Each month, ESPN Rise finds the numbers to note around the country. Here are October's Digits from the New York metro area:
6: Goals scored by Rocky Point senior
Matt Palasek to lead Long Island to its
fourth straight Empire State Games
boys' lax title. LI defeated Central,
14-3, for the crown.
0: Years of varsity experience at forward
for Sachem East field hockey
player Danielle Demola before 2007.
After two years of defense, that's
where she excelled last year, netting
six goals and adding four assists.
3: NYC natives who played in the third
annual Boost Mobile Elite 24, an end-of-
summer boys' hoop showcase:
Lincoln's Lance Stephenson, Rice's
Durand Scott and former Bishop
Loughlin baller Doron Lamb.