Annandale maintained its No. 1 position in The Washington Post weekly area high school football ranking with its 21-0 blanking of Fort Hunt in the Virginia AAA Northern Region semi-finals Friday night.
The Atoms, 11-0, meet third-ranked Madison (11-0), a 35-33 winner over fourth-ranked West Springfield (10-1) in the other seminfinal, for the region title Saturday at W.T. Woodson at 1:30.
Carroll, completing its season at 10-0, stayed in the second spot by stopping sixth-ranked De Matha (9-1), 32-20, in the Metro Conference title game.
Friendly (9-1), the Prince George's Class A champion, moved up from eighth to fifth by mastering Gwynn Park, 13-0. The Patriots, winning their second straight county crown, will play Arundel (9-0), in a Maryland Class A state semifinal Saturday.
Seventh-ranked Dunbar, the Interhigh West Division champion, won its eighth game in nine last week by stepping on Wilson, 24-12. The Crimson Tide must wait for the outcome of the Easter-H.D. Woodson playoff game to see who will be the East Division representative in the Interhigh title game on Thanksgiving at RFK Stadium.
Eleven of the teams ranked are involved in playoff games this week.