Pigskin Picks

Here’s our predictions for this weekend’s local high school and college football games.

No makeup date has been set for three of the game that were postponed because of wet field conditions.


Andy Walter, Delaware State News: 29-10

Tim Mastro, Delaware State News: 29-10

Craig Anderson, Delaware State News: 31-8

Glenn Frazer, Delaware Radio  105.9: 33-6

Matt Pencek, WBOC-TV: 32-7

Tonight’s high school games.

Games start at 7 p.m. unless noted.

Dover (1-2) at Smyrna (3-0)

The Senators get their shot at trying to slow down Smyrna’s offensive juggernaut.

AW: Smy, 55-20 ; TM: Smy, 55-14; CA: Smy, 52-15; GF: Smy, 56-6; MP: Smy, 50-13.

Polytech (1-2) at Cape Henlopen (2-1)

Both squads are coming off victories heading into their Henlopen North opener.      

AW: Cape, 35-7; TM: Cape, 42-14; CA: Cape, 27-6; GF: Cape, 35-20; MP: Cape, 33-16.

Conrad (2-1) at Milford (2-0), 7:30 p.m.

Unbeaten Buccaneers have had an extra week to get ready for a solid Conrad squad.

AW: Milford, 45-14; TM: Milford, 28-20; CA: Milford, 27-23; GF: Milford, 21-17; MP: Milford, 28-12.

Saturday’s games

St. Georges (2-1) at Caesar Rodney (0-3), 2 p.m.

Tough schedule doesn’t get any easier for CR, which is still looking for its first victory.

AW: SG, 33-7; TM: SG, 20-8; CA: SG, 34-13; GF: SG, 24-17; MP: SG, 30-20.

Sussex Central (2-1) at Sussex Tech (2-1), 6 p.m.

One of the two Georgetown rivals will come out of this one with a 1-0 record in the North.

AW: Tech, 32-27; TM: Central, 35-14; CA: Central, 14-10; GF: Central, 28-21; MP: Central, 32-22.


Indian River (0-3) at Seaford (1-2), 4 p.m.

Blue Jays ended 21-game skid. Now they take aim at earning a Henlopen South win.

AW: IR, 32-12; TM: IR, 49-6; CA: IR, 48-6; GF: IR, 34-26; MP: IR, 28-8.

Woodbridge (3-0) at Lake Forest (0-3), 6 p.m.

Raiders open Henlopen South slate with their sights set on winning the division this year.     

AW: Wood, 35-13; TM: Wood, 41-14; CA: Wood, 34-12; GF: Wood, 27-14; MP: Wood, 35-12.


No makeup date yet

Laurel (2-1) at Delmar (1-2)

After back-to-back impressive victories, Bulldogs want to keep rolling in Henlopen South.    

AW: Laurel, 42-24; TM: Laurel, 34-21; CA: Delmar, 28-26  ; GF: Laurel, 27-20; MP: Laurel, 28-26.

Saturday’s college games

Delaware State (0-0 MEAC, 0-3) at Morgan State (1-0, 1-2), 1 p.m.

Hornets will see if they can get their season on track as they start their MEAC schedule.       

AW: Morgan, 31-14; TM: Morgan, 30-10; CA: Morgan, 21-17; GF: Morgan, 34-26; MP: Morgan, 31-21.

Wesley (1-1 NJAC, 1-2) at Southern Virginia (0-2, 1-2), 1 p.m.

The Wolverines don’t expect to have an easy time with revamped Southern Virginia.

AW: Wes, 35-21; TM: Wes, 38-20; CA: Wes, 48-7; GF: Wes, 28-17; MP: Wes, 35-10.

Delaware (0-0 CAA, 2-1) at James Madison (1-0, 3-1), 1:30 p.m.

Blue Hens have done well lately against JMU, which is ranked No. 7 nationally in FCS.

AW: UD, 21-17; TM: JMU, 28-24 ; CA: JMU, 33-21; GF: JMU, 24-17; MP: JMU, 31-28.



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