4 locals creeping up in state football poll
McDonogh's Taysean Scott out-ran Calvert Hall's Will Johnson for a touchdown in the first half of Sunday's game, but the Eagles dropped a spot in the state poll after the Cardinals prevailed 48-42 in triple overtime. (Steve Ruark/Patuxent Publishing)
Only one the 10 Baltimore area football teams in this week's ESPN High School Maryland football media poll dropped, while several others crept up a spot or three.
McDonogh dropped from 18th to No. 19 after its 48-42 triple-overtime loss to Calvert Hall. The Cardinals stayed put at No. 4 behind No. 1 Good Counsel, No. 2 Gilman and No. 3 Quince Orchard.
No. 7 Old Mill, No. 15 Dunbar, and No. 16 Arundel stayed put while No. 8 Atholton, No. 10 Poly and No. 13 Catonsville each jumped one spot. Archbishop Spalding moved from 25th to No. 22.
To see where everyone else falls this week and which three local teams also received votes for the Top 25, check out the full state football poll.