Record-Setting Red Devils

Penns Grove's Ja'brail Murray pulls in his second TD pass in a Nov. 2 game against Highland. The Red Devils have averaged 53.8 points per game this season. RON CORTES / Staff Photographer
Penns Grove's Ja'brail Murray pulls in his second TD pass in a Nov. 2 game against Highland. The Red Devils have averaged 53.8 points per game this season. RON CORTES / Staff Photographer
Posted: November 26, 2012

Here's a by-the-numbers look at the Penns Grove football team, which has a 10-0 record. The Red Devils will play at least one more game and could play two more.

538 Points this season. The Red Devils have set the South Jersey record, breaking the mark of 517 set last season by West Deptford. The state record is 599 by Bergen Catholic in 1998.

53.8 Points per game. The South Jersey record for average points per game is 48.4 by Salem in 1996, and the state record is 51.5 by Don Bosco Prep in 2003.

7 Consecutive shutouts. The Red Devils, who last allowed a point Sept. 29 in a 50-8 win over Salem, have outscored their last seven opponents by 392-0.

60 Magic number. In five of their shutouts, the Red Devils have scored 60 or more points (60-0, 60-0, 64-0, 66-0, and 68-0).

5 Punts. The Red Devils have punted only five times this season.

- Phil Anastasia

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