Quick hits

November 30, 2005

Numbers game

1 -- Returning female wrestler, Arundel's Nicole Woody, who became the first girl to qualify for a Maryland state tournament last season.

2 -- Consecutive Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association B Conference dual meet crowns for Archbishop Spalding. The Cavaliers will be aiming for another one this season, with state place-winners Chris Laidley (119) and Bryce Reem (135) among eight returning starters.

4 -- Freshman former junior league state champs entering McDonogh's lineup in Eric Filipowicz (103), Curtis Holmes (130), Shane Milam (135) and Alex Pagnotta (152).

4:32 -- The combined time it took McDonogh's Bryn Holmes to pin five opponents to win last year's 152-pound National Preps crown. His quickest pins were in 15 and 18 seconds.

7 -- Milford Mill wrestlers who also played on their 2A-1A county championship football team, including Antoine Staten (125), David Wray (145), Miguel Davis (189) and Nile Alexander (275).

12 -- Wrestlers from Carroll County (which has seven schools) who placed sixth or higher at the Class 4A-3A and 2A-1A public schools state tournament. It was the most from one county in the metro area.

15 -- State-record number of public school state tournaments won by Anne Arundel County schools -- seven by Old Mill, three by Chesapeake, two each by Arundel and Northeast and one by Broadneck.

27 -- Individual state champions crowned by Anne Arundel County's Old Mill, the most in Maryland, ahead of Owings Mills' 23.

346 -- Career wins for 23rd-year Owings Mills Guy Pritzker against 45 losses. Pritzker's won seven Class 2A-1A state tournament titles and three state duals crowns for a Maryland-record 10 championships.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS

Dec. 14 -- Harford Tech at Fallston, 7 p.m.

Dec. 19 -- Winters Mill at North Carroll, 6 p.m.

Dec. 21 -- Old Mill at Arundel, 7 p.m.

Jan. 20-21 -- Mount Mat Madness at Goucher College, finals, 7 p.m.

Jan. 26 -- Hereford, Owings Mills at Milford Mill, 4 p.m.

Feb. 3 -- Mount St. Joseph at McDonogh, 7 p.m.

Feb. 4 -- Hammond, River Hill, Glenelg at Marriotts Ridge, 6 p.m.

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