2022 Md. Media State Poll (Week 9)
It’s Showdown Week in Maryland.
In advance of all of these teams making their league playoffs, No. 2 Good Counsel and No. 3 DeMatha clash this week in a WCAC contest, and No. 4 Archbishop Spalding takes on No. 6 Mount St. Joseph. While the outcomes will settle regular season league titles they likely will be teasers for playoff rematches in a couple of weeks.
Around the rest of the state, the MPSSAA playoffs begin and many of the Top 25-ranked public schools received first-round byes. In fact, only seven MPSSAA Top 25-ranked schools will be playing this week.
Not only was there no change at the top of the rankings, but the spots 1-12 were also unanimous choices — in that order — by the voters. St. Frances remains No. 1 and figures to have that spot locked up with just a few games remaining.
Now on with the rest of the Top 25 …
|Maryland High School Football Media State Poll|
|Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022 — WEEK 9
|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.
||St. Frances (10)
||6-0||250||1||vs. St. Thomas More (Conn.), Friday|
||Good Counsel||8-1||240||2||vs. No. 3 DeMatha, Friday|
||DeMatha||8-1||230||3||vs. No. 2 Good Counsel, Friday|
||Archbishop Spalding||8-1||220||4||vs. No. 6 Mount St. Joseph, Saturday|
|5.||Quince Orchard||9-0||210||5||vs. Clarksburg, Friday|
||Mount St. Joseph||7-2||200||6||vs. No. 4 Archbishop Spalding, Saturday|
||Flowers||9-0||190||7||vs. Northwestern-PG, Friday|
||Wise||8-1||180||8||vs. Parkdale, Friday|
||Frederick||9-0||160||10||vs. South Hagerstown, Friday|
||Milford Mill||9-0||150||11||vs. Lansdowne, Friday|
||Rock Creek Christian||6-3||140||12||idle|
||St. Mary’s-AA||9-0||127||15||vs. Severn, Friday|
||Georgetown Prep||6-2||103||13||vs. St. Albans (D.C.), Saturday|
||Concordia Prep||7-2||90||18||vs. Mount Carmel, Saturday|
||Fort Hill||8-1||68||20||vs. Southern Garrett, Friday|
||Calvert Hall||4-5||61||17||vs. St. Vincent Pallotti, Friday|
||Douglass-PG||7-1||31||24||vs. La Plata, Saturday|
Others Receiving Votes: Westminster (8-1, 6 points), Oakdale (6-2, 2), St. Mary’s Ryken (4-5, 1).