Sherwood at Sprague, 7 p.m.
On the air: Radio on KBZY 1490 AM; television on CCTV2 at 11:59 p.m.
The Olympians (9-1) are in the second round of the 6A state playoffs for the first time since 2012. The reward for No. 8 seed Sprague is a No. 9 seeded Sherwood (7-3) team that features Oregon State commit David Morris and was in the state semifinals last season. The Bowmen surprisingly started the season 0-3, but have won seven straight and their imposing ground game has been imposing.
West Salem at Beaverton, 7 p.m.
The No. 12 seed Titans (8-2) hit the road to play a No. 5 seed Beaverton (8-2) that has won three straight. Beaverton has got back senior running back Anthony Albright after an ankle injury sidelined him since the first week of the season and rushed for 111 yards and three touchdowns in last week’s 63-26 win against Grant. West Salem displayed it can run the ball effectively in its 42-30 win in the first round against Oregon City with 389 yards rushing, including 230 by Noah Whitaker.
Dallas at Summit, 7 p.m.
This game is an absolute contrast in styles. No. 1 seed Summit (9-1) is led by one of the most prolific passing quarterbacks in the state in senior John Bledsoe (2,194 yards, 22 TDs). No. 8 seed Dallas (8-2) is led by one of the most prolific running backs in the state in senior Tanner Earhart (1,728 yards, 23 TDs).
Redmond at Central, 7 p.m.
On the air: Radio on KAJC 90.1 FM and KYKN 1430 AM.
For the first time since the beginning of the season Central is healthy, and the No. 11 seed Panthers (6-4) are playing like it going into Friday’s game with No. 14 seed Redmond (6-4). All veterans can attend this game at no charge and will be recognized at the 50-yard line prior to the game.
Cascade at South Umpqua, 7 p.m.
On the air: Audio on http://www.douglascountysportsonline.com.
Cascade (5-3) pulled off something last week that no one thought they could in travelling to Mazama in the first round – the Cougars racked up a 32-0 lead early in the second quarter – and now the No. 15 seeded Cougars travel to play No. 7 seed South Umpqua.
Blanchet Catholic at Dayton, 7 p.m.
On the air: Radio on http://www.KLYC.us.
Blanchet (8-2) has won seven straight and now faces its biggest and most difficult opponent in No. 1 seed Dayton (10-0) in the 3A quarterfinals. The Pirates’ complex offense has been prolific this season, but hasn’t seen a defense like Blanchet’s, which hasn’t given up a touchdown in nearly a month.
Santiam at Stanfield, 6 p.m.
On the air: Radio on gohermiston.com
The No. 10 seed Wolverines (7-3) are in the 2A state quarterfinals for the first time since 2008. Santiam travelled more than four hours to beat Lost River 35-20 and face another four-plus hour trip to play No. 2 seed Stanfield (9-1).
Salem Academy at Santiam Christian, 1 p.m.
These teams have a lot of connections. Santiam Christian (8-2) coach Matt Bain played for and was an assistant coach at Salem Academy (8-2). These teams used to be league opponents, but the last time they played was in 2014 when Santiam Christian won 57-14.
Toledo at Kennedy, 1 p.m.
Where: Silverton High School.
The five straight wins by the No. 3 seed Trojans (9-1) bode well for Kennedy in this game, as does that the last time they played, 2013, Kennedy won 49-0. Kennedy is piling up monstrous amounts of offense – 471 yards in 61-14 win against Gaston in the first round – and will be hard for anyone to stop in the postseason.
St. Paul at Regis, 1 p.m.
This is a rematch of the final game of the regular season, which Regis won 27-7. The Rams (8-2) and Buckaroos (6-3) are among the four teams from the Tri-River Conference that make up the eight teams left in the 2A state playoffs.