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hs 3-point record?

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by txsportsscribe, Feb 23, 2007.

  1. txsportsscribe

    txsportsscribe Active Member

    anyone know the texas high school boys record for made 3-pointers in a game? had a kid make 16 tonight in a 4a playoff game on his way to 61 points. funny thing is that he scored 5 point the previous game.
  2. HejiraHenry

    HejiraHenry Well-Known Member

    Must be related to Austin Croshere.
  3. fishwrapper

    fishwrapper Active Member

    Go with:

    "The previous record was 16+/-."
    Could throw in a "more or less" or an "ish" to cover all the bases.
    That way you're safe.
  4. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    Here's an odd stat: Had a team tonight in 2A that had two — count 'em, two — turnovers.
  5. dawgpounddiehard

    dawgpounddiehard Active Member

    How about — The previous record was about 16.

  6. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Found this in Illinois.. that state's record is 16; not sure if its a national record...

    *[1.] 16, Andy Thomas, Sycamore vs. Geneva, Jan. 29, 1993 (16 of 29)

    And in Kentucky, the record is 17
    David DeMarcus of Sayre against Millersburg Millitary in 1989
  7. 2underpar

    2underpar Active Member

    no texas high school website with this info? hell, we got that in alabama.
  8. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    Got your record ....


    The national record for 3-pointers in a single game is 24 by Taurean Moy of Memphis Booker T. Washington vs. Memphis Manassas on 12-5-2000.
  9. never heard the name, so curious what happened to this kid ...

  10. Johnny Dangerously

    Johnny Dangerously Well-Known Member

    I saw Chris Jackson (Gulfport, Miss.) hit nine 3-pointers in one quarter when he was in high school, including one on each of eight consecutive trips down the floor. The player guarding him, a state high jump champion in Louisiana, did everything he could, and Jackson still put the moves on him and got off the shot every time, each one seemingly on a higher arc than the previous.
  11. pressboxer

    pressboxer Active Member

    There's only about 1,250 public high schools playing basketball in the state. No telling how many more private schools and home-school teams are out there, but I would expect the number to be at least half that, probably more.

    Then there's the fact that basketball is still an afterthought -- if not a dirty word -- in much of the state.
  12. Angola!

    Angola! Guest

    Here is one paper's take on the Texas kid:


    Also, I agree with pressboxer, trying to find any information on basketball in the state of Texas can be an utter disaster.
    A lot of coaches don't even know their records and just want their teams to lose so they can get on to spring football already.
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