Here are thumbnail sketches involving other local high schools as the regular season comes to a close.
Ellicott (1-7, 1-3) at No. 10 Crowley County (6-2, 3-1)
This week: The 10th-ranked Crowley County will host Ellicott on Friday. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. at Charger Field.
Last week: The Chargers lost at No. 2 Peyton 30-14 last Friday. The Thunderhawks lost to John Mall 26-0 in Walsenburg last Friday.
Next week: Crowley County will make the Class 1A State playoffs. The opponent has not been determined. Ellicott's season will have concluded.
Fowler (6-2, 3-2) at Las Animas (2-6, 1-4)
This week: The Las Animas High School football team will host Fowler on Friday. Game time is at 7 p.m. at LaSalle Field.
Last week: The Trojans were defeated by Simla on the road 55-15. The Grizzlies won a wild game at Springfield last Friday by a score of 46-44.
Next week: Las Animas' season will end. Fowler will wait to see if it has qualified for the state playoffs.
No. 3 Hoehne (7-1, 4-0) at McClave (3-5, 2-3)
This week: The McClave High School football team will host third-ranked Hoehne on Friday. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. at Cardinal Field.
Last week: The Cardinals lost to ninth-ranked Holly at home 36-14. The Farmers won at Wiley 54-8 last Friday.
Next week: McClave's season will have come to an end. Hoehne has won the Arkansas Valley League and it will host a playoff game. The opponent has not been determined.
John Mall (3-5, 2-2) at Rocky Ford (3-5, 2-2)
This week: The Rocky Ford High School football team will host John Mall on Saturday. Kickoff at the new Melon Field is at 1 p.m.
Last week: The Meloneers defeated Trinidad 47-0 on the road last Friday. The Panthers defeated Ellicott at home 26-0 last Friday.
Next week: Both teams' season will be concluded.
Manzanola (5-2, 3-0) at No. 9 Granada (4-4, 4-1)
This week: The Manzanola High School football team will travel to ninth-ranked Granada this Friday. Game time is at 7 p.m.
Last week: Manzy did not play. Granada defeated Walsh at home 51-43 last Friday.
Next week: By winning the South Central League, Granada has assured itself of a playoff berth. Granada is also in a position to advance to the state playoffs.
Walsh (3-4, 2-3) at Branson/Kim (1-6, 0-3)
This week: The Branson/Kim co-op football team will host Walsh on Friday. Kickoff in Branson is at 1 p.m.
Last week: The Bearcats lost to Mountain Valley in La Veta 66-16 last Saturday. The Eagles lost to Granada 51-43 last Friday on the road.
Next week: Branson/Kim's season will be concluded. Walsh Will wait to see if it will gain a berth in the state playoffs.