2022 Md. Media State Poll (Week 4)

Archbishop Spalding’s one-sided win over Calvert Hall, which was a No. 5 vs. 6 contest last week, allowed Spalding to leapfrog Quince Orchard and settle into the No. 4 position in this week’s Top 25.

Quince Orchard slips a spot to No. 5 but remains the highest-ranked public school program, just ahead of No. 6 Wise.

There was only one newcomer to the Top 25 this week — St. Vincent Pallotti, which is returning to the Top 25 after knocking off Gilman. The victory marked Pallotti’s first win over an MIAA A Conference opponent since the shortened 2020 season.

Now on with the rest of the Top 25 …

Maryland High School Football Media State Poll
Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022 — WEEK 4
FREDERICK, Md. — The Maryland High School Football Media State Poll, in its 32nd year, is based on a statewide voting by sports reporters. Schools are ranked by points received. The number in parenthesis reflects first-place votes. LW is last week’s ranking. The rankings are compiled by Sheldon Shealer.
Rk.
Name
Record
Points
LW
This Week
1.
St. Frances (10)
4-0 250 1 vs. Kahuku (Hawaii), Friday
2.
Good Counsel 4-1 240 2 vs. Life Christian (Va.), Friday
3.
DeMatha 4-1 230 3 idle
4.
Archbishop Spalding 4-1 218 5 vs. No. 19 Pallotti, Friday
5. Quince Orchard 4-0 212 4 vs. Seneca Valley, Friday
6.
Wise 4-0 199 7 vs. Gwynn Park, Friday
7.
Mount St. Joseph 3-2 187 9 vs. No. 20 Gilman, Friday
8.
Flowers 4-0 180 8 vs. Laurel, Friday
9.
Calvert Hall 2-3 170 6 vs. La Salle (Pa.), Saturday
10.
Dunbar 4-0 158 10 vs. No. 24 Mervo, Friday
11.
Frederick 4-0 152 11 vs. Catoctin, Friday
12.
Oakdale 4-0 143 12 vs. Fort Hill, Friday
13.
Milford Mill 4-0 131 13 vs. Woodlawn, Friday
14.
Northern Calvert 4-0 117 15 vs. Leonardtown, Friday
15.
Douglass-PG 4-0 112 16 vs. Central, Saturday
16.
Georgetown Prep 2-1 99 18 vs. Riverdale Baptist, Friday
17.
Rock Creek Christian 1-3 78 14 idle
18.
Damascus 3-1 64 17 vs. Watkins Mill, Friday
19.
St. Vincent Pallotti 2-2 59 NR vs. No. 4 Spalding, Friday
20.
Gilman 3-2 55 20 vs. No. 7 Mount St. Joseph, Friday
21.
Concordia Prep 4-1 50 21 vs. Archbishop Curley, Friday
22.
St. Mary’s-AA 4-0 41 24 vs. Boys’ Latin, Friday
23.
South Carroll 4-0 37 23 vs. Thomas Johnson, Friday
24.
Mervo 3-0 27 22 vs. No. 10 Dunbar
25.
St. Mary’s Ryken 2-3 23 19 vs. Trinity Episcopal (Va.), Friday

Others Receiving Votes: Broadneck (3-1, 8 points), Urbana (4-0, 4), Westminster (3-1, 4), Seneca Valley (4-0, 1), Fort Hill (4-0, 1).

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