Just like she called it.
“I cannot believe it. I’m really grateful and I’m just happy,” Natisha Hiedeman said.
It took hard work, a lot of games and even more shots but the Southwest High School guard only needed a single quarter Tuesday night to score 15 points to break the Green Bay metro all-time scoring record. She would score 21 points in all to surpass Preble alum Kenzie Perttu’s mark.
“My shot was just on tonight and then it just happened to happen in the first quarter. I don’t know, I’m still kind of…,” she said. Hiedeman was unable to put into words what it meant to her to make history. “It was just a sigh of relief. It’s just something I’ve been looking forward to ever since I was a little kid.”
She had aspired for this moment her whole life. The shot though, we had talked about that earlier this week.
“I was kind of thinking about it. Then I actually thought about you and I was like well here it goes,” Hiedeman said.
She did her best Babe Ruth impression, Hiedeman hit a step back three for the record just like she called it.