Pigskin Picks

It’s week nine of the high school football season and again weather could be an issue with a few schools moving up the starting  time of their games to try to avoid the forecast storm.

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

Andy Walter, Delaware State News: 73-22
Tim Mastro, Delaware State News: 75-20
Ben Heck, Milford Chronicle: 67-28
Glenn Frazer, Delaware Radio 105.9: 72-23
Matt Pencek, WBOC-TV: 71-24
Today’s high school games
Games start at 7 p.m. unless noted
Lake Forest (2-2, 4-4) at Laurel (0-4, 3-5), 5:30 p.m.
Spartans still have a chance at a winning record this season if they get a victory tonight.
AW: Lake, 27-13; TM: Lake, 20-14; BH: Lake, 21-14; GF: Lake, 27-20; MP: Lake, 27-21.
Woodbridge (4-0, 6-2) at Indian River (2-3, 3-5), 5:30 p.m.
The Raiders don’t want to get caught looking ahead to next week’s matchup with Delmar.
AW: Wood, 41-12; TM: Wood, 35-20; BH: Wood, 38-13; GF: Wood, 34-14 ; MP: Wood, 56-14.
Cape Henlopen (1-3, 1-7) at Dover (3-1, 7-1), 6 p.m.
The Senators are averaging 55.5 points per game in their current 4-game winning streak.
AW: Dover, 52-14; TM: Dover, 49-14; BH: Dover, 38-10; GF: Dover, 35-14 ; MP: Dover, 49-20.
Caesar Rodney (2-2, 5-3) at Sussex Central (5-0, 7-1)
Only the Riders stand in the Golden Knights’ way of finishing unbeaten in the North.
AW: Central, 35-7; TM: Central, 35-14; BH: Central, 34-14; GF: Central, 42-17; MP: Central, 35-14.
Salesianum (6-2) at Smyrna (2-5)
The Eagles will look to salvage some pride by hurting the Sals’ state tourney position.
AW: Sals, 21-14; TM: Sals, 35-26; BH: Sals, 35-21; GF: Sals, 28-16; MP: Sals, 35-28.
Delmar (4-0, 8-0) at Milford (3-1, 5-3)
Milford gets another chance at Delmar in a rematch of last year’s Division II state finals.
AW: Delmar, 38-7; TM: Delmar, 34-14; BH: Delmar, 31-24; GF: Delmar, 31-13; MP: Delmar, 49-14.
Red Lion Christian (2-6) at Seaford (1-6)
The Jays would love to end their four-game losing streak and pick up their second win.
AW: Seaford, 20-6; TM: Red Lion, 14-12; BH: Red Lion, 27-10; GF: Seaford, 24-18; MP: Seaford, 28-12.
College
Saturday
Wesley (4-3, 5-3) at Salisbury (7-0, 8-0), noon
With things the way they are, handing Gulls their first loss would make Wesley’s season.
AW: Sbury, 34-33; TM: Sbury, 35-34; BH: Sbury, 33-20; GF: Sbury, 30-27; MP: Sbury,28-21.
Savannah State (1-3, 2-5) at Delaware State (1-4, 1-7), 2 p.m.
After getting their first victory last week, DSU would love to make it two in a row.
AW: Savannah,31-27; TM: Savannah, 14-7; GF: BH: Savannah, 27-21; GF: DSU, 22-21; MP: DSU, 24-21.
Delaware (4-1, 6-2) at Albany (0-5, 2-6), 3:30 p.m.
The Hens are getting closer to a playoff berth but can’t afford to overlook Great Danes.
AW: UD, 35-14; TM: UD, 28-17; BH: UD, 36-21; GF: UD, 27-17; MP: UD, 35-24.

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