South City (0-2, 2-4) at
Sacred Heart Prep (1-0, 6-0), 3 p.m. Friday
The Warriors were whipped 49-0 by Terra Nova last week. … The Gators got past Menlo-Atherton, 15-12. … This is the first meeting between these squads. … After winning its first two games by a combined two points, South City has lost four straight, by an average of 51 points. … The Warriors have been shut out twice in the last three weeks, by a combined score of 100 points. … The 12 points SHP allowed last week was a season high for the Gators defense. … The 15 points scored was a season low for the Gators offense. … SHP managed only 274 yards of offense last week, but it was enough to pull out the win.… SHP is one of three teams still undefeated in the PAL — along with Bay rival Terra Nova and Ocean leader Burlingame.
Burlingame (1-0 Ocean, 6-0 overall) at
Half Moon Bay (0-2, 1-5), 7 p.m. Friday
The Panthers pulled away from Aragon last week, 33-17. … The Cougars collapsed in a 23-22 loss to San Mateo. … Last season, Burlingame cruised to a 31-7 win over Half Moon Bay. … The Burlingame defense catapulted the Panthers to the win over Aragon, scoring three touchdowns: two Andrew Kennedy pick-6s and a Keone Keahi blocked field goal return. … Offensively, Manase Palu finished with 117 yards rushing on 14 carries. He had 94 yards on nine carries in the second half. … Half Moon Bay has lost three games in a row. … The Cougars, who surrendered the game-winning score to San Mateo with 16 seconds to play, had a chance to put the game away but missed a 25-yard field goal with just over five minutes to play. … In the Cougars’ five losses, they scored a total of 83 points. In their one win, they scored 56.
Capuchino (0-2 Ocean, 1-5 overall) at
San Mateo (1-0, 3-3), 7 p.m. Friday
The Mustangs were corralled in a 58-24 loss to Woodside last week. … The Bearcats pulled out a last-second, 23-22 win over Half Moon Bay. … Last year, both these teams were in the Lake Division with Capuchino coming away with a 30-23 win over San Mateo. … The 24 points scored was the second-highest point total for Capuchino this season, but is its highest output in three weeks. … The Mustangs have allowed 132 points in their last three games, including 99 in their first two Ocean Division contests. … San Mateo may have finally found a complement to RB Line Latu in Finau Hafoka. In just his second game, the junior ran wild over Half Moon Bay, finishing with 22 carries for 170 yards and two touchdowns — including the game winner. … The Bearcats finished with 219 yards rushing as a team last week. … In San Mateo’s three wins, the Bearcats are averaging 28 points per game. In their three losses, that average is only 11.
Jefferson (0-1 Lake, 0-6 overall) at
Carlmont (0-2, 2-4), 7 p.m. Friday
The Indians were handed a 49-14 loss by Hillsdale last week. … The Scots were shut out 21-0 by El Camino. … The last time these two teams played each other was 2008 when Carlmont came away with a 42-7 victory. … The 14 points scored was the second most Jefferson has scored this season, behind a 21-point effort against Lowell three weeks ago. … The 49 points allowed was the least the Indians have allowed this season. … After starting the season 2-0, Carlmont has lost four in a row. … During the losing streak, the Scots are averaging under 11 points per game. … Defensively, Carlmont is solid. The Scots are giving up an average of just 18 points per game.