Consecutive years Broadneck has beaten Chesapeake in the regular-season and Anne Arundel County championships. Chesapeake responded by beating Broadneck twice in the regional final.
Freshmen who started last season for Century, which won the Carroll County and Class 2A West regional championships.
Consecutive wins for McDonogh at the end of last season, which culminated in its first Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland B Conference championship.
No-hitters Stephanie Speierman of Hammond threw last season, accounting for half of her 18 wins.
More wins for Atholton last year than in 2007, en route to the Class 3A state title game.