Wheaton graduated more than half its varsity roster from last season’s 4-6 squad. Senior C Haileb Gebrekiden, one of just four returning starters, anchors the Knights’ offensive line. . . . Former Clarksburg defensive coordinator Will Gant takes the helm at Poolesville , which hasn’t won more than three games since 2005. The Falcons (2-8) feature a defense led by senior LBs Evan Habib, Rob Winning and Chris Oyer.

— Eric Detweiler