1. Stone Bridge (9-0, 6-0)
Last week: The vaunted Stone Bridge defense held Madison to -6 rushing yards and just three completions in a 42-0 beatdown against the Warhawks to lock up their eighth consecutive Liberty District title.
Next up: 7:30 p.m. Friday vs. Fairfax
2. Westfield (9-0, 4-0)
Last week: Senior tailback Dalaun Richardson put up a career high 274 rushing yards and three touchdowns to power the Bulldogs to a 40-21 victory against Centreville. A win against Herndon (1-8) this Friday would give them a second straight Concorde District title.
Next up: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Herndon
3. Yorktown (9-0, 6-0)
Last week: The kings of the National District pitched their second straight shutout, this time getting three touchdowns from M.J. Stewart and two from Arturo Brown in a 35-0 win against Mount Vernon.
Next up: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Washington-Lee
4. Lake Braddock (7-2, 6-0)
Last week: Caleb Henderson completed 25 of 29 pass attempts to complement Aaron Hollins’ three touchdowns in a 28-14 win against W.T. Woodson. The victory secured a fourth consecutive Patriot District crown for the Bruins.
Next up: 7:30 p.m. Friday vs. West Springfield
5. Centreville (6-3, 2-2)
Last week: The Wildcats had no answer for a Westfield rushing attack that pounded out 376 yards in the Bulldogs’ 40-21 win.
Next up: 7:30 p.m. Friday vs. Oakton
6. Chantilly (6-3, 2-2)
Last week: Senior running back Ross Simms ran for 117 yards and three touchdowns on seven carries in a 42-27 win against Herndon.
Next up: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Robinson
7. Robinson (5-4, 3-1)
Last week: The Rams stormed off Oakton’s turf with a dramatic 28-27 win that ended with a missed extra point in overtime.
Next up: 7:30 p.m. Friday vs. Chantilly
8. Oakton (6-3, 1-3)
Last week: Kyle Downer’s two touchdowns and 245 passing yards weren’t enough to overcome Robinson, which emerged with a 28-27 overtime win to hand the Cougars their third straight loss.
Next up: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Centreville
9. Madison (7-2, 5-1)
Last week: The coaches’ decision to go with a confident Mitch Goddard at quarterback proved fruitless, as the Warhawks were outgained 627-28 in a 42-0 loss against Stone Bridge.
Next up: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Marshall
10. Langley (5-4, 4-2)
Last week: Philip Mun racked up 136 yards and a touchdown to help the Saxons beat Fairfax, 21-13.
Next up: 7:30 p.m. Friday vs. McLean
Last week: 2-1; Season: 20-7
Chantilly 35, Robinson 21
A deep rushing attack combines with the Sonny Romine-Sean Huelskamp connection to make Chantilly’s offense one of the hottest in the region right now. If the Chargers can clamp down on Joe Wilson, they will come away with a second place finish in the Concorde District.
Lake Braddock 33, West Springfield 17
The Bruins have won six games in a row by double digits, and I don’t expect that pattern to change this weekend. If it can avoid too many miscues against an opportunistic West Springfield defense, Lake Braddock will emerge undefeated in district play this season.
Centreville 24, Oakton 23
Coming off three consecutive losses and still in search of a quality district win, Oakton needs this game more than Centreville. But the Wildcats have been excellent at home this year, so I like them to pull out a close one in the season finale.