Spruce Mountain (0-5) at MDI (4-1)
Friday, 6 p.m.
The Phoenix make the long trip to Bar Harbor to take on the Trojans, who are among five teams that seem to have near-equal chances to represent 8-man Large North in the state final.

Mt. Blue (0-5) at Falmouth (0-5)
Friday, 6:30 p.m.
This week’s sight-for-sore-eyes game. The Cougars and Navigators likely are both viewing this week as the one they can finally earn their first victory of the season.

Edward Little (0-5) at Messalonskee (5-0)
Friday, 7 p.m.
The Red Eddies ended a years-long losing streak with a season-opening win over the Eagles last year. This time, it’ll take a big upset for Edward Little to end its current skid against unbeaten Messalonskee.

Gray-New Gloucester (0-5) at Lake Region (0-5)
Friday, 7 p.m.
The Patriots continue to improve and last week took undefeated Camden Hills to overtime. The Lakers have yet to lose by less than 32 points.

Lewiston (2-3) at Leavitt (5-0)
Friday, 7 p.m.
The Blue Devils are hoping to catch the Hornets looking ahead to next week’s matchup with Thornton. The problem is Leavitt hasn’t been slowed down in any so-called trap games the past few years.

Wells (3-2) at Lisbon (2-3)
Friday, 7 p.m.
These two Class D teams are undoubtedly better than their records, having faced mostly Class C teams. This will be a good measuring-stick game for the Greyhounds.


Oak Hill/St. Dom’s (2-3) at Belfast (3-2)
Friday, 7 p.m.
Three weeks ago they couldn’t score, but consecutive wins over Winthrop/Monmouth and Freeport have the Raiders suddenly looking like contenders in Class D.

Oxford Hills (3-2) at Bonny Eagle (3-2)
Friday, 7 p.m.
The Vikings have lost two straight, but neither of those losses says much about them in relation to their Class A championship hopes. This game against the Scots will probably say much more — win or lose.

Telstar (1-4) at Traip (1-4)
Friday, 7 p.m.
Each 8-man Small South team makes the postseason, so the Rebels and Rangers are battling for a better playoff position, such as sixth for the winner and seventh for the loser.

Winthrop/Monmouth/Hall-Dale/Kents Hill (2-3) at Poland (4-1)
Friday, 7 p.m.
The Ramblers, coming off a 7-6 win over John Bapst, are trying to claw their way up the D South standings. The Knights are hoping to bounce back from their first loss of the season.

Dirigo (4-1) at Mt. View (0-5)
Saturday, 1:30 p.m.
The Cougars made enough plays to earn their biggest win of the season, over Maranacook last week. They have two games left to solidify the No. 2 spot in 8-man Small South.

Mountain Valley (2-3) at Morse (4-1)
Saturday, 1:30 p.m.
They don’t have wins to show for it, but the Falcons have played close games with MDI, Camden Hills and Yarmouth, who have a combined one loss. Now Mountain Valley faces another tough squad, the Shipbuilders, who are winners of four straight.

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