Football: By The Numbers

September 24, 2012|By Katherine Dunn

Week Four of the high school football season featured the usual big wins for the highest-ranked public school teams, a streak-busting win and a couple of big upsets. Here are some of the numbers that stood out from this weekend’s games:


Minute left when Southwestern’s Adam Sareef scored on a 65-yard punt return to tie Digital Harbor in a game the Sabers would go on to win 12-6


Game played this weekend against a team from outside the U.S. – Calvert Hall’s 34-21 win over Niagara Academy from Ontario, Canada


Total points scored in Boys’ Latin’s win over Pallotti


Wins for Mount Hebron – one more than all of last season


Times Reservoir stopped Glenelg on fourth-down conversion attempts in the Gators’ 24-0 win


Glen Burnie first downs allowed by Broadneck in the Bruins’ 23-0 win


Receiving touchdowns between Franklin’s Ellis brothers, Reggie and Marquis, in a 35-30 win over Catonsville


Undefeated teams left in The Baltimore Sun’s Top 5 – River Hill, Arundel, Old Mill, Westminster and St. Paul’s


Seconds left when Severna Park’s Austin Stein hit Calvin Green for the game-tying touchdown and the Falcons went on to beat Southern, 17-14, in overtime


Yards yielded by Dunbar's defense in its 51-0 win over Mervo


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


Touchdowns thrown by Wesminster quarterback Deryk Kern in four games


Straight wins for Martinsburg (W.Va.) before Westminster’s 36-33 victory ended the streak Friday night


Straight points scored by Calvert Hall before Niagara got on the scoreboard


Average points allowed by Long Reach in its first three games before upsetting Atholton, 13-12, Friday night


Straight points scored by Arundel in its 49-6 win over South River


Seconds left when McDonogh defensive back Taysean Scott tipped away a fourth-down Georgetown Prep pass to the end zone to preserve a 14-9 Eagles win


Combined points scored by North Harford and Aberdeen in their games this weekend – they meet Friday


Seconds left when St. Mary’s Bryce Carrasco scored the game-winning touchdown in a 34-29 win over B Conference rival Archbishop Curley


Points scored by River Hill in its first four games – at least 49 in each


Rushing yards by North Carroll’s Dan Gebhart, who scored three touchdowns to lead the Panthers to a 57-15 win over Silver Oak Academy


Yards passing for Westminster’s Deryk Kern, who completed 25 of 49 passes against Martinsburg and brought his season yardage total to 1,386 yards


Yards of offense averaged by Westminster in its first four games – 352 through the air


Yards passing between Liberty’s Tim Anderson (286) and Manchester Valley’s Dom Frank (230) in the Mavericks’ 20-16 win


The last time C. Milton Wright opened its season 4-0 before Friday's 21-6 win over Havre de Grace matched that start


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