Maryland high school football projected playoff pairings

November 9, 2013

Below are the updated projected playoff pairings for the 10 public school regions in Maryland that contain schools in our coverage area. *Note: All projections are unofficial. The MPSSAA will release official matchups in the coming days.

Maryland 4A North

In: Paint Branch (9-1), Perry Hall (9-1), Howard (8-2), Sherwood (7-3)

Skinny: No. 1 Paint Branch will host No. 4 Sherwood, whom the Panthers beat, 55-21, on Nov. 1. No. 2 Perry Hall will host No.3 Howard.

Maryland 4A South

In: Suitland (10-0), DuVal (9-1), Wise (7-3), C.H. Flowers (7-3)

Skinny: No. 1 Suitland will host No. 4 C.H. Flowers, whom the Rams beat, 27-6, on Oct. 26. No. 2 DuVal will host No. 3 Wise, whom the Tigers beat, 14-13, on Sept. 13.

Maryland 4A East

In: Old Mill (10-0), Meade (8-2), Broadneck (8-2), Arundel (8-2)

Skinny: No. 1 Old Mill will host No. 4 Arundel, whom the Patriots beat, 24-14, on Sept. 13. No. 2 Meade will host No. 3 Broadneck, whom the Mustangs beat, 26-20, on Nov. 1.

Maryland 4A West

In: Quince Orchard (9-1), Northwest (8-2), Gaithersburg (8-2), Clarksburg (7-3)

Skinny: No. 1 Quince Orchard will host No. 4 Clarksburg, whom the Cougars beat, 35-7, on Sept. 6. No. 2 Northwest will host No. 3 Gaithersburg in a rematch of the Trojans’ 26-6 win on Sept. 28.

Maryland 3A South

In: Huntingtown (9-1), Lackey (8-2), Stephen Decatur (7-3), Westlake (6-4)

Skinny: No. 1 Huntingtown will host No. 4 Westlake. No. 2 Lackey will host No. 3 Stephen Decatur.

Maryland 3A East

In: Glenelg (9-1), City (8-2), River Hill (8-2), Reservoir (7-3)

Skinny: No. 1 Glenelg will host No. 4 Reservoir, whom the Gladiators beat 24-6 on Sept. 20. No. 2 City will host No. 3 River Hill.

Maryland 3A West

In: Linganore (9-1), Damascus (9-1), Urbana (8-2), South Hagerstown (9-1)

Skinny: No. 1 Linganore will host No. 4 South Hagerstown. No. 2 Damascus will host No. 3 Urbana.

Maryland 2A South

In: Patuxent (10-0), Gwynn Park (10-0), Douglass (8-2), Hammond (6-4)

Skinny: No. 1 Patuxent will host No. 4 Hammond. No. 2 Gwynn Park will host No. 3 Douglass, whom the Yellow Jackets beat, 40-28, on Sept. 21.

Maryland 2A West

In: Middletown (10-0), South Carroll (8-2), Catoctin (7-3), Poolesville (7-3)

Skinny: No. 1 Middletown will host No. 4 Poolesville. No. 2 South Carroll will host No. 3 Catoctin.

Maryland 1A North

In: Surrattsville (8-2), Forestville (8-2), Sparrow’s Point (7-3), FAET (7-2)

Skinny: No. 1 Surrattsville will host No. 4 FAET next week. No. 2 Forestville will host No. 3 Sparrows Point.

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