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71- Alex Valente one of the Captains

9- seeding for the State Tournament in the Combined Division

30- days the team was undefeated in the month of November (which has 30 days).

1.15- points per game for junior Bryan Constable

129- goals scored on the year in 41 games (as of 2/5/14)

Boys Basketball:

93 – highest points scored by LHS this year in a game (vs. Mundelein)

35 – lowest amount of points scored by an LHS opponent in a game this year (vs. Warren)

33 – number of three pointers Matt Reed has hit throughout the season.

10 -number of rebounds Joe Borcia averages in a game

8 – number of games vs. ranked opponents in the state top 20 LHS has faced so far this year

7 – number of LHS players who have scored double-digits in a game this year

3 – number of LHS players who have scored double-digits in a game this year

75.7 – average height, in inches, of the basketball players


100 – number of wins seniors Kayne MacCallum, Chris McDermand, Steve Polakowski attained during the season.

2 – number of individual champions in the Dvorak Invitational

500 – number of career wins Coach Dale Eggert attained on January 4

75 – lopsided margin of victory over Lake Forest

2 – place in the Barrington 23-team Invitational

Boys Swimming:

13- hours per day, on average, spent at school for swimmers

The 200-yard medley relay clocked a 1:36.80, breaking the previous pool record of 1:39.57. The 200 freestyle relay went 1:27.12 (old record 1:28.59), before the 400 free relay established a third pool mark with a time of 3:12.89 (old mark 3:15.23).

led by Alex Snarski who had another LHS pool record with a 50.37 in the 100 butterfly

Poms: 2- consecutive appearances in state

6- place in state

1- place at the Mundelein competition

71- percent of the team coming back next year

4- average place in the 4 invitationals that their jazz routine took

Boys Bowling:

279 – game bowled by Jack Baumruk at the State finals on January 31

3 – number of players who qualified for the State finals (juniors Duncan Hughes and Alex Price, and senior Jack Baumruk)

702- High series this season by Duncan Hughes

1362-Day 1 total in 7 games at State Finals for Jack Baumruk

2902-High team score this season for varsity



12- athletes that returned for this year’s season

84.27- score at sectionals, finishing in 8th place overall

81- score of the cheerleading team in their first competition

4- place of the team in the Stevenson invite


Girls Basketball:

8.9 ppg for freshman Claire Keefe

81- FT percentage for sophomore Maggie Piazzi, who has sunk 17 of 21

33- assists by senior guard Sydney Mudd

43- offensive rebounds by junior Becky Deichl

1.3- steals per game from seniors Sydney Mudd and Rosie Lynch


Girls Bowling:

7 – consecutive wins during the month of December

1 – place in North Suburban Conference

12- years between conference titles

3 – place for senior Emma Davellis at Conference

262 – high game bowled by sophomore Taylor Sloan at the Fenton Invitational on January 18


Girls Gymnastics:

3 – overall place in the North Suburban Conference

5 – Senior Mariah Lee’s place in the All-Around at conference

7 – margin of victory over a tough Stevenson squad on December 18

32 – number of years head coach Mrs. Tiffany Owens has been in the sport of gymnastics, including her years competing for LHS.

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