As has become tradition, all three days of the Labor Day weekend will be chocked full of interesting games, including some intra-regional matchups whose outcomes will affect the national rankings.
The MaxPreps Top 10 Games of the Week includes four Xcellent 25 teams kicking off the season. Friday, No. 15 Good Counsel (Olney, Md.)
will host Florida power Manatee (Bradenton, Fla.)
while third-ranked De La Salle (Concord, Calif.)
entertains fellow Bay Area power Bellarmine (San Jose)
On Saturday, the lone meeting of the week between two Top 25 teams takes place with No. 21 Oaks Christian (Westlake Village, Calif.)
meeting No. 22 Bellevue (Bellevue, Wash.)
at the Mission Viejo (Calif.) Football Classic.
With two weeks' worth of games in the books, there's a three-way tie at the top of our season-long prediction contest. Steve Montoya, Stephen Spiewak and Mitch Stephens all selected the correct winners in 16 of the first 20 games featured in the Top 10 GOTW. Jamie DeMoney is two games back with 14 correct picks. Kevin Askeland is in last place with 13. You can track our overall results and standings all season long by clicking here. http://calpreps.com/cgi-bin/2011/polls_viewtop10.pl
Here's a look at this week's Top 10 games of the week along with predictions by MaxPreps staff writers and contributors Mitch Stephens, Steve Montoya, Stephen Spiewak, Kevin Askeland and Jamie DeMoney. Begin Slideshow