Football: How the Top 15 fared this week

  • No. 3 Arundel's Anthony Messenger finds an open teammate during a win over No. 9 Old Mill on Friday.
No. 3 Arundel's Anthony Messenger finds an open teammate… (Matthew Cole / Baltimore…)
September 14, 2014|By Katherine Dunn | The Baltimore Sun

Week 2 proved much better than did Week 1 for The Baltimore Sun's highest-ranked high school football teams. Last week, four of the top five lost; this week, four of the top five won.

No. 1 McDonogh led the way with the Baltimore area's first major win over an out-of-state power this season. The Eagles traveled to Cincinnati, Ohio, and knocked off Elder, 24-14, which was ranked No. 25 in MaxPreps’ Xcellent 25 national rankings last week.

The only loss among the top five teams was No. 4 Calvert Hall’s 23-0 setback at Good Counsel, preventing the Cardinals from building on last week’s win over No. 6 Franklin.

Check Tuesday’s paper and baltimoresun.com for the new Top 15. In the meantime, here’s a look at how the Top 15 fared this weekend:

The Baltimore Sun's Top 15 High School Football Teams

1. McDonogh (2-1) This week: Def. Elder, Ohio 28-14. Next: At LaSalle, Penn., Sept. 27.

2. Meade (2-0) This week: Def. South River 48-13. Next: At Old Mill, Friday

3. Arundel (2-0) This week: Def. Old Mill 14-7. Next: At North County, Friday

4. Calvert Hall (2-1) This week: Lost to Good Counsel 23-0. Next: At John Carroll, Friday

5. Gilman (1-2) This week: Def. Anacostia, D.C. 49-0. Next: Vs. Good Counsel, Friday

6. Franklin (1-1) This week: Def. New Town 49-14. Next: At Hereford, Friday

7. Broadneck (2-0) This week: Def. Annapolis 42-21. Next: At South River, Friday

8. Westminster (1-1) This week: Lost to Linganore 26-7. Next: Vs. Urbana, Friday

9. Old Mill (0-2) This week: Lost to Arundel 14-7. Next: Vs. Meade, Friday

10. Howard (2-0) This week: Def. Atholton 34-0. Next: At Marriotts Ridge, Friday

11. River Hill (2-0) This week: Def. Marriotts Ridge 41-6. Next: Vs. Atholton, Friday

12. Perry Hall (2-0) This week: Def. Towson 35-6. Next: Vs. Overlea, Friday

13. St. Frances (1-2) This week: Def. Iona Prep, N.Y 32-25. Next week: Vs. Paramus Catholic, N.J., Friday

14. Mount St. Joseph (3-0). This week: Def. Boys’ Latin 24-19. Next: At Dover, Del., Friday

15. Archbishop Spalding (2-1) This week: Lost to Bullis 29-28 OT. Next: Vs. St. John’s, D.C., Friday

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