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Go Figure!

By JAKE FURR Reflector Sports Editor [email protected] • Mar 6, 2017 at 5:30 PM

Every week, Reflector area schools continue to impress.

And they continue to put up some very interesting numbers. Lets take a look at those digits in this week’s Go Figure!

1

Number of district title in Norwalk girls’ basketball program history. The Lady Truckers defeated Bellevue on Saturday night to claim the first-ever district championship.

2,008

The career-point total for Norwalk senior Jiselle Thomas who scored 12 points in the district championship game. Her second bucket of the night was her 2,000th-career point.

0-4

The Lady Truckers’ combined record against their two district opponents. Norwalk was 0-2 against Shelby and 0-2 against Bellevue during the regular season but defeated both teams on their way to a district championship.

3-1

The scoring between Norwalk and Bellevue over the final 2:07 of the district championship game with Norwalk coming out on top.

10

Number of area wrestlers who advanced to the state individual wrestling tournament this week. St. Paul’s Derek Gross, South Central’s Dakota Blanton, Norwalk’s Abdullah Silmi and Ethan Hernandez and Edison’s Brady Barnett, Sam Stoll, Dalton Burns, Alex Neuberger, Ray Adams and Dylan Burns all begin the state tournament on Thursday.

4

Number of state qualifying seasons for St. Paul’s Derek Gross who became the first St. Paul Flyers to advance to state every year of his career. 

210

Number of career wins for Edison’s Brady Barnett who is just four wins shy of tying the Edison school record for career wins held by Evan Cheek with 214.

7

Number of sectional championships in the last 11 years for the St. Paul Flyers’ boys basketball team after it beat Buckeye Central on Friday night to claim the title.

1,016

The career-point total for St. Paul senior Ashley Painley who broke the 1,000-point mark with her first bucket of the Lady Flyers’ district finals loss to Buckeye Central on Saturday.

5

Number of high school basketball teams remaining in the tournament. St. Paul, South Central, Western Reserve and Edison all remain as boys teams and Norwalk is the lone remaining girls team in the area.

524

The 3-game score for Willard’s Kourtney Craft during the Lady Flashes state runner-up finish on Friday.

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!

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