Friday, October 23, 2015

THIS WEEK : At a Glance

By Andy Hunt

Russellville 2015 Season Recap
Trigg County – Away – 48-19 – WIN
Fort Campbell – Home – 42-21 – WIN
Butler County – Away – 52-42 – WIN
Logan County – Home – 41-6 – WIN
Todd County  Central – Home – 64-28 – WIN
Murray – Home – 7-31 – LOSS
Fulton County – Home – 66-8 – WIN
Fulton City – Away – 70-24 – WIN
- This senior class for RHS is 34-12 overall (73.9% winning percentage) and they are 14-7 on the road for a winning percentage of 66.7%.

- RHS Head Coach John Myers is in his 12th season and has a record of 95-48.  Russellville is 38-26 on the road during that time period.

- During the 12 season tenure of John Myers, the Panthers have not lost a game in which they have scored 30 or more points.

- Russellville spent 2007-2010 in Class AAA during which they went 36-15 overall.

- Russellville leads class A in total points scored with 390.

Russellville Stat Leaders
Rushing 
- Joshua Bigbee (#26, Sr.) – 1,010 Rushing Yards, 73 attempts, 12 TDs
- M.J. Jones (#4, Jr.) – 741 Rushing Yards, 48 attempts, 12 TDs
- Drew West (#9, Jr.) – 306 Rushing Yards, 67 attempts, 3 TDs
Passing
- Jaylyn McMurry (#10, Jr.) – 15/23, 361 Yards, 9 TDs, 0 INTs
Receiving
- Jason Mitchel (#18, Sr.) – 7 receptions, 186 Yards, 4 TDs
- Jordan Blick (#5, Jr.) – 2 receptions, 61 Yards, 2 TDs
- M.J. Jones (#4, Jr.) – 3 receptions, 50 Yards, 3 TDs
Defense (Totals are for 7 games)
- Caleb Hardison (#77, Jr.) – 37 Tackles, 2 Fumble Recoveries, 1 TD
- Mason Aguirre (#59, Sr.) – 32 Tackles, 1 Fumble Recovery, 1 Interception
- Javaren Robey (#1, So.) – 30 Tackles, 2 Fumble Recoveries
- M.J. Jones (#4, Jr.) – 29 Tackles, 1 Interception

Crittenden vs. Russellville Series
Season - Result - Score - Location
1957 – Loss – 6-59 – Away
1958 – Loss – 7-32 – Home
1959 – Win – 19-7 – Away
1960 – Loss – 13-25 – Home
1961 – Loss – 0-39 – Away
1962 – Win – 24-14 – Home
1963 – Win – 27-19 – Home
1964 – Loss – 6-26 – Home
1965 – Loss – 6-25 – Away
1966 – Loss – 0-38 – Home
1967 – Loss – 0-15 – Away
1968 – Loss – 0-45 – Home
1969 – Loss – 8-52 – Away
1970 – Loss – 0-32 – Home
1971 – Loss – 8-20 – Away
1972 – Loss – 12-14 – Home
1973 – Loss – 6-32 – Away
1974 – Loss – 7-26 – Home
1975 – Win – 36-10 – Away
1976 – Loss – 7-22 – Home
1977 – Loss – 0-52 – Away
1978 – Loss – 14-43 – Home
1979 – Loss – 0-34 – Away
1980 – Loss – 20-51 – Home
1983 – Loss – 14-42 – Away
1984 – Loss – 0-13 – Home
1985 – Win – 18-13 – Away
1986 – Win – 10-8 – Home
1991 – Loss – 14-35 – Away
1992 – Loss – 3-35 – Home
1993 – Loss – 3-49 – Away
1994 – Loss – 0-54 – Home
1995 – Loss – 0-35 -  Away
1996 – Win – 14-6 – Home
1997 – Loss – 14-34 – Away
1998 – Win – 27-12 – Home
1999 – Win – 27-12 – Away
2000 – Win – 27-26 – Home 
2001 – Win – 22-21 – Away – Overtime
2002 – Win – 19-3 – Home
2003 – Loss – 21-28 – Away
2004 – Win – 27-20 – Home
2005 – Win – 59-6 – Away
2006 – Win – 35-21 – Home
2006 – Loss – 28-34 – Home – Playoffs Round 1
CC trails in the series 15-30 (33.3% winning percentage)
CC has won 8 of the last 10.

Biggest win in the series for CC, 59-6 in 2005

Biggest loss in the series for CC, 0-54 in 1994

Coach Starnes is 9-8 against Russellville.

CC has scored at least 19 points in each of the last 10 games played.

Most Games Played Against A Single Opponent
Opponent - Number of Contests
Caldwell County – 48
Russellville – 45
Fulton City – 43
Webster County – 42
Trigg County – 38

RECORD WATCH

Travis McKinney
– Tackles for Loss in a Career – 19 TFLs – Currently Tied for 8th with Jordan Roberts (2000-2003) – Next up are Matt Jent (21), Brian Penn (22), and Gaige Courtney (25).
– Caused Fumbles in a Career – 8 Caused Fumbles – Currently Tied for 2nd with Nathan Heady (2001) and Matt Jent (1996-1999) – The career leader is Blake Gardner (2002-2005) with 9.
– Fumble Recoveries in a Career – 5 Recoveries – Currently Tied for 13th with six others – The career leader is Billy Mills with 8.
- Career Sacks – 10 – Currently tied for 2nd place – Next up is the all-time leader, Zac Beverly, with 15.

Travis Fitzgerald
– Tackles for Loss in a Career – 16 TFLs – Currently Tied for 12th with Dyllan Thornton (2006-2009) and Josh James (1999-2002) – Next up are Dustin Lanham and Lucas Mick with 18.
– Caused Fumbles in a Career – 6 Caused Fumbles – Currently Tied for 5th with three others – The career leader is Blake Gardner (2002-2005) with 9.
– Fumble Recoveries in a Career – 8 Recoveries – Currently Tied for all-time leader in the category with Billy Mills.

Nick Castiller
– Career Passing Yards in a Season – 1,285 – Currently in 3rd place – Next up are Austin Berry (2005) with 1,486 and Austin Berry (2004) with 2,017.
– Career Passing Yards in a Career – 2,078 – Currently in 4th place – Next up are J.D. Gray with 2,172 and Jamie Curtis with 2,813.
– Passing Completions in a Season – 86 – Currently in 3rd place – Next up are Jamie Curtis with 88 and Austin Berry, with 122.
– Passing Completions in a Career – 165 – Currently in 4th place – Next up are J.D. Gray with 174, Jamie Curtis with 182, and the all-time leader, Austin Berry, with 227.
– Passing Attempts in a Season – 156 – Currently in 5th place – Next up are Turner Martin with 160, Nick Castiller (2014) with 161, and Jamie Curtis & Austin Berry with 203.
– Passing Attempts in a Career – 321 – Currently in 3rd place – Next up are Austin Berry with 396, and the all-time leader, Jamie Curtis, with 426.
– Passing Touchdowns in a Season – 12 – Currently tied for 3rd place – Next up are Austin Berry (2005) with 17 and Austin Berry (2004) with 29.
– Passing Touchdowns in a Career – 16 – Currently in 5th place – Next up are Mike Sutton with 17, Jamie Curtis with 19, J.D. Gray with 24, and the all-time leader, Austin Berry, with 47.
- Rushing Touchdowns in a Season – 12 – Currently tied for 15th place with Sean Thompson (2002), Rodney Robertson (2007), Blake Gardner (2005) and David Beverly (1997) – Next up are Danny Hodges (1975), Ronnie Moss (1987), and Jeramie Sorina (2006). 
- Touchdowns Scored in a Career – 16 – Tied with Jeff Matz, Jerry Jessup, and Gaige Courtney for 20th – Next up are Lane Wallace with 17 and Demetric Moss & Chad Perryman with 18.

Dylan Hollis
– Receptions in a Season – 20 – Currently tied for 19th place – Next up are Grant Gardner (2011) with 21 and Alex Cosby (2015) and Jerry Jessup (1987) with 22.
– Receptions in a Career – 44 – Currently in 7th place – Next up are Bobby Knox with 48, Denis Hodge with 50, and Kayle Malcom with 51.
– Receiving Yards in a Season – 382 – Currently in 10th place – Next up are Bobby Knox (2012) with 441 and Kyle Myers (1997) with 479.
– Receiving Yards in a Career – 728 – Currently in 4th place – Next up are Denis Hodge (874), Chad Perryman (1,655), and T.K. Guess (1,774).
– Receiving Touchdowns in a Season – 6 – Currently tied for 5th place with seven others – Next up are Shawnte Moss and Jared Champion with 7, Jamie Champion with 8, and T.K. Guess with 12.
– Receiving Touchdowns in a Career – 8 – Currently tied for 8th place with two others – Next up are five players (Denis Hodge, Jerry Jessup, Rodney Robertson, Mike Tosh, and Jamie Champion) with nine, Chad Perryman with 15, and T.K. Guess with 17.
– Consecutive Games with a Reception – 10 – All-time leader is T.K. Guess with 22
- Touchdowns Scored in a Career – 19 – Tied with Sean Thompson and Donny Beverly for 14th – Next up are Brian Berry with 20 and Jeramie Sorina with 22

Alex Cosby
– Consecutive Games with a Reception – 11 – All-time leader is T.K. Guess with 22
– Receptions in a Season – 22 – Currently tied for 16th place – Next up are Tanner Nix (2010) and Brian Penn (1997) with 23.
– Receptions in a Career – 32 – Currently tied for 16th place – Next up are Shane Carter with 33 and Brad Hart with 34.
– Receiving Yards in a Season – 327 – Currently in 14th place – Next up are Cody Robinson (2003) with 358 and Denis Hodge (1985) with 360.
Ethan Hunt
– Consecutive Games with a Reception – 9 – All-time leader is T.K. Guess with 22

Tyler Coleman
– Receptions in a Season – 18 – Currently tied for 25th place – Next up are Dylan Hollis (2014) and Rodney Robertson (2006) with 19.
Will Perkins
– Extra Points Made in a Season – 24 – Currently tied for 7th place – Next up are Buddy McDaniel with 25 and Micah Hollamon with 29.
– Extra Points Made in a Career – 24 – Currently tied for 8th place – Next up are Buddy McDaniel with 25 and Chad Perryman with 28.– Extra Points Attempted in a Season – 29 – Currently tied for 8th place – Next up are Brad Madden (1998) with 30 and Aaron Summers (1987) with 32.

Other Records
- The 1,285 passing yards through the first eight games of the season for Nick Castiller are the most passing yards ever for a Rocket QB in the first eight games of a season.  Austin Berry passed for 1,220 in 2005 and 1,161 in 2004
- Nick Castiller had his seventh, 100+ yard passing game of the season which is the second most ever in a single season.  The single season record holder for most 100 yard passing games in a season is Austin Berry with 10 (2004).
- Nick Castiller is the second Rocket Quarterback to have two career touchdown passes of 75 yards or longer.  Brad Gilbert accomplished the feat as well.

Other Notes
- The Rockets scored 93 points in the past two games.  The last time CC has scored that many total points in two back-to-back games was week 7 and 8 of the 2010 season when CC scored 61 and 48, respectively.  The 61-point game was also the last time the Rockets scored 50 points in a single game.
 -  The CC Defense has held Fulton City and Fulton County to a combined 3 total rushing yards.  The last is the lowest rushing total for two consecutive opponents since 1994.  The previous low during that period was 23 yards in 2008.
- The 179 total yards allowed in the past two games are the lowest consecutive game total since week 7 and 8 of the 2010 season.  147 total yards were allowed during those two weeks.
- The 44-point victory was the largest away from Rocket Stadium since week 8 of the 2010 season versus Fulton County when the Rockets won 61-8, a margin of 53 points.
- Ethan Hunt intercepted two passes in a single game.  The last time a Rocket player had more interceptions in a single game was 2007 against Fulton County (Jeramie Sorina, 3).
- The 82-yard TD pass from Nick Castiller to Seth Birdwell is tied for the sixth longest TD pass in school history.  The other 82-yard TD pass was in 1989 from Brad Gilbert to Jerry Jessup against Ballard Memorial.

Biggest Halftime leads since 1994 (Top 5 Listed)
2010 – Fulton County – 54-0
2008 – Fulton County – 51-0
2004 – Muhlenberg North – 48-0
2009 – Fulton City – 44-0
2015 – Fulton County – 43-0

Biggest Leads and Most Points at the end of the first quarter since 1994 (Top 5 Listed)
2010 – Fulton County – 40-0
2015 – Fulton County – 36-0
2010 – Fulton City – 35-0
2004 – Muhlenberg North – 34-0
2008 – Fulton County – 30-0
2009 – Fulton City – 30-0

 2016 District Opponent Review
- Russellville (7-1) – The Panthers secured a first round home playoff game with their 70-24 win over Fulton City.  Russellville had 554 yards rushing which included seven rushing touchdowns.  The Panther defense did allow 213 yards through the air to Fulton City.
- Fulton City (1-8) – The Bulldogs lost to Russellville, 24-70.  They are now the third place district team.
- Fulton County (0-8) – Lost to CC 6-50 and has secured a last place finish in the district.  The Pilots have Halls (TN) coming to Hickman this week.  Halls is 5-3 on the year and beat Fulton City, 34-8, earlier this season.
2016 PROBABLE Playoff Matchups
District 1 will host Region Championship if both teams have the seam seed. 
- District 1 #1 Seed – Crittenden Co. (#14, AP) (6-2, 2-0) /Russellville vs. District 2 #4 Seed – Ft. Knox (2-6, 0-2)
- District 1 #2 Seed – Crittenden Co./Russellville (#5, AP) (7-1, 2-0) vs. District 2 #3 Seed – Caverna (2-6, 1-1)
- District 2 #1 Seed – Bethlehem (#11, AP) (6-2, 2-0) vs. District 1 #4 Seed – Fulton County (0-8, 0-2)
- District 2 #2 Seed – Campbellsville (#12, AP) (6-2, 1-1) vs. District 1 #3 Seed – Fulton City (1-8, 1-2)


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