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Football By The Numbers for Week 12

FootballMassachusetts Interscholastic Athletic AssociationMarcus Smith

The MIAA championships highlighted Week 12 with Gilman dominating Calvert Hall for the A Conference title and St. Paul’s and St. Frances escaping close calls in the B and C conference finals, respectively.

The regional championships also featured their share of lopsided wins and close games.

As we head into the state tournament, here are some of the statistics that stood out in this weekend’s action.

2

Point conversion in overtime, a pass from Anthony Pino to Rob Suite, for the difference in St. Paul’s 28-27 win over John Carroll for the B Conference title

2:20

Left when St. Frances' Khalil Stanfield intercepted a pass to seal the Panthers’ 30-25 win over Severn for the C Conference title

3

Turnovers grabbed by John Carroll’s Montell Martin -- two interceptions, one fumble recovery -- in the loss to St. Paul’s

3

Rushing touchdowns scored within six minutes by River Hill’s Justin Arn in a 35-27 win over Atholton

3

Touchdown passes thrown by Atholton quarterback Luke Casey within three minutes to rally the Raiders to within 8 points of River Hill in the final two minutes

3

Defending state champs still alive in the playoffs -- River Hill, Middletown and Dunbar

4

Teams remaining undefeated in the Baltimore area -- River Hill, Westminster, St. Paul’s and St. Frances

5

Players who rushed for 200 or more yards in this weekend’s playoff games -- Gilman’s Shane Cockerille (228), Westminster’s Dan Johnson (227), New Town’s Derrick Kittrell (216), St. Paul’s Dale Harris (212) and Dunbar’s Coleman Blackston (202)

7

Local teams advancing to the state semifinals -- Westminster, Meade, River Hill, Milford Mill, Edmondson, Dunbar and New Town

7

Most yards on any of the five touchdown runs in Gilman’s 35-7 win over Calvert Hall in the MIAA A Conference final

9

Shutouts posted in 12 games by Dunbar, which has allowed only 14 points in its last 11 games

11

MIAA A Conference championships won by Gilman

14

Point deficit overcome by Milford Mill in its 33-28 upset of Franklin

17

Point deficit overcome by St. Paul’s in the win over John Carroll

17

Straight wins by St. Frances

22

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

22

Seconds left when Meade’s Marcus Smith ran 6 yards for the touchdown that beat defending Class 4A state champion Old Mill, 28-21

28.3

Average margin of victory for Gilman in sweeping its MIAA A Conference foes this fall

42

Yard interception return by Edmondson’s Marcellus Pack to seal a 12-6 win over Dundalk

44.9

Scoring average this season by St. Frances in 10 games (The Panthers won one game by forfeit.)

50

Yard field goal kicked by Severn’s Ben Priddy in the 30-25 loss to St. Frances

61

Touchdown passes thrown this fall by Westminster quarterback Deryk Kern, breaking the old state record of 56 set by Arundel’s Billy Cosh in 2008

62

Points scored by Westminster in the win over Sherwood, a state Class 4A playoff record for the winner in any round of regionals or states

80

Yard kickoff return by Dundalk’s Dalonte Jennings in the loss to Edmondson

93rd

Year of the Turkey Bowl between Calvert Hall and Loyola coming up Thursday

98

Yard touchdown run by New Town’s Derrick Kittrell in a 47-14 win over Manchester Valley

148

Yards receiving on six catches for Westminster’s Bradley Metcalf in the win over Sherwood

227

Yards rushing by Westminster’s Dan Johnson against Sherwood -- more than a quarter of his rushing yardage for the season

358

Yards rushing by Gilman in the win over Calvert Hall

544

Points scored this season by Westminster

614

Yards of offense for New Town in its win over Manchester Valley

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