As we get ready to kick off Week Nine of High School football, there are several must wins. Franklin and Pleasant Grove are the two clubs locally that find themselves in a position where a loss tonight might mean being left out of the post-season.
PG will be at Sheldon, a club that almost beat Grant last week, while the Wildcats face Elk Grove, the Delta League leader.
The Eagles and Wildcats are both 3-2 in the Delta, tied with Jesuit for third place. Four Delta League clubs are assured the playoffs which means a loss could sink any one of these three into fifth place with one week left.
In the Capital Valley Conference Cosumnes Oaks has a tough date with Whitney. This is basically a battle for that conference's third and final playoff spot.
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