The Bee’s Joe Davidson peeks at five Friday night high school football games (each kicks off between 7-7:30 p.m.).
No. 1 Folsom (3-0) vs. No. 7 Sacramento (2-0) – Playing at Hughes Stadium, the Bulldogs have a score to settle after Sacramento stunned them 33-29 in 2016, and the Dragons aim to show they’re up for a repeat.
No. 2 Granite Bay (3-0) at Vacaville (2-1) – Besides Vacaville presenting a formidable test, this is a good gauge game for the visiting Grizzlies, as the Bulldogs lost two weeks ago to Oak Ridge, Granite Bay’s Sierra Foothill League rival, in the closing moments.
Reed-Nevada (3-0) at No. 3 Oak Ridge (3-0) – Nate Otto and the Trojans’ defense aim to slow the Raiders after Oak Ridge allowed 50-plus points in losses to the Nevada power in each of the past two seasons.
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No. 17 Monterey Trail (2-0) at No. 5 Del Oro (2-1) – The host Golden Eagles’ defensive front will face the Mustangs’ quick-snap, run-heavy veer as this one surely will come down to the trenches.
Cordova (2-1) at Vista del Lago (1-2) – The visiting Lancers pose a formidable passing threat, with quarterback Johnele Sanders and wide receiver Alvin Banks, against an Eagles defense eager to show it is better than the results indicate.
All games start between 7-7:30 p.m.
No. 1 Folsom vs. No. 7 Sacramento at Hughes Stadium
No. 2 Granite Bay at Vacaville
Reed-Nevada at No. 3 Oak Ridge
Moreau Catholic at No. 4 Inderkum
No. 17 Monterey Trail at No. 5 Del Oro
No. 6 Rocklin at Clovis West
No. 10 Franklin vs. Lathrop at Cosumnes Oaks
Vanden at No. 15 Del Campo
No. 16 River Valley at Pleasant Valley
No. 20 Bear River at Marysville
Byes: No. 8 Grant, No. 9 Capital Christian, No. 11 Sheldon, No. 12 Jesuit, No. 13 Elk Grove, No. 14 Antelope, No. 18 Whitney
Bella Vista at Colfax
Bradshaw Christian at Center
Casa Roble at Oakmont
Cordova at Vista del Lago
El Camino at River City
Encina at Delta
Franklin vs. Florin at Monterey Trail
Golden Sierra at El Dorado
Highlands at Bret Harte
Johnson at Big Valley Christian
Laguna Creek at Placer
Liberty Ranch vs. Escalon at Galt
Napa vs. Nevada Union at Memorial Stadium
Natomas at Rosemont
Rio Americano at Pioneer
Rio Linda at Foothill
San Juan vs. Mira Loma at El Camino
Sierra Ridge vs. Western Sierra at Mahaney Park
Union Mine at Calaveras
Valley vs. Galt at Cosumnes River College
Vintage at Woodcreek
Chico vs. Yuba City at Cal State Chico
Foresthill at Biggs
Lincoln at Wheatland
Lindhurst vs. Las Plumas at Harrison Stadium
Orestimba at Esparto
Quincy at Woodland Christian
Winters at Dixon
Woodland at Enterprise
McClatchy vs. No. 19 Christian Brothers at Hughes Stadium
St. Mary’s at Cosumnes Oaks