This week’s Go Figure! is loaded with amazing individual performances and some history making team wins, plus a reader submitted number which always makes my day! So please, if you have one you would like to submit, shoot it my way. Heck, I will even give you the credit.
Lets get to it, here is this week’s Go Figure!
Submitted by Scott Scavuzzo
The number of Firelands Conference championships won by St. Paul High School during the 2016-17 prep sports season. The Flyers won the football, volleyball, boys golf, girls’ basketball, baseball and girls track championships this season. The historic year ties the mark for most FC championships won in in a single school year by a single school. The last time an FC school won six titles was in 1998-99 when Crestview did it. New London won six in 1995-96 and 1994-95 while Edison did the same thing in 1981-82.
Submitted by Scott Scavuzzo
Number of FC titles won by girls’ teams at St. Paul this season. The Lady Flyers join several other schools as the only 3-time FC champs in a singles school year.
Number of years between FC titles for St. Paul baseball who clinched at least a share of the title in a 4-3 win over Western Reserve on Saturday. The Flyers last won the FC in 1985.
Number of years between titles for the St. Paul girls’ track team who won the FC on Friday with a total of 141 points. The Lady Flyers last took home the FC title in 2000.
Number of member on the St. Paul girls track team making it on of the smallest in the FC. The Flyers had the girls track MVP in Lily Dowdell as she won the mile and two-mile race and was a part of the FC championship 4x800 and 4x400 teams.
Number of home runs hit by South Central’s Desiree Chill in the last week alone. She crushed a grand slam in a tournament game against Mansfield Christian, had two 2-run homers in a regular season game against Western Reserve and polished off an impressive week with a two-run blast on Saturday in a win over FC champ Crestview.
Number of consecutive sectional championships by Edison baseball after the Chargers and Clay Cooper no-hit Crestview last week to take home the title.
Number of Norwalk Truckers boys’ tennis players who advance to the district tournament after the doubles team of Damon Mohan and Austin Brown joined the doubles team of Andrew Herner and Jacob Coe as the only district qualifiers for the Truckers.
Number of shutouts tossed by Norwalk’s Bryson Harvey this season after he shutout Ashland on Saturday in a regular season contest held at Ashland University. He has given up just two earned runs all season long.
Number of FC titles for Western Reserve’s Victoria Ramage after she won the shot and discus titles during the FC meet last week. She was named field events MVP.
Distance Willard’s Nick Cofer tossed the shot put during Saturday’s Northern Ohio League track meet earning him the final NOL title in the event.
Number of years the Northern Ohio League was in existence before Saturday’s NOL track meet marked the official end of the NOL handing out the final championships in the storied history of the league.
Distance of the discus throw by Willard’s Josh Holida giving the Flashes two individual champions in the final NOL track meet.
Time it took Willard’s 4x200 team of Felicia Rosvanis, Niajha Walker, Lydia Wiers and Alyse Cok to complete the relay as they took home the NOL title in the event.
Number of area softball teams still in the tournament. Monroeville, Willard and Edison are all still alive and will be playing in the district tournament this week.
Number of area baseball teams still in the tournament. New London, St. Paul, Plymouth and Edison are all still alive and will be playing in the district tournament this week.
Number of points scored by New London's boys track team to win the FC title, breaking Crestview's 3-year streak at the top.
Number of field events won by NL boys team at the FC meet, each by 4 different athletes — Aidan Albaugh - discus, Cavin Zvosec - shot put, Jacob Molnar - high jump, Jacob Allen - pole vault.
Number of seniors on the NL boys team, all of whom placed as individuals at the FC meet.
Number of entries that placed (out of 30 possible) by the NL boys team at the FC meet.
(1 & 3) x 2
1st and 3rd places, both earned by Aidan Albaugh (discus, shot put) and Jacob Molnar (high jump, long jump) to give them Co-MVP Field honors at the FC meet. Jacob also won the 100 and took 3rd in the 200, scoring 32 individual points.
Number of seconds the NL boys' 4x4 relay "PR-ed" by to win the race, sealing the FC title. Relay members were freshman Carson Coey, and seniors Zach Davidson, Billy Woodmancy, and Jakob Logan.
Number of total (individual) points scored so far by Morgan Luedy in her high school career, after scoring 38 points at the FC meet. After competing in 16 individual events at conference meets, Morgan won 11 in her high school career.
279 to 248
Number of points scored by the SP and NL girls track teams versus the other six teams at the FC meet. Just 3 points separated the top two teams - a great night of competition by both teams.
If you see an interesting number from a high school sporting event, send it to [email protected] and you could see it used in next week’s Go Figure!