Football: By The Numbers for Week 11

November 13, 2011|By Katherine Dunn

After 11 weeks, only 32 football teams are still playing in the regional playoffs and six in the MIAA playoffs. Here's a look at a few numbers that stand out from this weekend's action and the playoff fields:

1

Regional championships featuring two undefeated teams – 4A North with Catonsville and Poly

1

Defending state champion still alive in the regional playoffs – Dunbar in Class 1A

2

State finalists from 2010 still alive in the regional playoffs – Dunbar and Class 2A runner-up Middletown

2

Rushing touchdowns allowed by Gilman’s first-string defense against MIAA A Conference opponents this fall

3

Interceptions by Poly’s Jordan Garrison in the 50-21 win over Perry Hall

3

Mid-Atlantic Christian Conference championships in four years for Maryland Christian, which beat Frederick HomeSchool, 26-19, in Saturday’s title game

4

Baltimore area teams still unbeaten – Old Mill, Poly, Catonsville and Overlea

4

Touchdowns scored by Aberdeen quarterback Kenny Faulcon – two passing and two rushing – in its 32-20 win over defending Class 3A North regional champ Franklin

6

Shutouts this season by Atholton

7

Teams remaining undefeated heading into the regional finals – Old Mill, Poly, Catonsville, Overlea, Quince Orchard, Fort Hill and Perryville

7

Most state championships won by any team playing in the regional finals – Dunbar and Damascus

7:37

Time consumed by Catonsville’s final 70-yard drive that preserved a 30-28 lead to beat Paint Branch

15

Straight wins for Overlea – the area’s longest active winning streak

17

Teams still alive in the regional playoffs that have never won a state title

32

Yard field goal attempt blocked by Calvert Hall as time expired in its 16-15 win over McDonogh

34

Unanswered points scored by Gilman in its 34-14 win over Archbishop Spalding

37

Playoff wins in Dunbar history – more than any other school in this year’s tournament. Seneca Valley has a record 41.

39

Touchdowns scored this season by Old Mill’s Rob Chesson

40

Points scored by New Town against Northwestern, which had allowed only six points all season

43

Carries by Catonsville’s DeAndre Lane, who gained 187 yards and scored three touchdowns in the win over Paint Branch

72-0

Combined scores for Atholton and River Hill in the semifinal wins to set up their regional final showdown

96

Yard kickoff return for a touchdown by Fallston’s Bryan Jirsa in a 38-15 loss at Wicomico

285

Yards gained by Boys’ Latin’s Brandon Cherry on 40 carries, including two for touchdowns, in the 21-14 upset of Archbishop Curley

334

Yards rushing by North Point in earning its first-ever playoff victory with a 38-21 upset of Arundel

433

Yards of total offense for Poly in its win over Perry Hall

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