Pigskin Picks

Andy Walter, Delaware State News: 14-2

Tim Mastro, Delaware State News: 15-1

Craig Anderson, Delaware State News: 16-0

Jeff Mitchell, Sussex Post/Milford Chronicle: 13-3

Scott Abraham, WBOC-TV: 15-1

High school football


Smyrna (1-0) at Appoquinimink (1-0), 7 p.m.

The Eagles will try to slow down an Appo squad that put up 60 points last week.      

AW: Smyrna, 45-27; TM: Smyrna, 35-21; CA: Smy, 30-20; JM: Smyrna, 35-21; SA: Smy, 35-21.

Delmar (0-1) at St. Mary’s, Md. (2-1), 7 p.m.

The Wildcats face another tough nonconference road game in Annapolis.  

AW: St. Mary’s, 38-23; TM: St. Mary’s, 28-17; CA: St. Mary’s, 17-11; JM: St. Mary’s, 35-13; SA: St. Mary’s, 31-24.

Seaford (0-1) at Cambridge-South Dorchester, Md. (1-1), 7 p.m.

The Blue Jays aim to make some improvements after last week’s opening loss.        

AW: Camb, 42-6; TM: Cambridge, 33-6; CA: Camb, 31-6; JM: Cambridge, 42-6; SA: Camb, 42-8.

Salesianum (1-0) at Caesar Rodney (0-1)

After getting blanked by Middletown last week, things don’t get any easier for CR. 

AW: Sal, 42-7; TM: Sallies, 42-6; CA: Sal, 27-13; JM: Sallies, 35-7; SA: Sal, 35-8.

Baltimore Poly (1-1) at Dover (0-1)

Dover takes on another good Baltimore team, but this time on their home field.      

AW: Poly, 42-37; TM: Dover, 28-24; CA: Poly, 33-30; JM: Dover, 26-20; SA: Dov, 28-24.

St. Mark’s (0-1) at Lake Forest (0-1)

The two Spartan programs meet for the first time in what’s now a Div. II showdown.            

AW: StM, 28-20 ; TM: St. Mark’s, 31-24; CA: StM, 14-7; JM: Lake, 27-20; SA: StM, 38-28.

Oakdale, Md. (2-0) at Cape Henlopen (1-0)

The Vikings would like to repeat last week’s performance against a new opponent.               

AW: Cape, 27-17; TM: Cape, 24-20; CA: Cape, 27-18; JM: Oakdale, 28-27; SA: Oak, 35-28.

Woodbridge (1-0) at Polytech (0-1)

Raiders can pick up a Div. I win against a Polytech team still trying to find its way.  

AW: Wood, 18-7; TM: Woodbridge, 27-14; CA: Wood, 38-7; JM: Polytech, 21-20;  SA: Wood, 30-16.

Sussex Tech (1-0) at Indian River (0-1)

The Ravens don’t want to make a habit of winning one-point games like last week.

AW: ST, 32-7; TM: Tech, 35-13; CA: ST, 27-17; JM: Tech, 35-14; SA: ST, 38-14.

Interboro, Pa. (1-1) at Sussex Central (1-0)

Knights put their five-game winning streak on the line against a good Pa. squad.     

AW: SC, 21-14; TM: Interboro, 30-27; CA: SC, 21-16; JM: Central, 14-6; SA: Inter, 21-7.


Milford (1-0) vs. Delaware Military (1-0), at Baynard Stadium, noon

After last week’s 67-point win, Bucs should find things much tougher against DMA.

AW: DMA, 25-14; TM: DMA, 27-21; CA: DMA, 28-22; JM: Milford, 29-28; SA: DMA, 21-17.

Laurel (0-1) at St. Elizabeth (1-0), at Baynard Stadium, 7 p.m.

The Bulldogs make the long bus ride to Wilmington in search of their first victory.   

AW: StE, 22-13; TM: St. Elizabeth, 22-21; CA: StE, 27-20; JM: Laurel, 28-14; SA: Lau, 28-21.


Delaware (1-1) at Villanova (1-1), noon

The Blue Hens will see where they stand against the sixth-ranked rival Wildcats.     

AW: Vill, 45-7; TM: Villanova, 34-10; CA: Vill, 17-10; JM: Villanova, 28-14; SA: Vill, 28-13.

Christopher Newport (1-1) at Wesley (1-0), 1 p.m.

Wesley was impressive last week but expects to get a challenge from the Captains.              

AW: Wes, 45-14; TM: Wesley, 35-17; CA: Wes, 28-0; JM: Wesley, 42-13; SA: Wes, 35-14.

Chowan (1-1) at Delaware State (0-2), 2 p.m.

Playing its home opener would be a good time for DSU to pick up its first victory.    

AW: DSU, 35-6; TM: DSU, 28-7; CA: DSU, 37-10; JM: DSU, 35-7; SA: DSU, 24-14.


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