MONDAY (SEPTEMBER 28) NDHSAA Statistically Speaking


September 28, 2020 1:15 pm

By Tom Mix
NDHSAA Media Specialist

VALLEY CITY, N.D. – Each Monday NDHSAA Media Specialist Tom Mix posts several interesting stats relating to NDHSAA Activities (past and present) on the NDHSAA NOW website. Keep visiting each Monday and learn more about the education-based athletics and activities sponsored by the NDHSAA.

  • 5: Number of touchdowns scored by Thompson senior running back Sam Roller in a 46-6 win over Northern Cass on Friday, September 25. Roller rushed for 244 yards in the game and also had 141 yards receiving.

  • 76: Points scored by the LaMoure-Litchville/Marion football team on Friday, September 25. The Loboes defeated Finley-Sharon/Hope-Page 76-8. The offensive output is a season high for Lamoure-Litchville/Marion who is averaging 57 points per game this fall through six games played. The Loboes are 6-0 and play Tri-State this Friday (October 2).

  • 26: Number of NDHSAA-sponsored state boys soccer state tournaments since 1995. This fall’s state boys soccer state tournament will mark the 26th. Quarterfinals will be hosted at higher seeded teams on Tuesday, October 6. Semifinals will be Friday, October 9 at Fargo South High School. Championship and third-place match will be Saturday, October 10 at Fargo South High School. 

  • 9: Number of team dual victories for the Grand Forks Central Knights boys tennis team this fall. The Knights went 9-0 in team dual play and hold the No. 1 seed in this week’s NDHSAA East Region Boys Tennis Team Dual Tournament. Central will play the winner of Fargo North and Wahpeton on Tuesday, September 29 at 4 p.m. in Grand Forks.

  • 8-0: Record of the Thompson Tommies volleyball team. The Tommies are ranked No. 1 in the latest NDAPSSA Media Poll. Thompson hosts Hillsboro/Central Valley on Tuesday, September 29. 

  • 15: Number of MLB strikeouts recorded by 2010 West Fargo High School graduate Matt Strahm this season pitching for the San Diego Padres. The Padres host the St. Louis Cardinals in a best-of-three game National League Wild Card Playoff on Wednesday.

  • 12: Number of MLB games played this season by 2012 West Fargo graduate Andy Young. Young made his MLB debut on August 1 with the Arizona Diamondbacks. He finished the 2020 season with 34 plate appearances, three runs, five hits, four RBIs, two doubles five walks and a home run.

  • 124: Career MLB home runs for 1992 Jamestown High School graduate Darin Erstad. Erstad’s career season high in home runs came during the 2000 season when he hit 25 for the Anaheim Angels.

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