2017 Stat Leaders & Records

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Stat Leaders

The winning tradition continued for Bridgewater-Emery/Ethan in 2017. For a third straight season, the Seahawks reached the 11B playoffs and advanced one round further each season. BEE won 9 games this year, that is the most in a season since they won the 9AA Championship in 2013.

BEE averaged 30.6 points, 246.1 rushing yards and 57.7 passing yards per game, while the defense allowed an average of 9.8 points, 146.8 rushing yards and 59 passing yards per game.

Individually, the Seahawks were led by junior running back Jamin Arend, who finished the season with 1,848 all purpose yards. Arend rushed for 1,272 yards on 169 carries (7.5 yards per carry) and 20 rushing TDs. He also caught 8 passes for 171 yards and a TD.

Senior running back Dustin Weber rushed for 627 yards on 77 carries (8.1 yards per carry) and 11 TDs. Senior running back Cole Gassman finished his career by rushing for 348 yards on 51 carries (6.8 yards per carry) and 7 TDs in only 3 games. Sophomore quarter back Brady Hawkins rushed for 337 yards and 4 TDs.

Hawkins went 27-of-53 passing for 641 yards, 4 TDs and 2 interceptions. His top targets outside of Arend were senior Mason Potter (7 catches for 193 yards and 2 TDs) and senior Derek Storm (6 catches for 137 yards and 1 TD).

Defensively, the Seahawks were led by junior defensive end Carter Dye with 126 tackles. Dye had 15.5 tackles for loss, 13 sacks, 4 fumble recoveries, a safety and a defensive TD. Senior Bradlee Schultz was second on the team in tackles with 106. Schultz had 6.5 tackles for loss, 3.5 sacks and 2 fumble recoveries. Other defensive leaders include Weber (87 tackles, 9 tackles for loss, 3 sacks), Arend (74 tackles, 13.5 tackles for loss, 7 sacks and 2 interceptions). Hawkins and Potter each led the team in interceptions with 5 each.

Single Game Team Records

Granted it was only the third season for the Seahawks in the 11-man ranks, there was many team records set over the first two years that were broke this season.

Offensive Team Single Game Records
Points Scored

New record: 56 vs Flandreau

Old record: 53 vs Chamberlain (2016)

Touchdowns

New record: 8 vs Flandreau

Old record: 6 vs Flandreau & EPJ in 2015, Flandreau & EPJ in 2016

*The Seahawks also scored 7 TDs vs EPJ in 2017, and 6 vs Beresford and MCM*

Offensive Yards

New record: 440 vs MCM

Old record: 423 vs Beresford (2016)

*The Seahawks also had 424 offensive yards vs Canton in 2017*

Rushing TDs

New record: 7 vs Elk Point-Jefferson

Old record: 6 vs Flandreau & EPJ in 2015

* The Seahawks also had 6 rushing TDs vs MCM in 2017*

Rushing Attempts

New record: 56 vs Woonsocket/Wessington Springs/Sanborn Central

Old record: 55 vs Beresford (2016)

First Downs

New record: 25 vs Woonsocket/Wessington Springs/Sanborn Central

Old record: 23 vs Beresford (2016)

Defensive Team Single Game Records
Least Total Yards

New record: 44 vs Elk Point-Jefferson

Old record: 91 vs Beresford (2016)

*The Seahawks also allowed only 75 total yards to Beresford and 78 total yards to Flandreau in 2017*

Least Rushing Yards

New record: 31 vs Flandreau

Old record: 32 vs Flandreau (2016)

Interceptions

New record: 6 vs McCook Central/Montrose

Old record: 3 vs Chamberlain (2016)

Turnovers Forced

New record: 7 vs McCook Central/Montrose

Old record: 3 vs Chamberlain (2016)

*The Seahawks also forced 4 turnovers vs Winner in 2017, and 3 turnovers vs Flandreau & Canton in 2017*

QB Sacks

New record: 6 vs McCook Central/Montrose

Old record: 3 vs Chamberlain (2015)

*The Seahawks also had 5 sacks vs Canton in 2017, and 4 sacks vs W/WS/SC & MCM in 2017*

Offensive Team Season Total Records
Points

New record: 367

Old record: 247 (2015)

Total Offensive Yards

New record: 3,645

Old record: 2,844 (2016)

Rushing Attempts

New record: 453

Old record: 397 (2016)

2-Pt Conversion %

New record: 47 %

Old record: 42.9 (2015)

Kick Return TDs

Tied record: 2

Old record: 2 (2016)

Touchdowns

New record: 50

Old record: 34 (2015)

Rushing Yards

New record: 2,953

Old record: 2,327 (2016)

Rushing TDs

New record: 45

Old record: 29 (2015)

Punt Return TDs

Tied record: 1

Old record: 1 (2016)

First Downs

New record: 147

Old record: 140 (2016)

Rushing First Downs

New record: 122

Old record: 114 (2016)

Defensive Team Season Total Records
Least Points Allowed

New record: 118

Old record: 136 (2016)

Least Passing TDs

Tied record: 4

Old record: 4 (2015 & 2016)

Fumbles Recovered

New record: 16

Old record: 6 (2015)

Turnovers Forced

New record: 33

Old record: 15 (2016)

Least Points/Game

New record: 9.8

Old record: 12.4 (2016)

Most Interceptions

New record: 17

Old record: 10 (2016)

QB Sacks

New record: 37

Old record: 11 (2015)

Shut-Outs

Tied record: 4

Old record: 3 (2016)

Season Total Team Records

Points

New record: 367

Old record: 247 (2015)

Touchdowns

New record: 50

Old record: 34 (2015)

Total Offensive Yards

New record: 3,645

Old record: 2,844 (2016)

Rushing Yards

New record: 2,953

Old record: 2,327 (2016)

Rushing Attempts

New record: 453

Old record: 397 (2016)

Rushing TDs

New record: 45

Old record: 29 (2015)

2-Pt Conversion %

New record: 47 %

Old record: 42.9 (2015)

Punt Return TDs

Tied record: 1

Old record: 1 (2016)

Look for an article including individual records and season awards coming after Thanksgiving!

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