PAGMETER FOOTBALL PREDICTIONS WEEK 7, 2021
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BOTTOM STORY FOR WEEK 7
Yep, you guessed it,
it’s the Yosemite administration!
The Badgers football team lost to Immanuel 41-0 in week 6 because with 11 days off not practicing, you won’t beat any teams in the state. Now this week the Badgers had to cancel their Friday night game at Liberty Ranchos because the corrupted Yosemite administration won’t let the healthy player’s practice. They can go to school but can’t play in a game or practice. How does that make sense? The Badgers volleyball team can play inside the gym, but the healthy football players are screwed. While other schools aren’t even testing healthy players any longer, the North Korea thinking administration at Yosemite apparently didn’t get the memo. To the players and families, you ALL need to stand up to these bullies and fight or GET OUT ASAP because it will never get better until these people are gone from the Yosemite school board and administration.
To the Yosemite Principal & School Board…. Shame on you, your time is numbered!
THE 30-DAY TRANSFER OF PLAYERS ARE OFFICIALLY PLAYING. SOME TEAMS WILL BE MUCH BETTER FROM IT
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So far the games that are CANCELED this week
Ridgeview at Tehachapi
Mt Whitney at Golden West
Yosemite at Liberty Madera
Chowchilla at Kerman
Coalinga at Avenal
Mission Oak at Porterville
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THURDSAY NIGHT FOOTBALL FINAL SCORES
KINGSBURG VIKINGS (4-2) at EXETER MONARCHS (3-3)
The Vikings come off a tough loss to Redwood 20-18. Ethan Winslow threw 2 TD passes including a 53-yarder to Conner McFall and Trace Jackson scored on a 12-yard TD run.
The Monarchs come off a bye after losing a tough one to Mission Oak in overtime 20-14.
The X factor the Monarchs have had 2 weeks to think about the Vikings. Can the Vikings get back on the horse after a loss and start league at 1-0? THE ANSWER IS YES. The Monarchs offense needs to get off to a great start to pull off the upset.
PAGMETER PREDICTION Kingsburg 36 Exeter 14
FINAL KINGSBURG 35 EXETER 7
BULLARD KNIGHTS (3-3) at MADERA SOUTH STALLIONS (4-2)
The Knights come off a bye after beating Clovis 35-12. It was trick play Knight and they worked. QB Roland Russo threw for 205-yards and 2 TDs passes with both going to Jayden Davis (77 & 31 yards) and Jaden also scored on a 67-yard rushing TD. Herman Zamora scored on a 9-yard TD run and Nick Stubblefield scored his first career varsity TD with a 1-yard run.
The Stallions beat Kerman 45-6. Eric Cervantes rushed for 88 yards on 8 carries (11-yard avg per carry) and scored 2 TD’s. The Stallions rushed for 378 yards in 2 ½ quarters.
The X factor the Runnin’ Stallions are already beat up with injuries, had a tremendous non-league season and now for the next 4 weeks they must try to survive very little injuries playing against some of the best teams in the Central Section. Unfortunately, this is what the CIF/committee has done is put a division 5 team playing division 1 teams. It’s the only league in the USA where this happens.
For the Knights this is a business game, and they are thinking a CMAC championship and a good seed in the division 1 playoffs.
Can the Stallions work the clock with long drives?
PAGMETER PREDICTION Bullard 44 Madera South 14
FINAL BULLARD 35 MADERA SOUTH 7
MONACHE MARAUDERS (3-3) at TULARE UNION TRIBE (2-3)
The Marauders come off a tough loss to Washington Union 12-7 and the Tribe got their win beating Bakersfield Christian 17-7. Jorge Gonzalez scored both Tribe TDs.
The X factor the Marauders defense vs the Tribe offense. Both teams lost to Washington Union in different ways. The Marauders loss was a defensive battle 12-7 and the Tribe lost in more of an offensive game 33-32.
Will the Tribe’s offense explode on the field turf? This has the makings to be a very good Tribes defense this year. IT SURE IS!
PAGMETER PREDICTION Tulare Union 34 Monache 13
FINAL TULARE UNION 26 MONACHE 0
EL DIAMANTE MINERS (2-4) at HANFORD BULLPUPS (4-0)
The Miners come in beating Madera 26-14. A star is born with sophomore RB Bryson Donelson who rushed for 276-yards & scored 3 TDs.
The Bullpups beat Tulare Western 45-7. Junior QB Cayden Muir went 20-33 for 409-yards and 3 TDs. This kid is going to be special!
The X factor can the Miners offense have a big game against the Bullpups very good defense?
PAGMETER PREDICTION Hanford 36 El Diamante 21
FINAL HANFORD 59 EL DIAMANTE 32
MCFARLAND COUGARS (1-4) (0-2) vs SHAFTER GENERALS (4-2) (3-0)
The Cougars come in with a cancelled game and the Generals beat Taft 34-14. Elijha Lucero rushed for 115-yards scored 2 TD’s. Devon Sundgren rushed for a TD and threw a 1-yard TD pass to Ryan Pitter.
The X factor the Generals speed will be too much for the Cougars defense.
PAGMETER PREDICTION Shafter 56 McFarland 0
FINAL SHAFTER 48 MCFARLAND 0
FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS FINAL SCORES
CVC CAVALIERS (5-1)(1-0) at DINUBA EMPERORS (3-3) (0-1)
Both teams come off a bye week.
The X factor the Emperors defense vs the Cavaliers offense. Can the Emperors slow down the Juniors with QB Max Bakker who has thrown 12 TD passes and 6’4 WR Jaden Moore?
The Emperors senior QB Casimiro Barragan and the offense will need a big night to pull off a win. This has the makings to be a real good game.
PAGMETER PREDICTION CVC 29 Dinuba 27
CVC 24 DINUBA 21
SELMA BEARS (2-2) (1-0) vs HANFORD WEST HUSKIES (1-5) (0-1)
The Bears come in beating Hoover 35-7. Duran Delgado and Gabriel Bsuto each scored 2 TDs. The Huskies lost to Golden West 27-6.
The X factor the Bears are getting better with every practice. The Bears have had very little practice time the last 3 weeks and that is thanks to the Selma administration. The Bears defense is good.
PAGMETER PREDICTION Selma 35 Hanford West 7
SELMA 43 HANFORD WEST 7
MADERA COYOTES (2-4) (0-1) at MEMORIAL PANTHERS (5-0) (1-0)
The Coyotes come in losing to El Diamante 26-14. Jason Escobar scored on a 3-yard TD run and Italian Stallion Carson Brunolli scored on a 7-yard TD run. The Panthers come off a bye.
The X factor this is not a good match up for the Coyotes going up against the big and physical Panthers. Everybody talks about the big offensive line and running game with Brandon Ramirez leading the way, but the SJM defense is really good and leading the way is TJ Hall.
PAGMETER PREDICTION Memorial 49 Madera 7
FINAL MEMORIAL 42 MADERA 7
EDISON TIGERS (1-5) (0-1) at SANGER APACHES (4-2) (1-0) 7:30
The Tigers come in losing to Buchanan 45-14. The Apaches beat Clovis East 14-10. Aston Rodriguez scored both TDs and the Apaches defense did a great job in the 2nd half and leading the way was Sam Shidan and Brady Stovall.
The X factor the Tigers have amazing talent, but it never works that way when the Apaches play the Tigers. The Tigers have played a tough schedule and the Apaches are healthy. The Apaches are a 2nd half team, and the Tigers need to get off to fast start. Playing at Chuck Shidan Field, the crowd will be fired up.
PAGMETER PREDICTION Sanger 31 Edison 21
FINAL SANGER 28 EDISON 13
CLOVIS WEST GOLDEN EAGLES (3-3) (0-1) at BUCHANAN BEARS (5-1) (1-0)
The Golden Eagles come in off a bye and now dealing with an UGLY incident that happened about a month ago in the locker room with some football players. It’s under investigation.
The Bears beat the Tigers 45-14. No stats provided.
The X factor can the Golden Eagles offense stay with the top defense in the Central Section?
PAGMETER PREDICTION Buchanan 39 Clovis West 14
FINAL BUCHANAN 44 CLOVIS WEST 14
CLOVIS COUGARS (4-2) (0-1)at CENTRAL GRIZZLIES (5-0) (1-0)
Both teams come off a bye and both teams have been waiting for this game for a while. They played in the spring and Central won 35-31 but spring football doesn’t really count, and this week does.
The X factor the Grizzlies defense vs the Cougars offense. Cougars can run the ball with outstanding back Tristan Risley and the RPO with QB Nate Johnson.
The Grizzlies offense is coming together and leading the way are the running backs Jesiah Lindsay, Ah’Marion Gaines-Smith, Michael James and QB Dayton Tafoya.
The Grizzlies at home are tough to beat.
PAGMETER PREDICTION Central 33 Clovis 21
FINAL CENTRAL 27 CLOVIS 20
CLOVIS NORTH BRONCOS (4-2) (1-0) vs CLOVIS EAST T WOLVES (4-2) (0-1)
The Broncos come off a bye and the T Wolves lost to Sanger 14-10. Freshmen QB Ty Miller scored on a 10-yard run.
The X factor can the smaller T Wolves handle the big offense line of the Broncos? Broncos are kind of like Sanger and how they pound the ball but only much bigger. The Broncos will lead with speedy running backs of McKay Madsen, Paul Sharp, Alex Chavez and Jake Parnegian. The Broncos can barley throw the ball overhand so can the T Wolves force the Broncos to throw the ball? The T Wolves offense needs a big night.
PAGMETER PREDICTION Clovis North 28 Clovis East 21
FINAL CLOVIS NORTH 23 CLOVIS EAST 6
FRONTIER TITANS (4-1) (1-0) at STOCKDALE MUSTANGS (4-1) (0-1)
The Titans come off a cancelled game and it turned into a bye. The Mustangs comeback to win on the road 10-7 at Moorpark.
The X factor is both offenses going against a couple of very good defenses. This is a classic rivalry, and this will be a great battle of two even teams.
PAGMETER PREDICTION Frontier 27 Stockdale 17
FRONTIER 23 STOCKDALE 7
LIBERTY PATRIOTS (4-2) (1-0) at GARCES RAMS (3-3) (0-1)
This is the game that both teams have been waiting for. Both teams come off a bye.
It’s the big and physical Patriots vs the fast and speedy Rams.
The X factor is the Rams didn’t match up with the big and physical Memorial Panthers and Patriots
Are big and physical.
PAGMETER PREDICTION Liberty 30 Garces 20
FINAL LIBERTY 26 GARCES 7
LINDSAY CARDINALS (1-6) (1-2) at CORCORAN PANTHERS (5-0) (3-0)
The Cardinals come in getting their first win beating Granite Hills 34-6. The Cardinals played their best game of the year. The Panthers beat Farmersville 45-14.
The X factor is the Panthers defense is very good.
PAGMETER PREDICTION Corcoran 30 Lindsay 13
FINAL CORCORAN 20 LINDSAY 6
SIERRA PACIFIC GOLDEN BEARS (1-5) (0-2) at FARMERSVILLE AZTECS (2-3) (1-1)
The G-Bears come in losing on Monday night football at Woodlake 27-20. The game was played on Monday because the air was bad on Friday. I love that both teams decided to play on Monday when plenty of games will not be made up. The Aztecs lost to Corcoran 45-14.
The X factor Sierra Pacific broke out of their offensive slump. Can the Aztecs slow down the G-Bears Wing T?
PAGMETER PREDICTION Sierra Pacific 26 Farmersville 21
FARMERSVILLE 26 SIERRA PACIFIC 14
DELANO TIGERS (3-2) (0-1) vs TULARE WESTERN MUSTANGS (4-2) (1-0)
The Tigers come off a cancelled game and it turned into a bye and the Mustangs lost to Hanford 41-7.
The X factor the Mustangs need to forget about the ugly loss to Hanford and get back to work. The Tigers have been off since Sept 9 and that’s a long time in football days.
PAGMETER PREDICTION Tulare Western 42 Delano 19
TULARE WESTERN 56 DELANO 21
ARROYO GRANDE EAGLES (4-2) (1-0) at PIONEER VALLEY PANTHERS (0-4) (0-2)
The Eagles come off a bye and has won 3 straight games. Leading the way is red hot QB Max Perrett who has thrown 10 TD passes. The running backs of Kaden Tynes and Makai Puga are tough to slow down running behind very good O-line.
Pioneer Valley is the No 1 school that crumbles with the political flu every time on the central coast. Hopefully the common sense has now kicked in and Pioneer Valley will realize that they are in the kid business.
The X factor is the Panthers offense was struggling before the political flu and now with very little practice time, they now play an offensive machine. Look for the Eagles to roll.
PAGMETER PREDICTION Arroyo Grande 48 Pioneer Valley 6
FINAL ARROYO GRANDE 34 PIONEER VALLEY 7
NIPOMO TITANS (6-0) (2-0) at RIGHETTI HIGH WARRIORS (0-5) (0-1)
The Titans come in red hot and the Warriors are Lukewarm but in 48 minutes of a football game, anything can happen. The Titans come in beating San Luis Obispo 27-10. QB Nate Reese scored on his longest run in his career with an 85-yarder. The Warriors lost to St Paul 28-21.
The X factor is the Warriors get a do-over with starting at 0-0 and playing at home. Can the Warriors defense slow down the Titans offense? This have the makings to be a very good game.
PAGMETER PREDICTION Nipomo 33 Righetti High 27
FINAL NIPOMO 21 RIGHETTI HIGH 13
PASO ROBLES BEARCATS (3-2) (1-0) at ST JOSEPH KNIGHTS (2-4) (0-1)
The Bearcats come in off a bye and the Knights beat St Margaret’s 28-27. The Knights defense stopped the Tartans 2-point play to win the game with 2:21 to go. Caden Cuccia hit Travis Royal on a screen pass, and it went 25-yards for a TD. Malakai Langley scored on a 14-yard TD run and returned a 95-yard kickoff for a TD. Carter Vargas scored on a 41-yard TD run.
The X factor the 30-day transfer rule ends and the Knights will have their full team. Can the Bearcats offense which is led by Leo Kemp, move the ball with long drives?
PAGMETER PREDICTION St Joseph 27 Paso Robles 21
FINAL PASO ROBLES 26 ST JOSEPH 21
GOLDEN WEST TRAILBLAZERS (2-4) at LIBERTY MADERA RANCHOS HAWKS (3-3)
This game was put together on Wednesday morning with Mt Whitney cancelling on GW and the Yosemite administration making the team cancel so the Blazers/Hawks have a date.
The Blazers started slow and are playing much better football. The Hawks are young.
The X factor the Blazers defense, and can they slow down the Hawks Wing T? This should be a very good game.
PAGMETER PREDICTION Golden West 24 Liberty Madera 21
FINAL LIBERTY MADERA 40 GOLDEN WEST 20
MCLANE HIGHLANDERS (4-2*) (0-1) vs FRESNO HIGH WARRIORS (2-2) (1-0)
The Highlanders come in losing to Dos Palos 38-14. Ernesto Castaneda Gamino rushed for 102 yards. Preston Sy returned a kickoff 80-yards for a TD and Dominique Newhouse scored on a 5-yard TD run. The Warriors come off a bye.
The X factor the Highlanders learned a lot playing a very good DP team. Can the Warriors defense play a great game? The Warriors will need some big plays on offense.
PAGMETER PREDICTION McLane 23 Fresno High 13
FINAL FRESNO HIGH 20 MCLANE 18
REEDLEY PIRATES (5-0) (1-0) vs HOOVER PATRIOTS (0-5) (0-1)
The Pirates come off a bye and the Patriots lost to Selma 35-7.
The X factor the over and under with yards for Pirates RB Ryan Warkentin is 200. With the Patriots struggling on offense, the Pirates should roll. The Pirates season will start in 2 weeks vs Roosevelt.
PAGMETER PREDICTION Reedley 49 Hoover 7
FINAL REEDLEY 42 HOOVER 6
SUNNYSIDE WILDCATS (4-1) (1-0) vs ROOSEVELT ROUGH RIDERS (3-3) (0-1)
The first NYL showdown. A couple of outstanding young QBs will square off with Wildcats freshmen Tanner Wilson vs Rough Riders sophomore Mario Cosma. Wilson went 21-31 for 247-yards, 3 TD passes and rushed for 93-yards scored a TD in the loss to Sunnyside 31-28.
The X factor is the defense and who can make the big stops when needed?
PAGMETER PREDICTION Roosevelt 36 Sunnyside 27
FINAL SUNNYSIDE 36 ROOSEVELT 18
MISSION PREP ROYALS (5-0) (1-0) at ATASCADERO GREYHOUNDS (1-5) (0-1)
Mission Prep comes in beating Carpinteria 51-0 and the Greyhounds lost to Royal 34-6.
The X factor the Hounds will need a huge game from the offense and can the Hounds slow down a very good MP offense which is led by RB Jack Susank and QB Colby White?
PAGMETER PREDICTION Mission Prep 39 Atascadero 13
FINAL MISSION PREP 27 ATASCADERO 7
SAN LUIS OBISPO TIGERS (3-2) (1-0) at SANTA MARIA SAINTS (2-4) (0-1)
The Tigers come in losing to Nipomo 27-10. AJ Garcia threw for 280-yards and threw a 78-yard TD pass to Miles Debrum. Santa Maria lost to Fillmore 56-21. The Saints could not stop the Flashes running or passing game.
The X factor is both offenses and who can finish drives with points? This could come down to the final minutes.
PAGMETER PREDICTION San Luis Obispo 27 Santa Maria 21
FINAL SAN LUIS OBISPO 17 SANTA MARIA 6
MORRO BAY PIRATES (3-3) (1-0) at TEMPLETON EAGLES (3-3) (0-1)
The Pirates come in beating Tranquility 63-0. Dylan Turner rushed 139 yards, scored 5 TD’s. QB Nicky Johnson has thrown now for 1,002-yards, 0 int and 13 TD passes. The Eagles beat Piedmont 15-0. The defense stepped up in the shutout. Jack Wood rushed for 88-yards. Kale Loppnow, picked off a pass and returned a kickoff 72-yards for a TD. Landen Miller scored on a rushing TD.
The X factor can the Pirates defense slow down the young Eagles Wing T?
PAGMETER PREDICTION Templeton 30 Morro Bay 28
FINAL MORRO BAY 31 TEMPLETON 28
ARVIN BEARS (1-5) (0-2) at CHAVEZ TITANS (1-4) (1-1)
This could be the best game of the night.
The X factor which offense will break out and have their best game of the year? The Titans have been so close at winning.
PAGMETER PREDICTION Chavez 24 Arvin 21
FINAL CHAVEZ 56 ARVIN 20
WASCO TIGERS (5-0) (2-0) at KENNEDY THUNDERBIRDS (5-2) (1-1)
The Tigers come in on a cancelled game and the Thunderbirds beat Arvin 49-0. Avian Pesina rushed for 138-yards and scored 2 TDs. Super athlete Gamiez Helm scored 2 TDs, rushing and caught a TD pass from Julian Orozco who also scored a TD.
This is the game that both teams have circled on the schedule. Both teams are playing at a high-level heading into this one. This will be a hard-hitting game that will be won upfront. The winner will be in the driver seat for winning the South Sequoia and a higher playoff seed.
The Tigers are led by senior RB/LB OMAR Tovar vs the Thunderbirds senior RB Avian Pesina.
The X factor the Tigers defense is very good and they will need their best game to win on the road. The Birds have played the much tougher schedule including playing Sanger to get them ready for this showdown. The Tigers last played was on Sept 17 and that’s not good.
Who will win the turnover battle and who will finish the big drives with points? This feels like a playoff game!
PAGMETER PREDICTION Kennedy 33 Wasco 27
FINAL WASCO 26 KENNEDY 13
INDEPENDENCE FALCONS (0-6) (0-1) at BAKERSFIELD CHRISTIAN EAGLES (3-3) (1-0)
The Falcons have had 2 weeks to prepare for the Eagles and the Eagles lost to Tulare Union 17-7. Brother to Brother. Bryson Waterman caught a 70-yard TD pass from Braden Waterman.
The X factor even though the Falcons have not started like they wanted to; they can be 1-0 with a win. The Eagles offense is slumping the last 3 games. This has the makings to be very close and could be a wild finish.
PAGMETER PREDICTION Bakersfield Christian 25 Independence 21
FINAL BAKERSFIELD CHRISTIAN 42 INDEPENDENCE 28
WEST VIKINGS (5-0) (1-0) at GOLDEN VALLEY BULLDOGS (1-4) (0-1)
The Vikings had their game cancelled vs South. The Vikings wanted to play on Saturday but South said no-way and it’s all because the Vikings are good. The Bulldogs come in beating the new kids on the block from Madera, the Torres Toros 28-13. Jonathan Rivera scored on 1-yard TD run. Nathan Abbott caught a 16-yard TD pass from Kemonte Jackson. Marquez Burns scored on 13-yard TD run. Ty Jones scored on a 1-yard TD run.
The X factor the Bulldogs are finally getting healthy and playing better defense. Can the Dogs D stay with the speedster Vikings QB James Rufus?
PAGMETER PREDICTION West 34 Golden Valley 14
FINAL WEST 34 GOLDEN VALLEY 0
MIRA MONTE LIONS (2-3) (0-1) at EAST BLADES (2-5) (1-0) 7:30
The Titans come in beating Cal City 42-0 and the Blades had a bye.
The X factor Blades have played a much tougher schedule.
PAGMETER PREDICTION East 27 Mira Monte 13
EAST 34 GOLDEN VALLEY 27
HIGHLAND SCOTS (5-1) (1-0) at NORTH STARS (1-3) (0-1)
The Scots come in with a bye and the Stars had their game cancelled but decided to not make it up.
The X factor the Scots speed on both sides of the ball has the edge. The Stars need to play good defense.
PAGMETER PREDICTION Highland 31 North 24
FINAL HIGHLAND 34 NORTH 21
ORANGE COVE TITANS (2-4) (1-2) at FOWLER REDCATS (4-2) (2-0)
This has the makings to be a very good game.
The Titans come in beating Minarets 41-6 and the Redcats come in off a bye.
This is the Redcats offense vs the Titans defense. If the Titans offense can have a breakout game, they can pull out a win.
PAGMETER PREDICTION Fowler 34 Orange Cove 20
FINAL FOWLER 42 ORANGE COVE 15
PARLIER PANTHERS (0-5) (0-3) at MINARETS MUSTANGS (1-4) (1-2)
This is a game that is so even and both teams need a win.
The X factor with both teams schedules the rest of the way being so tough, this is it for getting a win. Somebody is winning on Friday Night!
PAGMETER PREDICTION Minarets 35 Parlier 23
FINAL MINARETS 50 PARLIER 0
OROSI CARDINALS (4-2*) (1-1) at RIVERDALE COWBOYS (4-0) (3-0)
This might just be for the West Sequoia Championship.
The Cardinals come in beating Caruthers 31-29. Andrew Camarillo rushed for 216 yards and scored 4 TD’s. The Cowboys beat Parlier 74-6.
The X factor we all know how good the Red Birds are, we know very little on the Boys because only a few teams don’t send in stats/info and Riverdale is one of them. We will know a lot more on how good the Cowboys are after this game.
PAGMETER PREDICTION Orosi 30 Riverdale 29
RIVERDALE 28 OROSI 7
DOS PALOS BRONCOS (6-0) (1-0) at MENDOTA AZTECS (3-2) (0-1)
This is always a tough battle with these teams. Last time they played in 2019, the Broncos beat the Aztecs 36-6.
The Broncos come in beating McLane 38-14. Trent Calvert scored on a 4-yard TD run and threw 3 TD passes. (Miguel Paderio 14 yards, Herman Hernandez 29-yards & 31-yards) Abraham Ladino scored on a 3-yard TD run.
The Aztecs lost to Argonaut 41-7. The game started out ugly and never got better.
The X factor the Aztecs are flat out beat up with injuries and this is a tough match up for the Aztecs, but the Aztecs will always compete for 48 minutes.
PAGMETER PREDICTION Dos Palos 33 Mendota 24
DOS PALOS 35 MENDOTA 0
TRANQUILITY TIGERS (0-5) (0-1) at FIREBAUGH EAGLES (5-1) (1-0)
The Tigers come in losing at Morro Bay 63-0 and the Eagles come off a bye.
The X factor Head Coach Mike Martinez is working on building a program in Tranquility. They will play a very good Eagles team and leading the way for the Tigers is senior Gustavo Santos. Can the Tigers slow down the Central Section leading rusher Danny Olivera who has rushed now for 1,028-yards and has scored 17 TDs?
To the Tranquility administration, please drive over to Firebaugh and see how they do things because Firebaugh is first class!
PAGMETER PREDICTION Firebaugh 55 Tranquility 7
FINAL FIREBAUGH 48 TRANQUILITY 0
LEMOORE TIGERS (5-1) (1-0) vs REDWOOD RANGERS (1-4) (0-1)
The Tigers come in beating Porterville 39-0. QB Ty Chambers went 15-18 for 158-yards, 3 TD passes, rushed for 81-yards and scored a TD. Demel Turner, Cory Whitmore, Kobe Green each caught TD’s. Andew Hughes Moench scored on a rushing TD. Turner also with a 70-yard pick 6.
The Rangers beat Kingsburg 20-18. Karson Everett rushed for 141-yards and scored 2 TDs. Frankie Alvarez hit Ashton Ibarra on a 59-yard TD pass. The Vikings went for 2-points and the tie late in the game and Rio Sanchez made the game winning tackle.
The X factor can the Rangers defense slow down red-hot Tigers QB Chambers? Can the Tigers defense slow down the speedster Everett? Stay tuned. This could come down to the final minutes.
PAGMETER PREDICTION Redwood 28 Lemoore 26
FINAL LEMOORE 21 REDWOOD 14
CALIFORNIA CITY RAVENS (0-3) (0-1) at BISHOP UNION BRONCOS (5-0) (1-0)
The X factor this game will be over once the coin flips is in the air. Head coach Arnie Palu is a class act and will not pour it on but sometimes you can’t help it. Cal City is simply going to get crushed. Leading the Broncos is RB/CB Zach Mojarro who has scored 15 TD’s. There will be a running clock the entire 2nd half.
PAGMETER PREDICTION Bishop Union 70 Cal City 0
FINAL BISHOP UNION 73 CAL CITY 6
BORON BOBCATS (3-3) (1-0) at DESERT SCORPIONS (0-3) (0-1)
Just like the Cal City-Bishop Union game, this game will also be over once the coin is flipped.
The X factor the Bobcats will roll with a running clock.
PAGMETER PREDICTION Boron 56 Desert 0
FINAL BORON 52 DESERT 6
KERN VALLEY BRONCS (1-0) at ROSAMOND ROADRUNNERS (0-3) 7:00
The X factor we should call this one the political flu bowl. Both teams have been off a while.
PAGMETER PREDICTION Kern Valley 34 Rosamond 7
FINAL KERN VALLEY 33 ROSAMOND 6
IMMANUEL EAGLES (2-3) vs TORRES TOROS (2-4)
The Eagles come in beating Yosemite who was very short-handed 41-0. The Eagles defense with 7 (yes 7) interceptions. Hector Davila scored a TD and threw a TD pass to Tristan Hauser. Will Henderson scored on a rushing TD and Alema Slade scored on 2 rushing TD’s.
The Toros lost to Golden Valley 28-13. Josiah Salinas scored on an 8-yard TD run and the Toros had a pick-6.
The X factor the Eagles keep getting in new Eagles into the new Eagles team nest and these are BIG new Eagles. The future is the Wing T for Immanuel so look for large players to be transferring in. You probably won’t see speedy players coming to Immanuel but there will be monster size players moving to Reedley. Wing T doesn’t get speedy players excited for a Wing T practice especially running a power offense.
The young Toros have their hands full with the size of Immanuel. The Toros have played the much tougher schedule.
PAGMETER PREDICTION Immanuel 39 Torres 13
FINAL IMMANUEL 40 TORRES 0
SATURDAY FOOTBALL FINAL
CENTENNIAL GOLDEN HAWKS (4-1) at BAKERSFIELD DRILLERS (1-3)
Both teams haven’t played, and it seems like forever because of the political flu.
This game was switched to Bakersfield on Wednesday. The Leagues will be different next year so this will be the last time they play each other in league.
The G-Hawks come in playing tremendous offense and leading the way is outstanding junior QB Levi Manning who has thrown for 10 TDs and has scored 7 TDs.
The Drillers have a new head coach with Rashaan Shehee who takes over for Michael Stewart. Coach has already brought in a new upbeat attitude and some of Drillers that quit the team are back. The Drillers have been off 3 weeks and the season starts on Saturday. Leading the Drillers is senior LB Alex Rocha.
The X factor can coach Shehee get the Drillers dialed in and turn the season around? The Drillers are 0-3 but 95% of the teams in the Central Section would also be 0-3 playing the toughest schedule in the Central Section. A win would be huge for the Drillers going 1-0. A loss would be huge for the Drillers going 0-4. The G-Hawks offense needs to keep it rolling. Can the Drillers defense slow down Manning? This is a tough call with the G-Hawks being off for a while and are the Drillers back? Playing at home the Drillers should have the slight edge.
PAGMETER PREDICTION Bakersfield 33 Centennial 23
FINAL BAKERSFIELD 28 CENTENNIAL 13
MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL FINAL
STRATHMORE SPARTANS (6-0) (2-0) at WOODLAKE TIGERS (2-5) (2-1)
The Spartans come off a bye and the Tigers win their 2nd straight game beating Sierra Pacific 27-20 on Monday night.
The X factor can the Tigers defense match up with the Spartans running game and leading the way is QB Jaylen Oats and RB/FS Carlos Moreno.
PAGMETER PREDICTION Strathmore 49 Woodlake 13
FINAL STRATHMORE 53 WOODLAKE 7
*Orosi got a lost and McLane got a win. The McLane Administration shut the game down with 7:45 to go with bad air and having the team and fans sit in the bad air for 45 minutes before calling the game with McLane leading 21-18. Shame on the McLane Administration!