Games To Watch

November 09, 2005

Anne Arundel

Who

Broadneck at No. 8 Severna Park

Sport, When

Football, Friday, 5:15 p.m.

Outlook

The Falcons (8-1) are one win away from becoming the second Severna Park team and the first since 1990 to go undefeated in the county. Severna Park also can clinch the top seed in the Class 3A East region. The Falcons won last year, 29-27, which kept the Bruins (4-5) from going undefeated in the county.

Baltimore City

Who

No. 11 City vs. Poly at M&T Bank Stadium

Sport, When

Football, Saturday, noon

Outlook

This is the 117th annual game between the schools, with the Engineers holding the series lead, 58-52-6.Third-year Poly coach Anthony Knox is 2-0 in the series, but the Knights of coach George Petrides are having a solid season as they are in a three-way tie with Dunbar and Patterson for first place in the City League's Division I.

BALTIMORE COUNTY

Who

No. 1 Gilman at No. 2 McDonogh

Sport, When

Football, Saturday, 1 p.m.

Outlook

Two longtime rivals meet for the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference title, with the Greyhounds seeking their seventh in nine years under coach Biff Poggi. The Eagles trail in the series, 53-31-5, including a 2-6 mark against Poggi's teams. Gilman's Sean Price rushed for 172 yards and four touchdowns in last year's 28-24 victory, which McDonogh had led 21-0.

CARROLL

Who

Winters Mill at Francis Scott Key

Sport, When

Football, Friday, 7 p.m.

Outlook

In their final regular-season game, the Falcons (6-3) and Eagles (6-3) will play for home-field advantage in the upcoming Class 2A playoffs. While Key has one of the area's most potent rushing attacks, averaging 41 points in consecutive wins over Middletown and Liberty, Winters Mill's defense has allowed just 12 points in the past three games.

Harford

Who

Edgewood at North Harford

Sport, When

Football, Friday, 7 p.m.

Outlook

This game will go a long way toward deciding the Upper Chesapeake Bay Athletic Conference division title. A win would give North Harford a 9-1 record and an undefeated mark in the UCBAC. Edgewood needs a win to stay in the hunt for the division title and keep its regional playoff hopes alive.

Howard

Who

No. 7 Long Reach at Mount Hebron

Sport, When

Football, Friday, 7 p.m.

Outlook

Coming off a 42-6 win over Bowling Brook on Friday, the Lightning returns to Howard County play its biggest game in the program's 10-year history. Standing between Long Reach (7-1 in the county) and its first county title is a Mount Hebron team led by running back Chris Eccelston and defensive end Aaron Maybin. Last season, Long Reach came away with a 22-19 win over Mount Hebron.

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