2019 Md. Media State Poll (Preseason)

The St. Frances dynasty has received national acclaim and starts as a unanimous No. 1 in Maryland.

St. Frances is aiming for a third straight State Poll No. 1 finish.

In a private school-heavy Top 10, DeMatha starts No. 2, followed by Mount St. Joseph, Good Counsel and Calvert Hall.

Now on with the preseason Top 25 …

Maryland High School Football Media State Poll
Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019 — PRESEASON POLL
FREDERICK, Md. — The Maryland High School Football State Poll, in its 30th 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 ranking. The rankings are compiled by Sheldon Shealer.
Rk.
Name
’18 Record
Points
LY
This Week
1.
St. Frances (12)
9-0 300 1 vs. American Collegiate (Fla.)
2.
DeMatha 8-3 287 2 Idle
3.
Mount St. Joseph 10-2 274 7 vs. Good Counsel
4.
Good Counsel 6-4
265 4 vs. Mount St. Joseph
5.
Calvert Hall 12-1 248 5 vs. St. Mary’s Ryken
6.
Absp. Spalding 7-3 236 6 vs. Bishop Moore (Fla.)
7.
Quince Orchard 13-1 233 8 vs. Wootton
8.
Georgetown Prep 8-1 213 9 vs. Loyola
9.
Franklin 12-2 195 15 vs. St. Anthony’s (N.Y.)
10.
Northwest 9-3 187 23 vs. Walt Whitman
11.
Damascus 11-1 179 18 vs. Rockville
12.
Wise 10-2
166 14 vs. Eleanor Roosevelt
13.
Landon 9-1 144 10 vs. Delbarton (N.J.)
14.
National Christian 7-3 130 NR vs. Royalty Institute
15.
Bullis 7-3 119 13 idle
16.
North Point 13-1 114 11 vs. Arundel
17.
McDonogh 3-6 112 NR vs. Berks Catholic (Pa.)
18.
St. Mary’s Ryken 10-2 94 12 vs. Calvert Hall
19.
Milford Mill 9-2 84 25 vs. New Town
20.
Dunbar 10-1 67 NR vs. Mervo
21.
Oakdale 13-0 58 3 vs. Wilde Lake
22.
Broadneck 10-1 50 NR vs. Potomac
23.
Linganore 12-2 41 16 vs. Liberty
24.
Elkton 10-3 28 NR vs. Bohemia Manor
25.
Mervo 10-2 22 NR vs. Dunbar

Others Receiving Votes: Flowers (11 points), Douglass-PG (10 points), Paint Branch (10 points), Arundel (9 points), Fort Hill (4 points), North Caroline (3 points), Northern-Calvert (3 points), Loyola (2 points), Avalon School (1 point), Dundalk (1 point).

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