In the Interstate Athletic Conference, everything comes down to next week’s game between Georgetown Prep and Bullis. The Bulldogs pulled off a surprising rout of Landon this weekend and will face the Hoyas in their regular season finale. With both teams at 3-0 in conference play, that game will produce a champion.
And in Virginia, there are two big games looming in the final week of the regular season: Lake Braddock against South County, and Stone Bridge against Broad Run.
1. Gonzaga (8-1) Last week: 1
The Eagles were idle ahead of a big regular season finale against No. 3 St. John’s.
Next: Saturday vs. No. 3 St. John’s at Catholic University, 7 p.m.
2. Quince Orchard (9-0) LW: 2
The Cougars finished the regular season with a 47-7 win over Walter Johnson and will be the No. 1 seed in the 4A West region.
Next: Friday vs. Gaithersburg, 7 p.m.
3. St. John’s (5-4) LW: 4
The Cadets kept their perfect conference record alive with a 24-20 win over No. 4 DeMatha.
Next: Saturday vs. No. 1 Gonzaga at Catholic University, 7 p.m.
The Stags put together two late drives against No. 3 St. John’s but couldn’t convert either in a 24-20 loss.
Next: Playoff opponent TBD.
5. Good Counsel (7-3) LW: 5
The Falcons closed the regular season by putting up a season-high 52 points in a win over McNamara.
Next: Playoff opponent TBD.
Mikal Legall rushed for 171 yards and four touchdowns in a 41-0 win over West Potomac.
Next: Friday vs. Chantilly, 7 p.m.
7. Stone Bridge (9-0) LW: 7
After a 41-0 win over Potomac Falls, the Bulldogs will carry an undefeated record into next week’s Battle of the ’Burn game against No. 10 Broad Run.
Next: Friday vs. Broad Run, 7 p.m.
The Pumas will be the top seed in the Maryland 4A South region after finishing with an undefeated regular season record for the fourth time in five years.
Next: Friday vs. Northwestern, 7 p.m.
9. Freedom-Woodbridge (9-0) LW: 9
The Eagles topped 60 points for a second straight week by beating Gar-Field, 68-7.
Next: Friday vs. Colgan, 7 p.m.
10. Broad Run (9-0) LW: 10
The Spartans jumped to an early 14-0 lead against Briar Woods and rode it to a 24-7 win.
Next: Friday at No. 7 Stone Bridge, 7 p.m.
11. Damascus (7-2) LW: 11
The Hornets will be the No. 2 seed in the 3A West region, behind Linganore.
Next: Friday vs. Magruder, 7 p.m.
12. Georgetown Prep (7-2) LW: 12
After beating St. Stephen’s/St. Agnes, the Hoyas will face Bullis in a game that will determine the IAC championship.
Next: Saturday vs. Bullis, 5 p.m.
13. Friendship Collegiate (7-3) LW: 13
The Knights are making a habit of winning low-scoring games; they beat Life Christian Academy, 11-8.
Next: Saturday vs. Royalty Institute, noon
14. Northwest (8-1) LW: 14
After a blowout win over Wootton, the Jaguars will be the No. 2 seed in the Maryland 4A West region, behind Quince Orchard.
Next: Friday vs. Clarksburg, 7 p.m.
15. South County (9-0) LW: 15
After beating Fairfax, the Stallions will close their regular season with a big game against No. 17 Lake Braddock.
Next: Friday at No. 17 Lake Braddock, 7 p.m.
16. Huntingtown (9-0) LW: 17
With a 47-6 win over Great Mills, the Hurricanes will be the top seed in the Maryland 3A South region.
Next: Friday vs. J.M. Bennett, 7 p.m.
17. Lake Braddock (8-1) LW: 18
Joe Murray had five touchdowns in the Bruins’ 49-35 win over West Springfield.
Next: Friday vs. No. 15 South County, 7 p.m.
The Crimson Tide pushed its winning streak to six games with a 36-18 victory over Wilson.
Next: Friday vs. H.D. Woodson, 6 p.m.
The Bulldogs have bounced back from their 1-2 start; a 41-14 win over Landon gave them six straight victories.
Next: Saturday at Georgetown Prep, 5 p.m.
20. Douglass (9-0) LW: NR
The Eagles capped off a perfect regular season with a 38-16 win over Crossland.
Next: Saturday vs. Crossland, 1 p.m.
Dropped out: No. 16 National Christian (7-3), No. 19 Landon (5-3)
On the bubble: Paint Branch, Tuscarora, South River, Potomac (Md.)