Yosemite High School’s 6-foot-7 senior center Kade Cross made history Jan. 22, by becoming the third boys basketball player in the 40-year history of the school to score 1,000 career points.
Currently, Cross is third all-time in points scored in a career with 1,012. Cross is closing in on the No. 2 spot in the record book, currently held by Travis Ressler, who finished his impressive career at YHS in 2002 with 1,028 points.
There are not enough games left this season for Cross to catch Rael Lang (Class of 1991), who holds the all-time record with 1,431 points.
In addition to his points milestone, Cross had a double-double last Friday against Washington Union, leading the Badgers with 16 points, and 16 rebounds, along with two blocked shots, two steals, and two assists.
“I’m proud to be a Badger, and I’m really honored to become the third member of the 1,000 Point Club,” Cross said.
“I am really proud of Kade,” Coach Aaron Eames said after the game. “He has worked really hard to get to this point. His low post moves are amazing. Kade is one of the greatest players ever to play at YHS. He did all this while carrying a 4.2 GPA.”