Last week was loaded with big-time games and things get better this week. Twelve ranked teams and three Top 25 matchups are featured led by Thursday's meeting of No. 4 North Shore (Houston) hosting Katy (Texas) on ESPNU.
The three games with ranked teams playing each other pit No. 15 Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas) in Hawaii to face No. 10 St. Louis (Honolulu) in the inaugural Aloha Football Classic. No. 25 Northwestern (Miami), the newest team to the Top 25, takes on No. 16 Carol City (Fla.) and No. 17 Marietta (Ga.) hosts No. 8 St. Joseph's Prep (Philadelphia) in the other two Top 25 matchups.
The other games feature a couple of Southern California vs. New Jersey games, a huge Ohio matchup, a Texas showdown, while American Heritage (Plantation, Fla.) travels to the DMV area to face No. 13 Gonzaga (Washington, D.C.) and No. 9 St. Thomas Aquinas (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) hosts Bergen Catholic (Oradell, N.J.).