YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WYTV)-Struthers Ray Phifer entered the 1,000-point club Sunday afternoon as his Wildcats defeated East 59-52.
Entering the game, Phifer needed 11 points to reach the milestone. Struthers fed the senior early and often, scoring 10 points in the first half.
A few possessions into the 2nd-half, Phifer got an off-balanced shot off in the lane that rattled down. He had a double-double in the game with 18 points and 12 rebounds.
Malik Marrow led the way for the Panthers with 18 points.
Struthers improves to 10-7 while East drops to 2-12.