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Football By the Numbers for Week 2

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Even with many football games postponed by Thursday night’s thunderstorms – some of which will be made up Monday – there were plenty of big plays and big games this week in high school football.

One coach hit a big milestone and the team with the area’s best record – 4-0 – is already lapping last season’s points total.

Here’s a look at those and some other numbers that stood out in Week 2 of Baltimore high school football:

2

MIAA A Conference teams unbeaten in non-league play – McDonogh (4-0) and Spalding (3-0)          

2

Games canceled after Thursday’s storms: North Harford at Einstein and Mount St. Joseph at Landon

4

Touchdown passes of more than 80 yards in the Westminster-Linganore game – three by Linganore, which won 41-20

4th and 12

When Milford Mill's Jamaal Morant broke an 82-yard touchdown run with 25 seconds left to beat Hereford, 21-17

5

Touchdown runs by McDonogh’s Alex Hurdle in a 35-0 win over Penn Charter   

5

Touchdowns scored by Lewis’ Raquan Chavis – four passing, one receiving – in a 32-8 win over Forest Park

6

Howard County football games postponed to Monday by Thursday night’s thunderstorms – the whole county slate

9

Passing touchdowns for C. Milton Wright’s Omar Walker in two games – two to his twin brother Osiah

11

Straight games in which Old Mill and Arundel have alternated victories

12

Points scored in the fourth quarter by North Carroll in a 40-38 win over Williamsport

12

Sacks by Linganore in the win over Westminster

25

Straight wins for River Hill, the area’s longest active streak, even though the Hawks' Thursday game was postponed until Monday

35

Yards rushing on 20 carries by Old Mill’s Marcus Hicks, who gained 25 of them on the touchdown run that sealed a 24-14 win over Arundel

74

Longest of four touchdown runs by Curley’s Deonte Harris in a 39-7 win over Loyola

85

Yard kickoff return for a touchdown by Havre de Grace’s Mike Wheeler in a 25-20 win over Harford Tech  

94

Yard touchdown run by Meade’s Kyle Evans in a 45-22 win over South River   

100

Career victories for Curley coach Sean Murphy

147

Points scored by McDonogh in its first four games – 11 more than all of last season

192

Yards rushing on 22 carries with two touchdowns, including the game winner, by North Carroll’s Sean Floto in the victory over Williamsport

276

Yards passing for South River's Jalen Jones, who threw for three touchdowns in the loss to Meade

583

Yards of total offense for Meade in the win over South River

katherine.dunn@baltsun.com

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