Fourteen area high school football teams have qualified for the Maryland state playoffs, which will begin this weekend.

In Virginia, five local teams begin play in regional semifinal Group AA and A competition. Group AAA playoffs begin in two weeks.

And in Maryland state soccer semifinals, six area teams will participate on Friday. The schedule: FOOTBALL MARYLAND STATE QUARTERFINALS Class AA Friday Games

Friendly at Seneca Valley, 7:30

Annapolis at Severna Park, 7:30 Saturday Games

Meade at Springbrook, 1

Bowie at Oxon Hill, 1 Class A Saturday Games

Frederick at Linganore, 1

Franklin vs. Overlea at Dundalk CC, 1

Thomas Stone at Laurel, 1

Fort Hill vs. Lackey at White Plains, 1 Class B Friday Games

J.M. Bennett at Cambridge, 7:30

Allegany at South Garrett, 7:30 Saturday Games

Forestville at Fairmont Heights, 1

Walkersville at Damascus, 1 Class C Friday Games

Sparrows Point at Havre de Grace, 7:30 Saturday Games

Oakland Mill vs. Milford Mill at Catonsville CC, 1

South Hill at Kent, 1

Brunwick at Smithsburg, 1 VIRGINIA STATE PLAYOFFS AA Division 4, Region 2 Friday Games

Loudoun at Western Albemarle, 8

Park View at Charlottesville, 8 AA Division 3, Region 2

King George at James Monroe, 8

Handley at Harrisonburg, 8 Group A, Division 1, Region B

Manassas Park or Riverhead at Strasburg, 8MARYLAND STATE SOCCER Friday's Games

Semifinals Class AA at Arundel

Bethesda-CC vs. Bowie, 5

Dulaney vs. Arundel, 7:30 Class A at North Carroll

North Carroll vs. C. Milton Wright, 5

Laurel vs. South River, 7:30 Class B at South Carroll

Middletown vs. Southern of Harwood, 5

Centennial vs. Bel Air, 7:30 Class C at Broadneck

Easton vs. Mount Savage, 5

Hereford vs. Perryville, 7:30