DYER BROOK, Maine — Senior guard Parise Rossignol reached another scoring milestone when she set the Van Buren High School career scoring record, passing the mark of 2,257 set by her father, Matt, during the Crusaders’ 52-34 schoolgirl basketball victory over the Southern Aroostook Warriors Monday.
Matt Rossignol, who is also Parise’s coach, had set Van Buren’s scoring record in 1985. His daughter now has 2,269 career points.
They are the first father-daughter team in Maine to each eclipse 2,000 points and she is the 16th player and seventh girl to reach the milestone in the state.
Parise Rossignol, a member of the 36th BDN All-Maine team, will be attending the University of Maine next fall and will play for the women’s basketball team. Matt Rossignol is also a UMaine grad and enjoyed a strong career on the men’s basketball team.
On Monday, Parise Rossignol finished with 24 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as the Crusaders broke open a one-point game in the fourth quarter, outscoring Southern Aroostook 24-7 in the final quarter.
Felicia Bouchard chipped in with 13 points and 7 blocks for Van Buren.
For Southern Aroostook Sable Altvater finished with 19 points to lead the Warriors.
VB: Deschanes 1-0-2, Rossignol 9-4-24, Parent 6-0-13, Bouchard 3-0-6, Durutte 1-0-2, Dumond 2-1-3
SA: Raymond 1-0-2, Smith 2-2-4, Lyons 1-0-2, Tucker 1-1-3, Boulier, Altvater 9-1-19, Hartin 2-2-4
VB: 9 21 28 52
SA: 0 13 27 34
3-pt. goals: Rossignol 2, Parent