4 Consecutive shutouts by Class 3A state champion Reservoir in its playoff run last year. After allowing one goal in the opening win, the Gators blanked four opponents, capped by a 1-0 state title win over Huntingtown.

6 Teams in the Powerade FAB50 ESPNHS preseason rankings participating in the McDonogh Invitational set for Sept. 9-11, including No. 4 McDonogh and No. 42 Mercy.

85 Combined goals scored last year by the five returning All-Metro first-team selections. McDonogh All-Metro Player of the Year Ashley Spivey and Mercy's Alexis Prior-Brown led the way with 21 each.

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