Metro football kicks off league season on Friday
The Metro's six football teams get down to business for real on Friday with the start of the 2011 league season
The road that was the 2011 non-league football schedule had more than a few bumps - and one pleasant surprise - for the Metro League's six varsity football teams.
Defending state champion and Metro favorite Aloha went just 2-2 in non-league action and battled injury problems along the way.
Perennial power Jesuit was, like Aloha, 2-2 after another of its annual killer non-league schedules.
And Sunset, in year two under head coach Faustin Riley, went 4-0 and outscored its last three opponents 162-0.
But all that is history, and save for the statewide RPI rankings that won't mean something until the end of the year, none of it will help a bit come kickoff time on Friday night.
Friday night's games (with non-league records in parentheses) will include:
- Aloha (2-2) at Westview (0-4), 7:30 p.m.
- Beaverton (2-2) at Southridge (1-3), 7:30 p.m.
- And Jesuit (2-2) at Sunset (4-0), 7:30 p.m.
After Friday, league play continues for four more weeks, followed by Class 6A state Play-In games on Nov. 4 and the first round of the Class 6A state playoffs on Nov. 11-12.