1996 Detroit Catholic Central

From QBWiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search


The three divisions of the academic team each set records for games played and victories in 1996. The novice, junior varsity, and varsity divisions of the team combined for a record setting 343 victories in 404 games while capturing a total of 49 trophies and awards. Split into two teams, the novice division of Coaches Welborn and Tislerics won four tournaments and a league title while posting a combined record of 88-19. Most impressive, in the Quest computer competition among top 9th grade scholastic quiz teams from coast to coast, the combined freshman team ranked first in the nation. At the junior varsity level, Coach Sroka’s players won two tournaments and a league title while posting an overall record of 92-23. Meanwhile, the varsity team of Coach Weinberg enjoyed a remarkable season. The two teams posted an overall record of 163-19 while bringing home twenty-two trophies and awards. The players won a total of eleven championships including first place finishes in the Vanderbilt University Invitational in November, the Bowling Green State University Invitational in January and the Michigan Class A State Tournament in April. The state championship was the fourth for the team in a nine year span. In post season play, CC posted a 6-1 recrod to finish fifth in a field of 125 teams in the national tournament played at Marymount University, Arlington Virginia