Hillsdale (2-0, 4-2) at
Mills (1-1, 4-2), 3 p.m. Friday
The Knights knocked off Jefferson last week, 49-14. … The Vikings were vanquished by King’s Academy, 19-15. … Last year, Hillsdale topped Mills 26-14. … In two division games, Hillsdale is averaging 41.5 points. …It was all about the big plays for the Knights last week. Quarterback Cole Carrithers completed only 5 of 9 passes, but averaged nearly 26 yards a completion. The Knights also rushed for 207 yards on 31 carries, averaging nearly seven yards a pop. … Mills has struggled offensively since entering Lake Division play. After averaging nearly 38 points per game in four non-league matchups, the Vikings have scored an average of 14.5 points through their first two games of PAL play.
El Camino (1-1, 4-2) at
King’s Academy (1-0, 3-3), 7 p.m. Friday
The Colts rebounded from a loss to Mills two weeks ago to capture a 21-0 win over Carlmont last week. … The Knights thrust themselves into Ocean Division contention by beating Mills 19-15. … This is the team’s first meeting since King’s Academy entered the PAL in 2008. The Knights won that meeting 46-6. … Through two games, El Camino has the Lake Division’s best defense, having allowed just 14 points through two games. … A win over King’s Academy puts the Colts right back in the race for the Lake Division title. A loss would all but eliminate them from contention. … King’s Academy quarterback Dominic Sabel had his second-best game of the season in last week’s win over Mills. The second-year signal caller, just a junior, completed 14 of 26 passes for 219 yards and a touchdown. … The Knights had 323 yards of offense last week.
Woodside (2-0, 2-4) at
Aragon (1-1, 4-2), 3 p.m. Friday
The Wildcats walloped Capuchino 58-24 last week. … The Dons were downed by Burlingame, 33-17. … The last time these teams faced each other, 2011, Aragon came away with a 35-20 win. … Woodside has won two straight Ocean Division games since opening the season 0-4. … Do-Everything Josh Holman tied a state record last week by returning three kickoff returns for touchdowns for Woodside. Holman had returns of 95, 90 and 65 yards. He also returned a fumble for a fourth score. … Through two Ocean Division games, the Wildcats are averaging 50 points per contest. In their four non-league matches, the Wildcats averaged just 12 points. … Aragon needs a win to have any hope of earning a co-championship in the Ocean Division. … The Dons offense was shut down last week by Burlingame, amassing just 198 yards of offense. … The Wildcats will have their hands full with Aragon fullback Patrick Pauni, who averaged nearly five yards a carry last week and scored both Dons touchdowns.
Menlo-Atherton (1-1, 4-2) at
Sequoia (0-2, 3-3), 7 p.m. Friday
The Bears suffered a crushing 19-15 defeat to Sacred Heart Prep last week. … The Cherokees were chopped down by Menlo School, 42-10. … This appears to be the first time since the PAL was created in its current form that these two teams have played each other. … M-A led SHP 12-0 at halftime and through the third quarter, but surrendered 15 points in the fourth quarter to lose. … M-A racked up 372 yards of offense last week, including 176 yards passing from Brian Keare and 109 yards rushing from Isiah Nash. Spiro Papadakis caught six passes for 78 yards. … Through two Bay Division games, the Bears have allowed only 27 points. … Sequoia has struggled offensively the last three weeks. Through their first three games, the Cherokees averaged 42 points. In their last three, they’ve combined for 34. … The Cherokees managed only 241 yards of offense last week, including only 18 yards passing. … QB Faave Brown was a bright spot for Sequoia, leading the team with 128 yards rushing on 18 carries.