Season News, Facts & Stats
The table at right tracks how the 1998 team compares to three of the better teams in Eagle history.
The Eagles averaged 46.5 points per game in 1997 and scored a school record 88 touchdowns and Orange County record 651 points. The 1998 Eagles are averaging 23.8 points and have allowed only 107 first half points an average of 8.2 points per game - and a mere 83 pass completions (6.4 per game) in thirteen games.
Santa Margarita has converted an amazing 205 of their past 231 kicks (.890) since the start of the 1996 season. In 1998, they are 34 of 36 in PATs, and 10 of 17 in field goals. In the past 31 games, they have blocked 18 kicks, and allowed only 32 of 42 PAT kicks, and seven out of 15 field goals.
In the past 31 games, opponents have completed only 39.6% of their passes (235 of 594) for 3,081 yards and 13 touchdowns. In their last 17 games the Eagles have allowed only eight TD passes.
In the past 32 games, the Eagles have outscored their opponents 726 to 198 by halftime an average score of 23 to 6.