Commentary

Western Maryland By The Numbers

Updated: July 24, 2009, 4:02 AM ET
By Sheldon Shealer | ESPNRISE.com

ALLEGANY

Nickname: Campers
Most Recent Playoff Appearance: 2008, Class 1A West region runner-up
Highest Playoff Finish: 1978 (B), 1980 (B), 1983 (B), 1988 (2A), 1989 (2A), 1991 (2A), 2001 (1A), 2005 (1A), state champion

Number of Playoff Appearances (record): 19 (35-11)
Most Recent State Poll Ranking: 20, Final Poll, 2008
Highest State Poll Ranking: 2, Weeks 7-9, 1994
Weeks Ranked in State Poll: 68
Coach: Tom Preaskorn, four seasons (42-9)

FORT HILL

Nickname: Sentinels
Most Recent Playoff Appearance: 2008, Class 1A state runner-up
Highest Playoff Finish: 1975 (A), 1997 (2A), state champion
Number of Playoff Appearances (record): 23 (26-21)
Most Recent State Poll Ranking: 13, Final Poll, 2008
Highest State Poll Ranking: 2, Week 10, 1995 and Final Poll, 1997
Weeks Ranked in State Poll: 136
Coach: Todd Appel, one season (11-2)

MOUNTAIN RIDGE

Nickname: Miners
Most Recent Playoff Appearance: None
Highest Playoff Finish: None
Number of Playoff Appearances (record): 0 (0-0)
Most Recent State Poll Ranking: None
Highest State Poll Ranking: None
Weeks Ranked in State Poll: None
Coach: Roy DeVore, two seasons (14-6); 15 seasons overall (109-53)

NORTHERN GARRETT

Nickname: Huskies
Most Recent Playoff Appearance: 2004, Class 1A West region semifinalist
Highest Playoff Finish: 1982 (C), 1992 (1A), 2000 (1A), state semifinalist
Number of Playoff Appearances (record): 7 (2-7)
Most Recent State Poll Ranking: None
Highest State Poll Ranking: None
Weeks Ranked in State Poll: None
Coach: Phil Carr, 12 seasons (63-57)

SOUTHERN GARRETT

Nickname: Rams
Most Recent Playoff Appearance: 2001, Class 1A state semifinalist
Highest Playoff Finish: 1979 (C), 1980 (C), 1995 (1A), state runner-up
Number of Playoff Appearances (record): 9 (6-9)
Most Recent State Poll Ranking: None
Highest State Poll Ranking: None
Weeks Ranked in State Poll: None
Coach: Steve Savage, one season (2-7)