COEUR D'ALENE -- The showdown between Coeur d'Alene and Lake City is the HS GameTime Game of the Week. The rivalry is also the site of Tom's Tailgate on Friday.
More than 71-percent of the 1,000+ votes to Friday's Inland Empire League battle.
The Vikings are 7-1 this season, while the Timberwolves are 6-2. Both squads are 2-0 in league play. That means the winner of the contest takes home the 5A IEL title.
Coeur d'Alene has shown that they're a state title contender. Their only setback was a 36-34 loss to Skyview on September 11th. The Vikings have won five straight games since then.
Lake City is riding a similar five-game winning streak. They lost to Mountain View (27-20) on September 3rd and Capital (32-7) on September 10th, and they haven't suffered a defeat since.
Kickoff between Coeur d'Alene and Lake City is scheduled for 7pm at Coeur d'Alene High School. We'll have highlights from that game and many more on HS GameTime on KREM 2 News at 11pm.