Pigskin Picks

Andy Walter, Delaware State News: 41-14

Tim Mastro, Delaware State News: 44-11

Craig Anderson, Delaware State News: 38-17

Jeff Mitchell, Sussex Post/Milford Chronicle: 42-13

Scott Abraham, WBOC-TV: 49-6

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Friday’s games

Games start at 7:30 p.m.

St. John Paul, Va. (4-1) at Woodbridge (2-2), 7 p.m.

The Blue Raiders will try to halt the Wolves’ four-game winning streak.

AW: SJP, 28-20; TM: SJP, 31-13; CA: SJP, 34-31; JM: SJP, 24-20; SA: SJP, 28-14.

Polytech (0-1, 0-4) at Dover (0-1, 2-2)

Dover has a score to settle with Panthers after losing to them for the first time last year.

AW: Dov, 44-6; TM: Dov, 40-7; CA: Dov, 55-7; JM: Dov, 54-14; SA: Dov, 42-7.

Howard (3-1) at Smyrna (3-1)

Eagles don’t want to get caught looking ahead to next week’s showdown with Sussex Tech.

AW: Smy, 47-20; TM: Smy, 59-16; CA: Smy, 44-24; JM: Smy, 48-21; SA: Smy, 45-28.

Seaford (0-1, 0-4) at Milford (0-0, 3-1)

The Buccaneers have already won more games than they have the last two seasons combined.

AW: Mil, 52-0; TM: Mil, 49-6; CA: Mil, 38-0; JM: Mil, 42-6; SA: Mil, 40-6.

Indian River (1-0, 1-3) at Laurel (1-0, 2-2)

The Bulldogs have had a short week to prepare for an IR squad that’s coming off its first win.

AW: Lau, 27-12; TM: Lau, 28-14; CA: IR, 15-10; JM: Lau, 27-13; SA: Lau, 31-14.

Saturday’s games

Caesar Rodney (0-0, 1-3) at Sussex Tech (1-0, 4-0), noon

Like Smyrna, the unbeaten Ravens need to focus on the task at hand without looking ahead.

AW: ST, 43-13; TM: ST, 35-21; CA: ST, 31-7; JM: ST, 28-20; SA: ST, 35-14.

Delmar (0-1, 0-4) at Lake Forest (1-0, 2-2), noon

The Spartans’ last three games, including two wins, have been decided by just four points.

AW: Lake, 35-21; TM: Lake, 34-22; CA: Lake, 20-6; JM: Lake, 26-19; SA: Lake, 20-17.

Cape Henlopen (1-0, 3-1) at Sussex Central (0-1, 1-3), noon

The Vikings want to keep pace with the other teams that are unbeaten in the Henlopen North.

AW: Cape, 32-18; TM: SC, 28-21; CA: Cape, 33-13; JM: SC, 27-20; SA: SC, 20-14.


Delaware (1-1, 2-3) at Rhode Island (0-2, 0-5), noon

The Hens will try to follow up their big win over Wm. & Mary by taking care of the winless Rams.

AW: UD, 35-14; TM: UD, 34-17; CA: UD, 27-21; JM: UD, 24-10; SA: UD, 24-10.

Wesley (3-0, 4-0) at College of New Jersey (0-2, 0-3), noon

Wolverines have had a short week but they think they’ll be ready to take on their new NJAC rivals.

AW: Wes, 48-14; TM: Wes, 56-10; CA: Wes, 48-7; JM: Wes, 48-7; SA: Wes, 48-14.

Delaware State (0-1, 0-4) at Hampton (1-2, 2-3), 2 p.m.

The Hornets don’t want to have to go another week without getting their first win.

AW: Ham, 28-13; TM: Ham, 31-14; CA: Ham, 3-2; JM: Ham, 21-14; SA: Ham, 27-13.


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