High school year in review: By the numbers

High school year in review: By the numbers

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High school year in review: By the numbers

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Hits and walks allowed by Lafayette Jeff’s Peter Ripke in a sectional baseball game against Marion, the second perfect game in Broncho history.

4

Consecutive Class A baseball state championships by Central Catholic, the first school to win four in a row in Indiana.

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Area basketball players who surpassed 1,000 career points this year – McCutcheon’s Lakan Hasser-Smith, Seeger’s Kelcey Swisher, Tri-County’s Megan Dixon, Benton Central’s Caitlyn Tolen and West Lafayette’s Drake Danford.

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Aces served by McCutcheon senior Kaitlyn O’Donnell in a first-round sectional volleyball match. O’Donnell also had 16 digs, helping the eventual champion Mavericks knock off four-time defending champion Harrison.

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Carries it took Attica senior running back Jarrett Smart to gain 300 yards in a Sept. 2 victory over Seeger. Smart scored six touchdowns.

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Years since Frankfort last won a boys basketball sectional championship before the Hot Dogs did so this year. Frankfort’s 47th sectional title was its first since the inception of class basketball.

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Tippecanoe Amphitheater course cross country record set by West Lafayette’s Bobbie Burgess in the sectional. Burgess broke the record by 10 seconds and finished 68 seconds ahead of her nearest competitor.

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Consecutive wins to start the volleyball season by Frontier, which was 10-18 the previous season. The Falcons went on to win the program’s first regional title.

21.70

Lafayette Jeff’s Lucas Wallace’s state championship time in the 200 meters at the IHSAA state track finals.

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Sectional titles won by West Lafayette’s boys tennis team after beating Harrison 3-2 in October. The Red Devils became the 12th program to win 25 sectional titles.

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Seasons Gary DeHaven coached baseball at Benton Central. DeHaven retired after the season.

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Goals scored by Twin Lakes senior forward Levi Lotz, most among any soccer player — male or female — in the area.

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Consecutive points scored by Central Catholic’s boys basketball team in its sectional championship game victory against Tri-Central.

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Combined runs scored in a sectional softball game between West Lafayette and Benton Central. West Side won, 16-15.

BY THE NUMBERS

34.3

Scoring average of Faith Christian senior Stephen Toyra in three victories that gave the Eagles the inaugural Indiana Kitchen Classic boys basketball championship.

40

Strokes ahead of runner-up Harrison for Lafayette Jeff’s girls golf team at the City/County championship.

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Consecutive victories for Central Catholic’s football program, the second-longest streak in state history. The Knights would need a fourth undefeated season to tie the record of 60 set by Bloomington from 1967-73.

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Touchdowns by Central Catholic senior Danny Anthrop, who finished third in the voting for the Indianapolis Star Indiana Mr. Football.

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Wins without a defeat for Delphi senior Tanner Lynde, who won the wrestling state championship at 182 pounds.

54.45

Seconds it took Harrison’s Callum Pennock to swim the 100-yard backstroke at the Hoosier Crossroads Conference meet. Pennock won the event at conference and broke the school record in winning at the sectional.

59.05

Time in the 400 meters for McCutcheon’s Elizabeth Burton, breaking an 18-year-old sectional track record.

63

Points scored by West Lafayette’s football team in a shutout win against Seeger on Oct. 7, the most by the Red Devils in Marshall Overley’s 11 seasons as coach.

174

People surrounding the tennis court as West Lafayette’s Sarah Burns played Harrison’s Lexington Eiler at No. 1 singles. Burns won in three sets to give the Red Devils the sectional title.

421

Kills by Rossville’s Brinsley Cooper, who led the area and was one of two players in the area to serve more than 100 aces.

630

Combined wins by volleyball coaches Lori Janssen and Heather Hayes, who recently resigned from Harrison and Frankfort, respectively.

1,416

Career points scored by Lakan Hasser-Smith, a McCutcheon girls basketball record. Hasser-Smith broke Kelli Kerkhoff’s record last season.

1,431

Rushing yards by South Newton senior quarterback Luke Welsh, a Rebels record. He also passed for 1,728 yards.

4,000

Estimated fans in attendance for a football game at LaRocca Field on Oct. 14, where Class A No. 1 Central Catholic defeated Class 3A No. 1 West Lafayette, 21-14.

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