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The Jesuit dynasty

By Times staff reports

© St. Petersburg Times, published February 21, 2001


Jesuit has gone 44-13 and won five state titles during the past 15 seasons. Here is a rundown:

1987: Class 3A champion

1988: Class 3A runner-up

1989: Class 3A semifinalist

1990: Lost in first round of Class 3A playoffs

1991: Class 3A semifinalist

1992: Class 3A semifinalist

1993: Lost in first round of Class 3A playoffs

1994: Lost in first round of 4A playoffs

1995: Class 5A champion

1996: Class 4A runner-up

1997: Class 4A champion

1998: Class 4A champion

1999: Class 4A champion

2000: Class 2A runner-up

2001: ???

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With Friday's 2-1 victory over Lake Gibson, Jesuit advanced to the final four for the seventh consecutive season. Other milestones achieved or approached along the way:

John Kluft surpassed the 100-point mark.

Scott Golden's six goals on six shots in a win over Blake set school records for shooting percentage and goals in a game.

A streak of nine consecutive shutouts ended against Lake Gibson.

The 16 goals allowed this season is a school record. The previous mark was 19.

Jesuit needs two shutouts to finish with 20, one shy of the school record set last season.

Jesuit snapped Bellarmine Prep's 58-game winning streak with a 3-1 win at the Puma Tournament. Later that day, the Tigers broke Lake Mary's 15-game streak by an identical score.

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