Pigskin Picks

Andy Walter, Delaware State News (0-0)

Tim Mastro, Delaware State News (0-0)

Craig Anderson, Delaware State News (0-0)

Glenn Frazer, Delaware Radio 105.9 (0-0)

Matt Pencek, WBOC-TV (0-0)


Games start at 7 p.m. unless noted.

Dover at Woodbridge

New coach Rudy Simonetti’s Senators debut against a talented Woodbridge team. 

AW: Dover, 34-27; TM: Dover, 34-28; CA: Dover, 26-23; GF: Dover, 21-20; MP: Wood, 24-20.

Sussex Central at Laurel

Knights want to pick up where they left off last year when they won their final three games.             

AW: Central, 28-6; TM:  Central, 35-14; CA: Central, 24-20; GF: Central, 28-8; MP: Central, 26-12.

Glasgow at Seaford

After a winless campaign in 2015, the Blue Jays hope the only way to go is up.         

AW: Glasgow, 22-6; TM:  Glasgow, 42-6; CA:  Glasgow, 42-7; GF: Glasgow, 35-6; MP: Glasgow, 17-12.

Linganore, Md. at Indian River

Indians out to play better than they did in 43-point loss to Linganore in 2015 opener.             

AW: Linganore, 36-20; TM: Linganore, 40-20; CA:  Linganore, 17-13; GF: Linganore, 21-17; MP: Linganore, 38-8.

Delmar at Smithsburg, Md.

With only six seniors on their roster, young Wildcats will have to grow up fast.         

AW: Smithsburg, 27-12; TM: Smithsburg, 27-25; CA:  Delmar, 28-22; GF: Delmar, 27-12;      MP: Delmar, 20-16.

Caesar Rodney at Middletown, 7:30 p.m.

CR has lost five straight to the Cavs and trying to end that streak hasn’t gotten any easier.

AW: Middletown, 41-22; TM: Middletown, 42-20; CA:  Middletown, 33-20; GF: Middletown, 28-14; MP: Middletown, 40-12.

Appoquinimink at Polytech, 7:30 p.m.

Following a winless ‘15, Panthers hope Kevin Smith’s return gets them back on track.           

AW: Appo, 29-8; TM: Appo, 50-14; CA:  Appo, 41-20; GF: Appo, 42-6; MP: Appo, 42-6.

Milford at Red Lion Christian, 7:30 p.m.

Bucs look for fast start against Red Lion, which they dumped 67-0 in last year’s opener.       

AW: Milford, 55-7; TM:  Milford, 28-10; CA: Milford, 23-22; GF: Milford, 28-12; MP: Milford, 49-8.


Lake Forest at Hodgson, 10:30 a.m.

Rebuilding Spartans look to avenge an 8-point loss to Eagles in last season’s opener.             

AW: Hodgson, 19-13; TM:  Hodgson, 8-6; CA: Hodgson, 14-6; GF: Hodgson, 28-13; MP:  Hodgson,


Smyrna at Delcastle, 11 a.m.

Smyrna topped the Cougars 56-0 a year ago in their first step toward the Div. I state title.   

AW: Smyrna, 63-5; TM: Smyrna, 56-6; CA: Smyrna, 42-0; GF:  Smyrna, 49-0; MP: Smyrna, 42-16.

Cape May, N.J. at Cape Henlopen, 1 p.m.

The Vikings have handled their cross-ferry rivals decisively the last two seasons.     

AW: CHenlopen, 33-8; TM: CHenlopen, 41-17; CA: CHenlopen, 19-17; GF: CHenlopen, 27-12; MP:  CHenlopen, 36-12.


Frostburg State (1-0) at Wesley (0-1), 1 p.m.

After losing opener for first time since ‘08, Wesley needs to bounce back quickly.   

AW: Wesley, 42-21; TM: Wesley, 28-17; CA: Wesley, 38-22; GF: Wesley, 28-20; MP: Wesley, 21-14.

Monmouth (1-0) at Delaware State (0-1), 5 p.m.

Hornets need to eliminate the turnovers that cost them last week in loss to Hens.   

AW: Monmouth, 31-14; TM: Monmouth, 49-14;   CA: Monmouth, 27-20; GF: Monmouth, 27-13; MP: Monmouth, 42-17.

Delaware (1-0) at Lafayette (1-0), 6 p.m.

Hens think they have a pretty good team but Leopards will make them prove it.      

AW: UD, 35-14; TM: UD, 31-0; CA: UD, 24-14; GF: UD, 24-14; MP: UD, 35-10.




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