High School Sports
The week ahead in prep football

It's week eight of the high school football season, and the playoff picture is becoming clearer along with league championships. In the City Section, this week's big game involves the Eastern League, where South Gate hosts Garfield in a game that should decide the league title. Both schools are 3-0 in league. Even though South Gate is in Division II, the Rams have every intention of matching up with the Division I Bulldogs. In the Marine League, it's the rivalry game between Carson and host Banning. They've won more City titles between them than any other schools. In the West Valley League, Birmingham and Taft are on a collision course but first must get by tests....