Big match-ups on this weekend’s Top 25 schedule

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There’s nothing better than high school football at this time of year.  If teams are still playing, that means they have a shot at winning a state football.

And, if last weekend’s big first round upset losses by #5 Euless Trinity (Texas) and #10 South Panola (Mississippi) showed us anything thing, is that it’s VERY hard to win a state title.

Related: 2015 State-by-State Champs

With lose and go home being the rallying cry, this week’s slate of game is a good one.

#1 Allen Eagles (Texas) vs. DeSoto (Texas), Friday

#2 Bishop Gorman Gaels (Nevada) vs. Arbor View (Nevada), Friday

#3 St. John Bosco Braves (California) at Loyola (California), Friday

#4 Corona Centennial Huskies (California) at Orange Lutheran (California), Friday

#5 Colquitt County Packers (Georgia) vs. Central Gwinnett (Georgia), Friday

#6 St. Edward Eagles (Ohio) vs. Euclid (Ohio), Saturday

#7 IMG Academy Ascenders (Florida) – Season Completed

#8 De La Salle Spartans (California) vs. California (California), Friday

#9 Katy Tigers (Texas) vs. Cypress Ranch (Texas), Friday

#10 Center Grove Trojans (Indiana) – Idle

#11 Colerain Cardinals (Ohio) vs. Elder (Ohio), Saturday

#12 Male Bulldogs (Kentucky) vs. Trinity (Kentucky), Friday

#13 DeMatha Stags (Maryland) vs. Good Counsel (Maryland), Saturday

#14 American Heritage Patriots (Plantation, Florida) vs. Hallandale (Florida), Friday

#15 Gilman Greyhounds (Maryland) – Season Completed

#16 Clay-Chalkville Cougars (Alabama) vs. Minor (Alabama), Friday

#17 St. Thomas Aquinas Raiders (Florida) vs. Dwyer (Florida), Friday

#18 Maryville Rebels (Tennessee) vs. Blackman (Tennessee), Friday

#19 Chandler Wolves (Arizona) vs. Desert Ridge (Arizona), Friday

#20 Cibolo Steele Knights (Texas) vs. San Antonio Brennan (Texas), Friday

#21 La Salle Lancers (Ohio) vs. King’s (Ohio), Friday

#22 St. Joseph Regional Green Knights (Montvale, New Jersey) vs. St. Peter’s Prep (New Jersey), Friday

#23 Don Bosco Prep Ironmen (New Jersey) vs. #24 Bergen Catholic (New Jersey)

#24 Bergen Catholic Crusaders (New Jersey) vs. #23 Don Bosco Prep (New Jersey), Friday

#25 Mainland Buccaneers (Florida) vs. Heritage (Florida), Friday

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