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Friday's top five: A look back at the five biggest high school football games from Week 11

TRIBUNE PHOTO: JEFF SMITH - The Clackamas Cavaliers whoop it up after defeating the Central Catholic Rams on Friday at Hillsboro Stadium.

This is what high school football is all about.

Huge matchups, game-changing plays and playoff memories to last a lifetime.

Friday night brought out all that and more in the second round of the Class 6A state playoffs and the quarterfinals for the 5A, 4A, 3A, 2A and 1A divisions.

And Community Newspapers was there to document a bunch of it.

Among the games covered by Community Newspapers' sports editors, reporters and photographers on Friday night, there were some absolutely huge results that will set the table for the playoffs in weeks to come.

In case you may have missed some of these landmark scores, here's a look back at Friday night's top five. You can see all our coverage by clicking on the new Prep Football tab — to see it, just hover over the Sports tab — on all our websites.

No. 1 Jesuit locks up Westview 56-7, rolls to quarterfinals

Holding Westview's explosive offense to just 233 total yards and one touchdown while getting a huge outing from senior running back Jason Talley No. 1 Jesuit (11-0) cruised to a 56-7 home playoff win to advance to the state quarterfinals against Beaverton next Friday.

Huge kick, 41-20 win for No. 2 Sherwood over Tigard

Sherwood, seemingly clicking in all aspects of the game — and getting a state-record 63-yard field goal by senior Adley Rutschman — scored a 41-20 win over Three Rivers League rival Tigard in a Class 6A state playoff second-round game played Friday under rainy skies at Sherwood High School.

No. 7 Wilsonville beats No. 1 Liberty 24-21 to seal first semifinals berth since 2006

Wilsonville, facing top-seeded Liberty at Liberty High School in Friday's Class 5A quarterfinals, rallied to overcome the loss of three key players (including starting quarterback Connor Neville) but kept plugging away and defeated the Falcons 24-21.

'Hungry' Clackamas has its night against No. 5 Central Catholic

Clackamas showed its spirit and fortitude throughout a 23-13 victory over Central Catholic in the second round of the Class 6A state playoffs at Hillsboro Stadium.

No. 9 Beaverton comes from behind to beat No. 8 Tualatin 21-14

Beaverton converted two key fourth-down plays in the fourth quarter — the final one a 65-yard touchdown pass from senior quarterback Sam Noyer to junior wide receiver Carson Crawford — to power the Beavers' 21-14 victory over Tualatin at Tualatin High School.


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