Turkey Day Stat Chat: Feast of Numbers


-139 Point differential for Seymour in its nine games this season; the Cats have been outscored 302-163, tied with Crosby for worst margin in the league

0 Times Woodland’s class of 2010 has defeated Seymour on the varsity level; this year’s Hawks can become only the second squad to knock off the Wildcats

2 Touchdowns scored by Seymour quarterback Connor Shugrue last year against the Hawks; he has recovered from an early-season injury and will play Wednesday night

3 Times Naugatuck and Ansonia met in 1904, the most ever in a single season; the teams went 1-1-1

4 Years of six in series history that either Woodland or Seymour qualified for the Class SS playoffs; this year will be the third in which neither will make it

4 Combined state championships for Naugatuck and Woodland; their opponents, Ansonia and Seymour, have 20 put together

5 Straight losses for Woodland against Seymour; the Hawks’ only win was in 2004

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

11.4 Average margin of victory for Seymour in the last five meetings; the Cats have outscored Woodland 157-100 in those matchups

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 win in 2004

13 Points scored by Seymour in the fourth quarter last year to clinch a 27-10 win over Woodland

14 Consecutive years in which Naugatuck was undefeated against Ansonia between 1905 and 1920; the Hounds’ record was 10-0-4 during the stretch

20 Fewest points Seymour has scored in a single game against Woodland, a 20-7 Wildcats win in 2006

24.3 Points, on average, by which Ansonia has beaten Naugatuck this decade; the Hounds’ only victory was a 14-13 win in 2001

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

142 Rushing yards gained by Woodland’s Jack DeBiase in last year’s matchup; he was the leading rusher in the contest and scored the Hawks’ only touchdown

1945 The last year in which the Naugatuck-Ansonia series was tied, 19-19-8

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