Posted On: 08/21/17 9:30 PM

With the start of the 2017 prep football season just around the corner, Northstar Football News is breaking down the biggest games in each class each week. We will start with the biggest schools and work our way down.

Week One: Champlin Park v. East Ridge

Champlin Park shocked many when they qualified for the Class 6A state tournament with a 35-33 victory over East Ridge in the second round of the 2016 playoffs. The Rebels led by 15 points with just over five minutes left in the game, but the Raptors came roaring back to make it a two-point game with a touchdown just before the end of the game. A two-point conversion pass attempt fell incomplete and the Rebels advanced to state. The Raptors return four offensive and six defensive starters, while the Rebels figure to be led by junior quarterback Bennett Otto, who was injured during last year’s matchup, and senior running back Ernest Worjloh.

Week Two: Lakeville North v. Eden Prairie

The second week of the prep football season will give fans a chance to see NFN’s first and second-ranked teams in Class 6A square off, as

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