On a night she helped her team inch closer to a WPIAL playoff berth, Belle Vernon’s Jessica Slagus earned a milestone personal accomplishment.
Slagus scored her 1,000th career point in Belle Vernon’s 64-17 home win against Waynesburg last Thursday. Slagus, a senior forward, scored 26 points in the game to give her 1,006 for her career.
Belle Vernon (12-4, 6-2) is tied with West Mifflin (7-9, 6-2) for second place in Class AAA Section 4. Belle Vernon hosts the Titans tonight. West Mifflin won the first meeting, 75-66, on Jan. 3.
Slagus, a three-year starter, leads the Leopards in scoring with 20.2 points per game.