PAGMETER WEEK 6 FOOTBALL PREDICTIONS 2019
PAGMETER WEEK 6 FOOTBALL PREDICTIONS 2019
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In Week 5, The Pag Meter went 44-7. For the year (228-49) 83%
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THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL FINAL
Tulare Western Mustangs (3-2) at Hanford Bullpups (5-0)
Pag Meter Line Hanford -5
The best game of the week and it’s played on Thursday night.
Both teams have had 2 weeks to get ready for this showdown.
The Mustangs have had 2 weeks to think about the loss to Redwood 27-22.
The Bullpups beat a good Porterville team 35-14.
This has the makings to be a Thursday night shootout.
Both teams have plenty of firepower on offense. The Mustangs are led by red hot senior QB Elijah Burrell who has thrown for 1,075 yards and 15 TD passes. The Mustangs have unleashed Burrell and he’s having a heck of a year. RB Tairyn Johnson, comes in rushing for 290 yards and has scored 3 TD’s. Junior DB/RB/WR Mikey Ficher, has caught 16 passes, scored 3 TD’s and Mark Smith has caught 12 balls and has scored 6 TD’s.
The Bullpups also have a red hot QB with senior Juaron Watts-Brown goes and senior running back Travone Houston.
The X factor is the Mustangs struggled against a real good Rangers defense and now they face another good Bullpups defense which is led by the best linebacker in the section senior Tyler Mello. Last year TW beat the Bullpups 35-7 but the puppies are so much better this year.
Tulare Western averages 44 ppg and Hanford 55 ppg. Which defense will step up?
The Pag Meter is looking forward to this game and will be strolling the sidelines at the Neighbor Bowl
Pag Meter Prediction Hanford 39 Tulare Western 34
FINAL HANFORD 36 TULARE WESTERN 28
Juaron Watts-Brown threw for 359 yards with 4 TD passes and scored a TD. Tyler Mello (10 & 3 yards), and Taryn Rubalcava (45 & 78) each caught 2 TD passes.
Mustangs QB Elijah Burrell threw for 294 yards and 2 TD passes. Mark Smith (20 yards) and Tairyn Johnson (49 yards) each caught TD passes. Johnson rushed for 120 yards on 31 carries.
FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS FINALS
Corcoran Panthers (4-2) (2-0) at Farmersville Aztecs (0-6) (0-2)
Pag Meter Line Corcoran- 23
The Panthers come in with a big win over Granite Hills 21-14. With the game tied at 14-14, Sammuel Carrasco comes up with a Pick 6 with less than a minute to go! The Panthers defense is on fire!!
The Aztecs lost to Strathmore.
The X factor is the Aztecs defense.
Pag Meter Prediction Corcoran 36 Farmersville 13
FINAL CORCORAN 35 FARMERSVILLE 15
Granite Hills Grizzlies (1-5) (0-2) at Lindsay Cardinals (4-2) (1-1)
Pag Meter Line Lindsay -27
The Grizzlies come in losing a heartbreaker to Corcoran 21-14 in the last seconds.
The Cardinals lost to Strathmore 50-20. Daniel Trujillo rushed for 150 yards and scored 2 TD’s on runs of 74 and 7 yards. Randon Gomez hit Elian Ibarra on an 8-yard TD pass.
The X factor is the Cardinals defense.
Pag Meter Prediction Lindsay 34 Granite Hills 7
FINAL LINDSAY 46 GRANITE HILLS 0
Sierra Pacific Golden Bears (1-4) (0-1) at Woodlake Tigers (5-1) (2-0)
Pag Meter Line Woodlake -23
The Tigers are back playing good football and the G Bears are still trying to get consistent.
The X factor is the G Bears keeping up on offense.
Pag Meter Prediction Woodlake 44 Sierra Pacific 21
FINAL WOODLAKE 14 SIERRA PACIFIC 7
Chavez Titans (5-1) (2-0) at McFarland Cougars (3-2) (0-1)
Pag Meter Line Chavez 14
The X factor is the Cougars defense vs the Titans offense.
Pag Meter Prediction Chavez 33 McFarland 19
FINAL CHAVEZ 42 MCFARLAND 21
Kennedy Thunderbirds (6-0) (2-0) at Arvin Bears (2-3) (0-1)
Pag Meter Line Kennedy -35
The T Birds are smoking hot. They come in beating up Taft 78-13. QB Jose Cota rushed for 192 yards and 4 TD’s, threw for 133 yards with a TD pass.
The Bears come off a bye.
The X factor is the Bears front 7.
Pag Meter Prediction Kennedy 49 Arvin 14
FINAL KENNEDY 40 ARVIN 6
Shafter Generals (2-4) (1-1) at Taft Wildcats (3-3) (0-2)
Pag Meter Line Taft-3
Very interesting match up. The young Generals are looking to play well for 48 minutes and the Wildcats come in getting crushed to Kennedy.
The X factor is the Generals can win if they clean up the turnovers.
Pag Meter Prediction Taft 27 Shafter 24
FINAL SHAFTER 48 TAFT 15 (BIG WIN FOR THE GENERALS)
Caruthers Blue Raiders (5-1) (2-0) at Orosi Cardinals (3-2) (0-1)
Pag Meter Line Caruthers-10
The X factor is the Cardinals have to play the perfect game to beat the best team in division 5. Can the Cardinals slow down Bobby Staley?
Pag Meter Prediction Caruthers 30 Orisi 20
FINAL CARUTHERS 41 OROSI 35
Minarets Mustangs (4-1) (1-1) at Orange Cove Titans (3-3) (1-1)
Pag Meter Line Orange Cove -7
The Mustangs are hot and the Titans are not but this could be the week the Titans come back.
The X factor is Titans QB Zach Ramirez is back from injury and OC is feeling they are back with their leader in the huddle. Without Zach the Titans are a mess.
Pag Meter Prediction Orange Cove 30 Minarets 23
FINAL ORANGE COVE 28 MINARETS 10
Riverdale Cowboys (5-1) (2-0) at Parlier Panthers (2-4) (0-2)
Pag Meter Line Riverdale -18
The Cowboys are red hot and the Panthers are getting better and better.
The X factor is the Panthers on both sides of the ball vs a team on fire.
Pag Meter Prediction Riverdale 40 Parlier 22
FINAL RIVERDALE 14 PARLIER 0
Bakersfield Christian Eagles (3-2) at Tulare Union Tribe (4-1)
Pag Meter Line Bakersfield Christian -7
What a great match up!
The Eagles were young last year and this they are loaded.
The Tribe were loaded last year and this year they are young.
The X factor is the Eagles have more returning players and should have the edge but then again the Tribe are loaded with young speed.
Pag Meter Prediction Bakersfield Christian 28 Tulare Union 21
FINAL TULARE UNION 18 BAKERSFIELD CHRISTIAN 0
Bullard Knights (4-1) at Arroyo Grande Eagles (4-2)
Pag Meter Line Bullard -21
Last year the Eagles beat up the Knights at Ratcliffe Stadium 24-12.
The Knights come in beating Clovis West 26-13. Bryce Weiner threw 2 TD passes. Daizon Allen (44-yards) and DeAndre Greeley (24-yards) each caught TD passes. Shalom Welch scored 2 rushing TD’s.
The Eagles beat Nipomo 21-6. QB Ethan Royal scored 3 TD’s.
The X factor is Eagles outstanding RB Caleb Tomasin has a torn MCL and is out. This is a huge loss for the Eagles. The Knights are very good on defense and the running game but struggle in the passing and kicking game. QB Weiner has to relax and play catch with his amazing receivers. If the Knights are really the No 4 ranked team they should roll this week. Next week is another big game vs Memorial at Ratcliffe Stadium.
For the Eagles, they are coming right at you and the Knights better strap it up. The Eagles will need somebody to step up for Tomasin.
Pag Meter Prediction Bullard 35 Arroyo Grande 14
FINAL BULLARD 28 ARROYO GRANDE 21 OT
CVC Cavaliers (3-2) at Mission Prep Royals (1-4)
Pag Meter Line CVC -26
One of the best in the state and the best in the Central section is back! The Cavaliers outstanding running back Jaalen Rening rushed for 305 yards on 17 carries and scored 4 TD’s on runs of 76, 5, 49 & 11 yards in the win over Immanuel 27-14.
The Royals lost to a powerhouse Oak Park 35-7.
The X factor is the Royals are playing a killer schedule after winning the 8 man title last year. I’m proud to see that. Plenty of teams would never play a tough schedule like this. RB Brian Kowall is back and will give the offense a boost. Jaalen is also this weeks Pag Meter/940 ESPN/First String Sports Student Athlete Of the Week.
Pag Meter Prediction CVC 44 Mission Prep 19
FINAL CVC 62 MISSION PREP 35
McLane Highlanders (2-3) at Dos Palos Broncos (4-1)
Pag Meter Line Dos Palos -21
The Highlanders lost a tough one on Friday 26-21 to Yosemite.
The Broncos beat up Chowchilla 42-7.
The X factor will the Broncos have a Tribe hangover?
Pag Meter Prediction Dos Palos 41 McLane 20
FINAL DOS PALOS 47 MCLANE 21
Exeter Monarchs (3-2) at Chowchilla Tribe (3-3)
Pag Meter Line Chowchilla -2
The X factor is the Monarchs come off a bye and have speed. Can the Tribe forget about the crushing loss to Dos Palos and get back to work? The Tribe always play better at home.
Pag Meter Prediction Chowchilla 26 Exeter 24
FINAL CHOWCHILLA 36 EXETER 7
Pioneer Valley Panthers (1-4) at Garces Rams (2-3)
Pag Meter Line Garces -31
The X factor is the Panthers have to play a hot team and be apart of Paul Golla’s first home win at Garces.
Pag Meter Prediction Garces 44 Pioneer Valley 13
FINAL GARCES 35 PIONEER VALLEY 0
Mendota Aztecs (1-4) at Immanuel Eagles (4-2)
Pag Meter Line Immanuel -18
This is a very interesting matchup.
The Aztecs come in beating up Pajaro Valley (Watsonville) 51-0.
The Eagles lost to CVC 27-14. The Eagles defense got run over. Matt Tiger and Hector Davilia each scored the Eagles TD’s.
The X factor is the Aztecs defense slowing down the Eagles.
Pag Meter Prediction Immanuel 38 Mendota 20
FINAL IMMANUEL 45 MENDOTA 21
Kerman Lions (2-4) vs Roosevelt Rough Riders (1-4)
Pag Meter Line Kerman -8
Last year the Lions beat the Riders in overtime 22-21 on a beautiful double reverse pass and the 2 point walk off.
The X factor both teams are very young and anything can happen with young players.
Pag Meter Prediction (Mini upset) Roosevelt 25 Kerman 23
FINAL KERMAN 16 ROOSEVELT 8 (Nailed the point spread but not the upset pick)
Mission Oak Hawks (3-2) vs Madera South Stallions (3-2)
The Purple Bowl
Pag Meter Line Mission Oak -14
This has the makings to be a real good game. Both teams move into division 5, both teams play in tough leagues and both will contend for the D5 title.
The Hawks come in beating Kerman 21-6.
The Stallions beat up Fresno High 49-28.
The X factor is both defenses. The Hawks have yet to play against a Wing T offense so can the Hawks speedy defense step up? The Stallions lost to Kerman and Mission Oak beat Kerman so Mission Oak should win but football is all about matchups.
If the Stallions offensive line can move the Hawks D-line around then the Stallions can win in Madera. The Hawks only loss was against Madera at Madera where the game will be played.
Pag Meter Prediction (Upset special) Madera South 27 Mission Oak 24
FINAL MADERA SOUTH 21 MISSION OAK 14
Mira Monte Titans (1-4) at Morro Bay Pirates (3-2)
Pag Meter Line Morro Bay-10
The Titans come in beating Kern Valley 32-29 and getting their first win. Shamar Oliver, rushed for a career high of 305 yards on 34 carries and scored 2 TD’s.
The Pirates beat Gustine 38-7.
The X factor is the Titans defense. Both offenses are coming alive. Can the Pirates slow down red hot Oliver? Will Oliver have a let down after a huge game?
Pag Meter Prediction Morro Bay 27 Mira Monte 17
FINAL MORRO BAY 27 MIRA MONTE 14
Nipomo Titans (2-4) vs Hoover Patriots (2-3)
Pag Meter Line Nipomo -25
The X factor this is the Patriots homecoming and they are playing one of the best teams on their schedule.
Pag Meter Prediction Nipomo 44 Hoover 13
FINAL HOOVER 14 NIPOMO 13 (BIGGEST WIN IN 20 YEARS)
Porterville Panthers (3-2) vs Redwood Rangers (5-0)
Pag Meter Line Redwood -13
The EYL vs the WYL
This is a great match up of two outstanding football teams.
The Panthers come in beating Golden West 27-25. QB Hector Nava accounted for 358 yards of total offense (276 passing, 82 rushing) and 4 TD passes. Jovanie Cardenas caught 3 passes for 130 yards and 2 TD’s (49 & 31 yards), Brian Lemus (31 & 34 yards) caught 2 TD passes.
The Rangers beat Atascadero 51-6. Senior QB Ryan Rios, has thrown for 486 yards with 3 TD passes and getting better each week. Senior RB James Richardson has rushed for 229 yards and has scored 8 TD’s. James is so tough in the Redzone. One of the best tight ends in the section is Sam Olson, who has scored 3 TD’s. On D is where the Rangers are shining. Senior DE Hudson Walker is the JJ Watt of the Central Section.
The X factor is the Panthers outstanding offense vs the Rangers outstanding defense.
Pag Meter Prediction Redwood 34 Porterville 21
FINAL REDWOOD 34 PORTERVILLE 17
San Luis Obispo Tigers (4-1) vs Hanford West Huskies (1-4)
Pag Meter Line San Luis Obispo -35+
The X factor is who in the heck scheduled this game?
Pag Meter Prediction SLO 56 Hanford West 7
FINAL SLO 37 HW 0
Paso Robles Bearcats (2-4) at Sanger Apaches (4-1)
Pag Meter Line Sanger -24
The X factor is the Bearcat fans will have fun heading to Chuck Shidan field. You will see Apache fans sitting on your side. The Bearcats have to slow the game down with long drives.
Pag Meter Prediction Sanger 38 Paso Robles 14
FINAL SANGER 42 PASO ROBLES 14
Strathmore Spartans (5-0) at Kern Valley Broncs (1-4)
Pag Meter Line Strathmore -23
The Spartans come in beating Farmersville 61-6
The Broncs lost to Mira Monte 32-29. Junior QB Kaden Preston threw for a career high of 397 yards and 2 TD’s, rushed for 154 yards and scored a TD.
The Spartans continue the division 6 schedule and this time is at KV.
The X factor is always take the division 5 team over a division 6 team. Can the Broncs defense slow down the Spartans running game?
Pag Meter Prediction Strathmore 44 Kern Valley 21
FINAL STRATHMORE 48 KERN VALLEY 20
Tranquillity Tigers (1-4) at Sierra Chieftains (0-6)
Pag Meter Line Sierra -2
This might be the best game of the night.
The X factor is this is a tough call so the Pag Meter will take the home team.
Pag Meter Prediction Sierra 16 Tranquility 14
FINAL TRANQUILITY 14 SIERRA 0
Wasco Tigers (3-2) at Delano Tigers (0-5)
The Tiger Bowl
Pag Meter Line Wasco -30
Welcome back Wasco Tigers after 2 weeks of horrible football.
The X factor can the Tigers keep the ball off the ground?
Pag Meter Prediction Wasco 44 Delano 14
FINAL WASCO 35 DELANO 7
Washington Union Panthers (5-1) at Reedley Pirates (2-3)
Pag Meter Line Washington Union -21
The Panthers are red hot and the No 1 team in division 4. The Pirates come off a bye and getting better every week.
The X factor can the Panthers play like a No 1 team and take care of business?
Pag Meter Prediction Washington Union 41 Reedley 20
FINAL WASHINGTON UNION 35 REEDLEY 7
South Rebels (3-2) at West Vikings (2-3)
Pag Meter Line South -3
The Rebels come off a bye and the Vikings lost to North 33-20.
The X factor is who can slow down the red hot running backs with Rebels Daniel Lomax vs Vikings L. T. Laulu Jr?
Pag Meter Prediction South 34 West 31
FINAL WEST 29 SOUTH 14
Big Bear Bears (2-4) at Boron Bobcats (2-3)
The B Bowl
Pag Meter Line Boron -2
The X factor is the Bobcats offense can’t afford turnovers and win at home.
Pag Meter Prediction Boron 23 Big Bear 21
FINAL BORON 20 BIG BEAR 14
Burroughs Burros (2-3) at Bishop Broncos (3-2)
Pag Meter Line Bishop Union -3
This is a big test for the Broncos. Awesome defense!
Pag Meter Prediction Bishop Union 23 Burrough 20
FINAL BISHOP UNION 19 BURROUGHS 7
Hueneme Vikings (2-4) at Desert Scorpions (0-5)
Pag Meter Line Hueneme -30
The X factor is the Vikings have the better offense coming in.
Pag Meter Prediction Hueneme 43 Desert 13
FINAL HUENEME 22 DESERT 0
Lompoc Braves (3-2) at St. Joseph Knights (2-3)
Pag Meter Line Lompoc -12
The Knights have lost 2 straight and now play a hungry Braves team.
The X factor is the Braves finishing drives. Senior QB Hunter Barnhart who transferred in from Paso Robles is now eligible.
Pag Meter Prediction Lompoc 36 St Joseph 24
FINAL LOMPOC 28 ST JOSEPH 14
Righetti Warriors (6-0) at Dos Pueblos Chargers (0-5)
Pag Meter Line Righetti High -35+
The X factor it doesn’t matter who they play, the Warriors machine will roll. This team is on a mission to play the division 2 section championship at Righetti High.
Pag Meter Prediction Righetti High 54 Dos Pueblos 6
FINAL RIGHETTI HIGH 35 DOS PUEBLOS 6
Bakersfield Drillers (2-3) vs Sierra Canyon Trailblazers (5-1)
Pag Meter Line Sierra Canyon -16
The Drillers come off a bye and have to play a powerhouse. Can the Drillers handle the Blazers size?
Pag Meter Prediction Sierra Canyon 34 Bakersfield 20
FINAL SIERRA CANYON 31 BAKERSFIELD 10
Santa Ynez Pirates (2-3) at Templeton Eagles (4-1)
Pag Meter Line Templeton -28
The X factor is the Eagles learned a lot with the loss at Liberty Ranchos on Friday. Will the Eagles get back on the bike and get back to Eagles football?
Pag Meter Prediction Templeton 45 Santa Ynez 17
FINAL TEMPLETON 54 SANTA YNEZ 10