Friday's top five: A look back at the five biggest high school football games from Week Eight
There's no stopping now the state's best high school football teams went at it big-time Friday night as league and conference races near their peaks.
And Community Newspapers was there to document a bunch of it.
Among the 13 games covered by Community Newspapers' sports editors, reporters and photographers on Friday night, there were some absolutely huge results that will continue to shape the state's power rankings for weeks to come.
In case you may have missed some of these landmark scores, here's a look back at Friday night's top five. You can see all our coverage by clicking on the new Prep Football tab to see it, just hover over the Sports tab on all our websites.
Liberty kicker Chris Schramm came through big-time with a 31-yard field goal as time expired to lift the No. 1-ranked Falcons to a 40-37 victory over No. 8 Wilsonvile in a battle of unbeatens at Liberty High School.
The second-ranked Central Catholic Rams survived a stiff challenge from 11th-ranked Clackamas in a Friday night Mt. Hood Conference football title showdown at Clackamas High School, eventually hanging on to win 17-14.
Lincoln ran for five touchdowns in the first two quarters to take a 34-0 lead at Franklin, then cruised the rest of the way to win 41-7 win against the Quakers. The victory kept the Cardinals unbeaten and also clinched the Portland Interscholastic League title.
Westview stuck a 56-13 smacking on Sunset on Friday to mark its third straight win and edge the Wildcats ever closer to one of the Metro League four automatic state playoff berths.
Lake Oswego responded to last week's forfeit with an important win over a resilient Newberg team, blanking the Tigers in the second half in a 45-21 victory.