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By the Numbers: Anderson Cubs

Third-year Anderson High head coach Don Trotter looks to build off of the Cubs’ success from last year’s 10-win season. Anderson opens the year Aug. 24 at Red Bluff.

Here’s some key numbers to look at heading into the 2018 campaign:

8.2

Parker Phillips scored a touchdown on every 8.2 times he touched the ball during last season’s Northern Section Division III finals run. He ended with 25 touchdowns in 13 games.

10

The Cubs went 10-3 in 2017, which was the only winning season they’ve had in the past 10 years.

4

Anderson four team-high marks in the MaxPreps era (since 2004) for team passing yards (1,589), rushing yards (2,981), total yards (4,570) and total yards per game (351.5).

11

Anderson’s 24-21 victory over West Valley in the Northern Section Division III semifinals not only avenged a 47-8 loss in the regular season meeting called the South County Showdown, but it snapped a 11-game losing streak against its intradistrict rival.

0

The Cubs did not lose at home last season, going a perfect 6-0 at Bob Reid Stadium in 2017 – the first time they were undefeated at home in the MaxPreps era. Anderson was 4-1 at home in 2008 and 5-1 in 2006.

T.J. is a national-award winning journalist passionate about local news and telling the story no one else knows about. He’s roamed sidelines, baselines and bleachers in the North State since 2010 and is a content producer from sunup to sundown. Sports are a hobby he shares with his wife Tracy where they’ve spent many dates around a field or court of some sort.

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