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Blitz Gameday will be live from Thompson-Reynolds Stadium where No. 6 Vestavia Hills will host No. 8 Shades Valley in the week eight Blitz Game of the Week. (abc3340.com) Blitz Gameday will be live from Thompson-Reynolds Stadium where No. 6 Vestavia Hills will host No. 8 Shades Valley in the week eight Blitz Game of the Week. (abc3340.com)

Season 18 of Friday Night Blitz rolls into week eight of the high school football season by featuring two top 10 teams in Class 6A in the Blitz Game of the Week.

In a fight for the top spot in Region 5, No. 8 Shades Valley (7-0, 5-0) will travel to take on No. 6 Vestavia Hills (6-1, 5-0) at Thompson-Reynolds Stadium, where Mike Raita and al.com prep sports editor Jeff Sentell will be live for Blitz Gameday Friday beginning at 6:15 p.m.

A rejuvenated Mounties team will look to defend its top spot in the region against Buddy Anderson's one-loss Rebels team. Shades Valley enters the contest after outscoring Gardendale 61-38 last week while Vestavia Hills will be playing on an extra day's rest following a Thursday night thrashing of Carver, 56-14.

Check out all of the games Raita and Jeff Speegle will highlight on Friday Night Blitz beginning at 10:20 p.m. on ABC 33/40 below.

You can watch both Blitz and Gameday live online here. Remember to download the ABC 33/40 Sports app to keep up with all of the high school football scores from around the state. For Apple devices, click here. For Android, click here.

Blitz Game of the Week

SHADES VALLEY AT VESTAVIA HILLS

Chopper Blitz Tour

PICKENS COUNTY AT MARION COUNTY

BRILLIANT AT HUBBERTVILLE (Time Permitting)

Other Notable Matchups

ETOWAH AT SOUTHSIDE GADSDEN

SECTION AT WESTBROOK CHRISTIAN

JEMISON AT DORA

RAGLAND AT SUMITON CHRISTIAN

FAYETTE COUNTY AT ACA

MCADORY AT BROOKWOOD

ONEONTA AT ST. CLAIR COUNTY

PINSON VALLEY AT SPRINGVILLE

SHELBY COUNTY AT HOMEWOOD

STANHOPE ELMORE AT SPAIN PARK

TUSCALOOSA COUNTY AT HILLCREST

PLEASANT GROVE AT CENTRAL TUSCALOOSA

PIEDMONT AT SAKS

HOOVER AT MINOR

WENONAH AT PARKER

WALKER AT MORTIMER JORDAN

CLAY CHALKVILLE AT HUNTSVILLE

GADSDEN CITY AT GRISSOM

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