The state record for the longest winning streak stands at 68
Congratulations to the York Catholic girls and
Coach Kevin Bankos! Your streak is over, but the season continues-time to
concentrate on new goals!
Win #59, Saturday Jan 5, 2008-York Catholic 42 Harrisburg Bishop McDevitt 22
Win #60, Tuesday Jan 8, 2008-York Catholic 45, Fairfield 27
Friday Jan 11, 2008-York Catholic 42, Delone
Catholic 29 (ties the PIAA record)
the streak has ended, Trinity defeated the York girls 66-50 on Saturday Jan 12, 2008
If you look in the dictionary, the noun RECORD is
defined as the following:
These is the latest consecutive win streak list:
longest winning streak?
68-West Philadelphia had 68 straight wins between 1976 and 1978 in seasons of 24-2 (1976), 30-0 (1977), and 33-1 (1978). -
66-From 1950 to 1952, Pittsburgh West End St. James recorded 66 straight wins and three PCIAA State titles.
61-From 1944 to 1947, Allentown High School recorded 61 consecutive victories. The 1946 and 1947 championships were disputed by the PIAA.
61-The York Catholic girls tied this long standing record on Jan 11, 2008.
59-Carbondale 30-0 State title in 1993, then a 29-1 Runner Up team in 1994.
58-1977-1979. The "Golden Girls" of Pottsville Nativity High School set the Lower Anthracite Region's all time win streak with 58, including a 48-41 win over Johnsonburg in the 1978 state championship game.
57-York Catholic boys' from 1989-91, the all-time York-Adams area winning streak
57-The Cranberry girls won 57 straight after an early season loss in 93-94, they didn't lose again until the PIAA Western Finals in 94-95.
54-Carbondale Area Girls were undefeated in 1977 winning the AA state title at 31-0, then going 23-2 in 78.
54-Darby-Colwyn boys. Between Mar '61 and Dec '63 coach Hal Blitman's "Rams" won 54 consecutive games. (streak stopped by Sharon Hill 52-45).
53-Northwest Area boys. Their streak ended March 3, 1984 when Milton upset them on the Northwest court 43-42,
53-Montrose boys. From 1963 to 1965 they won 53 in a row before losing to Northern Cambria in the 1965 Class B Championship Game.
52-In 1964, Uniontown went undefeated the entire season, and in 1965 went undefeated until the WPIAL semi-final game, losing to Aliquippa.
Related links: Pennsylvania
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Our previous article on St. James HERE
Pennsylvania Coaching Records HERE Return to pahoops. org HERE
Credits: Pittsburgh Press (now out of business) , York Daily Record (Jeff Dewees), firstname.lastname@example.org, Jonathon Shultz.