Posted On: 03/31/21 5:43 PM

Week 5 of the once-in-a-lifetime (hopefully) abbreviated spring season is almost here and it could aptly be titled, “Bowl Weekend.” Some very intriguing cross-regional matchups dominate the slate. It all gets started Thursday afternoon at UNM Stadium in Albuquerque. So, we get three days of high school football. It should be an action-packed weekend for high school football fans around the state. After this, we’ll have to wait 4 months before we see high school football again.

Here is a look at our Top 13 games of Week 5:

Game of the Week: Cleveland vs. Las Cruces (Sat, 4 p.m. at UNM Stadium)

Had the season been played in the fall, this could have been the Class 6A state championship game. Both teams have emerged from the first four weeks of the spring schedule as two of the state’s best squads. Start with the quarterbacks: Jeff Davison Jeff Davison 5'11" | QB Cleveland | 2021 State NM and Marcos Lopez Marcos Lopez 6'1" | QB Las Cruces | 2021 State NM . Davison just wins but is underrated. Lopez is capable of taking over games by himself, as he did last week against Centennial. Both quarterbacks are playing the final games of their high school careers. Strong ground games power both offenses. Defenses? Yeah, they’re good too.


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