|Most Consective Free Throws:
80 Elena Delle Donne, (photo) as a sophomore (2005-2006) set a national girls' high school record of 80 consecutive free throws. She played for Ursuline Academy in Delaware.
The Guiness Book of Records Consecutive Foul Shooting
Record- Ted St. Martin made 5,221in a row in a non game situation.
Joe Shuta (Altoona, PA) in his radio program did the i
A QUESTION FROM
know the answer? Is 46 foul shots taken by one team in a game a record?
1979 Unionville HS vs. Pottsgrove HS at
Editor's note: we don't know
the answer, but in a 1957 playoff game in District 9, St. Mary's vs
Johnsonburg, I shot 21 foul shots myself in a winning effort over
Johnsonburg in regulation time. As a team, St. Mary's shot 40 foul shots
and won the game 55-50. Bill Gaffey, pahoops.org editor
Editor's note: we don't know the answer, but in a 1957 playoff game in District 9, St. Mary's vs Johnsonburg, I shot 21 foul shots myself in a winning effort over Johnsonburg in regulation time. As a team, St. Mary's shot 40 foul shots and won the game 55-50. Bill Gaffey, pahoops.org editor
.(12/27/14, Patriot News) Tyler Haogland, Cedar Cliff hit 21 of 26 foul shots enroute to a 32 point performance in the win over Frederick Douglas (MD) CC shot 50 foul shots making 35. FD was 8 for 16 at the line.
(12/6/14, Pittsburgh Post Gazette) Romano Sebastiani, Greensburg Central Catholic was 26 of 33 from the line and scored a game-high 34 points. Greensburg Central as a team went 47 of 60 from the free-throw line in an 80-75 triumph against McKeesport in the Hempfield tournament. McKeesport made 15 of 32 free throws.
(1/5/13) Angelica Bertola, Notre Dame of East Stroudsburg set a school record for most free throws taken in a game (24-31) on Vs Dieruff HS.
Gib Blew, Jersey Shore hit 28 of 34 foul shots as Jersey Shore
defeated Lock Haven 66-62. As a team Jersey Shore made 40 of 54
foul shots on the nite. Lock Haven went to the foul line 39 times and
made 26. The Lock Haven Express news article reports that a normal
hour and a half game lasted 2 and a half hours because of all the foul
shooting. Gil Blew, the 6'3 Jersey Shore center finished with 38
points and four Lock Haven players fouled out of the game. (Lock Haven
|Individual Foul shooting
(must have at least 100 attempts)
Boy's best free throw pct./season: 90.3 by Mike O'Boyle, Parkland (130x144) 1973-74
(Note: the National Record is 97.7 set by Seth Colclasure of Decatur Bellmont H S in Indiana in 2000-01, 167 of 171) Credit: National Federation
Girl's best free throw pct. season:
88.3 by Linda Page, Phila. Dobbins Tech (159x180, junior season) 1979-80
89.7 by Nikki Arbanas, Hickory H. S. (Hermitage, PA) (96x107, senior season) 2013-14. She went 252 of 301 for a career 83.7.
(Note: the National Record is 95.4 set by Shanna Zolman of Syracuse Wawasee H S in Indiana in 2000-01, 209 of 219) Credit: National Federation
Free Throw Trivia