Football: By The Numbers

October 22, 2012|By Katherine Dunn

For the first time this season, weather grabbed the high school football headlines Friday night when quite a few games had to be postponed because of thunderstorms in the area. Some were completed Saturday while others will be played Monday. Here are some of the statistics that stood out from a Week Eight that's still in progress.

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Interceptions returned for touchdowns within two minutes by Edmondson’s Marcellus Pack in the second quarter of a 47-12 win over City

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Straight games in which City cornerback Deion Petty has made two interceptions

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Rushing touchdowns for Archbishop Spalding quarterback Zach Abey in building a 24-7 lead that held up for a 24-20 win over Loyola

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Shutouts posted in eight games by River Hill, Dunbar and Northwestern

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

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Of 25 third downs converted in Howard’s 14-7 win over Wilde Lake

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Games postponed by weather until Monday

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Consecutive 100-yard rushing performances by Reginald Lewis’ Donnie Neal, who gained 141 yards on 18 carries in a 64-22 win over Bluford Drew Jemison

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

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Point halftime deficit for Milford Mill which rallied to nip Catonsville, 30-27

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Career field goals kicked by Broadneck’s Adam Greene – breaking the state record of 24 set by Linganore’s Alex Eckard in 2009

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Touchdown passes thrown this fall by Westminster quarterback Deryk Kern, 14 shy of the single-season state record

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Point differential for River Hill in winning its last three games

203

Yards rushing for St. Mary’s Bryce Carrasco, who ran 26 times and scored two touchdowns in a 48-6 win over Annapolis Area Christian School

296

Yards passing by South River’s Connor Cox, who was 16-for-20 with three touchdown passes in a 54-0 win over Northeast

394

Yards rushing for North Harford which finished with 426 yards of total offense in a 42-6 win over C. Milton Wright

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