Elsewhere, there were plenty of blowout wins by the area’s top teams. In the top 10 alone, six teams won by 35 or more points.
The Stags had a bye and will have to wait a few more days to kick off WCAC play.
Next: Saturday at No. 4 Gonzaga, 2 p.m.
2. Good Counsel (6-1) LR: 4
Sy’Veon Wilkerson, Chase Williams, Sean Aaron and Lejay Hatcher each rushed for an overtime touchdown as the Falcons took down then-No. 1 Gonzaga in a shootout.
Next: Friday vs. No. 5 St. John’s, 7 p.m.
3. Quince Orchard (6-0) LR: 3
After a tight first quarter, the Cougars outscored Richard Montgomery 52-7 to earn a 59-14 win.
Next: Friday vs. Whitman, 6:30 p.m.
4. Gonzaga (6-1) Last ranked: 1
The Eagles fell to Good Counsel in a five-overtime thriller, ending an eight-game win streak.
Next: Saturday vs. No. 1 DeMatha, 2 p.m.
5. St. John’s (3-4) LR: 5
The Cadets kicked off conference play with a 45-7 win over McNamara.
Next: Friday at No. 2 Good Counsel, 7 p.m.
Isaiah Daniel had a 65-yard rushing touchdown as the Bulldogs held off Madison, 21-14.
Next: Friday at Oakton, 7 p.m.
7. Stone Bridge (6-0) LR: 7
The Bulldogs topped 40 points for a fourth straight game, beating Riverside, 46-3.
Next: Friday vs. Woodgrove, 7 p.m.
The Pumas beat an opponent 70-0 for the second straight week, this time High Point.
Next: Friday at Suitand, 7 p.m.
9. Freedom-Woodbridge (6-0) LR: 9
Julian Edwards rushed for three touchdowns as the Eagles beat Hylton, 46-6.
Next: Friday at Woodbridge, 7 p.m.
10. Northwest (6-0) LR: 10
The Jaguars led by 41 points at halftime in a 44-7 blowout of Churchill.
Next: Friday at Clarksburg, 6:30 p.m
11. Broad Run (6-0) LR: 11
Mitch Griffis threw three touchdowns as the Spartans beat Loudoun Valley, 28-14.
Next: Friday at Churchill, 7 p.m.
12. National Christian (6-1) LR: 12
The Eagles traveled to Ohio and beat Steubenville, 56-55, in overtime.
Next: Friday vs. Central, 7 p.m.
13. Damascus (4-2) LR: 13
Timmy Furgeson had an early pick-six as the Hornets rolled to a 49-8 win over Watkins Mill.
Next: Friday vs. Wheaton, 6:30 p.m.
14. Georgetown Prep (4-2) LR: 14
Two fourth-quarter touchdowns lifted the Little Hoyas to a 23-9 win over Episcopal.
Next: Saturday at No. 16 Landon, 2 p.m
15. Friendship Collegiate (4-3) LR: 15
The Knights ended a two-game losing skid with a 42-0 rout of Riverdale Baptist.
Next: Saturday vs. Penn Wood (PA), 1 p.m.
The Bears topped St. Stephen’s/St. Agnes, 41-35, in double-overtime.
Next: Saturday vs. No. 14 Georgetown Prep, 2 p.m.
17. South County (6-0) LR: 17
The Stallions posted their first shutout of the year, 44-0, over W.T. Woodson.
Next: Friday at West Springfield, 7 p.m.
18. Huntingtown (6-0) LR: 18
The Hurricanes held their opponent to seven or fewer points for the fourth time this season, defeating Chopticon, 33-7.
Next: Friday vs. Leonardtown, 7 p.m.
19. North Point (5-1) LR: 19
After a 42-8 win over Great Mills, the Eagles’ offense is averaging 43 points per game.
Next: Friday vs. St. Charles, 7 p.m.
20. Lake Braddock (5-1) LR: 20
The Bruins overcame an early deficit to beat Robinson, 42-27.
Next: Friday vs. W.T. Woodson, 7 p.m.
On the bubble: Dunbar, Douglass, Paint Branch, Tuscarora