Loudoun County, Va. — As the high school football season heats up in Loudoun County, a few local teams have continued to stand out from the crowd, while several others are potential contenders. In a four-region county, we wanted a way to put things into perspective. Enter: the LoCo Top 5.
Of course, if you’re into hard numbers, check out the full Region 6B, Region 5C, Region 4C, and Region 3B standings.
1a. Broad Run (3-0) —
Following their bye week, Broad Run will look to knock off fellow unbeaten Urbana when they host the Maryland high school in Ashburn.
1b. Stone Bridge (3-0) —
Following their bye week, Stone Bridge will look to knock off Potomac District foe Freedom when they host the Eagles in Ashburn.
3. Tuscarora (3-1) —
Following a big win over No. 4 Woodgrove on September 13, the Huskies faced another big test in their home opener when they hosted West Virginia power Musselman on September 20. Senior quarterback Ethan Gick threw for three touchdowns and ran for another, and the Tuscarora defense looked locked in as the Huskies shut out the Applemen, 35-0.
4. Woodgrove (3-1) —
Coming off a 1-point loss to No. 3 Tuscarora, Woodgrove bounced back with a 39-7 win over Dominion on September 20. The Wolverines will look to carry that momentum into their Week 5 match up against Musselman.
5. John Champe (3-1) —
Over the past several years, the John Champe defense has been one of the most stringent in Loudoun County, and the Knights’ reputation held strong as they defeated Potomac Falls, 35-7, on September 20. The Knights are allowing just 14 points per game this fall – and 37 of those 56 points came against perennial 6A power Westfield.