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Venango’s Zagar scores 1,000th career point Wednesday

FRILLS CORNERS – Venango Catholic’s Devin Zagar scored his 1,000th career point Wednesday night in a 70-62 Viking win at North Clarion Wednesday night.

Zagar needed 25 points to reach the milestone and scored 27 in the game to end the night with 1,002 career tallies. He completed a double-double with 15 rebounds while also blocking three shots.

He is the 11th player in school history to score 1,000 career points and the first since Ben Guth in 2012. Zagar is the fifth Viking to score 1,000 points since Venango Catholic moved to District 9 in 2005 joining all-time leading scorer Maxx Rynd (1,749), Eric Guth (1,258), Alex Eckert (1,156) and Guth (1,049).

VENANGO CATHOLIC ALL-TIME 1,000-POINT SCORERS 

Note – VC joined District 9 in 2005. Prior to that the Vikings played in District 10

  1. Maxx Rynd – 2011 – 1,749
  2. Dave Lynch – 1969 – 1,512
  3. Mark Garbacz – 1971 – 1,470
  4. Scott Eckert – 1982 – 1,408
  5. ^Jay Schill – 1989 (Jr. season) – 1,318
  6. Eric Guth – 2008 – 1,258
  7. Joe Anderton – 1984 – 1,185
  8. Ryan Rhoades – 2001 – 1,180
  9. Alex Eckert – 2008 – 1,156
  10. Ben Guth – 2012 – 1,049
  11. Devin Zagar – 2015 – 1,002 (Through Jan. 21)

^Schill played three years at Venango before transferring to Oil City for his senior season. He scored approx. 300 more career points while at Oil City but those numbers don’t count toward the VC record book.



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