The third week of the high school football season in southwest Missouri saw playoff-level action that could ultimately decide conference championships.
A thrilling week ended with late-game heroics and some surprises that will set up important games later in the season.
Here are some takeaways from the third week of the season:
The city championship race got interesting
With both Glendale (2-1) and Kickapoo (1-2) taking care of city opponents with ease on Friday night, it appears we might be heading toward a city championship game during the sixth week of the regular season.