Week 4 Pigskin Picks

A week ago, four Henlopen Conference Northern Division football teams went into the weekend with 0-2 records.

All four of them came away with their first wins. Now Caesar Rodney, Cape Henlopen, Dover and Smyrna want to see if they get their records to .500.

Here’s our picks for this weekend’s Henelopen Conference and local college games.

Andy Walter, Delaware State News: 27-16
Tim Mastro, Delaware State News: 29-14
Ben Heck, Delaware State News: 31-12
Glenn Frazer, 105.9-FM: 32-11
Zach Parnes, WBOC-TV: 27-16
High School
Today’s games
Games start at 7 p.m.
Salesianum (3-0) at Smyrna (1-2)

Eagles look to build on last week’s win over Central by avenging last year’s loss to Sals.
AW: Smyrna, 33-28; TM: Sallies, 28-22; BH: Sallies, 28-24; GF: Sallies, 34-24; ZP: Sallies, 24-20.
Dover (0-0, 1-2) at Cape Henlopen (1-0, 1-2)
Both North squads got on track last week but only one can make it two wins in a row.
AW: Dover, 43-27; TM: Dover, 42-14; BH: Dover, 34-20; GF: Dover, 21-20; ZP: Dover, 31-13.
Sussex Central (0-1, 2-1) at Caesar Rodney (1-0, 1-2)
After having 14-game winning streak snapped last week, Central anxious to start another.
AW: Central, 28-12; TM: Central, 28-14; BH: Central, 35-16; GF: Central, 28-14; ZP: Central, 38-23.
Milford (0-1, 2-1) at Sussex Tech (0-0, 1-2)
Both the Buccaneers and Ravens are coming off disappointing losses from a week ago.
AW: Tech, 24-14; TM: Tech, 21-17; BH: Milford, 21-16; GF: Tech, 24-21; ZP: Tech, 23-10.
Laurel (0-3) at Polytech (1-2)
The Panthers would like to even their record at 2-2 by keeping the Bulldogs winless.
AW: Poly, 20-13; TM: Poly, 17-6; BH: Poly, 17-10; GF: Poly, 14-13; ZP: Poly, 23-9.
Wilmington Friends (2-1) at Lake Forest (3-0)
Unbeaten Spartans can brand themselves a Div. II contender with a win over the Quakers.
AW: Friends, 21-14; TM: Friends, 20-14; BH: Lake, 28-20; GF: Friends, 20-17; ZP: Lake, 30-27.
Seaford (0-0, 0-2) at Indian River (0-0, 0-3)
One of the two Southern Division rivals will be thrilled to post their first win of the season.
AW: IR, 31-6; TM: IR, 20-12; BH: IR, 20-13; GF: IR, 22-6; ZP: IR, 14-10.
Saturday
Woodbridge (3-0) at Concord (1-2), 1 p.m.

The Blue Raiders head north for the second straight week looking to stay undefeated.
AW: Wood, 35-13; TM: Wood, 35-20; BH: Wood, 30-21; GF: Wood, 38-14; ZP: Wood, 41-20.
Easton, Md. (3-0) at Delmar (2-1), 1:30 p.m.
The Wildcats face another tough non-conference opponent on homecoming Saturday.
AW: Easton, 26-21; TM: Easton, 34-23; BH: Easton, 31-24; GF: Delmar, 28-24; ZP: Easton, 38-30.
College
Saturday
Delaware (3-1) at Pittsburgh (2-2), 12:30 p.m.

It will take a lot for the Hens to even be competitive with Pitt, which has looked pretty good the last few weeks.
AW: Pitt, 49-6; TM: Pitt, 55-20; BH: Pitt, 38-17; GF: Pitt, 35-17; ZP: Pitt, 31-27.

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