Thanksgiving Stat Chat

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Naugatuck vs. Ansonia

The Katrenya brothers, Adam (18) and Andrew (35), were never on the winning end against Ansonia.
  • 3 Times Naugatuck and Ansonia met in 1904, the most ever in a single season; the teams went 1-1-1
  • 5 The Garnet and Grey’s longest winning streak against Ansonia, from 1912-17; the schools did not meet in 1915
  • 11 Ansonia’s longest winning streak against Naugy, from 1939-49
  • 14 Consecutive years in which Naugatuck was undefeated against Ansonia between 1905 and 1920; the Hounds’ record was 10-0-4 during the stretch
  • 31.63 Points, on average, by which Ansonia has beaten Naugatuck since the Hounds’ last win in 2001; Ansonia has outscored Naugy, 309-56
  • 35 Times Ansonia has shut out Naugatuck, six in scoreless ties
  • 73 Points the Greyhounds scored against the Chargers, their most in a single game in the series, in a 1928 shutout victory
  • 79 Points the Chargers scored in a 79-0 drubbing of the borough boys in 1936
  • 1945 The last year in which the Naugatuck-Ansonia series was tied, 19-19-8
  • 1948 The last time either team scored more than Ansonia did last year; the Chargers hung 56 points on Naugy, the most since Ansonia scored 59 in ‘48

Brandon Fowler ran for 137 yards and two touchdowns on just four carries and added a 78-yard touchdown catch in last year’s 55-32 romp over Seymour.

Woodland vs. Seymour

  • -220 Point differential for Seymour in its nine games this season; the ‘Cats have been outscored 344-122
  • 0 Players in Woodland history who have ever beaten Seymour twice; this year would be the first time the Hawks have beaten the ‘Cats in back-to-back years
  • 0 Wins in series history for Woodland at home on Thanksgiving eve; when the Hawks won at home in 2004, it was played the day after Turkey Day
  • 4 Years of seven in series history that either Woodland or Seymour qualified for the Class SS playoffs; it could become five of eight if the Hawks make it in 2010
  • 12 Yards Jeff Jones gained on a pass from Jared Katchmar to score the go-ahead touchdown with less than a minute left in a 27-22 Woodland win in 2004
  • 20 Fewest points Seymour has scored in a single game against Woodland, a 20-7 Wildcats win in 2006
  • 23 Points by which Woodland won last year; that margin was the second-largest in series history, bested by Seymour’s 27-point win in 2003
  • 252 Rushing yards gained by Woodland’s Jack DeBiase in last year’s matchup; that total is the highest single-game total in series history
  • 546 Total yards gained by Woodland last year on just 31 plays; the Hawks averaged 17.6 yards per play in that game

    Jeff Jones scored the game-winning touchdown in the 2004 game.