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Football By The Numbers for Week 13

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And then there were three. Seven local teams played in the state football semifinals this weekend but only River Hill, Dunbar and New Town earned trips to the state championships at M&T Bank Stadium. With one week – and two games – left in the 2012 football season, here are some of the statstics that stood out from this weekend’s action.

0

Touchdowns scored in the first half of Milford Mill’s 34-6 loss to Huntingtown

1

Extra point kicked by New Town’s Ryan Marine with 5:53 left to give the Titans the final edge over Perryville 28-27

2

Fumbles recovered by Milford Mill in the first 3:20 against Huntingtown

2

Defensive stands by New Town in the final minute to seal the win at Perryville

3

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

3

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

3

Catches on each side of the ball by River Hill’s Evan Griffin, who had three second-half interceptions and also caught three passes for 26 yards, in the Hawks’ 29-7 win over Urbana

4

Straight Turkey Bowl championships for Calvert Hall

5

Trips to the state finals for River Hill since 2006

5

Turnovers by Brunswick in Dunbar’s 40-8 win

7

Wise drives that started in Meade territory during the Mustang’s 40-0 loss

15

Yards of total offense in the second half for Urbana against River Hill

20

Of the last 28 points scored by Edmondson in the Red Storm’s 34-20 loss to Douglass-PG

22

Points allowed by Dunbar in its last 12 games

23

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

43

Playoff wins for Dunbar – breaking the state record set by Seneca Valley, which lost in the regional final (Seneca Valley’s first win came in 1976, Dunbar’s in 1993)

62

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

83

Yard touchdown pass from Calvert Hall quarterback Colar Kuhns to Logan Kurek with 1:20 left to seal the Cardinals’ 21-14 Turkey Bowl victory

140

Points scored by Dunbar in its three playoff games while allowing just 8

167

Yards rushing on 20 carries by Edmondson's Hakeem Holland in the loss to Douglass-PG

269

Yards rushing for Dunbar’s Coleman Blackston on 27 carries in the win over Brunswick

295-260

Total yardage advantage for Loyola over Calvert Hall in the Turkey Bowl

9,298

Fans on hand to watch the Turkey Bowl Thursday morning at M&T Bank Stadium

 

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