Video: Top 20 Games of the Week
Twelve Top 25 teams are featured in this week's slate.
The 6A Division 1 bracket in Texas is one of the toughest postseason tournaments to win in high school sports and a spot in the semifinals is on the line this week.
No. 3 Duncanville (Texas) is two wins away from winning the state title after finishing as the runner-ups last year. They rolled to a 49-35 victory over No. 13 Southlake Carroll (Texas). 2020 Texas commit Ja'Quinden Jackson
finished the night with five touchdowns and 2020 Central Arkansas commit Trysten Smith
rushed for 174 yards and two scores. They will play either Rockwall (Texas) or Propser (Texas) in the semifinals.
The defending national champs No. 6 North Shore (Houston) beat Atascocita (Humble) 76-49 and will play Lake Travis (Austin) on Dec. 14 with a spot in the state title game on the line.
Arizona started the Open Division this year and it's only right No. 12 Chandler (Ariz.) played Saguaro (Scottsdale, Ariz.) in the inaugural championship. The Wolves won their fourth straight state title in the largest classification beating the Sabercats 42-35. Dae Dae Hunter
rushed for nearly 300 yards and two touchdowns.
No. 19 Pickerington Central (Pickerington, Ohio) beat No. 21 Elder (Cincinnati) to win the school's second state title in three years. Demeatric Crenshaw
threw a pair of fourth quarter touchdown passes to lead the Tigers to a 21-14 win.
In the other Top 25 matchup on Friday night No. 9 Lowndes (Ga.) rolled to a dominant 49-28 win over No. 18 North Gwinnett (Suwanee). They will take on Marietta (Ga.) in the 7A state championship next weekend. Expect Marietta to jump into the Top 25 rankings next week.
Top 25 High School Football Scoreboard
No. 24 Thompson (Alabaster, AL)
Central (Phenix City, AL)
Wednesday 7:00pm (Local time)
No. 7 Marietta (GA)
Parkview (Lilburn, GA)
Friday 7:30pm (Local time)
Elder (Cincinnati, OH)
No. 11 Pickerington Central (Pickerington, OH)
Friday 8:00pm (Local time)
North Gwinnett (Suwanee, GA)
No. 13 Lowndes (Valdosta, GA)
Friday 8:00pm (Local time)
Catholic-B.R. (Baton Rouge, LA)
No. 19 Archbishop Rummel (Metairie, LA)
Friday 7:00pm (Local time)
Atascocita (Humble, TX)
No. 4 North Shore (Houston, TX)
Saturday 2:00pm (Local time)
No. 20 Carroll (Southlake, TX)
No. 6 Duncanville (TX)
Saturday 2:30pm (Local time)
Dorman (Roebuck, SC)
No. 9 Dutch Fork (Irmo, SC)
Saturday 12:00pm (Local time)
Saguaro (Scottsdale, AZ)
No. 10 Chandler (AZ)
Saturday 4:00pm (Local time)
No. 16 St. Joseph's Prep (Philadelphia, PA)
Central Dauphin (Harrisburg, PA)
Saturday 12:00am (Local time)
Frederick Douglass (Lexington, KY)
No. 25 Covington Catholic (Park Hills, KY)
Saturday 8:00pm (Local time)
No. 2 Mater Dei (Santa Ana, Calif.)
, No. 10 IMG Academy (Bradenton, Fla.)
, No. 14 Katy (Texas)
, No. 16 Corner Canyon (Draper, Utah)
, No. 17 Our Lady of Good Counsel (Olney, Md.)
, No. 22 Mentor (Ohio)
, No. 25 St. Peter's Prep (Jersey City, N.J.)