has worked really hard to improve on her game”.

She has the ability to dominate on the inside despite concerted efforts to stop her. She leads our team in assists and makes us a tough match up for most of the area teams”.

Senior Ashley Miller led the Nighthawks in scoring with 16 points. Sophomore Paris Petitt added 7 points, Jaazer Ridges scored 6 and senior Jillian Jinkins 5.

Sophomore Yasmine Thompkins put 4 through the hoop and a young freshman, Sydney Ormiston scored 4 points.

Ormiston is committed to play basketball at the University of California at Santa Barbara, She is currently second on the all time scoring and rebound list at Murrieta Valley. Rachel Woodward scored 2,390 points and grabbed 1,549 rebounds from 1997-2001.

Murrieta Valley has a home tournament game against Paloma Valley on Tuesday, December 26th at 7pm.

Photos By Mike Clary & Scott Padgett