Pigskin Picks

Andy Walter, Delaware State News: 71-26

Tim Mastro, Delaware State News: 75-22

Craig Anderson, Delaware State News: 72-25

Jeff Mitchell, Sussex Post/Milford Chronicle: 76-21

Scott Abraham, WBOC-TV: 84-13

Friday’s games

Games start at 7:30 p.m. unless noted.

Seaford (0-8) at Red Lion Christian (1-7), 6 p.m.

One of the two struggling teams will get something to cheer about tonight.

AW: RLC, 13-6; TM: RLC, 14-6; CA: Sea, 33-20; JM: RLC, 19-13; SA: RLC, 18-12.

Salesianum (7-1) at Sussex Tech (7-1), 7 p.m.

The Sals haven’t forgotten last year’s state tournament loss at Sussex Tech.

AW: Sal, 28-13; TM: Sal, 35-14; CA: Sal, 27-7; JM: Sal, 42-20; SA: Sal, 30-20.

Cape Henlopen (3-1, 5-2) at Smyrna (4-0, 7-1)

Only Cape stands in the way of Smyrna winning the program’s first Henlopen North crown.

AW: Smy, 45-7; TM: Smy, 51-17; CA: Smy, 50-28; JM: Smy, 48-21; SA: Smy, 35-17.

Caesar Rodney (0-4, 1-7) at Polytech (0-4, 0-8)

Either the Riders or Panthers will gladly take earning their first Henlopen North victory.

AW: CR, 34-7; TM: CR, 34-14; CA: CR, 27-17; JM: CR, 35-14; SA: CR, 21-7.

Sussex Central (3-2, 4-4) at Dover (1-3, 3-5)

Central has had Dover’s number for a while, winning eight of the last nine meetings.

AW: SC, 27-20; TM: SC, 33-30; CA: Dov, 30-29; JM: SC, 27-20; SA: SC, 27-21.

Indian River (4-1, 4-4) at Lake Forest (4-0, 6-2)

The Henlopen Southern Division championship is up for grabs tonight in Felton.

AW: Lake, 28-22; TM: Lake, 21-18; CA: Lake, 17-16; JM: Lake, 28-13; SA: Lake, 19-13.

Milford (2-2, 5-3) at Delmar (1-3, 1-7)

The Bucs need to keep winning if they want to stay in contention for a state tourney berth.

AW: Mil, 19-13; TM: Del, 22-21; CA: Mil, 33-20; JM: Mil, 26-19; SA: Del, 21-14.

Laurel (1-4, 2-6) at Woodbridge (3-1, 5-3)

Likewise, the Raiders want to keep their Division II state tournament hopes alive.

AW: Wood, 34-12; TM: Wood, 28-24; CA: Wood, 14-7; JM: Wood, 14-6; SA: Wood, 18-7.

Saturday’s games


Salisbury (5-1, 5-2) at Wesley (7-0, 8-0), noon

This year the two old Route 13 rivals get to decide the NJAC title for the first time.

AW: Wes, 42-28; TM: Wes, 35-31; CA: Wes, 41-20; JM: Wes, 28-14; SA: Wes, 38-24.

Albany (1-4, 2-6) at Delaware (2-3, 3-5), noon

The Blue Hens have nowhere to go but up after last week’s shutout loss at Towson.

AW: UD, 37-17; TM: UD, 20-10; CA: UD, 43-14; JM: UD, 17-13; SA: UD, 20-17.

Delaware State (0-5, 0-8) at North Carolina Central (4-1, 5-3), 2 p.m.

The Hornets take their 13-game losing streak on the road vs. one of the MEAC’s top teams.

AW: NCC, 45-20; TM: NCC, 42-14; CA: NCC, 34-7; JM: NCC, 31-14; SA: NCC, 31-14.


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