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November 6, 2011

Football: By The Numbers for Week 10

After a wild season-ending weekend that unexpectedly ended some seasons and extended others, the playoffs are set to begin next week. Here's a look at a few numbers that stand out from this weekend's action and the playoff fields:

Outright Howard County championship for Atholton, which won this fall after sharing the title in 1976 and 1988

Team in the regional playoffs with a losing record – Havre de Grace at 4-6 in Class 1A East

Yard sneak by Archbishop Spalding quarterback Brian Louck to beat Loyola, 20-16 in overtime, and propel the Cavaliers into the playoffs in their first year in the MIAA A Conference

MIAA B Conference playoff berths decided on the last night of the regular season – Boys’ Latin with a win over St. Paul’s and John Carroll with a win over Archbishop Curley

Touchdowns for Poly in the final 2:23 of the 22-16 win over City

Undefeated teams in the Class 4A North region -- Poly and Catonsville

Defending state champions to miss out on this year’s playoffs – Urbana, McDonough and Wilde Lake – with only Dunbar left with a chance to repeat

Way tie for the UCBAC Chesapeake Division championship – Aberdeen, Fallston and North Harford

Fourth-quarter touchdowns for St. Mary’s in a 26-20 comeback win over Severn

Straight wins for Gilman over McDonogh

Straight wins for Poly over City

Baltimore area teams finishing the regular season undefeated – Old Mill, Poly, Catonsville and Overlea

Teams with one loss each in the Class 2A East regional playoffs – Fallston, Patterson Mill, Kent Island and Wicomico

Hammond turnovers – three leading to touchdowns – in Howard’s 39-6 win to clinch a playoff berth

Straight shutouts for Northwestern, which allowed its first points of the season this week and fell one shutout shy of the state record

Years since Chesapeake-AA posted a non-losing season until finishing 5-5 with a 25-0 win over North County

Teams remaining undefeated heading into the state playoffs – Old Mill, Poly, Catonsville, Overlea, Quince Orchard, Eleanor Roosevelt, Fort Hill and Perryville

Seconds left when Poly quarterback Darrell Milburn hit Priestly Shuler with a 1-yard touchdown pass to beat City

Seconds for Gilman to erase McDonogh’s only lead of the game when Cyrus Jones ran Gilman’s first play from scrimmage 63 yards for a touchdown en route to a 31-21 win

Straight wins for Overlea – the area’s longest active winning streak

Touchdowns this season for Dulaney’s DJ Foster – tying a school record

Yards of offense allowed by New Town to Owings Mills in a 36-6 victory

Of 43 Hammond plays going for two yards or less, including 11 for negative yardage, in the loss to Howard

Active players left on Century’s roster in a 26-20 win over Liberty

Touchdowns this season by Old Mill’s Rob Chesson

Yards on 21 carries for Glen Burnie’s Brandon Walker, who scored five touchdowns, in a 32-24 win over Annapolis

Yards of offense for City compared to 338 for Poly, which gained 195 yards in the fourth quarter to rally to win

Fans at M&T Bank Stadium Saturday to see the City-Poly game

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