Week 3 Pigskin Picks

After a couple weeks of non-conference contests, the Henlopen Conference Northern Division teams start squaring off with each other tonight.

Here are our predictions for all this weekends Henlopen Conference and local college football games, which includes three North matchups.

Andy Walter, Delaware State News: 19-10
Tim Mastro, Delaware State News: 19-10
Ben Heck, Delaware State News: 21-8
Glenn Frazer, Radio 105.9-FM: 22-7
Zach Parnes, WBOC-TV: 18-11
Tonight’s games
High school
Games start at 7 p.m. unless noted.
Seaford (0-1) at St. Andrews (1-1), 4 p.m.

The Blue Jays have averaged 46.7 points in winning three in a row over St. Andrews.
AW: Seaford, 14-12; TM: Seaford, 20-12; BH: St A, 14-10; GF: St. A, 17-13; ZP: St. A, 34-18.
Sussex Central (2-0) at Smyrna (0-2)
The last two Henlopen Northern Division champions square off in their division opener.
AW: Central, 28-22; TM: Central, 21-16; BH: Central, 31-20; GF: Central, 28-22; ZP: Central, 30-20.
Polytech (1-1) at Caesar Rodney (0-2)
The Riders hope the start of their North slate is a chance for a fresh start to the season.
AW: CR, 35-6; TM: CR, 35-20; BH: CR, 17-10; GF: CR, 27-14; ZP: Poly, 20-17.
Cape Henlopen (0-2) at Milford (2-0)
The Buccaneers look to keep rolling as they make their return to the Henlopen North.
AW: Milford, 27-7; TM: Milford, 21-7; BH: Milford, 30-13; GF: Milford, 26-17; ZP: Milford, 42-13.
Northeast, Md. (1-1) at Dover (0-2)
Dover lost two games to top-notch foes but now hopes it can starting winning at home.
AW: Dover, 34-20; TM: Dover, 33-20; BH: Dover, 24-14; GF: Dover, 27-13; ZP: Dover, 21-20.
A.I. DuPont (1-1) at Indian River (0-2)
Being at home for IR sounds pretty good vs. an AI team making a two-hour road trip.
AW: IR, 8-6; TM: AI, 21-20; BH: AI, 40-7; GF: AI, 30-20; ZP: AI, 17-0.
Queen Anne’s, Md. (1-1) at Delmar (1-1), 7:30 p.m.
The Wildcats are looking to bounce back from last week’s tough loss to Parkside.
AW: Delmar, 18-13; TM: Delmar, 21-14; BH: Delmar, 27-17; GF: Delmar, 27-26; ZP: Delmar, 29-17.
Caravel (1-1) at Laurel (0-2), 7:30 p.m.
It doesn’t get any easier for the Bulldogs against a Cavarel squad that just beat CR.
AW: Caravel, 33-6; TM: Caravel, 38-6; BH: Caravel, 35-17; GF: Caravel, 32-18; ZP: Caravel, 27-14.
Saturday
Lake Forest (2-0) at Newark (0-2), 10:30 a.m.

Lake faces a Newark squad that is just a shadow of the one that once ruled Division I.
AW: Lake, 41-7; TM: Lake, 42-6; BH: Lake, 33-23; GF: Lake, 34-12; ZP: Lake, 21-20.
Sussex Tech (1-1) at William Penn (1-1), 1 p.m.
Interesting matchup between two teams both coming off their first wins of the season.
AW: Tech, 24-14; TM: Tech, 28-16; BH: Tech, 21-20; GF: Tech, 22-14; ZP: Tech, 24-9.
Woodbridge (2-0) at Wilmington Friends (2-0), 2 p.m.
Division II bragging rights are on the line in a rematch of last year’s state title game.
AW: Wood, 22-15; TM: Wood, 21-17; BH: Wood, 28-21; GF: Wood, 21-17; ZP: Wood, 28-7.
College
Wesley (2-0) at Endicott (2-0), noon

The Wolverines face a long busride to Mass. to take on a respected Endicott program.
AW: Wesley, 38-14; TM: Wesley, 33-13; BH: Wesley, 34-28; GF: Wesley, 29-16; ZP: Wesley, 35-18.
Pennsylvania (0-0) at Delaware (2-1), 1 p.m.
Blue Hens can’t get caught looking ahead to Pitt or behind to loss to North Dakota State.
AW: UD, 27-10; TM: UD, 35-17; BH: UD, 28-17; GF: UD, 31-17; ZP: UD, 24-13.
Howard (0-3) at Delaware State (1-1), 2 p.m.
The Hornets would love to celebrate homecoming with a MEAC win over the rival Bison.
AW: DSU, 31-14; TM: Howard, 28-21; BH: DSU, 31-14; GF: DSU, 30-28; ZP: DSU, 34-7.

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