Football: By The Numbers

September 16, 2012|By Katherine Dunn

Week Three of the high school footbal season featured a couple of record-tying performances, lopsided wins by the highest-ranked public school teams and the continuation of the area’s longest winning streak. Here are some of the numbers that stood out this weekend:

1

Win in school history for Lewis over Forest Park with Friday’s 48-8 victory

2

Average margin of victory for Atholton in opening the season 3-0

3

Fumbles by Curley in the first half before building a 42-6 win over Owings Mills

3

Touchdowns scored by Harford Tech’s Andris Armstrong – one passing, one rushing, one interception return – in a 21-14 win over Friends

4

Field goals, including the game-winner in overtime, kicked by Severna Park’s Jake Kenealy in a 26-23 win over Annapolis

5

Touchdown passes caught by Wesminster’s Garrett Bean in a 49-14 win at Linganore, tying the state public schools record

7

Touchdown passes thrown by Westminster’s Deryk Kern against Linganore, also tying the state public schools record

8

Extra points kicked by River Hill’s Alex Potocko on eight attempts in a 56-0 win over Centennial

8

Undefeated teams in The Baltimore Sun’s Top 15 – River Hill, Arundel, Old Mill, Catonsville, Westminster, Atholton, Curley and St. Paul’s

14

Tackles by Chesapeake-AA linebacker Matt Michalski in a 29-13 win over Southern

15

Seconds into the game when Catonsville’s DeAndre’ Lane scored on an 89-yard kickoff return to jump start a 35-6 win over Woodlawn

16

Of 17 kickoffs to go for touchbacks this season by Broadneck’s Adam Greene

17

Straight wins for Old Mill, the Baltimore metro area’s longest active streak

30

Seconds left when Grant Hudson scored from 1-yard out to give Broadneck a comeback 28-24 win over South River

37

Straight points scored by St. Paul’s to open its 44-14 win over North Harford

41.2

Average margin of victory this week for the top five ranked public school teams in The Sun’s Top 15

55

Passes thrown by South River quarterback Connor Cox, who completed 30 of them including four for touchdowns against Broadneck

99

Points scored this season by Mount Hebron – eight more than all of last season

218

Yards rushing for Coleman Blackston in Dunbar’s 27-0 win over City

1,054

Passing yards gained by Westminster’s Deryk Kern in three games

2005

The last time Mount Hebron defeated Wilde Lake before Friday’s 41-6 victory

 

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