Here are 10 numbers to know ahead of Week 3 of the 2019 Section II football season, which kicks off Friday.
Averaging winning margin this season for Glens Falls, which topped Lansingburgh 67-6 in Week 1 and Schuylerville 34-13 in Week 2. Glens Falls, the reigning Class B state champion, is the lone Section II team to receive a No. 1 state ranking this week from the New York State Sportswriters Association. Glens Falls plays at Gloversville this week.
Squads at 1-1 after two weeks of play. Eight of those teams will play a fellow 1-1 team in Week 3.
Teams allowing 10 points or fewer per game. Leading the way are Stillwater and Warrensburg, schools that each are allowing 3 points per game.
Area-leading touchdowns scored total for Burnt Hills junior Caeden LaPietro. The junior scored three touchdowns in Week 1 against Gloversville, then added five more in Week 2 against Scotia. Burnt Hills plays Friday at South Glens Falls.
Different Schenectady players that scored touchdowns in last week’s 47-6 win against Green Tech. That list includes Jeremiah Davis, Jonon White, Chris Davis, Jah-Sean Haggray, Malaki Myles, Moses Grant and quarterback Seven Terry. Schenectady plays at Colonie in Week 3.
Touchdowns scored last week for Queensbury’s Jason Rodriguez in a win against Mohonasen. Rodriguez tied a school record for touchdowns in a game, plus gained 276 yards on 17 carries. That rushing total ranks No. 2 all-time on Queensbury’s single-game list. Queensbury plays Friday at Scotia-Glenville in a game that sees the Tartans play for the first time on their new turf field.
Teams that have already scored at least 100 points this season. That list includes Warrensburg (142), Chatham (117), Burnt Hills (104), Averill Park (102) and Glens Falls (101) — while Holy Trinity (97) is just three points away. All six of those teams are 2-0 on the season.
Touchdown receptions in Week 2 for Holy Trinity’s Nacier Hundley. The senior had four receptions for 175 yards in a win against Cobleskill-Richmondville, a week after Hundley had three receptions for 69 yards and no touchdowns in a win against Hudson. This week, Holy Trinity plays at Ravena.
Weeks in a row Hoosic Valley suffered 35-12 losses. Hoosic Valley lost in Week 1 to Whitehall, then to Mechanicville in Week 2. Hoosic Valley plays its first Class C North Division game of the season this week against Cambridge/Salem.
Matchups between 2-0 squads. Class AA’s CBA visits Class A’s Troy Friday night in Week 3’s lone game between unbeaten squads.