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Twin Valley vs. Bishop McDevitt, inside the numbers

Tagged under: District 3, News, Playoffs

| November 17, 2022


District 3 5A between Tri Valley and Bishop McDevitt at Bishop McDevitt High School.

It is forecasted to be a very chilly night making it true playoff weather, so be sure to bring some cash for hot chocolate. It should be a great game as both teams are looking for a deep playoff run. Twin Valley comes into this game 7-4 overall and 3-3 in Lancaster-Lebanon League, they have scored 383 points while giving up 271, compared to Bishop McDevitt being 9-1 overall and 7-0 Mid Penn Keystone League, scoring 524 points while only giving up 99 points

Twin Valley’s sophomore quarterback Evan Myers passing stats. 63 completions from 126 attempts 991 yards, 50% completion rate, 15.7 avg passing play, avg’s 110 passing yards per game, and has a 72.2 QB rating. The majority of rushing yards are Sophomore Evan Johnson, 89 carries for 741 yards averaging 82.3 yds per game, along with Senior Jaydon Goebel 119 rushing attempts for 670 total yards,74.4 yards per game. Sophomore Evan Myers and Freshman Drew Engle shows the depth at the running-back position both combining for 182 rushing attempts for a combined 922 yards. A look at the receiving room is a little thin, Sophomore Evan Johnson is used as a safety valve or wheel routes, he is the only one to play in all games up to date. Twin Valley may very well see their season come to a close, but if that Hoppen’s they should be proud of themselves as they are a very young team making it to the quarterfinals. QB’s 2 Sophomores, running backs 7 out of 9 are underclassmen. The receiver’s room is pretty much the same as RB’s, receiver’s 8 out of 11 are also underclassmen. The next two years teams will be experienced with all these Jr’s, Soph, and a few Freshmen.


Bishop McDevitt’s Sophomore quarterback Stone Saunders who has had a stellar season and is on the radar for colleges wanting him after he graduates High School. Saunders has completed 145 attempts from 209 passing attempts for 2,773 yards, a 69.4 completion percent while averaging 19.1 per pass, throwing 2,77.3 yards per game, his 41 TD’s with only 1 interception and 149.6 quarterback rating are off the chain, superman like numbers. The receiving room has Senior Marquese Williams leading the charge with 91 carries for 885-yards, averaging 9.7 yards per run, 98.3 yards per game, with 20 total touchdowns so far this season. Senior Cyncir Bowers 11 rushes for 208 yards, averaging 18.9 yards per carries, 69.3 total yards per game, with 3 touchdowns. Freshman Maurice Barnes has 42 carries for 302 yards, 7.2 average per carry,30.2 yards per game, and scored 3 touchdowns. The receiving room led by Senior TaShawn Russell 42 receptions for 967 yards, 23.0 average per catch, 96.7 yards per game and 13 touchdowns. Junior Rico Scott has 45 receptions for 866 yards, 19.2 average yards per catch, 15 touchdowns. Senior Cyncir Bowers, Senior Jeffrey Penn, Senior Marquese Williams, make up most of the receiving room for a combined receiving 757 yards and 11 TD receptions. This team is very well balanced team on both sides of the ball and coached extremely well, very disciplined, which leads to special team play and limited penalties. They hope to get back to the state title game, but this week it’s all about beating Twin Valley.

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