Commentary

SMAC By The Numbers

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

CALVERT

Nickname: Cavaliers
Most Recent Playoff Appearance: 2002, Class 3A state semifinalist
Highest Playoff Finish: 2000, Class 3A state champion
Number of Playoff Appearances (record): 2 (4-1)
Most Recent State Poll Ranking: 19, Final Poll, 2002

Highest State Poll Ranking: 8, Week 7, 2001; and Week 4, 2002
Weeks Ranked in State Poll: 33
Coach: Marcus Watson, four seasons (12-28)

CHOPTICON

Nickname: Braves
Most Recent Playoff Appearance: 2007, Class 3A South region semifinalist
Highest Playoff Finish: 2000, Class 3A state semifinalist
Number of Playoff Appearances (record): 3 (1-3)
Most Recent State Poll Ranking: 18, Preseason, 2001
Highest State Poll Ranking: 18, Preseason, 2001
Weeks Ranked in State Poll: 2
Coach: Tony Lisanti, four seasons (25-16)

GREAT MILLS

Nickname: Hornets
Most Recent Playoff Appearance: 1989, Class 3A state quarterfinalist
Highest Playoff Finish: 1981, Class B state semifinalist
Number of Playoff Appearances (record): 2 (1-2)
Most Recent State Poll Ranking: None
Highest State Poll Ranking: None
Weeks Ranked in State Poll: None
Coach: Bill Griffith, four seasons (6-34)

HUNTINGTOWN

Nickname: Hurricanes
Most Recent Playoff Appearance: 2008, Class 3A South region semifinalist
Highest Playoff Finish: 2007 (3A), 2008 (3A), region semifinalist
Number of Playoff Appearances (record): 2 (0-2)
Most Recent State Poll Ranking: 25, Week 10, 2008
Highest State Poll Ranking: 25, Week 10, 2008
Weeks Ranked in State Poll: 1
Coach: Jerry Franks, five seasons at Huntingtown (26-26); 23 seasons overall (159-82-1)

LA PLATA

Nickname: Warriors
Most Recent Playoff Appearance: 1994, Class 3A state quarterfinalist
Highest Playoff Finish: 1993 (3A), 1994 (4A), state quarterfinalist
Number of Playoff Appearances (record): 2 (0-2)
Most Recent State Poll Ranking: 16, Week 9, 1994
Highest State Poll Ranking: 13, Week 2, 1992
Weeks Ranked in State Poll: 7
Coach: Andy Loucks, two seasons (8-12)

LACKEY

Nickname: Chargers
Most Recent Playoff Appearance: 2008, Class 3A South region runner-up
Highest Playoff Finish: 1986, Class B state champion
Number of Playoff Appearances (record): 10 (13-9)
Most Recent State Poll Ranking: 21, Week 5, 2008
Highest State Poll Ranking: 3, Weeks 9-10, 2004
Weeks Ranked in State Poll: 29
Coach: Doug Lamb, three seasons (21-13)

LEONARDTOWN

Nickname: Raiders
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: Anthony Pratley, two seasons (5-15)

MCDONOUGH

Nickname: Rams
Most Recent Playoff Appearance: 2007, Class 2A South region semifinalist
Highest Playoff Finish: 1983 (A), 1985 (A), 1990 (3A), state champion
Number of Playoff Appearances (record): 10 (14-7)
Most Recent State Poll Ranking: 22, Final Poll, 2006
Highest State Poll Ranking: 2, Weeks 6-10, 1991
Weeks Ranked in State Poll: 27
Coach: Luke Ethington, one season (6-4)

NORTH POINT

Nickname: Eagles
Most Recent Playoff Appearance: 2008, Class 2A South region semifinalist
Highest Playoff Finish: 2008, Class 2A South region semifinalist
Number of Playoff Appearances (record): 1 (0-1)
Most Recent State Poll Ranking: None
Highest State Poll Ranking: None
Weeks Ranked in State Poll: None
Coach: Ken Lane, two seasons (11-10)

NORTHERN CALVERT

Nickname: Patriots
Most Recent Playoff Appearance: 2003, Class 3A South region semifinalist
Highest Playoff Finish: 1988 (3A), 1989 (3A), 1990 (3A), state semifinalist
Number of Playoff Appearances (record): 4 (3-4)
Most Recent State Poll Ranking: 25, Week 4, 2003
Highest State Poll Ranking: 10, Week 10, 1990
Weeks Ranked in State Poll: 10
Coach: A.J. Berberian, seven seasons (43-28)

PATUXENT

Nickname: Panthers
Most Recent Playoff Appearance: 15, Final Poll, 2007
Highest Playoff Finish: 2001, Class 3A state runner-up
Number of Playoff Appearances (record): 4 (4-4)
Most Recent State Poll Ranking: 2007, Class 2A South region semifinalist
Highest State Poll Ranking: 4, Final Poll, 2001
Weeks Ranked in State Poll: 47
Coach: Steve Crounse, seven seasons (50-25)

THOMAS STONE

Nickname: Cougars
Most Recent Playoff Appearance: 2005, Class 4A East region semifinalist
Highest Playoff Finish: 1980 (A), 1999 (3A), state runner-up
Number of Playoff Appearances (record): 9 (4-9)
Most Recent State Poll Ranking: 20, Final Poll, 2003
Highest State Poll Ranking: 6, Week 1, 1993, and Final Poll, 1999
Weeks Ranked in State Poll: 15
Coach: Jeremiah Vedis, two seasons (3-17)

WESTLAKE

Nickname: Wolverines
Most Recent Playoff Appearance: 2008, Class 3A state champion
Highest Playoff Finish: 2008, Class 3A state champion
Number of Playoff Appearances (record): 11 (9-10)
Most Recent State Poll Ranking: 7, Final Poll, 2008
Highest State Poll Ranking: 3, Weeks 9-10, 1996
Weeks Ranked in State Poll: 96
Coach: Dom Zaccarelli, 16 seasons (133-38)