Portland (5-1) at Oxford Hills (5-1)

Friday, 7 p.m.

Vikings have plenty of incentive to refocus for Bulldogs after beating Bonny Eagle.

Scarborough (4-1) at Lewiston (2-4)

Friday, 7 p.m.

Blue Devils’ reward for back-to-back wins is a defending state champion coming off of its first loss since this time last year.


Edward Little (2-4) at South Portland (1-5)

Friday, 7 p.m.

Regardless of outcome, Red Eddies’ playoff seeding probably rides on Lewiston game. Red Riots may need the “W” just to make playoffs.

Messalonskee (0-6) at Mt. Blue (3-3)

Friday, 7 p.m.

Cougars locked in a three-way battle with Lawrence and Brewer for a home playoff game.


Leavitt (5-1) at Morse (3-3)

Friday, 7 p.m.

Hornets have two weeks to clean up mistakes that cost them their first loss last week against Fryeburg.

Yarmouth (2-4) at Gray-New Gloucester (0-6)

Friday, 7 p.m.

Patriots have made strides on the field and sidelines since last year’s embarrassing incident at Yarmouth.


Oak Hill (3-3) at Spruce Mountain (3-3)

Friday, 7 p.m.

Identical records, but Raiders have a moderate cushion in Heal points and playing for a home playoff game. Teams could be completely flipped in two weeks, though. 

Madison (3-3) at Winthrop/Monmouth/Hall-Dale (3-3)

Friday, 7 p.m.

Five teams have a shot at the last home playoff game seeding, but winner of this has an inside track.


Mountain Valley (4-2) at Wells (6-0)

Friday, 7 p.m.

Falcons have the speed that others, including Spruce Mountain last week, showed can give Warriors problems.

Poland (2-4) at Lisbon (5-1)

Saturday, 1:30 p.m.

Greyhounds have had to grind out all three home wins this season.


1. Thornton Academy (6-0)

No rest for Golden Trojans after knocking off Scarborough. Friday night at Bonny Eagle could decide A South home field advantage.

2. Scarborough (4-1)

Sometimes it’s not the loss but how a team reacts to a loss. Red Storm, and Lewiston, will find out. 

3. Marshwood (6-0)

Hawks may still be a dominating running team, but junior QB Tommy Springer has added a passing dimension they haven’t had, or really needed, in recent years.


4. Kennebunk (6-0)

State’s most prolific offense continued rolling with 53 points against Gorham. 

5. Portland (5-1)

Bulldogs made quick work of Bangor so they could focus on big matchup with Oxford Hills.

6. Oxford Hills (5-1)

Some teams start to level off in October. Oxford Hills is not one of those teams.


7. Bonny Eagle (5-1)

Will sting of first loss help or hurt heading into rough two-week stretch (TA and Scarborough).

8.  Sanford (4-2)

Spartans still have shot at first-round bye if they win out.

9. Wells (6-0)

Does last week’s scare in Jay make the Warriors stronger or start having doubts? If you don’t expect the former you probably haven’t paid close attention.

10. Fryeburg Academy (5-1)

Winning at Leavitt is one thing, but shutting Hornets out is Top 10-worthy.

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