Whitman (1-2) travels to No. 18 Quince Orchard (3-0) tonight, continuing a daunting six-game stretch in which it has already faced undefeated Gaithersburg and No. 2 Damascus, and finishes with reigning 3A champion Northwest and upstart Bethesda-Chevy Chase. . . .
All-Met linebacker Navorro Bowman will miss a second consecutive game tonight when No. 13 Suitland plays at Largo, but Rams Coach Nick Lynch said further testing revealed no more damage to Bowman's bruised right shoulder and he should be ready to play next week against No. 6 Gwynn Park. . . .
Bowie is trying for its longest winning streak since winning the Maryland 4A title in 2002. The Bulldogs, who have won their past two games, play winless Central on Saturday; the Falcons have been outscored 166-6 this season. . . .
DeMatha RB Patrick Mealy is averaging 11.4 yards per carry, with 524 yards and nine rushing touchdowns in four games. The Stags have outscored opponents 116-0 in the first half this season. . . .
No. 8 Westlake has likely put last week's 18-6 victory at Lackey behind it. The Wolverines host McDonough, which defeated them, 23-3, last season for only the second time in 10 meetings.
Westlake senior QB Mike Pegues, who had not thrown a pass prior to this season, has completed 17 of 24 passes for 348 yards, 4 touchdowns and no interceptions for the eighth-ranked Wolverines. He faces a McDonough defense that has held opponents to 11-of-36 passing.
McDonough senior RB A.J. Wallace, coming off a 56-yard rushing performance last week -- his third-lowest single-game total -- had 262 yards in total offense and two touchdowns against McDonough last season.
Lackey's highly recruited senior lineman J.B. Walton will miss at least two weeks after being diagnosed with a hairline fracture in his ankle. . . .
Robinson senior Lucas Caparelli's fourth touchdown in last week's 40-0 victory over Hayfield gave him 300 career points. His next touchdown will be the 50th of his career.