Pigskin Picks

Here’s our predictions for this weekend’s local high school and college football games:

Andy Walter, Delaware State News: 45-16

Tim Mastro, Delaware State News: 47-14

Craig Anderson, Delaware State News: 50-11

Glenn Frazer, Radio 105.0: 50-11

Matt Pencek, WBOC-TV: 48-13

Tonight’s games

Games start at 7 p.m. unless noted.

Seaford (0-2, 1-4) at Woodbridge (1-0, 5-0), 5 p.m.

The unbeaten Raiders look to extend their regular-season winning streak to 11 in a row.      

AW: Wood, 47-6; TM: Wood, 49-6; CA: Wood, 54-7; GF: Wood, 44-6; MP: Wood, 48-6.

Cape Henlopen (2-0, 4-1) at Dover (1-1, 2-3)

Cape Henlopen aims for its fourth straight win by spoiling the Senators’ homecoming.

AW: Cape, 34-20; TM: Dover, 21-20; CA: Cape, 21-10; GF: Cape, 28-27; MP: Cape, 20-13.

Caesar Rodney (0-1, 0-5) at Sussex Central (1-1, 3-2)

Sussex Central needs to get back on track after last week’s tough loss to Cape Henlopen.     

AW: Central, 35-13; TM: Central, 34-20; CA: Central, 30-27; GF: Central, 28-12; MP: Central, 34-12.

Smyrna (1-0, 5-0) at Sussex Tech (1-1, 3-2)

The Ravens have a 42-0 loss to Smyrna from a year ago that they’d like to avenge.

AW: Smyrna, 55-20; TM: Smyrna, 56-15; CA: Smyrna, 66-22; GF: Smyrna, 54-12; MP: Smyrna, 60-12.

Lake Forest (0-2, 0-5) at Laurel (0-2, 2-3), 7:30 p.m.

After back-to-back two-point losses, Laurel really could use its first South win tonight.

AW: Laurel, 27-8; TM: Laurel, 30-14; CA: Laurel, 13-7; GF: Laurel, 22-20; MP: Laurel, 21-13.

Indian River (2-0, 2-3) at Milford (1-0, 5-0), 7:30 p.m.

IR has turned around its season lately but the Buccaneers have been on a roll all fall.

AW: Milford, 28-13; TM: Milford, 35-14; CA: Milford, 28-14; GF: Milford, 34-20; MP: Milford, 28-14.

Delaware Military (4-1) at Polytech (1-4), 7:30 p.m.

Panthers have to take on a highly-regarded DMA squad on their homecoming night.

AW: DMA, 41-7; TM: DMA, 28-8 ; CA: DMA, 37-6 ; GF: DMA, 34-10; MP: DMA, 28-12.

Saturday

Delmar (3-2) at Archmere (2-3), noon

Wildcats travel from bottom of the state to the top in search of a third straight victory.

AW: Delmar, 14-12; TM: Arch, 36-30; CA: Delmar, 27-24; GF: Delmar, 26-24; MP: Delmar, 28-7.

Saturday’s college games

Wesley (3-1 NJAC, 3-2) at Kean (2-2 NJAC, 3-2), 1 p.m.

Wolverines’ offense expects to get a strong challenge from Kean’s stingy defense.

AW: Wesley, 31-17; TM: Wesley, 28-20; CA: Wesley, 38-28; GF: Wesley, 41-22; MP: Wesley, 31-24.

Florida A&M (1-2 MEAC, 1-5) at Delaware State (0-2 MEAC, 0-5), 2 p.m.

After a couple close losses, Hornets would love to celebrate homecoming with first win.

AW: FAMU, 31-21; TM: DSU, 24-21; CA: DSU, 24-17; GF: FAMU, 28-20; MP: DSU, 20-17.

Delaware (0-2 CAA, 2-3) at William & Mary (0-3 CAA, 2-4), 3:30 p.m.

Both the Hens and Tribe desperately need to snap their three-game losing streaks.

AW: WM, 24-14; TM: WM, 21-17; CA: UD, 30-20; GF: WM, 27-20; MP: WM, 24-21.

 

 

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