Football: By The Numbers for Week 13

  • Jason Johnson (No. 52) and River Hill held quarterback Kenny Faulcon and Aberdeen to negative-20 yards in the first half of the Hawks' Class 3A semifinal victory over the Eagles Friday night.
Jason Johnson (No. 52) and River Hill held quarterback Kenny… (Brian Krista, Patuxent…)
November 26, 2011|By Katherine Dunn

The state championships are just days away the local teams have been whittled from seven to three who are headed for M&T Bank Stadium Friday night or Saturday. There were a lot of big performances from players and teams in the state semifinals and here's a look at some of the numbers that stood out:

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First-half yardage for Aberdeen against River Hill in the Hawks’ 41-7 win

1

Baltimore area team remaining undefeated – Old Mill

3

Straight Turkey Bowl victories for Calvert Hall over Loyola

4

Touchdowns scored by River Hill’s Raamah Vaughn against Aberdeen

5

Interceptions by Middletown in its 48-8 win over Edmondson

5

Touchdown runs by Dunbar’s Lavar Highsmith against Overlea -- three negated by holding penalties

7

Touchdowns scored by Old Mill running back Rob Chesson in the 49-20 win over Catonsville – one shy of the state single-game record

7

Sacks for River Hill’s defense in the win over Aberdeen

12

Wins this season for Catonsville – the best in school history

12

Game lead for Loyola in the 92-year Turkey Bowl series – 48-36-8

13

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

16

Game winning streak for Overlea that ended in the loss to Dunbar

49

Touchdowns scored this season by Old Mill’s Rob Chesson – a state single-season record

110

Yards passing for Dunbar quarterback William Crest on two first-quarter touchdowns

142

Points scored by Dunbar in its three playoff games

252

Yards passing for Calvert Hall quarterback Thomas Stuart in the 34-17 Turkey Bowl victory over Loyola

2,528

Yards gained this season by Old Mill’s Rob Chesson

10,080

Fans on hand for the Turkey Bowl Thursday at Towson’s Johnny Unitas Stadium

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