November 6, 1998
No. 5 Wilde Lake (8-1)at Howard (6-3)When: 7: 30 tonightOutlook: The defending state champion Wildecats need a win to maintain their Class 3A playoff hopes and wrap up an unshared Howard County championship. The Lions want to play spoiler after losing to Class 1A playoff-bound Oakland Mills last week, 7-6, a loss that ended their own playoff hopes. The game features two of the best area running backs, Jimmie Levins for Wilde Lake and Gerald Smith for Howard. Levins scored four TDs last week while Smith was held to 22 yards by Oakland Mills.