River Hill-Aberdeen

Jason Johnson (No. 52) and River Hill held quarterback Kenny Faulcon and Aberdeen to negative-20 yards in the first half of the Hawks' Class 3A semifinal victory over the Eagles Friday night. (Brian Krista, Patuxent Publishing / November 25, 2011)

The state championships are just days away the local teams have been whittled from seven to three who are headed for M&T Bank Stadium Friday night or Saturday. There were a lot of big performances from players and teams in the state semifinals and here's a look at some of the numbers that stood out:


First-half yardage for Aberdeen against River Hill in the Hawks’ 41-7 win

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Baltimore area team remaining undefeated – Old Mill


Straight Turkey Bowl victories for Calvert Hall over Loyola


Touchdowns scored by River Hill’s Raamah Vaughn against Aberdeen


Interceptions by Middletown in its 48-8 win over Edmondson


Touchdown runs by Dunbar’s Lavar Highsmith against Overlea -- three negated by holding penalties


Touchdowns scored by Old Mill running back Rob Chesson in the 49-20 win over Catonsville – one shy of the state single-game record


Sacks for River Hill’s defense in the win over Aberdeen


Wins this season for Catonsville – the best in school history