Posted: 11:57 am Monday, September 30th, 2013

State’s midseason stat leaders include Dwyer 

By Jeff Greer

Courtesy of our friend Pete Thomson, here’s a list of the state’s offensive and defensive leaders at the end of September.

Hard to believe the season’s almost halfway over. Dwyer (5-0) is among the state’s top offensive and defensive teams through five weeks. Here’s the full listing of the state’s team offense and team defense leaders:

BEST OFFENSES

Point-a-minute boys

8A Apopka (5-1, 319-123) — 53.2 ppg
6A Hallandale (5-0, 258-70) — 51.6 ppg
4A University (5-0, 255-33) — 51.0 ppg
7A Niceville (5-0, 254-58) — 50.8 ppg
5A South Sumter (5-0, 249-29) — 49.8 ppg
3A Melbourne Central Catholic (4-0, 193-36) — 48.2 ppg

Others over 40.0 ppg

5A Pensacola West Florida (4-0, 190-44) — 47.5 ppg; 6A Lake City Columbia (5-0, 233-44) __ 46.6 ppg; 8A Bradenton Manatee (5-0, 230-48) __ 46.0 ppg; 7A Tarpon Springs East Lake (5-0, 229-22) __ 45.8 ppg; 8A Winter Garden West Orange (5-0, 229-64) __ 45.8 ppg; 5A Tallahassee Godby (4-1, 219-65) __ 43.8 ppg; 4A Jacksonville Bolles (4-1, 218-163) __ 43.6 ppg; 4A Miami Washington (5-0, 212-30) __ 42.4 ppg; 7A Palm Beach Gardens Dwyer (5-0, 211-20) __ 42.2 ppg; 8A Orlando Dr Phillips (5-0, 211-49) __ 42.2 ppg; 3A Frostproof (4-1, 209-32) __ 41.8 ppg; 7A Haines City (3-2, 207-90) __ 41.4 ppg; 8A Jacksonville Mandarin (4-1, 201-66) __ 40.2 ppg.

BEST DEFENSES

3A Jacksonville Trinity Christian (4-0, 117-11) — 2.75 ppg
8A North Miami (4-0, 145-14) — 3.5 ppg
7A Palm Beach Gardens Dwyer (5-0, 211-20) — 4.0 ppg
7A Port Charlotte (4-0, 175-16) — 4.0 ppg
6A Sunlake (4-1, 92-20) — 4.0 ppg

1A Chiefland (5-0, 187-21) __ 4.2 ppg; 7A Tarpon Springs East Lake (5-0, 229-22) __ 4.4 ppg; 6A Seffner Armwood (5-0, 172-23) __ 4.6 ppg; 1A Lake Butler Union County (5-0, 142-23) __ 4.6 ppg; 2A South Daytona Warner Christian (4-1, 199-30) __ 5.0 ppg; 7A Plant City (4-0, 112-23) __ 5.75 ppg; 5A Bushnell South Sumter (5-0, 249-29) __ 5.8 ppg; 4A Miami Washington (5-0, 212-30) __ 6.0 ppg; 6A Daytona Beach Mainland (4-1, 134-32) __ 6.4 ppg; 6A Palm Bay Heritage (5-0, 174-32) __ 6.4 ppg; 4A University School (5-0, 255-33) __ 6.6 ppg; 1A Mayo Lafayette (4-0, 125-30) __ 7.5 ppg; 8A Hialeah (3-1, 135-30) __ 7.5 ppg.