Pittsburg, ranked fifth by the Bay Area News Group, is watch carmel football again a heavy underdog against the top-ranked Spartans, this time with no margin for error. The loser Friday will see its season end. Pittsburg hoped for a rematch against DLS in the Open final — which has a margin for error becuase the finalists in the Open move on to state games — but those hopes fell by the wayside with tight losses at home against Clayton Valley Charter and Liberty.
Center Grove at Carmel Kickoff: 7 p. Webcast: centergrovefootball. Carmel beat Center Grove in the Class 6A state championship game. Sagarin ratings: Center Grove Franklin at Perry Meridian Kickoff: 7 p.
Sagarin ratings: Franklin Greenwood at Martinsville Kickoff: 7 p. Webcast: woodmenbroadcasting. Sagarin ratings: Greenwood Tunitis passed for yards last week and has a deep stable of receivers that should test the Greenwood defense. Decatur Central at Whiteland Kickoff: 7 p.
Sagarin ratings: Decatur Central Owen Valley at Indian Creek Kickoff: 7 p. Recent history: The Braves have won each of the three meetings by increasing margins since joining the Western Indiana Conference, rolling to a victory last year. Sagarin ratings: Owen Valley 9. Can they use this game as a springboard to get morale back on track, or will there still be lingering effects from the shaky start?
Oldenburg Academy at Edinburgh Kickoff: 7 p. Recent history: The Twisters claimed a win last year, their second straight in the series. Sagarin ratings: Oldenburg Roncalli at Chatard Kickoff: 7 p.
Webcast: rebelmedianetwork. Sagarin ratings: Roncalli Can Roncalli keep building on the forward momentum it started to generate in the second half against a tough Franklin Central squad?
Ryan O'Leary is sports editor for the Daily Journal. He can be reached at roleary dailyjournal.