2018 Md. Media State Poll (Preseason)

Another year, same ol’ teams at the top of the rankings.

Last year’s Maryland Media State Poll No. 1 St. Frances again is the unanimous No. 1 team to start the 2018 season. Longtime state frontrunners Good Counsel and DeMatha follow with Wise and Damascus — both riding 42-game win streaks — rounding out the Top 5.

See who else made the media Top 25 …

Maryland High School Football Media State Poll
Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018 — PRESEASON
FREDERICK, Md. — The Maryland High School Football State Poll, in its 29th year, is based on a statewide voting by sports reporters. Schools are ranked by points received. The number in parenthesis reflects first-place votes. LY is last year’s final rank. The rankings are compiled by Sheldon Shealer.
Rk.
Name
Record
Points
LY
This Week
1.
St. Frances (12)
0-0 300 1 vs. St. Joseph’s Prep (Pa.)
2.
Good Counsel 1-0
287 5 vs. No. 6 Spalding
3.
DeMatha 0-1 271 6 at Imhotep Charter (Pa.)
4.
Wise 0-0
265 2 vs. Camden (N.J.)
5.
Damascus 0-0 243 3 vs. Blake
6.
Absp. Spalding 0-0 233 22 at No. 2 Good Counsel
7.
Quince Orchard 0-0 225 10 at Bethesda-CC
8.
Mount St. Joseph 1-0 205 21 vs. Holy Spirit (N.J.)
9.
Bullis 0-0 199 9 at Absp. Carroll (D.C.)
10.
Northwest 0-0 192 NR vs. Wootton
11.
Landon 0-0 171 7 at Walt Whitman
12.
Oakdale 0-0 162 12 vs. Digital Harbor
13.
Linganore 0-0 156 14 at Archbishop Curley
14.
McDonogh 1-0 144 20 vs. Friendship (D.C.)
15.
Georgetown Prep 0-0 140 8 vs. Woodberry Forest (Va.)
16.
Dunbar 0-0 101 15 vs. Allegany
17.
Broadneck 0-0 92 17 at Bowie
18.
Milford Mill 0-0 87 23 at Tuscarora
19.
Westminster 0-0 81 NR vs. Urbana
20.
Calvert Hall 1-0 72
19 vs. Pallotti
21.
Franklin 0-0 59 NR at Woodlawn
22.
Flowers 0-0 45 25 vs. Patterson
23.
Paint Branch 0-0 36 NR at Northwood
24.
Fort Hill 0-0 32 16 vs. Loyola
25.
North Point 0-0 24 13 at Old Mill

Others Receiving Votes: Eleanor Roosevelt (0-0, 12 points), Lackey (0-0, 12), Avalon School (1-0, 11), National Christian )0-0, 8), St. Mary’s Ryken (0-1, 8), Howard (0-0, 7), Montgomery Blair (0-0, 6), Walkersville (0-0, 5), Old Mill (0-0, 3), Edgewood (0-0, 2), Gilman (0-1, 2), Tuscarora (0-0, 2).

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