Football: By The Numbers

September 30, 2012|By Katherine Dunn | The Baltimore Sun

At the midpoint of the high school football regular season, some of the most impressive fall totals keep growing. The weekend featured an historic win, a quarterback on pace to break the state passing record and seven Top 15 teams remaining unbeaten. Here are some of the numbers that stood out in Week Five:

0

Points allowed by Dunbar to its first four Baltimore City opponents

1

Win in Marriotts Ridge football history over Long Reach – 28-27 on Saturday

2

Touchdowns scored in the last five minutes of the first half to jump start River Hill’s 27-13 comeback win over Glenelg

2

Punts returned for touchdowns by Owings Mills – Jawon Johnson and Tyler Bankert – in a 47-0 win over Patapsco

4

Straight touchdowns by North Harford in taking control of a close game and going on to beat Aberdeen 41-20

5

Arundel players who caught touchdown passes in a 53-20 win over North County – Tyler Young, Aaron Lewis-Cenales, Dillon Tighe, James Ghiardi and Devon Hawkins

7

Undefeated teams in The Baltimore Sun’s Top 15 – River Hill, Arundel, Old Mill, Westminster, Mount Hebron, St. Paul’s and Edmondson

12

Passes completed by River Hill quarterback Austin Altman in the win over Glenelg – more than a quarter of the 43 completions by the Hawks all season

13

Tackles by Patterson Mill’s Tyler Oppel in a 20-6 win over Bohemia Manor

14

Consecutive 100-yard rushing performances by Lewis’ Donnie Neal, who gained 107 yards in a 22-8 win over Lake Clifton

17

Rushing touchdowns this season for Century’s Tyrice Rock, who had six in a 53-20 win over Winters Mill

19

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

21

Tackles between C. Milton Wright twins Caleb and Craig Moretz in a 14-6 loss to Overlea

23

Yards of offense for Archbishop Spalding in the first half before rallying from a 13-0 deficit to beat McDonogh, 14-13

27

Touchdowns thrown by Westminster quarterback Deryk Kern in five games – nearly halfway to the state record of 56 set by Arundel’s Billy Cosh in 13 games in 2008.

35

Average margin of victory for St. Paul’s in opening the season 4-0

66

Yards rushing for Wilde Lake’s Eric Handy – matching the total for Reservoir’s entire team in the Wildecats’ 7-0 win

124

Points scored by Hammond this fall – the same amount the Bears have allowed

360

Yards passing by Meade’s Tyree Turner – 27-for-40, 3 touchdowns – in a 28-18 loss to Old Mill

385

Yards of offense for Gilman in a 37-7 win over Mount St. Joseph – 239 yards more than the Gaels

487

Yards gained by St. Mary’s quarterback Spencer Coyle – 329 passing and 158 running – in a 34-19 win over Pallotti

2003

Last time St. Paul’s defeated Archbishop Curley before Friday’s 35-8 victory

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