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The 3 point shot
was first allowed in college for the 1979-1980 season and in the pros in
Remember, the 3-point shot was implemented in
Pennsylvania for the 1987
It was also used in the March 1987 Mid State Roundball All Star Games
holds the record at your school?
|Career||Season-one year||One game|
348, Bob Felty, Ti Valley
346, Micah Mason - Highlands - 2008-12 - (WPIAL
345, A.J. Nastasi, Northern Bedford (1994-98)
338, Jeff Dailey (2004), Notre Dame Green Pond (see special Dailey note HERE) -(submitted by Mark J. Wojciechowski, DeSales University)
334, Pat Mansell, (2002-2006 )
Cheltenham then Rider University,
308, Charlie Copp, Tulpehocken had 308 in his career, 1997-2000 (Credit: Mike Drago, Reading Eagle)
302, Mike Colbert (Chartiers Valley) WPIAL Record
283, Marsell Holden
280, Jordan Miller, (Central Cambria), 2009
262, Pat Sharr , (West Mont Christian Academy), (2008)
National Record: 516, Randall Carlisle (Lipan, TX) 2000-2005.
1-13-10, the girls high school basketball national record was broken. The record in a high school girl's career was 471. Ashley Wertzberger, a Senior at Gila Bend High School in Gila Bend Arizona broke her own state record and went on to break the national record. She now leads with 473 and has many games left to play!!!! email@example.com
151 -District 6: Ryan Galiczynski, Northern
101, Rachel Plotke (2014) Hamden Hall Country Day School (Connecticut), 2011-2012. (New Haven Register)
Thomas Quinlan (2013) holds the 3 point record at Christ the Divine Teacher Catholic Academy (Pittsburgh, PA) –hitting 101 three pointers for the 2012-2013 basketball season. ( TQuinlan@alleghenycourts.us )
Northern Bedford (1993-94)
--Edward Opella (Mahanoy Area) hit 87
three pointers in 92-93.
(2013) Angelica Bertola, Notre Dame of East Stroudsburg set a new school record of 47 3 point shots in her junior year, breaking her own record set as a sophomore of 42. She now has 89 going into her senior year.
13-George Baker, Philadelphia Edison (Ted Silary, Daily News, 2008)
13-Keith Blassingale, New Foundations Charter School scored 60 points against NJ Christian Academy, along with 10 assists, and 13 3 pointers (1/14/15)
13-Dan Davis, Fort Cherry had 13 three-pointers in a 61-60 win over South Fayette. (2004-2005)
13-Elwood Kimmel, Tri Valley had 13 three pointers in a 102-69 win over Lehigh Valley Christian (2/12/91) (Credit: Mike Kogut/Wayne Klinger)
13-Christopher Zilla, Ford City on February 2, 1995 when Ford City played Wilkensburg in Wilkensburg. He had a game high 41 points that is the record in Ford City. (Credit: Chris Chimka)
12-Matt Welliver, Anacortes (WA) hit 12 - 3 pointers during a Northwest Conference game vs Ferndale, WA an 82 - 70
victory. Welliver broke the school record of 9 - 3 pointers which had been held by his coach Brett Sneff (1/4/11) (Bellingham Herald)
12-Brian Balliet, Jim Thorpe Feb 2, 1995 vs. Williams Valley
12-Adam Donahue, Curwensville in the Purchase Line Lions Christmas Tournament, December 27, 2000 vs. Purchase Line. (Credit: Jim Fleming)
12-Kayla Hoouli St. Marys Area had 46 in a 58-48 win over visiting Clearfield (2009-2010)
12-Del Roy Moss, Monessen 2003-2004
11-Sadie Cresswell, Pottsville had 36 points, along with 11 three pointers in the 68-29 win. (12/31/15) (Credit: Mike Wilson)
11-Brandon Duncan, Uniontown, on 3/703, this second team all-state player hit 11 three pointers in a game against Belle Vernon
(Credit: Seth Dickerson)
11-Jeff Furmanchin, Weatherly scored a school record 11 threes in an 85-53 win over MMI Prep on February 4,2006. He had 9 threes in the first half.
11-Kim Holton, Central Bucks East in a District 1 Class AAAA first-round playoff basketball game against visiting Penn Wood broke the record for three-point shots
11-Eric Johnson, Math/Civics/Science (Ted Silary, Daily News, 2008)
11-Glenn Washington, Radnor in a first round state playoff loss to Susquehanna Twp. (2006)
11-Tommy Wesner, Trinity/Lycoming College, 2002. He was inducted into the Lycoming College Hall of Fame in 2012. He hit a Lycoming College record 11 3's vs Lincoln University in 2002.
10-North Allegheny junior guard Joe Mancini made 10 3-pointers and finished with 32 points in an 85-63 victory against Wheeling Park, W.Va (Pittsburgh Post Gazette, 12/28/12)
10-Charlie Copp, scored 45 points including 10 3 pointers in a 77-75 win over Muhlenberg on January 24, 1998. Credit: student scorekeeper for Muhlenberg that game)
10-Jon Shanty, Ford City had 10 3"s and a total of 40 points December 9, 2011 against United High School. (Credit: Chris Chimka, CChimka@asd.k12.pa.us )
10-Seth Edwards, Highlands in a PIAA playoff had a school-record 10 3-pointers and a game-high 30 points in the Golden Rams' 95-66 victory over Somerset in a Class AAA first-round game at Gateway. (3/7/09) (Credit: Seth Dickerson)
10-Fort Cherry senior Dan Davis led the Rangers to a 65-47 win against Charleroi
10-Bob Felty, Tri Valley in a 102-69 win over Lehigh Valley Christian (2/12/91) (Credit: Mike Kogut/Wayne Klinger)
10-Mark Naimoli, Lancaster Catholic (05-06)
10-Jordan Stasyszyn, Carlisle, Blackhawk Classic (06-07)
10-Frank Karl, Ambridge, in win over Beaver 2/10/07
10-Collin Kelly, Loyalsock Township went 10-14 from three point range and ended with thirty points leading a win over Selinsgrove. (2008-2009)
10-Luis Martinez, Philadelphia Edison (Ted Silary, Daily News, 2008)
10-Maureece Rice, Strawberry Mansion (Ted Silary, Daily News, 2003)
10- Collin Kelly, Loyalsock Township went 10-14 from three point range in a win over Selinsgrove. (2008-2009)
10-Joe Schwartz (2014),Vanguard College Prep School in Waco, Texas made 9 in a row in the first half and hit the tenth one with about 5 minutes to go in the 3rd quarter. The Vanguard College Prep Vikings defeated the visiting Reicher Catholic Cougars 83-34. (12/14/12, Maxi Preps)
|Three point trivia||Season-team||One game-team|
Note: On Friday Jan22, 2010, in
the fourth quarter Bruce Grover came off the bench for
Perry High School and hit seven (that's correct, seven) straight 3
pointers to help his team come from behind and defeat Westinghouse in the
Pittsburgh City League, 78-67.
(Pittsburgh Post Gazette)
Note: In 2007, Steve Holeczy, (Cheswick Christian, (Pennsylvania) made 16 consecutive three point shots over a span of games before a miss.
(Credit: Pittsburgh Tribune Review, Jan 2007)
Note: January 22, 2008, Dre
Smith set an NCAA record for three-pointers in a game without a miss, Smith
was 10 of 10 from three-point range and had a career-high 34 points pushed
George Mason University to a 96-75 win
over James Madison in front of 6,659 fans at JMU Convocation Center. (The
Mason Gazette), Credit: Aaron Funk
Note: Pat Mansell (Cheltenham) hit a three-pointer in 69 consecutive games from February 7, 2004 to March 15, 2006.
Note: Pat Sharr, (West Mont Christian Academy) had 262 ----549 career 3 balls for a % of 47.8----national percentage record for a career..
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Tri Valley boys,
Cheltenham boys, 216 2004-2005
Tri Valley boys, 212, 1992-93 (Credit: Mike Kogut/Wayne Klinger)
Marian Catholic boys, 193 --2000-01
Altoona girls, 187 --1991-92
Weatherly boys, 183 --2001-02
Marian Catholic boys, 180 --1998-99
|The state record for 3-pointers
made in a game is 34, by Juniata Valley
in 2002. That also is No. 2 on the national list.
Gazette, Mike White)
The Juniata Valley boys made 29 3 pointers against Claysburg in the 96-97 season. The Juniata Valley record under Coach Mike Fields was a national record for most 3's by a team at that time. (Credit: Billy Clapper)
had 27 vs. Lehigh Valley Christian on 2/12/91
The Altoona girls made 14 vs. Schenley 2-19-99, (Credit: Coach Craig Long)
NCAA Record, 11/20/12- Jack Taylor (Grinnell College, Iowa) hit 27 of 71 3-pointers (an NCAA record). He finished with 138 points in the game. The team made 30 of 80 3 point shots. (Globe Gazette, Mason City)
In a half:
Coby McClure had 7 three pointers in the first half in 1997 against Blair in regionals while playing for Cyril, Oklahoma
|Percentage All-Time One Season:
Philip McGivney, Penn Cambria, 1988-89
53 for 98, 54%
He later went to St. Vincent's.
Michael Smith, Galeton, 1989-1990
hit 98 of 203 three-pointers (48.3%) his senior season in District 4 (he now works for the Baltimore Sun)
24-Taurean Moy, a senior at Booker T. Washington High School in Memphis, TN (Jan 8, 2001) scored 83 points, connecting on 24 of 44 three-point field goals. Upon official verification, the 24 three-pointers made and 44 three-pointers attempted will be national single-game records.
17-David DeMarcus (Sayre, Kentucky vs Millersburg Miliary) 1988-1989
17-Kenny White (Monsignor Farrell, Staten Island vs Susan Wagner H.S.) 1988 (Credit: NY Times, Harriett Wightman at email@example.com) White was inducted into the University of Vermont's Athletic Hall of Fame on Friday, Oct. 4, 2002.
15 - Matt Kitchen (Mayville, Michigan vs. Bay City All Saints) 2000-2001
13-Mario Levon Manning ( Huttig, Arkansas) 1998-1999
PSAC Record. Kevin Hill (Mansfield) has the PSAC record with 13 threes in one game vs.Seton Hill (He was 13-22 from three and had 47 points). A link to the PSAC Basketball Records page: http://www.psacsports.org/men/records/m_basketballrecords.html
The history of the
3 point shot
The three-point rule was first tested, at the collegiate level, in a 1945 National Collegiate Athletic Association game between Columbia and Fordham but professional basketball would be the first to adopt the rule on a permanent basis. The short-lived American Basketball League did so in 1961, and the Eastern Professional Basketball League followed in its 1963-64 season. The three-point shot later became popularized by the original American Basketball Association after its introduction in 1968. During the 1970s, the ABA would use the three-point shot, along with the slam dunk, as a marketing tool to compete with the National Basketball Association (NBA). In the 1979–80 season, the NBA officially adopted the three-point shot. On October 12, 1979, Chris Ford scored the NBA's first three-point shot, and Fred Brown led the league in three-point field goal percentage in that first season of adoption. The sport's international governing body, FIBA, introduced the three-point line in 1984.
The NCAA adopted the 19-foot, 9-inch line nationally in 1986. On May 3, 2007 the NCAA rules committee decided to lengthen the three point line to 20 feet 9 inches. This rule will come into effect at the beginning of the 2008-09 season. J. J. Redick currently holds the NCAA Division I record with 457 three-point field goals while shooting 40.4% from three-point range for his career.
Fayette County Hoops Guru" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Rich Miller (Mansfield University), Rod Heckman (Lehighton Times News), Coach Craig Long (Altoona), Mark J. Wojciechowski (DeSales University), Chris Manser, (English Department, Cheltenham), Mike Kogut (Tri Valley Athletic Director), Wayne Klinger (Tri Valley Health & Phys Ed. teacher), Mike Hromyak, (Tamaqua Athletic Director)
Special thanks to Mike White, Pittsburgh Post Gazette who sent us to The National Federation for records at http://www.nfhs.org
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