Pigskin Picks

With the high school football regular season down to its final two weeks, here’s our picks for this weekend’s local football games:

Andy Walter, Delaware State News: 77-17

Tim Mastro, Delaware State News: 74-20

Craig Anderson, Delaware State News: 79-15

Glenn Frazer, Delaware Radio 105.9: 80-14

Matt Pencek, WBOC-TV: 79-15

Tonight’s games

Games start at 7 p.m. unless noted.

Smyrna (4-0, 8-0) at Cape Henlopen (4-0, 6-2)

Smyrna looks to add a second straight North crown to its growing list of championships.

AW: Smyrna, 54-21; TM: Smyrna, 56-21; CA: Smyrna, 44-22; GF: Smyrna, 44-24; MP: Smyrna, 42-28

Dover (1-3, 2-6) at Sussex Central (3-2, 5-3)

Sussex Central needs a victory to stay in the Division I state tournament conversation.          

AW: SC, 44-22; TM: SC, 35-7; CA: SC, 26-7; GF: SC, 28-14; MP: SC, 45-14

Polytech (0-4, 1-7) at Caesar Rodney (0-4, 0-8)

Either Polytech will get its first win over CR or Riders will get their first win of the season.    

AW: CR, 28-13; TM: CR, 23-13; CA: CR, 5-3; GF: CR, 20-16; MP: CR, 20-12

Red Lion Christian (1-6) at Seaford (1-7)

One of the two struggling programs will be pretty happy to get a second victory this fall.

AW: Seaford, 19-12; TM: Red Lion, 20-12; CA: Seaford, 27-17; GF: Seaford, 33-26; MP: Seaford, 26-16

Lake Forest (1-3, 1-7) at Indian River (2-3, 2-6)

Indians will be out to avenge a 20-point South setback to the Spartans a year ago.

AW: IR, 27-15; TM: IR, 28-14; CA: IR, 27-20; GF: IR, 21-13; MP: IR, 28-14

Delmar (4-0, 6-2) at Milford (3-1, 7-1), 7:30 p.m.

This is a big game for two teams fighting for state tourney berths as well as South title.       

AW: Milford, 22-21; TM: Milford, 33-28; CA: Milford, 26-20; GF: Milford, 27-24; MP: Delmar, 22-20

Saturday’s games

Woodbridge (4-0, 8-0) at Laurel (1-3, 3-5), 1 p.m.

With Henlopen South title in their sights, Raiders need to stay focused on Bulldogs.

AW: Wood, 35-6; TM: Wood, 34-14; CA: Wood, 36-14; GF: Wood, 33-18; MP: Wood, 35-18


Wesley (6-1, 6-2) at Salisbury (6-1, 7-1), noon

Route 13 rival Wolverines, Sea Gulls square off with a conference crown on the line.

AW: Wesley, 31-21; TM: Salis, 30-20; CA: Salis, 32-28; GF: Wesley, 41-37; MP: Salis, 35-31

Delaware (1-4, 3-5) at Albany (2-3, 5-3), 1 p.m.

After ending skid, Hens can play spoiler vs. Great Danes, who still have playoff hopes.

AW: Albany, 28-14; TM: Albany, 20-7; CA: Albany, 41-7; GF: Albany, 24-16; MP: Albany, 24-17

North Carolina Central (5-0, 6-2) at Delaware State (0-5, 0-8), 2 p.m.

The last-place Hornets get the chance to prove themselves against the MEAC’s best.

AW: NCC, 45-7; TM: NCC, 41-13; CA: NCC, 52-13; GF: NCC, 37-10; MP: NCC, 24-10



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