Varsity football: By the Numbers for Week 14

Only two teams played in the final weekend of the high school football season as Dunbar won the Class 1A state championship and Milford Mill fell in the Class 3A final. However, they provided plenty of statistics for By The Numbers.

1

State champion from the Baltimore area — Dunbar in Class 1A, the first local team to win a title in three years

2

Sacks by Dunbar’s Domenic Smith in the 30-26 state championship win over Fort Hill

3

Straight state championships by Wise (4A) and Damascus (2A, but 3A the previous two years)

4

Scoring plays of 60 or more yards by Dunbar in the win over Fort Hill

4

Straight wins by Dunbar over Fort Hill as the Poets lead the series, 5-1, and haven’t lost to the Sentinels since 1997

6

State championships for Dunbar coach Lawrence Smith in 11 years as head coach

8

Milford Mill players who caught passes in the loss to Linganore, including Rishon Holmes (five), Desmond Shell (four) and Ugo Obasi (3)

10

State championships by Dunbar — second only to Seneca Valley’s 12

10

Tackles by Dunbar’s Dwayne Johnson in the win over Fort Hill

11

Tackles by Milford Mill’s Jordan Morant in the Millers’ 28-27 state final loss to Linganore

12

Straight wins by St. Frances and Dunbar, the Baltimore area’s longest active winning streak

14

Seconds left when Linganore’s Davon Butler scored to edge Milford Mill

16:02

Time of possession by Dunbar vs. 31:58 by Fort Hill

30

Years since Milford Mill had reached the state final — when they won their only championship in 1987

56

Playoff wins for Dunbar, extending the Poets’ state tournament record

87

Yard touchdown off a screen pass from Dunbar quarterback Jared Lewis to Ryan Wood for the game-winner vs. Linganore

199

All-purpose yards gained by Milford Mill’s Desmond Shell, including 119 rushing, in the loss to Linganore

233

Yards passing by Milford Mill quarterback Brandon Savage, who threw for a touchdown without an interception vs. Linganore

252

Yards passing by Dunbar quarterback Jared Lewis, who threw for three touchdowns without an interception vs. Fort Hill

429

Yards of total offense by Dunbar in the win over Fort Hill

434

Yards of total offense by Milford Mill in the loss to Linganore

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