Friday marked the end of the regular season.
Here are the week’s top performances in this, the final By The Numbers football installment of 2019.
The column will return when basketball season starts in a few weeks.
Stinson, Perry stand out, Haley wins it for Mayfield in Madisonville
Predicted to have its way with Madisonville-North Hopkins, Mayfield needed a last-second field goal — a 20-yard kick from Micah Haley — to take down the Maroons, 53-50.
Jayden Stinson continued his stellar season for the Cardinals (9-1, 4-0 Class 2A District 1), going 18-of-31 for 320 yards, three touchdowns and two interceptions; while Diaz Perry had seven catches for 131 yards. Kade Neely (six catches, 85 yards, two touchdowns; six carries, 13 yards, one touchdown) scored three times.
Haley was 2-of-2 (28, 20) on field-goal attempts and made 6-of-7 extra points.
For the season, Stinson has thrown for 2,567 yards, 32 touchdowns and nine interceptions. Perry has 592 receiving yards and seven touchdowns. Haley is 5-of-7 on field-goal attempts and 50-of-56 on extra points.
Mayfield hosts Fort Campbell this week in the opening round of the Class 2A playoffs.
Mustangs lose star RB in win over Christian County
The storyline that reverberated from Marquette Stadium after Friday’s 19-14 win over still-winless Christian County was the loss of McCracken County starting running back Hunter Bradley (12 carries, 64 yards) to a severe leg injury.
Still, the Mustangs (7-3, 3-1 Class 6A District 1) endured.
The prolific connection of Elijah Wheat and Franklin Hayes produced all three McCracken touchdowns and 107 yards, on three passes.
Wheat would go on to complete 10 more passes for an additional 82 yards.
For the season, the senior has thrown for 2,312 yards, 31 touchdowns and six interceptions. Hayes has 1,511 receiving yards and 24 touchdowns.
Bradley’s season ends with 1,659 yards and 22 touchdowns.
McCracken hosts Apollo this week to start the Class 6A playoffs.
Tabor scores twice for Crittenden in win over Todd Central
Xander Tabor followed last week’s 200-plus yard performance with an almost-200-yard, two-touchdown night for Crittenden County in a 49-22 win over Todd County Central.
Tabor ran 14 times for 129 yards and two TDs, while also pulling in four catches for 69 yards for the Rockets (8-2, 3-0 Class 1A District 1).
For the season, Tabor has 1,403 total offensive yards (1,275 rushing, 138 receiving) and 14 touchdowns (11 rushing, three receiving).
Crittenden hosts Caverna this week in a Class 1A playoff opener.
Hollowell runs for almost 300 yards as Caldwell holds on to beat Trigg
DeEric Hollowell had a big night for Caldwell County in Friday’s 56-54 win over Trigg County in the 139 Bowl.
He ran 22 times for 292 yards and four touchdowns for the Tigers (8-2, 3-1 Class 2A District 1).
But it was Trigg quarterback Cam Jordan who had the bigger offensive night.
The senior signal-caller was 25-of-37 for 423 yards and two touchdowns, while running 20 times for 56 yards and three more.
For the season, Hollowell has run for 1,103 yards and 22 touchdowns, while Jordan has passed for 1,777 yards, 18 touchdowns and five interceptions, and run for 623 yards and 18 TDs for the Wildcats (6-4, 2-1).
Caldwell hosts Murray, while Trigg hosts Union County this week in the first round of the Class 2A playoffs.