Baltimore-area varsity football: By The Numbers for Week 5

The biggest passing and rushing numbers in Baltimore high school football were down a bit this weekend, but that doesn’t mean there weren’t plenty of significant statistics. Here’s a look at some of the ones that stood out in Week 5 and for the season.

1 — For the first time in program history, Liberty and Chesapeake-AA are off to 5-0 starts.

1 — Complete game by St. Frances, a 51-6 win over Life Christian Academy from Virginia on Friday, after the weather interrupted or canceled its first three games.

2 — Touchdowns scored by Archbishop Spalding’s Jayden Umbarger in the final 5:33 of a comeback 34-17 win over McDonogh, the second on a 53-yard run to give the Cavaliers the lead for good.

2 — Touchdowns, sacks and pass breakups by Mount Saint Joseph running back-linebacker Marlowe Wax Jr. in a 21-7 win over Calvert Hall. He also had an interception, and seven of his 14 tackles were for a loss.

6 — Yards of total offense and no first downs gained by Calvert Hall during the first half against Mount Saint Joseph.

7.5 — Sacks by Franklin defensive end Robert Garrett in the first five games.

16 — Interceptions by Milford Mill in five games. Four by Richard Akers III. Desmond Shell and Skylar Baker have three each.

20 — Unanswered fourth quarter points scored by Archbishop Spalding in the win over McDonogh.

20 — Seconds left when South Carroll quarterback Mason Gavin hit Brett Finzel with a 12-yard touchdown pass to beat Winters Mill, 28-26.

95 — Yard kickoff return by South River’s Joe Foy in a 23-14 win over Severna Park.

95 — Yard kickoff return by Severn’s Dhane Blair in a 17-0 win over John Carroll.

203 — Receiving yards on six catches by Chesapeake-AA’s Russell Tongue, who scored twice in a 49-20 win over Lansdowne.

210 — Rushing yards on 10 carries by Franklin’s Ja’mon Murphy in his first game playing offense. He scored the final two touchdowns to seal a 37-14 win over Dundalk.

215 — Points scored this fall by Glenelg, the most of any Baltimore-area team.

229 — Yards rushing by North County’s Chris Leslie on 29 carries with two touchdowns in a 47-27 loss to Old Mill.

248 — All purpose yards — 117 rushing, 46 receiving and 85 returning — gained by Edgewood’s Deonte Banks, who ran for one touchdown and also threw a 64-yard touchdown pass in a 35-14 win over Eklton.

274 — Passing yards by Chesapeake-AA’s Dylan Young, who completed 11 of 18 passes and threw for three touchdowns while going over 1,000 yards for the season in the win over Lansdowne.

291 — Passing yards by Old Mill’s Markus Thompson, who threw for five touchdowns in the win over North County.

438 — Total yards gained by Woodlawn quarterback Damontaa Johns, who threw for 330 yards and three touchdowns and ran for 108 yards and two touchdowns in a 63-7 victory over Loch Raven.

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