Lincoln (3-4, 3-1) escaped an upset against Marshall last week, but Lowell (3-3, 2-2) wasn’t so fortunate, falling to previously winless Balboa.
Lowell will look to running back Reggie Webb to lead it past Lincoln, as the winner of this game will take hold of third place in the league standings.
After Sacred Heart’s win over rival St. Ignatius last week, the Irish (5-2, 2-2) should be in the Central Coast Section playoffs, but a win on the road against the Warriors (3-4, 2-2) would solidify their postseason bid.
The Crusaders (1-6, 0-4) will travel south to take on the Monarchs (4-2-1, 2-1-1), which were handed their first WCAL loss by Bellarmine last week.
The Wildcats (2-4-1, 0-3-1) will look to bounce back from a disheartening loss to rival Sacred Heart last week and will have to improve their run defense against the Lancers (3-4, 2-2) and standout running back Durell Crooks, who has run for more than 100 yards in his past five games.
Balboa (2-5, 1-3) looked destined to miss the playoffs, but kept postseason hopes alive with an upset of Lowell last week.
With another Lowell loss and a Balboa win over the Lions (3-4, 1-3), the Bucs would be in a tie for the fourth and final playoff spot.
Galileo, even with a win, could be on the outside looking in with a head-to-head loss to Lowell.
The Pumas (0-5, 0-4) gave Washington a scare last week and will look to spoil rival Marshall’s (2-5, 1-3) playoff hopes.
The Knights (5-2) will look to rally back from two consecutive losses against a stout Anderson Valley (6-1) squad in the first 8-man football game of Kezar Stadium’s storied history.