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Football By the Numbers for Week 5

The Baltimore Sun

At the mid-point of the season, the number of undefeated high school football teams has dwindled but the big performances keep coming.

Three quarterbacks -- Archbishop Spalding's Zach Abey, North Harford's Nic Hammer and Perry Hall's Jeff Iweh -- had particularly impressive performances in a Week Five that saw nearly all of the top teams post victories.

Here are their numbers and some other statistics that stood out from this weekend’s action:


Straight wins by Glenelg over previously-undefeated teams -- Hammond and Howard


Interceptions by Archbishop Spalding’s Zach Abey in the first half of a 35-34 win over St. Frances


Plays from scrimmage for McDonogh to take a 14-0 lead on Calvert Hall en route to a 48-13 win


Touchdowns scored by Spalding’s Zach Abey – two rushing, two passing – in the win over St. Frances


Rushing touchdowns by North Harford quarterback Nic Hammer in a 42-7 win over Havre de Grace


Remaining undefeated teams in the Baltimore area -- McDonogh, St. Paul’s, Archbishop Curley, Boys’ Latin, River Hill, Old Mill, City, Douglass, Dundalk, Fallston and North Carroll


Straight wins for Catonsville on its home turf before Perry Hall ended the streak with a 45-7 win on Friday


Yard field goal by Fallston’s Luke Reuter with six seconds left to make the difference (along with a safety after the ensuing kickoff) in a 19-14 win over Aberdeen


Straight South Carroll points to finish off Manchester Valley, 28-12


Straight wins for River Hill, the area’s longest active winning streak


Point average margin of victory in the six Anne Arundel County league games Friday night


Unanswered Milford Mill points to open the game en route to a 39-20 win over Kenwood


First quarter points scored by Broadneck -- off of three offensive touchdowns, two fumbles returned for touchdowns and two safeties -- in a 60-8 win over North County


Seconds between St. Frances touchdowns to cut Spalding’s lead from 17 to one in the fourth quarter


Yard kickoff return by Annapolis Area Christian’s Brady McMillian in a 35-7 win over Mount Carmel


Yards gained on two kickoff returns for touchdowns by St. Frances’ Khalil Stanfield (90 and 81 yards) in the loss to Spalding.


Yards rushing by Howard’s Terrell Charles on 31 carries with three touchdowns in the 35-20 loss to Glenelg


Yards rushing by Patterson Mill's Trey Hall on 29 carries, including a a touchdown, in a 13-12 win over C. Milton Wright


Yards passing by Perry Hall quarterback Jeff Iweh for three touchdowns (he also ran for one) in the win over Catonsville


Yards rushing by Southern in a 28-26 win over South River

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