High school football in the DMV will be entering its second week of the 2018 season. Inside The Locker Room has highlighted some games you should keep you eye out for throughout the Labor Day weekend.
St. John’s, who is ranked the best team in the area by the Washington Post, will be looking to build off its dominating 49-0 victory over Johns Creek last week. The Cadets will be in Alabama to face Hoover High School on Friday evening.
Wise will be playing its first game of the fall on the road against Camden High School (N.J.). Quince Orchard also will be kicking off its season against Bethesda Chevy-Chase on Friday.
DeMatha and Ballou are seeking to bounce back from week one losses. The Stags fell to St. Thomas Aquinas, the seventh best team in the nation, 38-0 on national television. Ballou lost to Avalon 27-7.
Good Counsel’s running back Latrele Palmer rushed for 116 yards and a pair of touchdowns in the Falcons’ season opening victory over Marietta. Palmer will try to build off that performance against Archbishop Spalding.
This article will be updated with scores when they become available.
St. John’s vs. Hoover (Ala.): The Cadets were up 28-7 in the third quarter, but the game was postponed due to a lighting storm, which affected most of the games around the DMV area.
The Cadets would go on to finish the game on Saturday morning and beat Hoover 42-14.
Good Counsel vs. Archbishop Spalding: The game was canceled after another lightning storm delayed action on Saturday. The game was tied at 35 and will not be made up. Good Counsel will remain 1-0.
Ballou vs. Riverdale Baptist: Ballou fell to 0-2 on the season after losing to Riverdale Baptist at home 20-6.
DeMatha vs. Imhotep: The Stags defeated Imhotep 27-8 in Philadelphia for their first victory of the season.
Gonzaga vs. Bishop Sullivan Catholic: The Purple Eagles improved to 2-0 on the season after beating Bishop Sullivan 38-0.
Eleanor Roosevelt vs. Bladensburg: The game was canceled since Bladensburg will not have a varsity football team this season. The game will not count as a forfeit.
Tuscarora vs. Broad Run: The Spartans defeated Tuscarora 23-7 after resuming the game on Saturday morning. Broad Run quarterback Mitch Griffis threw for 211 yards and three touchdowns.
Damascus vs. Blake: Damascus earned its 43 straight victory after defeating Blake 28-12. The game had to be concluded on Saturday morning after it was postponed due to a lighting storm the night before.
Northwest vs. Wootton: Northwest beat Wootton 35-22 in its first game of the season.
Stone Bridge vs. Loudoun Valley: Stone Bridge defeated Loudoun Valley 42-6. The game was shortened due to bad weather.
Westfield vs. South County:
Quince Orchard vs. Bethesda Chevy-Chase: Quince Orchard blew out Bethseda Chevy-Chase 50-0. This game was also shortened due to weather.
Friendship Collegiate vs. McDonogh:
Wise vs. Camden Catholic (N.J.): Wise beat Camden 20-6 for its first victory of the 2018 season.
Howard vs. Oakland Mills: Howard beat Oakland Mills 33-12.
Woodbridge vs. Osbourn: Woodbridge defeated Osbourn 61-0.
Centreville vs. Champe: Centreville improved to 2-0 after beating Champe 14-0. Senior defensive lineman Nate Goldammer intercepted the ball and ran 81-yards for a touchdown in the third quarter. Quarterback Presley Egbers threw for 104 yards and a interception.
Bullis vs. Archbishop Carroll: