PAGMETER FOOTBALL PREDICTIONS 1st Rd PLAYOFFS, 2021
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PAGMETER PLAYOFF NOTES.
We all know that this playoff format is a complete disaster especially for the small schools. In the first round of games, there are some tremendous, intriguing matchups that are tough to call but we all knew that would happen. That was the plan. The computer doesn’t care about size of school or strength of schedule. Just win baby!
The problem is a small school might win in the first round but eventually they will be out with getting worn down.
This new system would be like the Detroit Lions are struggling so let’s move them down to the SEC. Alabama is rolling so let’s move them up to the NFL. It should never be that way.
What is crazy is this is the first time in over 100 years of central section football that 3 undefeated teams will not a get a home game in the playoffs and that is simply wrong. Wasco, Dos Palos, and Mission Prep all get penalized for having tremendous years.
Mission Oak also went undefeated but gets to play at Bob Mathias Stadium.
The computer was tired by the time it reached division 6 and gave 0-7 Pioneer Valley a No 3 seed and a bye. You can’t make this stuff up.
In week 11 the PAGMETER went 40-7 and for the year 406-72 (85%)
PAGMETER might get every pick wrong in the first round of the playoffs. LOL
THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL FINAL SCORES
FIREBAUGH EAGLES (9-2) at SUNNYSIDE WILDCATS (8-2)
The X factor it’s the leading rusher in the Central Section with Eagles RB/LB Danny Olivera who has rushed for 1,837-yards and has scored 31 TDs vs the leading passer in the Central Section with Wildcats freshman QB Tanner Wilson who has thrown for 2,850 yards, 28 TD passes along with the leading WR in the Central Section, Deashaun Bias who has caught 55 passes for 889 yards and 12 TDs.
Which defense will play better? Can the Wildcats defense slow down Olvera? Nope, Wildcats got run over. Can the Eagles defense stay with the Wildcats offense? The Eagles will battle and should be playing in the division 4 playoffs along with getting a home game. The Wildcats have played the tougher schedule.
PAGMETER PREDICTION Sunnyside 43 Firebaugh 24
FINAL FIREBAUGH 42 SUNNYSIDE 22 (PAG METER REALLY BLEW THIS PICK!)
The Eagles made a statement. The Defense was outstanding. Danny Olivera scored 6 Touchdowns, rushed for 234-yards and has rushed for 2,071 yards and has scored 37 TDs. QB Austin Garcia went 10-14 for 224-yards and Edgar Cuevas caught 7 passes for 158-yards.
Correction on the tweet above and sorry to Tanner Wilson
The Offensive line dominated the Wildcats defensive line from the start with TE No 35 Norbi Mendoza, LT No 56 Jose Davila (also had 4 sacks, 6 tackles), LG No 52 Marcos Gallegos, Center No 75 Manuel Martinez, RG No 72 Diego Solis, & RT No 77 Ivan Meija.
The Eagles will play in quarterfinals next Friday night with either at home vs El Diamante or at CVC
PASO ROBLES BEARCATS (7-3) at TULARE UNION TRIBE (5-5)
It’s the Bearcats double Wing-T offense vs the wide-open attack of the Tribe.
The X factor is the Bearcats offense, and they MUST do their thing with playing keep away from the Tribe. For the Bearcats offense, they need long drives with points to have a fun bus ride home. The Tribe have not faced a double Wing-T offense this year and it’s not easy to prep for. In the first half, the Tribe got run over for over 200 yards of rushing. TU can score but can they play good defense? You never know what Tribe defense will show up. The Tribe has the edge playing of the field turf.
PAGMETER PREDICTION Tulare Union 38 Paso Robles 33
FINAL PASO ROBLES 24 TULARE UNION 21 (PAGMETER ALSO BLEW THIS PICK)
The Bearcats Double Wing T steam rolled in the first half 17-0. On 4th and long, Trevor Bridewell hit Bastiaan Jaureguy on a 34-yard TD pass which turns out it’s the game winner. The Bearcats defense came up huge with a 4th down stop in the endzone with 6 seconds to go. Bridewell also hit Diego Chavez with a 37-yard TD pass.
For the Tribe, Victor Espinoza threw 3 TD passes, Dominic Moreno 25-yards, A J Hernandez 2-yards and Pedro Alverez 7-yards.
The Bearcats will play in the quarterfinals next Friday nights vs the Edison Tigers or at the Dinuba Emperors
ORANGE COVE TITANS (4-7) at EAST BLADES (4-7)
The X factor is the Blades are playing their best football the Titans offense needs a big game to win. The Blades have played the tougher schedule.
PAGMETER PREDICTION East 27 Orange Cove 15
FINAL EAST 36 ORANGE COVE 21
This is the first playoff win since 2004. Next stop at Morro Bay next Friday in the quarterfinals.
The Blades will play in the quarterfinals next Friday night at the Morro Bay Pirates
FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS FOOTBALL FINAL SCORES
TULARE WESTERN MUSTANGS (6-5) at BAKERSFIELD DRILLERS (4-5)
The X factor is the Mustangs defense, and can they slow down the speedy Drillers offense? Both teams have outstanding junior QBs with the Mustangs Carmine Ficher who has thrown for 2,071 yards & 18 TD passes vs Drillers Ty Monteiro who has thrown for 1,179 yards and 9 TD passes in 8 games. Can the Mustangs slow down red-hot junior running back Tybo Rogers who looks to go over 1,000 yards in this game?
PAGMETER PREDICTION Bakersfield 39 Tulare Western 20
FINAL BAKERSFIELD 48 TULARE WESTERN 13
ST JOSEPH KNIGHTS (5-5) vs BULLARD KNIGHTS (6-4)
The Knight Bowl
St Joseph comes in beating Righetti High in the big rivalry game for the 7th straight time in the battle for the Shield & Foster Road. Bullard couldn’t play Edison in their Crosstown Classic rivalry game because Edison canceled. St Joseph is playing their best football after a slow start.
The X factor St Joseph is a physical team and so is Bullard. Can St Joseph slow down speedy Bullard? Bullard should be playing in division 1 so they must make a statement playing in division 2. St Joseph is way better than a 16 seed and this could have been a semifinal matchup but in this crazy playoff format, they play in the first round.
PAGMETER PREDICTION Bullard 38 St Joseph 28
FINAL BULLARD 29 ST JOSEPH 28
WASCO TIGERS (10-0) at CENTENNIAL GOLDEN HAWKS (6-4)
The Tigers got absolutely screwed in this new silly playoff format. Wasco goes undefeated and doesn’t get a home game!!!! It’s the first time in Central Section history that an undefeated team didn’t get a home game. Simply ridiculous. The Golden Hawks come in beating Frontier 27-14.
The X factor the Tigers should be playing in division 3 and the Golden Hawks are finally healthy as a team. Can the Tigers slow down QB Levi Manning and the G Hawks offense?
This should be a special year for the Wasco Tigers, but they got stuck being a test dummy in the new playoff format. If only common sense would have stepped in. The Tigers might just pull out a win the first round but in the long run playing against bigger schools in division 2, it will catch up with them.
PAGMETER PREDICTION Centennial 29 Wasco 24
FINAL WASCO 28 CENTENNIAL 21
CLOVIS WEST GOLDEN EAGLES (4-7) vs CLOVIS EAST T WOLVES (4-5)
Both teams didn’t get a chance to play in league because the T Wolves got stuck in the political flu game.
The X factor the Golden Eagles are finally going to unleash their outstanding sophomore QB Tyler Patrick who has thrown 13 TD passes in a part time roll. You can’t play QB part time. It’s all about timing, rhythm, and the feel of the game. It’s a miracle that TP has thrown 13 TD passes. The T Wolves haven’t been the same since they got caught up in the silly political flu game that some teams play. Can the Golden Eagles defense slow down freshman QB Ty Miller? Now that the Golden Eagles are taking off the handcuffs on offense, look for the Golden Eagles to play loser and the defense will feed off it.
PAGMETER PREDICTION Clovis West 33 Clovis East 24
FINAL CLOVIS WEST 28 CLOVIS EAST 14
SANGER APACHES (5-6) at FRONTIER TITANS (5-2)
The Apaches are not playing good football right now and the Titans only played 6 games. Both teams come off a loss. We actually get a real division 2 match up.
The Titans are just getting back to 100% because of the layoff from the silly political flu game.
The X factor is which offense will step up and finish drives with points? The Apaches are not a throwing team and really have no go to receivers so if the Titans can control the line of scrimmage, then game over. Can the Titans find their stride after a rusty week 11?
PAGMETER PREDICTION Frontier 30 Sanger 20
FINAL FRONTIER 24 SANGER 7
DOS PALOS BRONCOS (10-)1 at KINGSBURG VIKINGS (9-2)
BREAKING NEWS! BRONCOS QB TRENT CALVERT HAS BEEN KICKED OFF THE TEAM. STAY TUNED FOR MORE INFO TO COME.
Just like Wasco, & Mission Prep, Dos Palos is the only other team in Central Section history that went undefeated and didn’t get a home playoff. The Broncos should also be in division 3. Both teams come in with a win from last week. The Vikings shut it down at the coin flip and could have beaten Selma 150-0 if they wanted.
The X factor this will be the best defense the Broncos will have played so far this year. This is a special Broncos team but it will come to an end in Kingsburg. Leading the Vikings is sophomore QB Max Warkentin, FB Trace Jackson, WR Conner Mcfall, and Mr. Everything ,Micah Spomer. The Broncos QB for tonight will be junior Will Montemurro who has a good arm, smart and can run but going against the Vikings defense won’t be easy.
PAGMETER PREDICTION Kingsburg 45 Dos Palos 7
FINAL KINGSBURG 64 DOS PALOS 13
MISSION PREP ROYALS (10-0) at LEMOORE TIGERS (8-3)
The Royals were 8-man football not so long ago and now in division 2. The Royals are the best team on the Central Coast, goes undefeated and must travel. You can’t make this stuff up. The Tigers have had a tremendous year even though the Tigers lost to Hanford in the Milk Can game.
The X factor is the Royals are a physical team and wants to prove to the Central Section that they belong. Leading the Royals is senior RB Jack Susank who has rushed for 1,060-yards with 12 TDs and junior QB Colby White who has thrown for 1,249-yards and 17 TD passes. The Tigers will lead with Ty Chambers who has thrown for 1.272-yards and 19 TD passes.
Can the Tigers rebound from the crushing loss to Hanford 42-0? This game is the toughest game to figure out in the opener of the playoffs.
PAGMETER PREDICTION Mission Prep 30 Lemoore 28
FINAL MISSION PREP 21 LEMOORE 12
REDWOOD RANGERS (4-6) vs MISSION OAK HAWKS (11-0)
The Rangers come in losing to Mt Whitney 13-7 and the Hawks beat Delano 52-0.
The X factor the Rangers come in with some injuries with outstanding RB Karson Everett and TE Kolby Howard. Without these two, the Rangers offense struggled in the loss to MW. The Hawks will lead with RB Mike Iriye and QB Rudy Navarro. Can the Rangers defense slow down the red-hot Hawks? The Rangers will need their full team to beat Mission Oak.
PAGMETER PREDICTION Mission Oak 34 Redwood 20
FINAL MISSION OAK 28 REDWOOD 24
MADERA COYOTES (4-7) at ARROYO GRANDE EAGLES (8-3)
The Coyotes come in beating Madera South 36-20. Jason Escobar scored 2 TDs (5 & 8 yards) and Beau Green threw 2 TD passes. The Eagles beat Paso Robles 62-35. QB Max Perrett has thrown for 1,842-yards and 16 TD passes.
The X factor is the Coyotes defense slowing down the Eagles offense?
PAGMETER PREDICTION Arroyo Grande 46 Madera 27
ARROYO GRANDE 49 MADERA 21
STOCKDALE MUSTANGS (4-6) at BAKERSFIELD CHRISTIAN EAGLES (8-3)
The X factor the Mustangs come in ice cold and the Eagles come in red hot. Will that change? Always take the hot team.
PAGMETER PREDICTION Bakersfield Christian 34 Stockdale 7
FINAL BAKERSFIELD CHRISTIAN 50 STOCKDALE 6
EL DIAMANTE MINERS (3-7) at CENTRAL VALLEY CHRISTIAN CAVALIERS (7-4)
The Miners game vs Golden West was canceled, and they decided to take the week off. The Cavaliers got upset to Exeter 20-14.
The X factor will the time off hurt the Miners? Can the Cavaliers come back after an ugly loss to Exeter? The Loss to Exeter did work out for CVC because it got them the No 1 seed in the D3 playoffs. CVC is really a division 3 team. Because El D has to play in the 2nd worst school district in the Central Section, plenty of the young Miner families could be checking out the amazing Central Valley Christian school since it’s so close. This will be a very good game and it could come down to the final minutes. This is a tough one to pick because who will show up and play a great game?
PAGMETER PREDICTION CVC 28 El Diamante 24
CVC 31 EL DIAMANTE 6
EDISON TIGERS (2-7) at DINUBA EMPERORS (7-4)
The Tigers come in with a long break after canceling the Memorial and Bullard games. The Emperors come in beating Hanford West 49-12.
The X factor these teams played back in week 5 and Edison won 40-20. The Tigers played their best game of the year. The Emperors are much better now than in week 5 and leading the way is senior QB Casimiro Barragan who has thrown for 1,878-yards and 21 TD passes.
Can the Tigers bounce back from being off 3 weeks from the political flu and not practicing? It’s tough to beat a team twice in a year.
PAGMETER PREDICTION Dinuba 40 Edison 28
DINUBA 51 EDISON 27
REEDLEY PIRATES (8-2) at STRATHMORE SPARTANS (11-0)
The Pirates come in losing a tough game in the NYL Championship 42-25 to Sunnyside. Ryan Warkentin rushed for 283-yards and scored 3 TDs. The Spartans beat Lindsay 42-0. Leading the Spartans are seniors RB Carlos Moreno who has rushed for 1,091, scored 22 TDs and QB Jaylen Oats who has thrown for 1,233-yards and 12 TD passes.
The X factor can the Spartans tackle Warkentin? Nobody else has. Both teams are physical and will get after it. The Pirates offense must hold serve on offense and score almost every time because the Spartans don’t practice punting much.
PAGMETER PREDICTION Strathmore Spartans 35 Reedley 28
FINAL STRATHMORE 21 REEDLEY 14
KENNEDY THUNDERBIRDS (8-3) at WASHINGTON UNION PANTHERS (6-3)
The Thunderbirds come in beating Chavez 21-6. Leading the way is senior RB Avian Pesina who has rushed for 1,472-yards and has scored 27 TDs. The Panthers beat Kerman 35-20.
The X factor the Birds are a very discipline team and the Panthers sometimes are not, but they have plenty of speed. Leading the Panthers on defense is the central section’s top linebacker with Keanu Kuma. Can the Panthers slow down the Birds running attack? Can the Birds contain the Panthers QB Lawrence Stell?
PAGMETER PREDICTION Washington Union 26 Kennedy 21
FINAL WASHINGTON UNION 28 KENNEDY 21
TEHACHAPI WARRIORS (5-5) at BISHOP UNION BRONCOS (8-2)
The Warriors come in playing their best football and winning 2 straight. The PAGMETER had Tehachapi playing in division 5 and getting a home game. The Broncos come in beating Boron 20-6. Kennedy Batchelder and Cain Omohundro had big games along with Reese Dondero. Carson Schmidt and Milton Michel had 2nd half interceptions. The Bronco offense was led by the duo of Quarterback Jakob Redmond and receiver Jake Frigerio. The seniors connected on 2 long passes. Senior running back Zach Mojarro scored on a rushing TD. The Broncos played with heavy hearts because 3 teenage girls close to the team were killed in a car accident last week and the small town of Bishop is hurting.
The X factor this is old classic rivalry. The PAGMETER had Bishop Union as the No 1 seed in division 5 and this could have been at least a semifinal game instead of a first round game in division 4. Which defense will play better?
PAGMETER PREDICTION Bishop Union 31 Tehachapi 27
FINAL TEHACHAPI 28 BISHOP UNION 14
MONACHE MARAUDERS (5-6) at EXETER MONARCHS (6-5)
The Marauders come in losing to Porterville 14-12 and Exeter beat CVC 20-14.
The X factor both teams play tremendous defense so which offense will step up?
PAGMETER PREDICTION Exeter 28 Monache 21
FINAL MONACHE 25 EXETER 8
WEST VIKINGS (6-) at FOOTHILL TROJANS (94-1)
The Vikings come in losing to Tehachapi 43-28 and the Trojans beat Mira Monte 22-14.
The X factor will the Vikings defense play like they did earlier in the year? The Vikings have been scoring but they are giving up plenty of points. The Trojans are a very streaky and this should be a real good game.
PAGMETER PREDICTION Foothill 30 West 28
FOOTHILL 22 WEST 14
PORTERVILLE PANTHERS (4-6) at HIGHLAND SCOTS (8-3)
The Panthers come in beating Monache 14-12 and the Scots beat East 34-22.
The X factor is the Panthers offense vs the Scots defense. The Scots have the edge playing at home. If the Panthers can finish drives with points, they will win.
PAGMETER PREDICTION Porterville 23 Highland 22
FINAL HIGHLAND 15 PORTERVILLE 6
FOWLER REDCATS (8-3) at INDEPENDENCE FALCONS (5-6)
The Redcats come in winning 8 straight games and the Falcons have won 4 straight games.
The X factor the Redcats really should be in division 5 and playing at home and the Falcons are a borderline division 3 team. Can the Redcats defense play their best game of the year?
The Falcons at home have the edge. The Falcons have played the much tougher schedule.
PAGMETER PREDICTION Independence 27 Fowler 23
FINAL INDEPENDENCE 41 FOWLER 7
MENDOTA AZTECS (6-3) at MADERA STALLIONS (4-6)
The Aztecs come in beating Tranquility and the Stallions lost to Madera. The Stallions had to play their big rivalry home game at Madera. You can’t make this up. The Stallions are the red headed stepchild of the Madera school district.
The Aztecs have the full support from their administration and that’s fantastic and great to see. Can you imagine what head coach Beto Mejia would say if the administration told him you need to play the Battle for Highway 33 at Firebaugh instead of in Mendota. You might have to taser Beto to calm him down.
The X factor the entire town of Mendota will make the trip to Matty J stadium. The only team that can beat Madera South is Madera South. They aren’t the sharpest tool in the tool shed and will make the dumbest mistakes that will keep them from winning a game. They will fumble, silly penalties, not use common sense and simply forget the basic football 101. If they play smart football, then they should win at home.
PAGMETER PREDICTION Madera South 34 Mendota 27
FINAL MENDOTA 28 MADERA SOUTH 0
MT WHITNEY PIONEERS (2-7) at NIPOMO TITANS (7-3)
The Pioneers will come in with plenty of MOJO after beating Redwood 13-7 in the big Rawhide game. The Titans come with a political flu bye.
The X factor and this is crazy. With the new silly playoff format, the Pioneers have played a MUCH tougher schedule over the Titans and the Titans get the No 1 seed. The computer only looks at the win/losses. If the schedules were switched, the Pioneers would be 8-1 and the Titans 1-8. The other X factor is the Titans now rotate QBs The Titans also got a gift getting the No 1 seed and should be in division 3.
This is a tough call. It’s a long road trip for Mt Whitney. Nipomo has not played for a while and got stuck in the political flu game. The Titans are also rotating QBs and since the beginning of football 100 years ago, teams that rotate QBs have never been successful so even if the Titans win in the first round, their time is numbered. The Pioneers defense is very good but do they have enough offense on the road?
PAGMETER PREDICTION Nipomo 22 Mt Whitney 20
FINAL NIPOMO 34 MT WHITNEY 7
CORCORAN PANTHERS (7-2) vs ROOSEVELT ROUGH RIDERS (7-4) ROOSEVELT WIN
THIS GAME IS CANCELED BECAUSE OF THE POLITICAL FLU AND CORCORN HAS TO FORFEIT. SHAME ON THE CORCORAN PRINCIPAL FOR CANCELING THE GAME.
ROOSEVLET WILL ADVANCE TO THE QUARTERFINALS NEXT FRIDAY NIGHT AND WILL PLAY TEHACHAPI AT SUNNYSIDE STADIUM
OROSI CARDINALS (7-4) at BORON BOBCATS (5-4)
The Cardinals come in beating Orange Cove 38-20 and the Bobcats lost to Bishop Union 20-6
The X factor is the Cardinals defense vs the Bobcats offense. The Cardinals offense is very good and so is the Bobcats defense. If the Cardinals don’t turn the ball over, they could be having a nice bus ride home. Boron played Bishop Union tough and leading the way is senior RB Mykel McClendon.
PAGMETER PREDICTION Orosi 21 Boron 20
FINAL BORON 32 OROSI 17
MCLANE HIGHLANDERS (5-6) at COALINGA HORNED TOADS (6-3)
The Highlanders come in beating Hoover 26-20 and the Toads lost to Firebaugh 47-0.
The X factor both teams hit a wall, but the Highlanders win in week 11 will help with the MOJO. The Toads have lost 3 straight and the good news is they ended up in division 5 where they belong. The bad news is Toads outstanding QB Jett Garcia (banged-up shoulder) WR Devin Sanchez (suspended for getting kicked out of the Dos Palos game) and Chase Milligan (political flu game) didn’t play in the loss to Firebaugh.
Garcia, Sanchez, and Milligan are all back this week and that is huge for the Toads.
PAGMETER PREDICTION Coalinga 30 McLane 19
FINAL COALINGA 29 MCLANE 21
KERMAN LIONS (2-9) at IMMANUEL EAGLES (7-3)
The Lions come in losing to Washington Union 35-20 and the Eagles decided to take the week off. With the Eagles taking the week off, it got them the No 1 seed in division 5 which is crazy.
The X factor this is a rematch from week 9 when the Eagles beat the Lions 40-13. Hector Davila 2 TDs passes each to Alemá Slade. Will Henderson 2 TDs, Jacob Cabrera TD.
The X factor the Lions have new life with Jess Reyes taking over. It’s always harder to beat a team for the 2nd time in a year but the Eagles are a much better team now from when both teams played each other. The Lions have played a much tough schedule, but this will come down to the Lions defense.
PAGMETER PREDICTION Immanuel 35 Kerman 20
FINAL IMMANUEL 16 KERMAN 12
CHAVEZ TITANS (3-7) at LIBERTY MADERA HAWKS (5-5)
The Titans lost a tough one to Kennedy 21-6 and the Hawks beat Chowchilla 40-0.
The X factor the Titans defense is very good, but can the offense score enough to stay with the Hawks? The Hawks at home have the advantage. The Hawks are a very streaky team.
PAGMETER PREDICTION Liberty Madera 25 Chavez 16
FINAL LIBERTY MADERA 27 CHAVEZ 0
ATASCADERO GREYHOUNDS (3-8) at RIGHETTI HIGH WARRIORS (2-8)
The Hounds come in beating Morro Bay 34-0 and the Warriors lost to St Joseph 26-7.
The X factor the PAGMETER had the Hounds No 1 in division 6 and Righetti High in division 4 so they meet in division 5. The Warriors are beat up with injuries but are playing at home. This should be a close game.
PAGMETER PREDICTION Righetti 21 Atascadero 13
FINAL RIGHETTI HIGH 28 ATASCADERO 6
RIDGEVIEW WOLF PACK (2-7) at SAN LUIS OBISPO TIGERS (6-4)
With this silly new playoff format, the Wolf Pack decided to play after having a disaster of a year and who can blame them. The Wolf Pack usually plays in division 1/division 2 that but gets a trip to play at the beautiful central coast to play in division 5. You can’t make this up.
The X factor is the Tigers defense, and can they keep a struggling offense down? The Pack has reached the endzone 6 times this year.
PAGMETER PREDICTION San Luis Obispo 27 Ridgeview 20
FINAL RIDGEVIEW 22 SAN LUIS OBISPO 14
RIVERDALE COWBOYS (4-3) at SHAFTER GENERALS (6-5)
The Cowboys come in taking the political flu bye thanks to Minarets. The Cowboys tried to get a game, but nobody wanted to play. The Generals lost to Wasco 46-20.
The X factor if the Generals were healthy this year, they would have been the team to beat in division 4. The nightmare is now for the division 5 teams because the Generals are healthy and ready for a long playoff run, QB Tyson Dozier is back and speedy Devon Sundgren is not. The Cowboys are good but have only played 6 games because of the political flu.
PAGMETER PREDICTION SHAFTER 38 RIVERDALE 21
FINAL SHAFTER 35 RIVERDALE 28
NORTH STARS (4-5) at TEMPLETON EAGLES (5-6)
The Stars come in playing their best football and the Eagles beat Santa Maria 52-20.
The X factor the Stars have played the tougher schedule, got a higher ranking from the silly playoff rankings, but the Eagles get the home game. In the computer theory, this game should be played at North. Am I missing something? This will be a very good game. Can the Stars slow down the Wing T Eagles offense? I’m thinking this could be a defensive battle.
PAGMETER PREDICTION North 17 Templeton 16
FINAL NORTH 40 TEMPLETON 22
CHOWCHILLA TRIBE (1-10) at CARUTHERS BLUE RAIDERS (5-6)
The Tribe come in getting beat by Madera Ranchos 40-0 and Caruthers lost to Fowler 41-12.
The X factor the Tribe get a do-over season with these and the young Blue Crew are getter better and better. Can the Redskins, opps I mean the Tribe score enough to stay in this one?
PAGMETER PREDICTION Caruthers 33 Chowchilla 20
FINAL CARUTHERS 15 CHOWCHILLA 14
FARMERSVILLE AZTECS (4-6) at DELANO TIGERS (4-6)
The Aztecs come in beating Parlier 47-8 and the Tigers lost to Mission Oak 52-0.
The X factor the Tigers have played the much tougher schedule and should take care of business at home. The Aztecs have had a very good year with a young team and playing with house money. Aztecs, be proud and grow for next year!
PAGMETER PREDICTION Delano 36 Farmersville 12
FINAL DELANO 45 FARMERSVILLE 21
KERN VALLEY BRONCS (4-3) at LINDSAY CARDINALS (4-7)
The Broncs come in beating Desert 52-0 and Lindsay lost to Strathmore 52-0.
The X factor we will find out just how good the Broncs are. KV plays in the horrible HDL where only Bishop Union and Boron takes football seriously and KV got crushed by both teams. The Cardinals have played a killer schedule so we will find out a lot after Friday night.
PAGMETER PREDICTION Lindsay 34 Kern Valley 15
FINAL LINDSAY 13 KERN VALLEY 6
TORRES TOROS (3-7) at WOODLAKE TIGERS (5-6)
The Toros come in off a bye and the Tigers beat Granite Hills 46-6.
The X factor the Toros have had one heck of a year for a new team that doesn’t have a senior class. This will be a hard-hitting game.
PAGMETER PREDICTION Woodlake 30 Torres 23
FINAL WOODLAKE 21 TORRES 13