Football: By The Numbers

October 07, 2012|By Katherine Dunn

Week Six of the high school football season featured some of the most impressive statistics yet as four of the Top 5 won big -- including one game that feature 100 combined points -- and the other eeked out a double-overtime victory. Here are some of the numbers that stood out this weekend:


Game postponed until Monday – Havre de Grace at Joppatowne – after a Friday power outage at Joppatowne


Overtimes needed for Calvert Hall to get past Mount St. Joseph, 27-21


Turnovers forced by Dunbar in the final four minutes to secure a 13-8 win over Edmondson


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


Wins for C. Milton Wright this fall – more than the last two seasons combined


Undefeated teams left in the Baltimore metro area – River Hill, Arundel, Westminster, St. Paul’s, John Carroll and St. Frances


Interceptions by Chesapeake-AA in its 41-18 win over Glen Burnie


Touchdowns scored by Arundel quarterback Jack Gordon – five passing, two rushing – in a 66-34 win over Old Mill


Consecutive 100-yard rushing performances by Lewis’ Donnie Neal, who gained exactly 100 yards in a 56-8 win over National Academy Foundation


Unanswered points scored by Broadneck in coming back to beat Annapolis, 30-21


Tackles by C. Milton Wright linebacker Tyler Bussineus in a 19-14 win over Fallston


Straight wins by River Hill, the Baltimore area’s longest active streak


Straight wins for Old Mill before Arundel ended the streak Friday night


Touchdowns thrown by Westminster quarterback Deryk Kern in six games with the addition of six in the first half of a 48-16 win over Francis Scott Key


Average margin of victory for the Top 5 teams this weekend – only one game was closer than 32 points


Average margin of victory for St. Frances this fall after a 72-0 win over Lutheran


Yard kickoff return by River Hill’s Evan Griffin on the first play of the game to set the tone for a 37-0 win over Mount Hebron


Points scored in the Anne Arundel County showdown between Arundel and Old Mill


Yards rushing for Howard running back Michael Anderson, on 20 carries with four touchdowns (plus one 24-yard reception for a touchdown), in a 62-29 win over Long Reach


Receiving yards for Arundel’s Tyler Young, who scored four touchdowns on 12 catches in the win over Old Mill


Passing yards in the Arundel-Old Mill game, most by Arundel’s Jack Gordon (385) and Old Mill’s Brady Ludwig (296)


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