Oxford (7-1) at Seymour (6-2), 7 p.m.: A Class S state playoff berth likely on the line here.
Pooch’s Pick: Seymour.
Creed/Career/Whitney Tech (3-5) at Sheehan (4-4), 6 p.m.: Sheehan is the only team in the SCC Division III with one divisional loss.
Pooch’s Pick: Sheehan.
North Haven (3-5) at Fairfield Prep (5-3), 6 p.m.: Fairfield Prep knocked off previously unbeaten Shelton last week, and looked good doing it. Will that continue against the struggling Indians?
Pooch’s Pick: Fairfield Prep.
Ellington (6-2) at North Branford (4-3), 6:30 p.m.: Ellington had its six-game winning streak snapped last week against Cromwell.
Pooch’s Pick: Ellington.
Holy Cross (3-5) at No. 9 Ansonia (8-0), 6:30 p.m.: Holy Cross has not defeated the Chargers since 2009.
Pooch’s Pick: Ansonia.
Nonnewaug (1-6) at Haddam-Killingworth (3-5), 6:30 p.m.: Nonnewaug has lost six in a row since winning its season opener against Canton.
Pooch’s Pick: Haddam-Killingworth.
Amity (3-5) at Foran (4-3), 7 p.m.: Amity in search of its third straight win.
Pooch’s Pick: Amity.
Branford (4-4) at Law (3-4), 7 p.m.: Brian Nichols and Zachary Cash have each made two interceptions for Branford.
Pooch’s Pick: Branford.
Bunnell (6-2) at New Milford (5-3), 7 p.m.: Bunnell still in the thick of a very competitive race in Class M.
Pooch’s Pick: Bunnell.
Coginchaug (1-7) at Coventry/Windham Tech/Bolton (3-4), 7 p.m.: Coginchaug has scored less than 10 points in each of its last three games.
Pooch’s Pick: Coventry/Windham Tech/Bolton.
East Haven (2-5) at Guilford (3-5), 7 p.m.: East Haven has lost three in a row.
Pooch’s Pick: East Haven.
Hand (1-7) at Cheshire (5-3), 7 p.m.: Cheshire looking to avoid its third straight loss.
Pooch’s Pick: Cheshire.
Lyman Hall (1-7) at Hillhouse (7-1), 7 p.m.: Rough year will continue here for Lyman Hall.
Pooch’s Pick: Hillhouse.
Waterbury Career (4-4) at Naugatuck (6-2), 7 p.m.: Naugatuck had its five-game winning streak snapped last week against Wolcott.
Pooch’s Pick: Naugatuck.
Wilbur Cross (4-3) at Hamden (2-6), 7 p.m.: Back-to-back losses have all but ended Wilbur Cross’ state playoff hopes.
Pooch’s Pick: Wilbur Cross.
No. 3 West Haven (8-0) at No. 8 Shelton (7-1), 7 p.m.: Does Shelton start a new winning streak this week? The Gaels saw their 29-game regular season winning streak snapped last week in a loss to Fairfield Prep.
Pooch’s Pick: West Haven.
Watertown (3-5) at Derby (1-7), 7 p.m.: Watertown in search of its third straight win.
Pooch’s Pick: Watertown.
Woodland (0-8) at Kennedy (4-4), 7 p.m.: Can Woodland win its first game of the year?
Pooch’s Pick: Kennedy.
Xavier (5-3) at Notre Dame-West Haven (5-3), 7 p.m.: Xavier in Class LL and Notre Dame in Class L are fighting for their respective state playoff lives.
Pooch’s Pick: Xavier.
Notre Dame-Fairfield (3-5) at Stratford (2-6), 6 p.m.: Notre Dame can surpass its win total from last season with a victory here.
Pooch’s Pick: Notre Dame-Fairfield.
Bassick (3-4) at O’Brien Tech (4-2), noon: Half of O’Brien Tech’s wins have been by shutout.
Pooch’s Pick: O’Brien Tech.
Cheney Tech (5-3) at Platt Tech (3-5), 2 p.m.: Cheney Tech has scored 33 or more points in all five of its wins.
Pooch’s Pick: Cheney Tech.
Gilbert/Northwestern (7-1) at Old Saybrook/Westbrook (6-1), noon: The winner inches closer to a state playoff berth.
Pooch’s Pick: Old Saybrook/Westbrook.
Morgan (5-3) at Lewis Mills (3-5), 1 p.m.: Morgan is averaging 27.1 points per game.
Pooch’s Pick: Morgan.
Valley Regional/Old Lyme (7-1) at Canton (0-7), 1 p.m.: Canton is the only team in the Pequot Conference still in search of its first win.
Pooch’s Pick: Valley Regional/Old Lyme.
Last week: 20-6. Season record: 145-41.