Varsity football: By the Numbers for Week 2

Week 2 of Baltimore’s high school football season featured everything from postponements forced by a storm hundreds of miles away to a team with its best start in more than a decade to a player on pace to hit 1,000 passing yards by the fourth game of the season.

Here’s this week’s look at the stats that stood out for the weekend and the season to date.

1

Ranking in the Maryland State Football Media Poll for St. Frances, the first in program history

1

Minute left when North Harford quarterback Dave Harmon connected with Jarrett Newlon for the game winning conversion to beat Patterson Mill, 35-34

2

Games canceled by Hurricane Irma — St. Frances at IMG and Bishop Moore Catholic at Archbishop Spalding

3

Big defensive plays by Mount Saint Joseph defensive back Keyshawn Hailey — a sack, an interception, a forced fumble and recovery — in the 26-14 win over Good Counsel

3

Goal-line stands by Winters Mill in its 7-6 win over Bohemia Manor

4

Turnovers forced by McDonogh in a 42-7 win over Bishop McNamara, including three interceptions

7

Turnovers forced by Meade in a 47-26 win over Arundel, including an interception and two fumble recoveries by Odion Okojie

5

Straight wins by McDonogh, the area’s longest active winning streak

6

Sacks by Havre de Grace’s Reggie Marks in a 40-0 win over Joppatowne

13

Extra points kicked on 13 attempts this season by Broadneck’s Nicky Orofino, who hit five in the 38-14 win over North County and added a 25-yard field goal

14

Years since Francis Scott Key opened the season with two straight wins before a 51-28 win over Berkeley Springs (W.Va.) gave it a 2-0 start

32

Carries by Mount Saint Joseph running back Marlowe Wax, who ran for 252 yards and a touchdown in the win over Good Counsel

57

Seconds left when Digital Harbor quarterback Michael McClain connected with Noah Beane for the only points in a 6-0 win over Douglass

70

Yard interception return for a touchdown by Annapolis Area Christian’s Sam Akinmukomi in a 27-6 win over Concordia Prep

84

Yard kickoff return by Westminster’s Zane Lewis in a 43-14 win over South Hagerstown

312

Rushing yards by Aberdeen’s Joshua Maxwell, who scored six touchdowns in a 41-28 win over Northeast and has scored every touchdown for the Eagles in two games

321

Passing yards by Poly quarterback Devone Stubbs, who was 15-for-21 with two touchdowns in a 27-22 loss to Middletown

625

Passing yards in two weeks by Perry Hall quarterback Tyler Holley, who threw for 298 yards and four touchdowns (he also ran for two) in a 40-0 win over Towson and has thrown six touchdown passes with no interceptions this fall

2001

The last time Meade defeated Arundel during the regular season to win the Mears Cup before Friday night's victory

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