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Land O’ Lakes will make a rare trip to Countryside, where the Gators might have a time trying to tame the Cougars.

The regular season for high school football in the state of Florida starts this week and all Pasco County prep football teams will be in action. Every week, we look to bring you rankings, previews and our picks to win on Friday nights. We take a closer look at the games going on this Friday and who will come home with a victory in Week 2.

Cypress Creek at Anclote: The Sharks are still smarting from their loss to Mitchell, Coyotes look to take advantage. Pick - Cypress Creek.

Mitchell at River Ridge: Pasco County’s best current rivalry will be the must-see game in the area. Pick – Mitchell.

Sunlake at Pasco: A few years ago, this was the top matchup in the county. Both teams now in rebuilding mode. Pick – Pasco.

Land O’ Lakes at Countryside: The Gators make a rare trip to Clearwater and face a tough Cougars club. Pick – Countryside.

Ponte Vedra at Zephyrhills: The sudden dropping from the program for Nick Novo might’ve hurt most teams. Not the Bulldogs. Pick – Zephryhills.

Wiregrass Ranch at Wesley Chapel: The Battle for Wesley Chapel Part II is Friday night. The Bulls look to take the crown once again. Pick - Wiregrass Ranch.

Gulf at Brooksville Central: The Buccaneers faced a Pinellas County opponent last week, Hernando County this week. Pick – Central.

Hudson at First Baptist Academy: The Cobras will make the long drive to face a talented First Baptist Academy squad. Pick - First Baptist Academy.

Inverness Citrus at Fivay: Fivay starts off the season against two Citrus County opponents. Pick - Inverness Citrus.

Out-of-Door Academy at Bishop McLaughlin: Bishop McLaughlin will finally make its home debut under Joe Vaughn. Question is, can they make it a good one? Pick - Bishop McLaughlin.

West Oaks Academy at Zephyrhills Christian Academy: ZCA looks to make it two games in a row when they face off against West Oaks Academy. Pick - Zephyrhills Christian Academy.

— Andy Villamarzo