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Football: By The Numbers

Only one week remains in the regular season for most high school football teams and the big performances continue to dominate the playoff races, including another state-record tying performance by Westminster quarterback Deryk Kern and a couple of last-minute, game-winning field goals. Here’s a look at those and some of the other statistics that stood out in Week Nine.


Seconds left when Broadneck’s Adam Greene converted the first final-seconds game-winning field goal of his career – a 25-yarder to beat Southern, 31-28


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


Interceptions this season by Calvert Hall’s Stephen Kelly


Shutouts posted in nine games by River Hill and Dunbar


Touchdown passes thrown by Westminster quarterback Deryk Kern in a 56-7 win over Leonardtown, tying the state single-game record for the second time this season


Seconds left when Loyola’s Bennett Bradley kicked a 19-yard field goal to beat Mount St. Joseph, 31-28


Point third-quarter deficit overcome by Loyola en route to the win over Mount St. Joseph


Consecutive 100-yard rushing performances by Reginald Lewis’ Donnie Neal, who carried 14 times for 100 yards in a 36-0 win over Southside


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


Straight points scored by Calvert Hall to finish a 27-7 win over Archbishop Spalding


Average margin of victory for Gilman over its five MIAA A Conference opponents this fall


First-quarter points scored by Dunbar in christening its new field with a 64-0 win over Carver


Touchdown passes thrown this fall by Westminster’s Deryk Kern, seven shy of the single-season state record


Wins for Gilman in the 97 years of its rivalry game against McDonogh, including the past four


Point differential for River Hill in winning its past four games


Career wins for Arundel coach Chuck Markiewicz with a 55-20 win over Chesapeake-AA


Yards passing for South River’s Connor Cox, who completed 33 of 46 passes and threw for six touchdowns in a 62-19 win over North County


Yards of total offense – 395 on the ground – for New Town in a 38-18 win over Western Tech


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