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Numbers to know before Week 2 of high school football season

Numbers to know before Week 2 of high school football season

Action starts Friday night
Numbers to know before Week 2 of high school football season
Week 2 kicks off Friday.
Photographer: Erica Miller

Here are 10 numbers to know ahead of Week 2 of the 2019 Section II football season kicking off Friday.

500

Games played for the Queensbury varsity football team after it defeated Ballston Spa 10-6 in its Class A season opener. Queensbury, which made its debut in 1962, is 243-250-7 all-time.

262

Yards gained for Amsterdam’s Peyton Ausfeld in Week 1, as the senior rushed for 163 and had 99 more as a receiver in the Rugged Rams’ win against Colonie. Amsterdam plays Friday night at Troy.

85

Distance, in yards, on Cobleskill-Richmondville’s Hunter Edwards’ first touchdown run of the season. The star senior also had a 70-yard touchdown reception as part of a three-touchdown effort in leading the Bulldogs past Schalmont in Week 1. Cobleskill-Richmondville plays Saturday at Holy Trinity.

67

Points Glens Falls scored in its Week 1 win against Lansingburgh. That total led all Section II teams. Glens Falls plays at Schuylerville Friday night.

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47.3

Average scoring distance, in yards, on Holy Trinity quarterback Joe Tortello’s three touchdown throws in a Week 1 win against Hudson. Tortello connected for a 27-yard score and a 47-yard touchdown with Noah Foster, plus a 68-yard touchdown with Todd Williamson.

9

Carries that Caeden LaPietro needed to rush for 175 yards and three touchdowns in last week’s 49-13 win for Burnt Hills against Gloversville. The Spartans play Scotia-Glenville in Week 2.

5

Defending area champions that opened the 2019 season with a win. Shaker, Burnt Hills, Glens Falls, Cambridge/Salem and Warrensburg each won in Week 1.

4

Touchdowns in Week 1 for Mohonasen’s Alex Gannon. The junior scored twice rushing the ball, had a touchdown reception and returned a kick for six points. Mohonasen travels Saturday to Queensbury.

3

Section II teams that recorded shutouts in Week 1. Ichabod Crane, Stillwater and Warrensburg all held opponents scoreless last week.

1

Matchups this week between 1-0 teams in Class AA. That game sees defending area champion Shaker head to Shenendehowa for a pivotal matchup.

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