River Hill — No. 1 seed (2A South, Section I)

Record: 13-3 county, 18-4 overall

Best case: River Hill uses its current two-game losing streak as fuel to prove its the county's best team and one of the best in the state. Senior Jaden Martin leads the way, while Luke Champion and Jacob Krause each have big-time scoring games as the Hawks dominate the 2A South region with wins over Marriotts Ridge, Oakland Mills and Thomas Stone. They face a test in the state semifinals but prevail by making several clutch plays down the stretch. In the state final, Martin comes up huge to lock up Player of the Year, and the program win its first state championships since 2007 and second overall.

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