Trying to predict a game of the week throughout the whole season could be considered a waste of time. The opinion of a game of the week could change at a moment’s notice. One game doesn’t go the way that the so called experts thought it would go or one team does things that people didn’t think they were capable would change everything.
It might be interested to see as the season plays out, how many of these games will really be considered the Game of the Week when we get to that week.
Week 0—Friday August 30th…Santa Rosa at Petaluma
Why the first week of the regular season is called week 0 is anyone’s guess. With most of the traditional games gone, this is a nice start to the high school football season. It is the longest series in the area and also one of three NBL-SCL games.
Week 1—Friday September 6th…Analy at Maria Carrillo
If any early season game proves it can set a tone for things to come, this game did last year.
Week 2—Saturday September 14th….El Cerrito at Cardinal Newman
Two Division 3 powers took turns losing thrillers to Section Champion Marin Catholic in the 2012 playoffs.
Week 3—Friday September 20th…Rancho Cotate at American Canyon
Both teams went into their section playoffs undefeated in 2012.
Week 4—Friday September 27th…St. Vincent at CSD (Fremont)
Two teams that tied for NCL II/Bay League Title
Week 5—Friday October 4th…Piner at Analy
Piner gave Analy its closest league game of 2012
Week 6—Saturday October 12th…Sonoma Valley at Piner
Analy is everyone’s favorite to win the SCL but if that doesn’t happen, the winner of this game could take the crown.
Week 7—Friday October 18th…Rancho Cotate at Casa Grande
First NBL game that makes game of the week. You have a feeling there will be more.
Week 8—Friday October 25th…Fort Bragg at St. Helena
These two teams decided the 2012 NCL I race with a classic.
Week 9—Friday November 1st…Rancho Cotate at Cardinal Newman
No explanation needed
Week 10—Friday November 8th…Casa Grande at Cardinal Newman
No explanation needed for this one either
Week 11—Friday November 15th and November 16th…NCS Round One
Week 12—Friday November 22nd and November 23rd…NCS Round Two
Week 13—Friday November 29th and November 30th…Divison 1-4 Semi-Final and Division 5 Championship
Week 14—Friday December 6th and 7th…NCS Championship Weekend
Week 15—Friday December 13th and 14th…Nor Cal and Southern California Championship Weekend
Week 16—Friday December 20th and 21st…State Championship Weekend
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