Category: Bishop O’Connell



Maryland High School Football Media State Poll

FREDERICK -- The Maryland High School Football State Poll, in its 27th year, is based on a statewide voting by sports reporters. Schools are ranked by points received. The rankings are compiled by Sheldon Shealer.

Baltimore-area teams in bold.

1. DeMatha Catholic (Record: 5-0, Total votes: 300, Last week's ranking: 1)

Last week: defeated St. Mary's-Ryken 56-12

This week: vs. St. John's College (DC) at Prince George's Sports Complex, Sept. 30

 

2. Henry A. Wise (4-0, 279, No. 4)

Last week: defeated Northwestern-Prince George's, 40-0

This week: vs. Charles H. Flowers, Sept. 30

 

3. Damascus (4-0, 277, No. 3)

Last week: defeated Poolesville, 49-0

This week: at Wheaton, Sept. 30

 

4. McDonogh School (4-1, 258, No. 5)

Last week: defeated Canada Prep Academy, 36-20

This week: Off; next game - at Loyola Blakefield, Oct. 7

 

5. Good Counsel (3-1, 251, No. 2)

Last week: lost to St. John's College (DC), 39-22

This week: at Bishop Sullivan Catholic (VA), Sept. 30 

 

6. Archbishop Spalding (3-1, 242, No. 6)

Last week: defeated Avalon School, 49-0

This week: at Loyola Blakefield, Sept. 30

 

7. Quince Orchard (3-1, 223, No. 7)

Last week: defeated Clarksburg, 21-7

This week: at Gaithersburg, Sept. 30

 

8. Mount St. Joseph (3-1, 220, No. 8)

Last week: defeated Capital Christian Academy, 42-0

This week: vs. Gilman School, Oct. 1

 

9. St. Frances Academy (4-1, 192, No. 9)

Last week: defeated Bishop Sullivan Catholic (VA), 28-21

This week: vs. No. 14 Calvert Hall College at Morgan State University, Sept. 30

 

10. Howard (4-0, 177, No. 10)

Last week: defeated Mount Hebron, 47-0

This week: vs. Oakland Mills, Sept. 30

 

11. Fort Hill (4-0, 164, No. 14)

Last week: defeated Silver Oak Academy, 55-6

This week: vs. Capital Christian Academy, Sept. 30

 

12. Bishop McNamara (2-3, 159, No. 11)

Last week: lost to Gonzaga College (DC), 31-23

This week: vs. Archbishop Carroll (DC), Oct. 1

 

13. Riverdale Baptist School (4-1, 154, No. 12)

Last week: defeated Landon School, 33-0

This week: vs. Georgetown Prep, Sept. 30

 

14. Calvert Hall College (4-1, 149, No. 13)

Last week: defeated New Era Academy, 44-6

This week: vs. No. 9 St. Frances Academy at Morgan State University, Sept. 30

 

15. Eleanor Roosevelt (3-1, 109, No. 15)

Last week: defeated Charles H. Flowers, 14-6

This week: at Bladensburg, Sept. 30

 

16. Old Mill (4-0, 134, No. 16)

Last week: defeated Arundel, 42-21

This week: vs. Chesapeake-Anne Arundel, Sept. 30

 

17. Montgomery Blair (4-0, 97, No. 17)

Last week: defeated Winston Churchill, 28-0

This week: at Paint Branch, Sept. 30

 

18. Northwest (3-1, 81, No. 18)

Last week: defeated Walt Whitman, 42-13

This week: vs. No. 22 Sherwood, Sept. 30

 

19. Patuxent (4-0, 76, No. 19)

Last week: defeated LaPlata, 55-7

This week: vs. Lackey, Sept. 30

 

20. Walkersville (4-0, 74, No. 20)

Last week: defeated Blake, 28-0

This week: vs. Linganore, Sept. 30

 

21. Georgetown Prep (2-1, 72, No. 21)

Last week: Did not play

This week: at No. 13 Riverdale Baptist School, Sept. 30

 

22. Sherwood (4-0, 66, No. 22)

Last week: defeated Springbrook, 43-7

This week: at No. 18 Northwest, Sept. 30

 

23. Bullis School (3-1, 33, No. 23)

Last week: defeated Bishop O'Connell (VA), 21-0

This week: Off; next game - at No. 13 Riverdale Baptist School, Oct. 7

 

24. Franklin (2-1, 27, No. 24)

Last week: defeated Catonsville, 51-7

This week: at Kenwood, Sept. 30

 

25. Tuscarora (4-0, 25, No. 25)

Last week: defeated Frederick, 42-29

This week: vs. Archbishop Curley, Sept. 30

Others receiving votes: Loyola Blakefield (4-0, 18 points); Oakdale (4-0, 9); Annapolis (4-0, 6); Oxon Hill (4-0, 5); Milford Mill Academy (4-0, 4); Seneca Valley (3-1, 2); Calvert (4-0, 1).