Two of the D.C. area’s most dominant teams found themselves in trouble this past week. For No. 1 St. John’s, Miami’s Central High proved to be the Cadets’ most challenging opponent so far. It took five overtimes and a miraculous, one-handed catch to remain undefeated. Wise was not as fortunate against Calvert Hall. Despite being ahead late in the third quarter, the Pumas lost their lead, and their 43-game winning streak, in a 19-14 defeat.
It took five overtimes, but the Cadets topped Miami Central thanks to Rakim Jarrett’s one-handed catch.
Next game: Saturday vs. IMG Academy (Fla.), 1 p.m.
It’s “Beat Georgetown Prep Week” for the Eagles, who can turn their attention to the Little Hoyas after racing past Don Bosco (N.J.), 37-7.
Next: Saturday at Georgetown Prep, 2 p.m.
The Swarmin’ Hornets pounded the ball against Sherwood, attempting just seven passes while running back TD Ayo-Durojaiye had 30 carries for 152 yards and four touchdowns.
Next: Friday at Rockville, 6:30 p.m.
The Bulldogs avoided this past weekend’s poor weather thanks to an early-season bye.
Next: Friday vs. Stonewall Jackson, 7 p.m.
The Falcons remained undefeated with a dominant performance against Mount St. Joseph, defeating the Gaels, 58-6.
Next: Friday at St. Joseph’s Prep (Pa.), 7:30 p.m.
The Pumas fell to Calvert Hall, 19-14, for their first loss since Nov. 15, 2014.
Next: Sept. 22 vs. Laurel, 2 p.m.
Jeremiah White had a 60-yard touchdown run as part of the Cougars’ offensive onslaught in a 45-6 victory over Blair.
Next: Friday vs. Clarksburg, 6:30 p.m.
A 20-point first quarter helped the Stags down Franklin, 27-14.
Next: Friday vs. Canada Prep, 7 p.m.
The Vikings blanked another opponent, beating Osbourn Park, 35-0.
Next: Friday vs. Battlefield, 7 p.m.
The Bulldogs made a resounding statement in favor of Loudoun County by blowing out Fairfax County’s Lake Braddock, 70-3.
Next: Friday at Madison, 7 p.m.
Huskies quarterback Miles Thompson finished 7 for 11 for 130 yards and four touchdowns in a 45-14 victory over Paul VI.
Next: Saturday at Blue Ridge (Va.), 2:30 p.m.
The Huskies fought through a delay to get a bounce-back win over T.C. Williams, 30-7.
Next: Friday at Woodgrove, 7 p.m.
A.J. Woods’s 78-yard touchdown run got the Jaguars on the board Saturday, and they never looked back, beating Walter Johnson, 34-7.
Next: Friday at Seneca Valley, 7 p.m.
The Knights’ defense came up big in a 14-6 victory over Wilson.
Next: Saturday vs. Woodson at RFK Stadium, 5 p.m.
Running back Eric McKan upped his touchdown total to seven in a 42-6 win over Fork Union.
Next: Sept. 21 vs. Quince Orchard, 7 p.m.
The Spartans have allowed 14 points in three games.
Next: Friday at John Champe, 7 p.m.
Carrington Nickens-Yzer and Deondre Edmonds had interceptions in the Wildcats’ 26-14 victory at South County.
Next: Friday at Forest Park, 7 p.m.
The Jaguars were hampered by penalties but still pulled out a 20-13 win at Bel Air.
Next: Friday at Eleanor Roosevelt, 7 p.m.
The Raiders dominated Carver Vo-Tech, scoring 26 points in the third quarter en route to a 41-0 victory.
Next: Friday vs. C.H. Flowers, 7 p.m.
Junior Zayd DeLane had 14 carries for 117 yards in the Bears’ 40-3 win over St. Mary’s-Annapolis.
Next: Friday vs. Boys’ Latin, 4:30 p.m.
Dropped out: No. 18 Howard (1-1)