It was another strong week for the Top 20, with only three teams suffering losses.

No. 2 DeMatha handed out one of those losses, beating No. 15 Friendship Collegiate. After falling to Good Counsel last week, this loss concludes a rough two-game visit to the WCAC for the Knights.

Elsewhere, National Christian traveled north to take on one of the best private programs in Connecticut, St. Thomas More. The Eagles lost a shootout, 42-41.

In Virginia, Lake Braddock rejoins the rankings after a loss by Spalding. The Bruins are off to a hot start offensively, averaging 40.2 points.

Here’s a look at how everyone else stacks up:

1. Gonzaga (6-0) Last ranked: 1


For a second straight week, the Eagles welcomed a Florida school to Washington with a blowout. They beat Leesburg, 41-6, on Friday.

Next: Friday vs. No. 4 Good Counsel, 7 p.m.


2. DeMatha (5-1) LR: 2

The Stags shut out No. 15 Friendship Collegiate, 17-0, and have not allowed a point since August.

Next: Oct. 19 at No. 1 Gonzaga, 7 p.m.

3. Quince Orchard (5-0) LR: 3

The Cougars beat Clarksburg, 56-0, for their fourth win by 50 or more points.

Next: Friday at Richard Montgomery, 7 p.m.

4. Good Counsel (5-1) LR: 4

Sy’Veon Wilkerson’s third-quarter touchdown was the difference in a 17-14 win over St. Mary’s Ryken.

Next: Friday at No. 1 Gonzaga, 7 p.m.

5. St. John’s (2-4) LR: 5


Coming off four straight losses to top national competition, the Cadets were idle this week.

Next: Saturday at McNamara, 1 p.m.

6. Westfield (5-0) LR: 6

Quarterback Noah Kim finished 9 for 11 with 207 yards and three touchdowns as the Bulldogs pummeled W.T. Woodson, 53-3.

Next: Friday vs. Madison, 7 p.m.

7. Stone Bridge (5-0) LR: 7


The Bulldogs remain unbeaten after hammering Rock Ridge, 55-7.

Next: Friday at Riverside, 7 p.m.

8. Wise (5-0) LR: 8

The Pumas earned their most lopsided win of the season Saturday by beating Bladensburg, 70-0.

Next: Friday vs. High Point, 7 p.m.

9. Freedom-Woodbridge (5-0) LR: 9

Julian Edwards rushed for 115 yards and a touchdown as the Eagles blew out Forest Park, 49-0.


Next: Friday vs. Hylton, 7 p.m.

10. Northwest (5-0) LR: 11

The Jaguars jumped out to a 21-point lead in the first quarter and never looked back in a 49-13 rout of Gaithersburg.

Next: Friday vs. Churchill, 7 p.m.

11. Broad Run (5-0) LR: 12

Bennett Millar ran for three touchdowns as the Spartans beat Loudoun County, 35-7.

Next: Friday at Loudoun Valley, 7 p.m.

12. National Christian (5-1) LR: 10

The Eagles fell to St. Thomas More (Conn.), 42-41, for their first loss of the year.


Next: Friday at Steubenville (Ohio), 7 p.m.

13. Damascus (3-2) LR: 14

The Swarmin’ Hornets built a 38-point lead by halftime and coasted to a 45-0 win over Seneca Valley.

Next: Friday at Watkins Mill, 6:30 p.m.


14. Georgetown Prep (3-2) LR: 15

Isaiah West had two interceptions as the Little Hoyas beat Benedictine (Va.), 27-13.

Next: Saturday at Episcopal, 2 p.m.

15. Friendship Collegiate (3-3) LR: 13

For the second consecutive week, the Knights fell to a WCAC powerhouse. This time it was DeMatha, which won, 17-0.

Next: Friday at Riverdale Baptist, 7 p.m.

16. Landon (3-1) LR: 16

The Bears posted their highest point total of the season in a 35-16 win over Maret.

Next: Friday at St. Stephen’s/St. Agnes, 4:30 p.m.

17. South County (5-0) LR: 17

The Stallions’ offense kept rolling, topping 40 points for the third time in a 54-7 win against Annandale.


Next: Friday vs. W.T. Woodson, 7 p.m.


18. Huntingtown (5-0) LR: 18

The Hurricanes held off a late rally by St. Charles to earn a 21-20 win.

Next: Friday at Chopticon, 6 p.m.

19. North Point (4-1) LR: 19

The Eagles beat up on Leonardtown, 70-6.

Next: Friday at Great Mills, 6 p.m.

20. Lake Braddock (4-1) LR: NR

The Bruins’ only loss came against No. 6 Westfield.

Next: Friday at Robinson, 7 p.m.

Dropped out: No. 20 Spalding

On the bubble: Dunbar, Douglass, Paint Branch, Tuscarora