Loss drops McDonogh to No. 4 in state football media poll, behind No. 3 Gilman

  • Gilman's Antonio Dupree runs against the St. Frances Panthers.
Gilman's Antonio Dupree runs against the St. Frances… (Karl Merton Ferron / Baltimore…)
September 30, 2014|By Katherine Dunn | The Baltimore Sun

McDonogh's 31-20 loss to LaSalle (Pa.) on Saturday cost the Eagles the No. 1 spot in the Maryland High School Football Media State Poll and dropped them to No. 4 behind No. 3 Gilman in the latest poll released on Tuesday.

Gilman, which defeated St. Frances 42-16 Friday, is now the highest-ranked team from the Baltimore area. The Greyhounds, who moved up from No. 4 last week, are 3-2 with both losses to out-of-state teams. McDonogh is 2-2 with both of its losses also to out-of-state teams.

Undefeated Northwest, the defending Class 4A state champion, is the new No. 1 followed by DeMatha (3-2) at No. 2.

Mount Saint Joseph, the only 5-0 team in the poll, moved up a spot to No. 5 while No. 10 Arundel (4-0), No. 11 Calvert Hall (4-1) and No. 12 Franklin (3-1) held their positions.

River Hill (4-0) moved up two spots to No. 19. Broadneck (4-0) is also up two. No. 22 Archbishop Curley (4-0) debuted in the poll at No. 24.

Several local teams also received votes but did not crack the Top 25: Milford Mill, Archbishop Spalding and Howard.

For a look at the entire poll, click here.

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