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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:

1
Outright Howard County championship for Atholton, which won this fall after sharing the title in 1976 and 1988

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

1
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

2
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

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

2
Undefeated teams in the Class 4A North region -- Poly and Catonsville

3
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

3
Way tie for the UCBAC Chesapeake Division championship – Aberdeen, Fallston and North Harford

3
Fourth-quarter touchdowns for St. Mary’s in a 26-20 comeback win over Severn

3
Straight wins for Gilman over McDonogh

4
Straight wins for Poly over City

4
Baltimore area teams finishing the regular season undefeated – Old Mill, Poly, Catonsville and Overlea

4
Teams with one loss each in the Class 2A East regional playoffs – Fallston, Patterson Mill, Kent Island and Wicomico

4
Hammond turnovers – three leading to touchdowns – in Howard’s 39-6 win to clinch a playoff berth

7
Straight shutouts for Northwestern, which allowed its first points of the season this week and fell one shutout shy of the state record

8
Years since Chesapeake-AA posted a non-losing season until finishing 5-5 with a 25-0 win over North County

8
Teams remaining undefeated heading into the state playoffs – Old Mill, Poly, Catonsville, Overlea, Quince Orchard, Eleanor Roosevelt, Fort Hill and Perryville

9
Seconds left when Poly quarterback Darrell Milburn hit Priestly Shuler with a 1-yard touchdown pass to beat City

11
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

14
Straight wins for Overlea – the area’s longest active winning streak

15
Touchdowns this season for Dulaney’s DJ Foster – tying a school record

15
Yards of offense allowed by New Town to Owings Mills in a 36-6 victory

22
Of 43 Hammond plays going for two yards or less, including 11 for negative yardage, in the loss to Howard

22
Active players left on Century’s roster in a 26-20 win over Liberty

36
Touchdowns this season by Old Mill’s Rob Chesson

340
Yards on 21 carries for Glen Burnie’s Brandon Walker, who scored five touchdowns, in a 32-24 win over Annapolis

446
Yards of offense for City compared to 338 for Poly, which gained 195 yards in the fourth quarter to rally to win

10,683
Fans at M&T Bank Stadium Saturday to see the City-Poly game

Posted by Katherine Dunn at 3:21 PM | | Comments (0)
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