School notes: Hoop records and more
Mekeel Christian Academy sophomore Mike Mann tied a program record in only his second varsity game when he knocked down eight three-point baskets last Friday (Dec. 20) in an 80-25 win over Sharon Springs.
Mann dropped in seven threes in his varsity debut when the Lions beat Duanesburg, 85-58. He finished with 21 points in that game, and had 28 against Sharon Springs.
Jordan Kulbako made eight threes for Schenectady Christian School (before it changed to Mekeel) in a 73-64 win over Schoharie in the 2000-01 season. Khristian Collins made eight threes for Schenectady Christian School in a 60-51 win over Fair Haven, Vt., in the 2004-05 season.
Lake George junior Joel Wincowski came within four points of the school single-game record Friday when he poured in 47 in a 79-13 victory over Bolton.
Steve Puricelli scored 51 points for Lake George against Hoosick Falls in a 1970 game, according to the Section II record book.
Wincowski nailed eight threes as part of his 47, which set a school one-game record.
Wincowski was named the top Class C player last season by the New York State Sportswriters Association after leading Lake George to the New York State Public High School Athletic Association championship.
Tad Jones set a Hartford record with 47 points in a win over Bolton earlier this month.
The New York State Public High School Athletic Association will conduct multi-event coaches clinics next month on Long Island and in Syracuse.
The West clinic on Feb. 1 will be at the Holiday Inn in Liverpool for coaches of all levels in boys lacrosse, field hockey, softball and boys/girls volleyball. Former Syracuse University and New York Giants running back Joe Morris will be the keynote speaker and kick off the opening general session.
The East clinic on Feb. 8 will be at the Long Island Marriott for coaches of all levels in baseball, girls lacrosse, boys’girls soccer and tennis. Former New York Yankee Roy White will be the keynote speaker and begin the opening general session.
Clinicians will speak on game strategy, drills, recruiting, offense, defense and how to build a program.
Registration forms and additional information can be found at www.nysphsaa.org and www.ticketleap.com.