Here are some of the numbers that explain Week 3 of high school football in the Sauk Valley:
That’s how many touchdowns Erie-Prophetstown’s Nick Williams has this season, including five in a 53-32 win over Riverdale.
Williams had that many scores in Week 2.
Rock Falls and Rockford Lutheran racked up that many yards of offense. But 668 of them belonged to Lutheran, which won 66-45.
The Rockets have surrendered that many points to the Crusaders in their last two meetings. Lutheran won 48-34 last season.
Dixon had that many turnovers in a 24-14 loss to Yorkville.
Morrison has now beaten Fulton that many consecutive times, including Friday’s 8-7 victory.
That’s how many seconds were left and the distance of the potential game-winning field goal, respectively, in that Three Rivers North battle. Jack Lemke’s try sailed wide right to preserve Morrison’s victory.
Oregon averages that many turnovers per game. But running into Harvard (3-0, including 35-0 win over Byron that ran points-for-against to 101-30 on the season) and Stillman Valley (No. 8 in 3A) has seen the Hawks open 1-2.
Polo led last season’s 1A runner-up, Stockton, by that many points, 26-14, at half.
The Marcos built their lead on that many touchdown passes from Brody Grobe to Brian Cavanaugh.
That much time remained when Stockton capped a comeback in Polo, scoring their third TD of the second half for a 38-34 victory.
Amboy and Hall both scored that many points in the first, third and fourth quarters. Unfortunately for the Clippers, the Red Devils also scored seven in the second and sunk Amboy 28-21 at the Harbor.
That many Sauk Valley teams won this weekend – only three Friday night, as Newman beat Bureau Valley 34-6 on Saturday.
That many Sauk Valley teams boast a record over .500.
That many of them are undefeated. Eastland-Pearl City beat Dakota 49-8 to keep its perfect mark intact.