Pigskin Picks

All 14 Henlopen Conference football teams are in action tonight with rivalry bragging rights and state tournament berths on the line in the last weekend of the high school football regular season:

Andy Walter, Delaware State News: 86-19

Tim Mastro, Delaware State News: 81-24

Craig Anderson, Delaware State News: 87-18

Glenn Frazer, Radio 105.9: 89-16

Matt Pencek, WBOC-TV: 86-19

Tonight’s games

Games start at 7 p.m. unless noted.

Sussex Tech (3-2, 5-4) at Cape Henlopen (4-1, 6-3), 6 p.m.

Cape is a longshot now to make state tourney, but needs a win to stay in the running.

AW: Tech, 27-21; TM: Cape, 31-10; CA: Cape, 22-6; GF: Cape, 27-26; MP: Tech, 27-24

Polytech (0-5, 1-8) at Smyrna (5-0, 9-0)

The Henlopen Northern Division’s top and bottom teams close out the regular season.

AW: Smyrna, 62-13; TM: Smyrna, 56-6; CA: Smyrna, 54-7; GF: Smyrna, 64-6; MP: Smyrna, 60-6

Caesar Rodney (1-4, 1-8) at Dover (1-4, 2-7)

Both teams wish they had more wins but one last victory will make one of them happy.

AW: CR, 21-16; TM: Dover, 28-21; CA: Dover, 30-21; GF: Dover, 32-27; MP: Dover, 18-14

Indian River (2-7) at Sussex Central (6-3)

A win over IR would keep Central in strong contention for a state tournament berth.

AW: Central, 34-7; TM: Central, 42-14; CA: Central, 26-7; GF: Central, 42-21; MP: Central, 42-13

Delmar (4-1, 6-3) at Woodbridge (5-0, 9-0)

The Raiders want to put the finishing touch on their perfect Henlopen South season.

AW: Wood, 31-14; TM: Wood, 29-22; CA: Wood, 28-25; GF: Wood, 35-16; MP: Wood, 20-14

Milford (4-1, 8-1) at Lake Forest (2-3, 2-7), 7:30 p.m.

Bucs out to win back the bell as well as securing a spot in the Div. II state tournament.

AW: Milford, 32-8; TM: Milford, 20-13; CA: Milford, 30-7; GF: Milford, 33-20; MP: Milford, 35-8

Seaford (0-5, 2-7) at Laurel (1-4, 3-6), 7:30 p.m.

Blue Jays have their work cut out for them if they want to keep up with the rival Bulldogs.

AW: Laurel, 48-12; TM: Laurel, 45-13; CA: Laurel, 44-14; GF: Laurel, 44-20; MP: Laurel, 34-8

Saturday’s college games

William Paterson (1-7, 2-7) at Wesley (7-1, 7-2), 1 p.m.

With NJAC crown on the line, Wolverines say they won’t overlook the lowly Pioneers.

AW: Wesley, 45-10; TM: Wesley, 50-14; CA: Wesley, 48-3; GF: Wesley, 54-13; MP: Wesley, 48-14

North Carolina A&T (6-0, 8-1) at Delaware State (0-6, 0-9), 2 p.m.

The Hornets’ chances at their first victory face some tough odds again this week.   

AW: NCAT, 41-13; TM: NCAT, 44-13; CA: NCAT, 34-14; GF: NCAT, 49-20; MP: NCAT, 42-14

Delaware (2-4, 4-5) at Richmond (4-2, 7-2), 3:30 p.m.

Hens are looking for their third straight win while Spiders are eyeing an FCS playoff berth.

AW: Rich, 24-14 ; TM: Rich, 20-3; CA: Rich, 37-10; GF: Rich, 30-20; MP: Rich, 28-17

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