1. DeMatha (6-0) Last week: 1
The Stags attempted just eight passes and tailback Khory Spruill rushed for 106 yards and a touchdown in Friday’s 14-13 win over then-No. 2 St. John’s.
Next: Friday vs. McNamara (3-3), 7 p.m.
2. Wise (5-0) LW: 3
The Pumas posted their third shutout in four games as junior John Oliver rushed for 124 yards and two touchdowns in a 35-0 win against C.H. Flowers.
Next: Saturday at DuVal (4-1), 2 p.m.
3. Damascus (5-0) LW: 4
With a 49-0 win over Wheaton on Saturday, the Swarmin’ Hornets have gone nine consecutive quarters without allowing a point.
Next: Friday vs. Blake (3-2), 7 p.m.
4. Gonzaga (5-1) LW: 7
Senior running back Tyree Randolph had five touchdowns in the first half during the Eagles’ 38-6 win over St. Mary’s Ryken on Saturday.
Next: Bye; Oct. 15 vs. No. 1 DeMatha (6-0), 2 p.m.
5. St. John’s (4-2) LW: 2
The Cadets nearly upended No. 1 DeMatha on Friday, but were done in by a poor snap on a fourth-quarter punt attempt and a failed two-point conversion late.
Next: Friday at St. Mary’s Ryken (0-6), 7 p.m.
6. Sherwood (5-0) LW: 11
The Warriors executed down the stretch, outscoring Northwest 14-0 in the fourth quarter en route to a 28-13 victory to remain unbeaten.
Next: Friday vs. Northwood (2-3), 6:30 p.m.
7. Old Mill (5-0) LW: 12
Senior Sirus Gay and junior Isaiah Batts each rushed for two touchdowns as the Patriots rolled past Chesapeake, 49-13 for their 23rd straight regular-season win.
Next: Friday at North County (1-4), 6:30 p.m.
8. Madison (5-0) LW: 13
Sophomore John Finney ran the opening kickoff back for a touchdown and also scored on a 78-yard run in the fourth quarter in the Warhawks’ 41-20 win over Yorktown.
Next: Friday at Marshall (2-3), 7 p.m.
9. Quince Orchard (4-1) LW: 9
Quarterback Doc Bonner and running back Marvin Beander combined for five touchdowns in the Cougars’ 45-7 win against Gaithersburg.
Next: Friday vs. Churchill (0-5), 6:30 p.m.
10. Episcopal (3-0) LW: 10
Quarterback Seth Agwunobi had a 55-yard touchdown run to kick-start the Maroon in their rain-filled 14-10 win over Collegiate (Va.) Friday in Richmond.
Next: Friday vs. St. Stephen’s/St. Agnes (4-1), 8 p.m.
11. Stone Bridge (4-1) LW: 14
After a 48-12 win over West Springfield, the Bulldogs have rushed for more than 400 yards in three straight games and junior Bradley Block leads the team with eight touchdowns.
Next: Friday at Robinson (3-2), 7 p.m.
12. Westfield (4-1) LW: 15
Three different players scored rushing touchdowns as the Bulldogs rebounded from their first loss in more than a year with a 41-3 rout of Oakton.
Next: Friday at Briar Woods (2-3), 7 p.m.
13. South County (4-1) LW: 16
Following a 56-19 victory at T.C. Williams on Saturday, the Stallions have won three straight games while averaging more than 52 points per contest.
Next: Friday vs. W.T. Woodson (3-2), 7 p.m.
14. Howard (5-0) LW: 17
The Lions have yet to allow more than one touchdown in a game this year after Friday’s 40-6 win over Oakland Mills, a game in which they also rushed for 391 yards.
Next: Friday vs Centennial (1-4), 7 p.m.
15. Centreville (4-1) LW: NR
The Wildcats upset then-No. 5 Lake Braddock on Friday, 8-7, and held Bruins’ star running back Lamont Atkins to 65 yards on 15 carries.
Next: Friday vs. Oakton (2-4), 7 p.m.
16. Lake Braddock (4-1) LW: 5
The Bruins’ defense limited Centreville to less than 200 yards of offense Friday, but a late blocked punt was too much to overcome in an 8-7 defeat.
Next: Friday vs. T.C. Williams (2-3), 7 p.m.
17. Good Counsel (3-2) LW: 6
The Falcons have yet to play a home game this year and suffered their second loss in a row Friday to Bishop Sullivan (Va.), 25-13.
Next: Saturday at Carroll (0-5), 1 p.m.
18. Calvert (5-0) LW: 19
The Cavaliers remain unbeaten after rolling past Leonardtown, 36-12, on Monday night in a game postponed from Friday due to weather.
Next: Friday vs. Patuxent (4-1), 6:30 p.m.
19. South Lakes (5-0) LW: 20
The Seahawks dropped Washington-Lee, 56-18, and are averaging more than 48 points per game behind the rushing attack of juniors Spencer Alston and Albert Mensah.
Next: Friday at Herndon (1-4), 7 p.m.
20. Spalding (4-1) LW: NR
Quarterback Evan Fochtman accounted for six touchdowns and the Cavaliers scored 35 unanswered points to close out Loyola Blakefield, 63-24, in their MIAA A opener.
Next: Friday vs. Calvert Hall (4-2), 7 p.m.
Dropped out: No. 8 Patuxent (4-1) — lost to Lackey, 3-0; No. 18 Friendship Collegiate (4-1) — lost to The Hun School, 20-14
On the bubble: Annapolis (5-0), Blair (5-0), Georgetown Prep (3-1), Gwynn Park (5-0), Woodgrove (5-0)
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