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Glenelg's Brent Richardson.
Glenelg's Brent Richardson. (Baltimore Sun Media Group)

This past weekend's regional championship football games whittled the number of Baltimore-area teams down to seven as we head into the state semifinals. As usual, some teams won in dramatic fashion while others rolled through their regional finals.

Either way, there were plenty of big plays. Here's a look at some of them:

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1

Recovery by Dunbar's Jebree Christian, after Eastern Tech's field-goal attempt went into the line with 8 seconds left, to seal a 30-28 Poets win

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2

Undefeated teams left in the Baltimore area -- Howard and Archbishop Curley

2

Touchdowns scored by Arundel within six minutes in the fourth quarter before the Wildcats' rally fell short in a 26-21 loss to Old Mill

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Big plays on defense by Glenelg's Chris Lipp, an interception and a fumble recorvery, in the 21-6 win over River Hill

3

Straight years the fourth-seeded team has won the Class 4A East -- Old Mill this year and Meade the previous two years

3

Rushing touchdowns scored by South Carroll's Chris Gavin, who ran for 152 yards in a 38-15 win over Liberty

4

Touchdowns scored by Old Mill quarterback David Marrocco, two passing and two rushing, as he accumulated 192 yards in the win over Arundel

12

Straight wins by Howard, the Baltimore area's longest active streak

12

Sacks by Howard in its 39-7 win over Paint Branch, including five by Saif Bryant and three by Winston DeLattiboudere III

20

Of Douglass' third-quarter points coming off turnovers in the 45-2 win over Edmondson

41

Seconds during which Howard has trailed an opponent this season

47

Wins by Dunbar in the postseason, a state tournament record even though the Poets have been in the MPSSAA only 23 years.

50

Career victories for South Carroll coach Steve Luette with the win over Liberty

60

Points allowed this season by Douglass, the fewest of any Baltimore-area team

90

Yard interception return by Franklin's Steven Smothers in a 28-14 win over Bel Air

91

Yard kickoff return by Eastern Tech's Ian McBorrough in the loss to Dunbar

140

Yards gained on two touchdown runs by South Carroll quarterback Andrew Louder, who ran for 187 yards, passed for 119 and had three total touchdowns in the win over Liberty

193

Yards rushing and one touchdown by Glenelg's Brent Richardson in the win over River Hill

219

Yards passing by North Carroll quarterback Jack Flowers, who threw for two touchdowns in a 56-20 loss to Fort Hill

230

Yards gained by Dunbar quarterback Zionnez Spencer, who threw for 165 yards and ran for 65 in the win over Eastern Tech

224

Yards gained by North Carroll's Zach Sherman on three touchdown plays, a 90-yard kickoff return and two receptions, in the loss to Fort Hill

303

Yards gained by South Carroll quarterback Andrew Louder -- 187 rushing, 116 passing -- in the win over Liberty

306

Yards passing by Arundel quarterback Anthony Messenger in the loss to Old Mill

442

Yards rushing for Fort Hill in the win over North Carroll

514

Points scored by Douglass, the most of any Baltimore-area team

2002

Last time Glenelg beat River Hill before Friday night

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