The longest uninterrupted public school rivalry in the country will continue in 2013 as the 123rd edition of the Wood Stick Classic will be held on Saturday.
Let's take a look at some numbers pertaining to tomorrow's match-up:
1935: Year the first Wood Stick Classic was held.
122: How many times the Wood Stick Classic has been played.
67: How many Wood Stick Classic’s Manhasset has won.
55: How many Wood Stick Classic’s Garden City has won.
35: How many times a game has been decided by one goal.
29: Most combined goals by both teams in a Wood Stick Classic (Garden City 15-14 OT, 2006).
20: Most goals scored by one team in a Wood Stick Classic (Garden City, 2001).
14: Channel to watch the Wood Stick Classic.
11: Longest Wood Stick-winning streak by one team (Manhasset, 1976-1984).
9: Average number of goals Manhasset has scored this year.
7:00: Start time for the 2013 Wood Stick Classic
6: Fewest combined goals in a Wood Stick Classic. (Twice – 1944: Manhasset, 4-2; 1961: Garden City, 5-1)
4: Games that have went to overtime.
3.6: Average number of goals Garden City has allowed this year.
3: The most Wood Stick Classic’s played in one year (1946).
1: Shutouts in the Wood Stick Classic (Manhasset 9-0, 1935).