Pigskin Picks

The Henlopen Conference football regular season reaches the finishes line tonight.

There’s rivalries, state tournament seeding and a division title all on the line. Here’s our predictions for the local high school as well as college games being played this weekend:

Andy Walter, Delaware State News: 83-24
Tim Mastro, Delaware State News: 84-23
Ben Heck, Milford Chronicle: 76-31
Glenn Frazer, Delaware Radio 105.9: 83-24
Matt Pencek, WBOC-TV: 82-25
Today’s games.
Games start at 7 p.m. unless noted.
Friday
Sussex Tech (3-2, 5-4) at Cape Henlopen (1-4, 1-8), 6 p.m.
After outscoring its last three foes 151-19, Tech looks to finish with fourth straight win. 

AW: Tech, 49-7; TM: Tech, 42-6; BH: Tech, 31-17; GF: Tech, 44-18; MP: Tech, 35-13.
Caesar Rodney (2-3, 5-4) at Dover (4-1, 8-1)
If the records truly don’t matter in this rivalry game, Riders have the chance to prove it.
AW: Dover, 42-14; TM: Dover, 49-20; BH: Dover 28-13; GF: Dover, 32-13; MP: Dover, 42-14.
Polytech (0-5, 1-8) at Smyrna (2-3, 2-6)
While there won’t be a state title, Eagles can close season with a win for 4th straight year.
AW: Smyrna, 39-6; TM: Smyrna, 50-14; BH: Smyrna, 36-14; GF: Smyrna, 40-7; MP: Smyrna, 42-14.
Delmar (5-0, 9-0) at Woodbridge (5-0, 7-2)
The South title and tourney seeding will be on the line in this showdown in Bridgeville.
AW: Delmar, 33-28; TM: Delmar, 35-24; BH: Delmar, 41-34; GF: Wood, 28-27; MP: Delmar, 35-28.
Milford (3-2, 5-4) at Lake Forest (3-2, 5-4)
The winner not only gets to claim the bell but gets to finish with a winning record as well.
AW: Milford, 27-21; TM: Milford, 28-14; BH: Milford, 24-20; GF: Milford, 38-20; MP: Milford, 35-20.
Seaford (0-5, 2-7) at Laurel (0-5, 3-6), 7:30 p.m.
One of the two long-time Sussex County rivals will notch their first Henlopen South vctory.
AW: Laurel, 26-20; TM: Laurel, 33-14; BH: Laurel, 27-21; GF: Laurel, 36-28; MP: Laurel, 42-18.
Saturday
College games
Delaware (5-1, 7-2) at Stony Brook (4-2, 6-3), 1 p.m.
The No. 11 Blue Hens’ playoff drive faces a tough obstacle in the No. 12 Seawolves.
AW: UD, 13-10; TM: UD, 20-17; BH: UD, 31-24; GF: UD, 28-24; MP: UD, 34-21.
Wesley (5-3, 6-3) at Christopher Newport (5-2, 6-2), 1 p.m.
Both teams probably deserve better records but only one gets to pick up another victory.
AW: Wesley, 34-31; TM: Wesley, 28-24; BH: Wesley, 28-24; GF: Wesley, 22-21; MP: Wesley, 28-27.
Delaware State (2-4, 2-7) at Morgan State (1-4, 2-7), 1 p.m.
After a tough start, can Hornets really stretch winning streak to three games in a row?
AW: DSU, 24-18; TM: Morgan, 28-20; BH: DSU, 28-25; GF: Morgan, 27-17; MP: DSU, 24-20.

 

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