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Week 6: Battles Are Starting To Take Place

As we head toward the sixth week of the 2023 high school football season, you can see things starting to take shape.

With state playoff positions at stake, each week uncovers new matchups that determine what teams will advance and which ones will look toward next year.

Over the next few weeks, there will be key district and regional games that will be worth checking out in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties.

Here is how Week 6 shapes up:

1. Hollywood Chaminade-Madonna (1M, 5-0). LAST WEEK: The Lions won a thrilling ESPN2 contest against No. 2 Miami Central, 31-28. THIS WEEK: A road game against surprising No. 10 Coconut Creek. NEXT WEEK: A road game against Fort Lauderdale Dillard.

2. Miami Central (2M, 1-2). LAST WEEK: The Rockets lost a hreat-breaker on national television to No. 1 Hollywood Chaminade-Madonna, 31-28. THIS WEEK: A home game against North Miami Beach. NEXT WEEK: A home game against rival Miami Northwestern.

3. Miami Christopher Columbus (4M, 5-0). LAST WEEK: The Explorers won a convincing decision against Miami Northwestern. THIS WEEK: A home game against Miami High. NEXT WEEK: A huge Saturday home game against No. 6 Homestead.

4. Fort Lauderdale St. Thomas Aquinas (3M, 4-1). LAST WEEK: The Raiders dominated previously unbeaten Port St. Lucie Treasure Coast, 42-6. THIS WEEK: A home game against Miramar. NEXT WEEK: A home game against Lauderdale Lakes Boyd Anderson.

5. Miami Norland (2M, 5-0). LAST WEEK: The Vikings had no problem putting Hialeah American away, 57-12. THIS WEEK: Bye. NEXT WEEK: A big Thursday home game against No. 9 Miami Booker T. Washington.

6. Homestead (3M, 3-1). LAST WEEK: The Broncos had the week off. THIS WEEK: A Wednesday home game against South Miami. NEXT WEEK: A Saturday away contest against No. 3 Miami Christopher Columbus.

7. Plantation American Heritage (2M, 2-1). LAST WEEK: Had the week off. THIS WEEK: A home game against district rival No. 11 Fort Lauderdale Cardinal Gibbons. NEXT WEEK: An away matchup against No. 17 Davie Western.

8. Miami Palmetto (4M, 4-1). LAST WEEK: Won a key game against Clearwater Academy International. THIS WEEK: An away game against Coral Gables. NEXT WEEK: A home game against No. 18 Miami Edison.

9. Miami Booker T. Washington (2M, 3-1). LAST WEEK: A game shortened win against Miami Carol City. THIS WEEK: A Thursday road game against Miami Jackson. NEXT WEEK: A Thursday away game against No. 5 Miami Norland.

10. Coconut Creek (3M, 4-1). LAST WEEK: A big road win at Pompano Beach Blanche Ely. 26-7. THIS WEEK: Perhaps the biggest game in school history – a Friday home game against No. 1 Hollywood Chaminade-Madonna. NEXT WEEK: A home game against Fort Lauderdale.

11. Fort Lauderdale Cardinal Gibbons (2M, 3-1). LAST WEEK: Bye. THIS WEEK: A key district game at No. 7 Plantation American Heritage. NEXT WEEK: An away game against Miami Belen Jesuit.

12. Plantation (3M, 3-1). LAST WEEK: The Colonels were off. THIS WEEK: A district game at South Plantation. NEXT WEEK: A Thursday home game against Davie Nova.

13. Coconut Creek Monarch (4M, 4-1). LAST WEEK: A convincing 26-7 win against Parkland Douglas. THIS WEEK: A district contest on the road against Boca Raton Olympic Heights. NEXT WEEK: A home game against Hollywood McArthur.

14. Pompano Beach Blanche Ely (3M, 3-1). LAST WEEK: The Tigers lost during the regular season for the first time in nearly two years, 26-7, to No. 10 Coconut Creek. THIS WEEK: An away game against Fort Lauderdale. NEXT WEEK: A home game against Fort Lauderdale Stranahan.

15. Miami Southridge (3M, 4-1). LAST WEEK: The Spartans beat Doral Academy, 40-0. THIS WEEK: Bye. NEXT WEEK: A game at St. Petersburg Lakewood.

16. Hollywood South Broward (3M, 5-0). LAST WEEK: The Bulldogs took advantage of nine turnovers to beat Miami Dr. Krop, 20-7 and move into the top spot in the district. THIS WEEK: Bye. NEXT WEEK: A home game against Pembroke Pines West Broward.

17. Davie Western (4M, 2-2). LAST WEEK: The Wildcats rebounded with a 51-0 win over Coral Springs Taravella. THIS WEEK: A Thursday home game against Sunrise Piper. NEXT WEEK: A big non district home matchup with No. 7 Plantation American Heritage.

18. Miami Edison (2M, 3-1). LAST WEEK: The Red Raiders lost a tough contest on the road at St. Petersburg Lakewood, 12-7. THIS WEEK: A Thursday district away game against Miami Immaculata LaSalle. NEXT WEEK: A big game at No. 8 Miami Palmetto.

19. Miami True North Classical Academy (1M, 5-0). LAST WEEK: The Titans upended defending 1S state champion Naples First Baptist, 21-8. THIS WEEK: Bye. NEXT WEEK: An away game against Miami St. Brendan.

20. Weston Cypress Bay (4M, 4-1). LAST WEEK: The Lightning had no problem with Davie Nova, 40-0. THIS WEEK: A road game at Coral Springs Coral Glades. NEXT WEEK: An away contest at Coral Springs Taravella.

OTHER TEAMS TO WATCH: Coconut Creek North Broward Prep (2M, 2-3), Cooper City (4M, 0-4), Coral Gables (4M, 3-1), Coral Springs (4M, 2-2), Coral Springs Coral Glades (4M, 0-4), Coral Springs Taravella (4M, 1-4), Davie Nova (3M, 2-3), Deerfield Beach (3M, 2-3), Doral Academy (4M, 2-2), Doral Reagan (Independent, 2-1-1), Fort Lauderdale (3M, 1-2), Fort Lauderdale Calvary Christian (2M, 4-1), Lauderdale Dillard (3M, 2-2), Fort Lauderdale NSU University School (Independent, 5-0), Fort Lauderdale Pine Crest (2M, 0-5), Fort Lauderdale Stranahan (2M, 2-2), Fort Lauderdale Westminster Academy (1M, 5-0), Hallandale (2M, 0-4), Goulds Palm Glades (1M, 0-5), Hialeah (3M, 3-1), Hialeah American (2M, 2-2), Hialeah Gardens (Independent, 0-3-1), Hialeah Gardens Mater Academy (3M, 0-5), Hialeah Miami-Lakes (Independent, 0-4), Hollywood Avant Garde (1M, 2-2), Hollywood Hills (3M, 1-2), Hollywood McArthur (3M, 1-2-1), Homestead Everglades Prep (1M, 2-2), Homestead South Dade (4M, 3-1), Miami Archbishop Carroll (1M, 3-1), Miami Beach (3M, 0-4), Miami Belen Jesuit (3M, 2-3), Miami Braddock (Independent, 3-1), Miami Carol City (2M, 0-4), Miami Coral Park (Independent, 1-3), Miami Coral Reef (GMAC Independent, 3-2), Miami Dr. Krop (3M, 3-2), Miami Ferguson (Independent, 3-0), Miami Florida Christian (Independent, 1-4), Miami Gardens Monsignor Pace (2M, 2-3), Miami Gulliver Prep (2M, 3-2), Miami High (4M, 2-2), Miami Immaculata LaSalle (2M, 2-2), Miami Jackson (2M, 1-4), Miami Killian (2M, 0-5), Miami Northwestern (2M, 1-4), Miami Ransom Everglades, (Independent, 5-0), Miami Lakes Barbara Goleman (4M, 2-1), Miami Palmer Trinity (1M, 3-1), Miami Springs (2M, 4-1), Miami St. Brendan (2M, 4-1), Miami Varela, Independent, 2-1), Miami Westminster Christian (1M, 2-3), Miramar (3M, 2-2), Miramar Everglades (3M, 3-1), North Miami (3M, 1-4), North Miami Mourning (Independent, 2-1), North Miami Beach (2M, 1-4), Oakland Park Northeast (2M, 1-4), Parkland Douglas (0-4, 4M), Pembroke Pines Charter (3M, 3-1), Pembroke Pines Flanagan (4M, 0-3-1), Pembroke Pines Somerset Academy (4M, 0-5), Pembroke Pines West Broward (4M, 2-2), Pompano Beach (Independent, 1-3), Somerset Academy South Homestead (Independent, 3-2), Somerset Silver Palms (2M, 2-2), South Miami (2M, 1-4), South Plantation (3M, 3-0), Southwest Miami (3M, 1-4), Southwest Ranches Archbishop McCarthy (Independent, 4-0), Sunrise Piper (3M, 2-2), Westland Hialeah (2M, 1-3).


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