If statements were being made this week, Barnesville may have made the loudest one.

The Trojans rattled off 43 straight points to beat Detroit Lakes in a first time matchup on the football field. With the season starting to round towards the homestretch, does a win like that signal that the Trojans are beginning to peak at the right time?

In North Dakota, it is officially postseason football time. 9-man playoffs begin on Saturday with first round games.

The eight seeded teams are:

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1. LaMoure-Litchville-Marion

2. New Salem-Almont

3. Cavalier

4. Bottineau

5. Nelson County

6. Divide County

8. Hettinger-Scranton

WDAY Sports' Zach Staton, Jahmal Kennedy, and Taylor Budge dive into those things and the week to come in high school football in this week's edition of From the Sidelines.