FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – One of the most highly-anticipated matchups of the high school football season is looming with Carroll visiting Snider in your Highlight Zone Game of the Week!

Carroll enters Friday’s contest with a 3-1 record and ranked ninth in the Class 6A coaches poll., Their lone loss was at no. 4 Hamilton Southeastern in the season opener.

Meanwhile, Snider is the top-ranked team in the Class 5A coaches poll and undefeated at 4-0. The Panthers average 45.0 points per game while allowing 13.5 on defense.

Snider and Carroll’s showdown historically has been even, with the Panthers holding an 8-5 advantage in the last 35 years. However, Carroll has won the last three matchups. Friday’s winner would go a long way in deciding who comes away with an SAC title under the conference’s new split division format.

WANE 15 will be live at Spuller Stadium on Friday at 6 p.m. for a preview of your Highlight Zone Game of the Week. Tune in at 11 p.m. Friday for week five of the Highlight Zone, Fort Wayne’s number one and most-watched sports show!