The field is set and the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association (MPSSAA) football playoffs get underway this Friday and Saturday with the regional quarterfinals.
Baltimore County is well represented, with seven area schools making the postseason. The playoffs conclude on Dec. 2-3 with the state championship games at M&T Bank Stadium.
The Class 4A finals is set for 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 2; Class 1A will play at noon on Dec. 3, followed by the Class 2A finals at 3:30 p.m and the Class 3A state finals at 7 p.m.
Here are the regional quarterfinals games involving Baltimore County schools. The complete playoff matchups can be found on the MPSSAA website.
No. 4 (8-2) at No. 1 Poly (10-0), 7 p.m. Friday
No. 3 Paint Branch (9-1) at No. 2 (10-0), 7 p.m. Friday
No. 3 (7-3) at No. 2 (8-2), 7 p.m. Friday
No. 4 (5-5) vs No. 1 Edmondson (6-4), 6 p.m. Saturday at Poly
No. 3 Lake Clifton (6-4) vs. No. 2 (7-3), 7 p.m. Friday at CCBC Essex
No. 4 Reginald Lewis (8-1) at No. 1 (10-0), 7 p.m. Friday
No. 3 Northwestern (8-1) at No. 2 (9-1), 7 p.m. Friday