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Hodgdon basketball standout sets modern-era state scoring record

Walker Oliver used an old-school approach to establish a modern state record during his most recent basketball game for the Hodgdon Hawks.
In a sport now often dominated by the 3-point shot, the 6-foot-2 junior scored 64 points during a recent 95-46 victory over Washburn but made just two baskets from beyond the arc while setting the unofficial state schoolboy standard for points in a game since the 3-point line was implemented in 1987.
Oliver’s total surpassed the 61 points scored by Taylor Schildroth of George Stevens Academy of Blue Hill against Lee Academy on Jan. 6, 2017.Read more.

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