Seven years of perfection down the drain. Oh well; all hail Carl Hayden High of Phoenix, Ariz., which just snapped a 66-game losing streak and is currently partying like they’ve won the Super Bowl. And why not? At this rate they won’t get another chance until 2016.
But meanwhile, in Hollywood, Fla., another kind of win is causing great wailing and gnashing of teeth. Chaminade-Madonna High recently won a football game 83-0, and not surprisingly, some people seem to have an issue with that. So which win was more impressive? Read more…
KANSAS HIGH SCHOOL TEAM SCORES 72 FIRST QTR POINTS: The ASSOCIATED PRESS reports that “the football team at Smith Center High School in Smith Center, Kansas, scored 72 points in the first quarter of a game last night which it won 86-0.”
The AP cites a SALINA (KS) JOURNAL report that said Smith Center forced six turnovers in the first quarter against Plainville as it recorded what is thought to be a record for points in a quarter by a high school team.MAX PREPS also notes that Smith Center has outscored its opponents 640-0 so far this season. And here’s some video of the squad.
The WICHITA EAGLE had a preview of the Smith Center-Plainville game yesterday, which was the first round of the Kansas high school playoffs. A quote from the Plainville coach before the game: “It would help our season if we could just score on them. We’re sitting at 5-4 and they might beat us by 70 points. But if we can score, it’s going to make our kids feel good about themselves.“They might score 70 points? Oops.