By the Numbers 2018: Week 3 in Review

From great individual performances from Forest Area’s Hunter Perkins and Mt. Pleasant Sacred Heart’s Evan Chomchai to Manton ending a 36-year losing streak to Beal City, Week 3 of the high school football season in northern Michigan saw a number of great stories play out.

By the Numbers

6 – Total number of points allowed by Onekama through three games. The Portagers have outscored opponents 142-6 and posted their second shutout of the fall last Friday with a 59-0 win over Bellaire.

19 – Total number of tackles recorded by Forest Area’s Hunter Perkins in a 27-20 conference loss to Suttons Bay last Friday. Perkins also had one sack in leading the defensive effort.

22 – Consecutive losses Big Rapids Crossroads had suffered prior to Friday’s 28-14 win over St. Joseph Michigan Lutheran.

Mt. Pleasant Sacred Heart’s Evan Chomchai accounted for all 22 points in a 22-12 win over Deckerville on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. 

22 – Points scored by Mt. Pleasant Sacred Heart’s Evan Chomchai in a 22-12 win over state power Deckerville last Thursday. Chomchai accounted for a passing and rushing touchdown, blocked a punt and recovered in the end zone for another, kicked a pair of extra points and ran in a two-point conversion.

61 – Points scored by Big Rapids in a 61-14 victory over Fremont last Friday. It marked the first time since 2008 that the Cardinals had scored 60 or more points in a game.

1969 – The last time Beal City started a season 0-3. The Aggies fell to 0-3 after a 28-22 loss to Manton last Friday and have suffered just two losing seasons since going 0-8 in 1969.

Onekama is outscoring opponents by an average of 47.3-2 through three games this fall 

1982 – The last season Manton had recorded a win over Beal City until last Friday’s 28-22 victory by the Rangers. Manton moved to 3-0 in the process and won for just the second time in school history over Beal City, making the Rangers 2-30 all-time against the Aggies.

1999 – The last time Harbor Springs started a season 3-0. The Rams moved to 3-0 with a 37-28 league win over Newberry last Friday and are eyeing just their third winning season since 2000.

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