It’s crunch time for prep football teams across the state vying to be one of the top seeds in the playoffs.
The first rankings of the season for the Open Division and 6A-1A conferences was released this week by the Arizona Interscholastic Association, showing teams where they stand with four weeks remaining in the regular season.
Every week is vital for teams in the hunt to host a first-round postseason game.
Here’s all the teams in action this week. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. unless noted.
Perry at Chandler
Boulder Creek at Chaparral
Queen Creek at Corona del Sol
Desert Vista at Desert Ridge
Brophy at Hamilton
Dobson at Mesa
Highland at Mountain Pointe
Westwood at Mountain View
Red Mountain at Skyline
Higley at Casteel
Paradise Valley at Desert Mountain
North Canyon at Horizon
Campo Verde at Maricopa
Notre Dame at McClintock
Gilbert at Williams Field
Saguaro at Desert Edge
Seton Catholic at Marcos de Niza
Arcadia at Mesquite
Peoria at Poston Butte
Combs at Dysart
Tempe at St. Mary’s
Apache Junction at Washington
San Tan Foothills at ALA – Ironwood
Bourgade Catholic at Gilbert Christian
Yuma Catholic at Valley Christian
Fountain Hills at ALA – Gilbert
Scottsdale Christian at Arizona Lutheran
Chandler Prep at San Manuel Jr./Sr.
Scottsdale Prep at Sedona Red Rock
Miami at Tempe Prep
Arete Prep at Ray