Week 6 High School Football Preview

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Week 6 of the high school football season is here! The weekly rankings have been released and there are some big local match ups coming up on a full Friday night of football action!

Nine teams across the state in Class 4A remain undefeated, including the Detroit Lakes Lakers. The Lakers's moved up a spot in the state rankings from #5 to #4, leapfrogging St.Paul Academy/Minnehaha Academy/Blake after shutting out Pequot Lakes 47-0 last Friday night. Detroit Lakes takes on Dylworth-Glyndon-Felton on Homecoming Friday at Mollberg Field this week. DGF won last year's game 35-21. The Lakers are averaging 42.8 points per game, which is fifth best in the state. You can hear Lakers vs Rebels at 7:00 on 93.1 FM and AM 1340 KDLM with Charlie Newland, Zeke Fuhrman and Jim Peterick.

In Class 3A, the Perham Yellowjackets fall out of the state rankings after a tough 42-32 loss to Fergus Falls. It doesn't get any easier for the Jackets as they take on the 4-1 East Grand Forks Green Wave at home. EGF sits atop the Section 8AAA standings after beating Thief River Falls 55-7. You can hear Yellowjackets Football on The Lakes 99.5 with Mike Peterson at 7:00.

The 2-3 Lake Park-Audubon Raiders are back in action this week after losing to #2 Mahnomen/Waubun 53-0 last week. The head to Red Lake Falls to take on the 4-1 Red Lake County Rebels. You can listen to the game online at CatchTheWave1041.com at 7:00. John George will have the call.

The Hawley Nuggets stayed hot with a 56-27 win over Breckenridge last Friday. The win improves Hawley's record to 4-1 and has the Nuggets ranked #7 in the Class 2A this week. The Nuggets have won four straight games after losing to Mahnomen/Waubun in Week 1 and are scoring nearly 44 points per game during the winning streak. The loss to Hawley knocked Breckenridge out of the state rankings. Hawley takes on winless Frazee this week. You can hear Frazee vs Hawley on Real Country 102.3 with David Kinderman beginning at 7:00.

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WEEK 6 SCHEDULE:

Pequot Lakes vs Park Rapids 6p

Bagley vs Ada-Borup 7p

Crookston vs #3 Barnesville 7p

New York Mills vs Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa 7p

Alexandria vs Bemidji 7p

Hillcrest Lutheran Academy vs Bertha-Hewitt 7p

#2 Mahnomen/Waubun vs Badger/Greenbush-Middle River 7p

#6 Otter Tail Central vs Breckenridge 7p

Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton vs #4 Detroit Lakes 7p

Cass Lake-Bena vs Fosston 7p

#7 Hawley vs Frazee 7p

#3 Verndale vs Hancock 7p

Parkers Prairie vs Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg 7p

Sartell-St. Stephen vs Moorhead 7p

Nevis vs #9 NCE/U-H 7p

Roseau vs Pelican Rapids 7p

East Grand Forks vs Perham 7p

Lake Park-Audubon vs Red Lake County 7p

#9 Fertile-Beltrami vs Polk County West 7p

Willmar vs St. Cloud Apollo 7p

Fergus Falls vs Thief River Falls 7p

Long Prairie-Grey Eagle vs United North Central 7p

Pillager vs Wadena-Deer Creek 7p

Staples-Motley vs West Central Area/Ashby 7p

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WEEK 6 STATE RANKINGS:

CLASS 6A

1. Lakeville North (5-0)
2. Blaine (5-0)
3. Eden Prairie (4-1)
4. Minnetonka (4-1)
5. East Ridge (4-1)
6. Woodbury (4-1)
7. Edina (4-1)
8. St. Michael-Albertville (3-2)
9. Prior Lake (3-2)
10. White Bear Lake (4-1)

CLASS 5A
1. Owatonna (5-0)
2. Elk River (5-0)
3. St. Thomas Academy (5-0)
4. Robbinsdale Cooper (5-0)
5. Waconia (5-0)
6. St. Cloud Tech (5-0)
7. Chanhassen (4-1)
8. Mahtomedi (4-1)
9. Mankato West (4-1)
10. Bemidji (4-1)

CLASS 4A
1. Academy of Holy Angels (5-0)
2. Winona (5-0)
3. Hutchinson (5-0)
4. Detroit Lakes (5-0)
5. St. Paul Academy/Minnehaha Academy/Blake (5-0)
6. Marshall (5-0)
7. Dassel-Cokato (5-0)
8. Hermantown (5-0)
9. Providence Academy (5-0)
10. Cloquet (4-1)

CLASS 3A
1. Pierz (5-0)
2. Rochester Lourdes (5-0)
3. Jordan (5-0)
4. Jackson County Central (5-0)
5. Mora (5-0)
6. Spectrum (5-0)
7. St. Peter (5-0)
8. New London-Spicer (4-1)
9. Breck (4-1)
10. Annandale (4-1)

CLASS 2A
1. Caledonia (5-0)
2. Minneapolis North (5-0)
3. Barnesville (5-0)
4. Redwood Valley (5-0)
5. Maple River (5-0)
6. St. Charles (5-0)
7. Hawley (4-1)
8. Royalton (5-0)
9. Paynesville (4-1)
10. Pipestone Area (4-1)

CLASS 1A
1. Minneota
2. Mahnomen/Waubun
3. BOLD
4. Blooming Prairie
5. Rushford-Peterson
6. Ottertail Central
7. United South Central
8. Mayer Lutheran
9. Fertile-Beltrami
10. Goodhue

NINE-MAN
1. Spring Grove
2. Stephen-Argyle
3. Verndale
4. Cromwell-Wright
5. Houston
6. Cook County
7. Mountain Lake Area
8. South Ridge
9. Norman County East/Ulen-Hitterdal

10. Russell-Tyler-Ruthton

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