Week 11 Pigskin Picks

Five Henlopen Conference football teams made the DIAA Division I and II state tournaments.

All five squads are in action tonight as the state tourneys get underway. Here our picks for this weekend’s local high school and college football games:

Andy Walter, Delaware State News: 81-34
Tim Mastro, Delaware State News: 81-34
Ben Heck, Delaware State News: 85-30
Glenn Frazer, 105.9-FM: 85-30
Zach Parnes,WBOC-TV: 82-33
Today’s games. Games start at 7 p.m. unless noted.
Division I state tournament
6-Salesianum (6-4) at 3-Smyrna (8-2)

Eagles have already beaten Sals once this year but they’ll have to do it again to advance.
AW: Smyrna, 27-13; TM: Sallies, 28-26; BH: Smyrna, 27-23; GF: Smyrna, 22-21; ZP: Smyrna, 24-20.
5-Concord (6-4) at 3-Sussex Central (8-2)
Concord has won five straight but Golden Knights have won 10 straight games at home.
AW: Central, 34-7; TM: Central, 28-14; BH: Central, 34-21; GF: Central, 21-14; ZP: Central, 33-16.
Division II state tournament
8-Wilmington Friends (7-2) at 1-Woodbridge (9-1)

The two meet for the fourth time in the last two seasons with Raiders 2-1 in those games.
AW: Wood, 28-14; TM: Wood, 21-14; BH: Wood, 28-20; GF: Wood, 28-23; ZP: Wood, 22-0.
7-Lake Forest (8-2) at 2-Delmar (8-2), 7:30 p.m.
Another rematch with Delmar having beaten Lake Forest, 34-6, just five weeks ago.
AW: Delmar, 33-21; TM: Delmar, 33-27; BH: Delmar, 23-20; GF: Delmar, 28-17; ZP: Delmar, 28-17.
College
Saturday
Christopher Newport (2-4, 2-7) at Wesley (5-1, 8-1), 1 p.m.

Captains are struggling but they’ve also won two of the last three meetings with Wesley.
AW: Wesley, 35-17; TM: Wesley, 30-17; BH: Wesley, 31-17; GF: Wesley, 28-10; ZP: Wesley, 35-17.
Stony Brook (2-4, 5-5) at Delaware (2-4, 4-6), 1 p.m.
Hens will have to stop a three-game losing streak if they want to avoid a losing season.
AW: UD, 27-21; TM: UD, 21-17; BH: UD, 23-16; GF: UD, 24-20; ZP: UD, 17-16.
Norfolk State (3-3, 4-6) at Delaware State (1-6, 2-8), 2 p.m.
After last week’s big upset of Bethune, Hornets would love to make it two wins in a row.
AW: Norfolk, 24-17; TM: Norfolk, 20-13; BH: Norfolk, 20-13; GF: Norfolk, 31-20; ZP: Norfolk, 35-7.

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