Class 1A championship

Dunbar's Leland Lassiter breaks up a pass in the end zone intended for Perryville's Trenton Neary in the second quarter of the Class 1A state championship game Saturday at M&T Bank Stadium. The Poets now have 40 all-time playoff victories, one shy of Seneca Valley┬┐s record 41. (Kenneth K. Lam, Baltimore Sun / December 3, 2011)

For the first time in 38 years of the state football tournament, three Baltimore-area teams won championships over the weekend. No. 3 Old Mill took the Class 4A title in certainly one of the best games state tournament history, 36-35 in overtime, over Quince Orchard. No. 5 River Hill won the 3A crown, 41-13, over Thomas Johnson. Dunbar took its second straight Class 1A title, 32-11, over Perryville. Here's a numerical look at the state championships with thanks to Sheldon Shealer, who compiles state records for the MPSSAA. 


State championships in the last three years for Old Mill

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State championships in the last five years for River Hill


Most consecutive state titles – Urbana from 1998-2001


Of Dunbar’s eight state titles won in the last eight years


Turnovers by Thomas Johnson against River Hill’s relentless defense


Straight games won by River Hill to finish the season


Most state championships – Seneca Valley, which won its last title in 2002


Combined state titles won by Old Mill, River Hill and Dunbar


Straight wins for Old Mill, the area’s longest active winning streak