Varsity football: How the Top 15 fared in Week 12

Eight of The Baltimore Sun’s Top 15 football teams played this past week as the playoffs continue to whittle the number of teams still in action. They went 5-3, leaving just No. 1 St. Frances, No. 3 Howard, No. 7 Dunbar, No. 9 Milford Mill, No. 10 Calvert Hall (idle this week) and No. 15 Harford Tech continuing with their seasons.

Here’s how the Top 15 fared this weekend and what’s next for those advancing. Check Tuesday to see the new poll on or in The Baltimore Sun.


1. St. Frances (12-0) This week: Def. No. 8 Gilman, 44-7. Next: At GEICO State Champions Bowl Series, Dec. 23

2. Broadneck (11-1) This week: Lost to North Point, 38-22. Season over

3. Howard (12-0) This week: Def. Paint Branch, 33-20. Next: At Wise, Fri.

4. Mount Saint Joseph (6-4) Season over

5. Archbishop Spalding (5-4) Season over

6. McDonogh (6-5) Season over

7. Dunbar (10-1) This week: Def. Reginald Lewis, 48-0. Next: Vs. Havre de Grace, Sat.

8. Gilman (5-7) This week: Lost to No. 1 St. Frances, 44-7. Next: Season over

9. Milford Mill (11-1) This week: This week: Def. Edgewood, 33-14. Next. Vs. Long Reach, Sat.

10. Calvert Hall (6-5) This week: Idle. Next: Turkey Bowl vs. Loyola Blakefield, Thurs. at Towson

11. Meade (8-3) Season over

12. Arundel (8-3) Season over

13. Westminster (10-2) This week: Lost to Linganore, 16-14. Season over

14. Old Mill (7-3). Season over


15. Harford Tech (12-0) This week: Def. Kent Island, 22-21. Next: Vs. Gwynn Park, Fri.