WOOD RIVER — Victoria Beachum, a 2015 East Alton-Wood River graduate, was honored at halftime of the Oilers' game with Marquette Catholic on Friday night at Memorial Gym.
Beachum was a standout softball pitcher for four years with the Oilers and inked a scholarship to play for the Division-I SIUE beginning this spring. A large picture adorned with her accomplishments was displayed during a halftime ceremony Friday. The picture will be displayed in the Oilers' Hall of Fame area outside of Memorial Gym.
Beachum was met at half court by EA-WR head softball coach Dana Emerick and director of athletics Adam Miller and received thunderous applause from the crowd.