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WaPo's Final 2017 Football Top 20: D.C. Champion Ballou Cracks The Top 10, Tuscarora Rises To No. 5

By Dillon Mullan; Washington Post; Photo by Toni Sandys, Washington Post, 12/05/17, 11:30AM EST


#2 St. John's #7 Gonzaga #10 Ballou; #18 Theodore Roosevelt; #20 Friendship Collegiate

In the top five, Wise and Damascus both completed their third straight undefeated seasons with their third straight state titles over the weekend. South of the Potomac, Westfield beat Woodbridge and will go for its third straight Virginia Class 6 state title on Saturday against Oscar Smith, who the Bulldogs beat in the past two state finals.

After advancing to the Virginia Class 5 final, Tuscarora jumps over Quince Orchard to crack the top 5.

Ballou jumps from No. 20 to No. 10 after claiming the District of Columbia State Athletic Association Class AA title over Friendship Collegiate.