Elite scorer: St Paul’s Parker Edwards scores 2,000th point

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 27: A basketball goes through the hoop during the round 16 NBL match between the Brisbane Bullets and the Adelaide 36ers at Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre on January 27, 2018 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Jason O'Brien/Getty Images)

Only two players in the history of St Paul’s Wolves basketball has scored 2,000 career points.

Senior Parker Edwards reached that milestone Thursday night in a win over Fontainebleau. He needed 34 points to reach 2,000. He scored 36 points before being taken out of the game in the third quarter.

Edwards is Friday Night Sports’ Best player of the week, presented by St Thomas Community Health Center. Here’s a report from WGNO Sports’ Karen Loftus.

Friday night, Edwards scored 29 points as St Paul's defeated Southern Lab.

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