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PAGMETER FOOTBALL WEEK 1 PREDICTIONS
REST IN PEACE WEEK 0
The reason why we ever had week 0 was because some teams put together a late game and usually vs out of section teams back in the 90’s.
Example back in 2004 when Clovis West scheduled a huge game against De La Salle that we all remember. Clovis West beat the Spartans 30-12. They scheduled the game before the year started, it was the only game scheduled and the only time they could play each other was before the season started on a Saturday night so they called it Week 0.
Today every media outlet will call opening week, Week 0 because well just because that’s what they hear. Most media really don’t know the week 0 history and of course it’s a habit. We live in the fake news world or a copy-cat society.
99.8% of the team will start the season on Aug 18 so why would we call week 0?
For the love of God, please stop calling Aug 18 week 0!
Week 1 is on Aug 18 and since teams have byes, there will be 11 weeks to play 10 game regular season.
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WEEK 1 PREDICTIONS
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Garces Rams at Clovis Cougars
PAGMETER Line Cougars -3
This is a very interesting game to start the year off. The X factor will be both defenses.
Rams sophomore QB Gunter Golla vs Cougars sophomore Deagan Rose. Which team can avoid the big turnovers on a hot Thursday night?
PAGMETER Prediction Cougars 23 Rams 20
FINAL COUGARS 41 RAMS 27
EDISON TIGERS at KENNEDY THUNDERBIRDS
PAGMETER Line Tigers -7
Heck of a matchup. Last year the Tigers beat the Birds 20-13. Can the young Thunderbirds handle the speedy Tigers? Can the Birds run right at the Tigers? If you have to play the Tigers, week 1 is the best time because the Tigers always start slow.
PAGMETER Prediction (upset special) Thunderbirds 34 Tigers 33
FINAL GENERALS 64 TIGERS 24
MONACHE MARAUDERS vs MISSION OAK HAWKS
PAGMETER Line Hawks-31
Brand new HC Aaron Berry and his Marauders vs the speedy Hawks.
PAGMETER Prediction Hawks 45 Marauders 13
FINAL HAWKS 34 MARAUDERS 6
FRONTIER TITANS at NORTH STARS
PAGMETER Line Titans -3
Both come in with outstanding teams and QB’s. The Titans will lead with senior Malakhi Statler who led the Central Section in passing yards vs Carson Bennett who is back for his 4th year as a Varsity QB. Every year there is a big upset in week 1, can the Stars make a statement? Which defense will step up? This could come down to the final drive.
PAGMETER Prediction Titans 37 Stars 35
FINAL TITANS 45 STARS 14
TRANQUILITY TIGERS at RIVERDALE COWBOYS
PAGMETER Line Cowboys -24
The Cowboys at home have the big edge.
PAGMETER Prediction Cowboys 37 Tigers 13
FINAL COWBOYS 20 TRANQUILITY 12
WEST VIKINGS at SHAFTER GENERALS 7:30pm
PAGMETER Line Generals -35
The Defending Division 4 Section Champions are still fired up from last year. The Vikings are in a tough spot. What’s crazy is the Generals are young and return plenty of starters. The Generals entire offensive line returns with Parker Valderrama, Jeromimo Ceja, Ethan Dunlap, Winceslo Flores, and Jeff Vanderpoel. Sophomore QB Ezekiel (EZ) Osborne is already a veteran after a fantastic freshman year in leading the Generals to their first Championship in 50 years.
PAGMETER Prediction Generals 49 Vikings 7
FINAL GENERALS 55 VIKINGS 7 (QB Ezekiel (EZ) Osborne with 7 TD passes)
ORANGE COVE TITANS vs SIERRA PACIFIC GOLDEN BEARS
PAGMETER line Golden Bears -11
Brand new Golden Bears head Coach Ryan DeSantos looking for his first win. Ryan coached across town at Hanford for 21 years, Coached at COS and the Giants went back to Hanford in 2019 and the Bullpups went 10-0. The Titans are big upfront and will be much better this year.
PAGMETER Prediction Golden Bears 30 Titans 19
FINAL GOLDEN BEARS 31 TITANS 6 ( Head Coach Ryan DeSantos with his first win)
AGOURA CHARGERS at LOMPOC BRAVES
PAGMETER line Braves -10
The Braves graduated plenty and look for the young Braves to be fundamentally sound with one of the best coaching staffs.
PAGMETER Prediction BRAVES 24 CHARGERS 14
FINAL CHARGERS 23 BRAVES 7
FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS FINAL SCOES
ARVIN BEARS at CHAVEZ TITANS
PAGMETER Line Titans -8
The Bears ended last year red hot and the Titans will have some new stars. Which offense can finish drives with points?
PAGMETER Prediction Titans 23 Bears 15
FINAL TITANS 48 BEARS 32
BAKERSFIELD DRILLERS at RIGHETTI HIGH WARRIORS
PAGMETER Line Drillers -15
The Drillers will come in much better this year. Can the Warriors handle the Drillers speed?
PAGMETER Prediction Drillers Drillers 30 Warriors 13
FINAL DRILLERS 14 WARRIORS 13
BAKERSFIELD CHRISTIAN EAGLES vs MISSION PREP ROYALS
PAGMETER Line Eagles -7
This is going to be a great matchup and is being played at Cal Poly. This was a great time for Mission Prep to renovate their stadium along with a first class experience playing at Cal Poly.
The Eagles have 3 QBs and could be going with sophomore gun-slinger Talen Mather, a transfer from Burroughs along with Lincoln Adame who will get playing time. The Royals will go with senior 6’4, 240lb Drew Souza at QB. Can the Royals handle the speedy Eagles WR’s? The Royals defense needs a big night. This one is tough to figure out with both teams having plenty of new players. The weather will be beautiful.
PAGMETER Prediction Eagles 33 Royals 25
FINAL EAGLES 13 ROYALS 8
BULLARD KNIGHTS at HANFORD BULLPUPS 7pm
PAGMETER Line Bullpups -19
The Knights have their hands full with the speedy Bullpups. Can the Knights slow down Junior RB Kourdey Glass? Last year Glass had 157 all purpose yards. The Knights are going with freshman QB Jerren Mao who is looking good. The Knights offensive line is the big X factor in this game and they will need a big KNIGHT to pull off the upset. If the Bullpups get off to a fast start, it’s over.
PAGMETER Prediction Bullpups 39 Knights 20
FINAL BULLPUPS 71 KNIGHTS 7
CABRILLO CONQUISTADORES at SANTA YNEZ PIRATES
PAGMETER Line -35
Cabrillo comes in late with a new Head Coach so can they handle the Pirates?
PAGMETER Prediction Pirates 50 Conquistadores 6
FINAL PIRATES 54 CONQUISTADORES 12
CHOWCHILLA TRIBE at KERMAN LIONS
PAGMETER Line Lions -9
The Tribe/Redskins are young and still thin but good things are coming. Get ready Lion nation because a star is born with sophomore QB Adrian Torres who has a very good arm and has the makings to be one of best young QBs in the Central Section.
PAGMETER Prediction Lions 37 Tribe 28
FINAL LIONS 35 TRIBE 13
MEMORIAL PANTHERS vs CLOVIS NORTH BRONCOS
PAGMETER Line Broncos -27
The Panthers will lead with junior QB transfer Jaylen “Showtime” Patterson and junior WR CJ Jones, a transfer from Sunnyside. Can the Broncos defense slow them down?
The Broncos come in loaded on offense along with a physical O-line. Can the Panthers slow down the running backs with junior Jackson Cinfel, Pagmeter All Star junior McKay Madsen and senior Andrew Chavez. The Panthers will have to hold serve on offense and will need to score plenty because the Broncos don’t plan on punting much.
PAGMETER Prediction Broncos 49 Panthers 21
FINAL BRONCOS 62 PANTHERS 8
CORCORAN PANTHERS at FOWLER REDCATS
PAGMETER Line Panthers -3
Might just be the game of the night. The Panthers have won 3 straight over the Redcats so can Redcats junior QB Bubba Smith snap the losing streak? Which offense will play better? The Panthers will come in with young and physical defense.
PAGMETER Prediction Panthers 25 Redcats 21
FINAL PANTHERS 39 REDCATS 27
EAST BLADES at SANTA MARIA SAINTS
PAGMETER Line Saints -19
The Saints come in with an outstanding offense.
PAGMETER Prediction Saints 39 Blades 20
FINAL SAINTS 31 BLADES 7
EL DIAMANTE MINERS vs TULARE WESTERN MUSTANGS
PAGMETER Line Mustangs -7
Can the Mustangs new shotgun Wing Offense get it going against a new and improved Miners team?
PAGMETER Prediction Mustangs 27 Miners 20
FINAL MUSTANGS 14 MINERS 6
FIREBAUGH EAGLES at REEDLEY PIRATES
PAGMETER Line Pirates -15
Both teams come in with some big players upfront. Which defense will play better?
PAGMETER Prediction Pirates 30 Eagles 14
FINAL EAGLES 22 PIRATES 19
FOOTHILL TROJANS at MORRO BAY PIRATES
PAGMETER Line Pirates -3
Very interesting game with some young players. The Pirates at home have the edge.
PAGMETER Prediction Pirates 22 Trojans 20
FINAL PIRATES 38 TROJANS 0
FRESNO HIGH WARRIORS at WASHINGTON UNION PANTHERS
PAGMETER Line Panthers -23
The Battle of Purple. The Panthers are upset that the Pagmeter put them in D4 to start the year. With this playoff format, that’s a good thing.
PAGMETER Prediction Panthers 36 Warriors 13
FINAL PANTHERS 29 WARRIORS 0
GARZA GUARDIANS at IMMANUEL EAGLES
PAGMETER Line Guardians -33
The Eagles with a tough opener. Can the Eagles work the clock with long drives?
PAGMETER Prediction Guardians 41 Eagles 13
FINAL GUARDIANS 32 EAGLES 12
GOLDEN VALLEY BULLDOGS at SUNNYSIDE WILDCATS
PAGMETER Line Wildcats -27
Can the Bulldogs keep up with the speedy Wildcats? It’s time for Sunnyside to move into the CMAC and switch with Madera.
PAGMETER Prediction Wildcats 51 Bulldogs 20
FINAL WILDCATS 36 BULLDOGS 20
GOLDEN WEST TRAILBLAZERS at ARROYO GRANDE EAGLES
PAGMETER Line Eagles -3
Wow what a match up. Last year the Eagles were ready to win but the Blazers blocked the Eagles field goal and took it back for the game winning TD 16-13. I’m thinking the Eagles remember that very well. It’s supposed to be 105 in Visalia on Friday. It will be 65 degrees at Arroyo Grande.
PAGMETER Prediction Eagles 27 Blazers 24
FINAL EAGLES 44 BLAZERS 33
HIGHLAND SCOTS at STOCKDALE MUSTANGS
PAGMETER Line Scots -14
Can new Head Coach Daron Mackey get his first win with the Mustangs? The Scots are always dangerous.
PAGMETER Prediction Scots 34 Mustangs 20
SCOTS 20 MUSTANGS 15
INDEPENDENCE FALCONS at PIONEER VALLEY PANTHERS
PAGMETER Line Falcons -3
Can the Panthers handle the speedy Falcons offense? This game is tough to pick so early in the year. Last year the Falcons won in a defensive battle 7-0. Junior QB Diego Hernandez scored late and the game winner. This should be a very good game in beautiful weather.
PAGMETER Prediction Falcons 20 Panthers 17
FINAL PANTHERS 17 FALCONS 14
COALINGA HORNED TOADS at CARUTHERS BLUE RAIDERS
PAGMETER LINE BLUE RAIDERS -2
This should be a great game along with a great finish. It’s the Toads QB Junior QB Noah Tasi vs Blue Raiders Pagmeter All Star senior RB Hunter Bab. Which defense will step up?
PAGMETER Prediction Blue Raiders 27 Toads 26
FINAL TOADS 35 BLUE RAIDERS 21
MCFARLAND COUGARS at AVENAL BUCCANEERS
PAGMETER Line Buccaneers -3
New Head Coaches Cougars Norm Brown and Buccaneers Isaiah Vargas are looking for their first wins.
PAGMETER Prediction Cougars 23 Buccaneers 19
FINAL BUCCANEERS 42 COUGARS 29
MENDOTA AZTECS at LIBERTY HAWKS
PAGMETER Line Hawks -11
Both teams will want to pound the ball with some new offensive players including new QBs.
PAGMETER Prediction Hawks 27 Aztecs 16
FINAL HAWKS 24 AZTECS 17
MIRA MONTE LIONS at DELANO TIGERS
PAGMETER Line Tigers -14
The team to watch out for might just be the Delano Tigers. They have plenty returning from last year.
PAGMETER Prediction Tigers 33 Lions 19
FINAL TIGERS 27 LIONS 0
NIPOMO TITANS at SAN LUIS OBISPO TIGERS
PAGMETER Line Tigers -16
The Tigers are very good, at home and will be tough to beat!
PAGMETER Prediction Tigers 30 Titans 14
FINAL TIGERS 38 TITANS 7
OROSI CARDINALS at MADERA SOUTH STALLIONS
PAGMETER Line Cardinals -7
Can the Stallions slow down the Central Section leading rusher last year Andrew Camarillo?
Keep an eye on Stallions junior QB Ahmed Sharhan who is going to shock some teams. This kid can throw it and run it. The X factor is the young Cardinals defense.
PAGMETER Prediction (Upset special) Stallions 36 Cardinals 27
CARDINALS 56 STALLIONS 33
PARLIER PANTHERS at FARMERSVILLE AZTECS
PAGMETER Line Aztecs -12
The Panthers are thinking they can win 7 games this year. Both teams will have new Head Coaches with the well traveled Rick Stewart from Parlier vs Aztecs Bryan Rojas.
PAGMETER Prediction Aztecs 23 Panthers 13
FINAL AZTECS 32 PANTHERS 22
KINGSBURG VIKINGS at PASO ROBLES BEARCATS
PAGMETER Line Vikings -10
The Vikings come in with one of their better athletic teams vs the Bearcats who graduated some stars. Can the Bearcats slow down senior Vikings QB Max Warkentin and the Vikings offense? The Bearcats will get better and better with every game they play. The Bearcats have to pound the ball with long drives and keep the Vikings offense on the sidelines.
PAGMETER Prediction Vikings 33 Bearcats 23
FINAL VIKINGS 59 BEARCATS 21
MCLANE HIGHLANDERS vs PORTERVILLE PANTHERS
PAGMETER Line Panthers -7
Both teams come in feeling good about this year. Can the Highlanders offense move the ball vs a very good Panthers defense? Porterville is renovating their stadium so this game will be played at Strathmore.
PAGMETER Prediction Panthers 28 Highlanders 21
FINAL PANTHERS 26 HIGHLANDERS 9
REDWOOD RANGERS at CENTENNIAL GOLDEN HAWKS
PAGMETER Line Golden Hawks -6
Both teams come in loaded for a good playoff run. The G Hawks have won the last two meetings 28-21 & 35-21.
Can the Rangers defense put pressure on seniors Adam Copus, WR Jaxton Santiago and TE Connor Warkentin? The Rangers offense with QBs Erik Rico and Moses Burk will need a big night to stay with the G Hawks. A Redwood loss is actually good and will keep them in D2.
PAGMETER Prediction Golden Hawks 33 Rangers 27
FINAL GOLDEN HAWKS 35 RANGERS 13
DINUBA EMPERORS at SANGER APACHES
PAGMETER Line Apaches -14
The Apaches are always tough to beat at Chuck Shidan Field.
PAGMETER Prediction Apaches 35 Emperors 20
FINAL APACHES 41 EMPERORS 7
SANGER WEST HORNETS at DEL ORO SUN
PAGMETER Line Hornets -21
The Hornets have the advantage after playing varsity football last year.
Somebody will be getting their first win in school history.
PAGMETER Prediction Hornets 34 Sun 13
FINAL HORNETS 37 SUN 7
SELMA BEARS at LEMOORE TIGERS
PAGMETER Line Tigers -22
The defending Division 2 Section Champions will have a new QB and big shoes to fill for Pagmeter All Star Ty Chambers with either junior Aiden McDaniel or senior Johnny Cunha. Stay Tuned.
PAGMETER Prediction Tigers 37 Bears 13
FINAL TIGERS 48 BEARS 0
SOUTH SPARTANS at WASCO TIGERS
PAGMETER Line Tigers -6
Last year the Tigers won late to hang on. This should be another good one.
PAGMETER Prediction Tigers 23 Spartans 20
FINAL SPARTANS 32 TIGERS 8
STRATHMORE SPARTANS at EXETER MONARCHS
PAGMETER Line Spartans -7
The Eastside showdown. Can the Monarchs slow down the outstanding Spartans offense and RB Jacob Poole ? Can the Monarchs offense and QB Jacob Molina have a big night?
PAGMETER Prediction Spartans 23 Monarchs 17
FINAL MONARCHS 24 SPARTANS 21
TAFT WILDCATS at KERN VALLEY BRONCS
PAGMETER Line Wildcats -21
Last year the Wildcats defense shutout the Broncs 29-0. The Wildcats will bring in plenty of team speed and leading the way will be QB Blaine Neudorf.
PAGMETER Prediction Wildcats 28 Broncs 7
FINAL WILDCATS 42 BRONCS 21
TORRES TOROS at MADERA COYOTES
PAGMETER Line Toros -15
Little brother beat big brother at Madera last year 28-25. This year little brother is supposed to be the home team but MUSD will never let that happen. Madera is the home team again, and Torres doesn’t get the home locker room and that means at halftime the Toros get to stand by the big tree.
Torres’ home stadium is Madera South and/or Madera but MUSD will never let the Madera Coyotes sit on the visiting side. It should be a great motivator for little brother.
PAGMETER Prediction Toros 37 Coyotes 20
FINAL COYOTES 28 TOROS 27
TULARE UNION TRIBE vs MT WHITNEY PIONEERS
PAGMETER Line Tribe -25
Both teams come in improved for this year and 1-0 to start the year would be huge. Can the Pioneers defense hang with the Tribe speed?
PAGMETER Prediction Tribe 40 Pioneers 14
FINAL TRIBE 54 PIONEERS 13
BISHOP UNION BRONCOS at FERNLEY VAQUEROS
PAGMETER Line Broncos -7
This will be a battle of two very physical teams. It’s another long Bus trip from the Broncos.
PAGMETER Prediction Broncos 27 Vaqueros 21
FINAL BRONCOS 7 VAQUEROS 0
BISHOP MONTGOMERY KNIGHTS at BORON BOBCATS
PAGMETER Line Knights -14
The Bobcats are super young with speed and decent size up front. The Knights will have a new QB.
PAGMETER Prediction Upset special Bobcats 28 Knights 15
FINAL BOBCATS 48 KNIGHTS 0
BUCHANAN BEARS at ST PIUS-MATTHIAS WARRIORS
PAGMETER Line Bears -7
The Bears come in with a big and physical team and for the Bears to have a great bus ride home the Bears need to win the line of scrimmage on both sides of the ball.
PAGMETER Prediction Bears 28 Warriors 21
FINAL BEARS 38 WARRIORS 18
BURROUGHS BURROS at TEHACHAPI WARRIORS
PAGMETER Line Warriors -35
The Warriors have one of the best home field advantages in the Central Section. The Burros will have a new QB going against a very good Warriors defense. Look for RB AJ Anderson and the Warriors offense to roll.
PAGMETER Prediction Warriors 42 Burros 7
FINAL WARRIORS 42 BURROS 14
EDISON VIKINGS (Stockton) at CENTRAL GRIZZLIES
PAGMETER Line Grizzlies -21
The Grizzlies on the home turf are alway tough to beat. The Grizzlies new QB will be junior Earl Riley who has the makings to be very good. The Grizzlies defense is very good.
PAGMETER Prediction Grizzlies 36 Vikings 14
FINAL GRIZZLIES 48 VIKINGS 13
CLOVIS WEST GOLDEN EAGLES at ST MARY’S RAMS (Stockton)
PAGMETER Line Golden Eagles -7
The Golden Eagles travel to take on a physical Rams team and leading the way will be senior RB Asante Carter. For the Rams to pull off the upset win they will have to pound the ball vs the Golden Eagles defense and keep the dangerous CDub offense on the sidelines with long drives. Can the Rams defense stay with the Golden Eagles offense with WR/DB Landon Wright, WR/DB Marshel Sanders,WR/DB Jordan Pierro, WR Jonavon Darrington and senior QB Tyler Patrick?
The X factor is which defense will step up?
PAGMETER Prediction Golden Eagles 35 Rams 28
FINAL RAMS 38 GOLDEN EAGLES 28
DOS PALOS BRONCOS at LOS BANOS TIGERS
PAGMETER Line Tigers -6
The Westside showdown and maybe someday the Tigers can join the Central Section. This game is always a tough call. The X factor is the Broncos defense. If Broncos QB Peyton Van Worth and the offense can get off to a fast start, look for the Broncos to win on the road.
PAGMETER Prediction Tigers 30 Broncos 28
FINAL TIGERS 33 BRONCOS 22
FILLMORE FLASHES at CALIFORNIA CITY RAVENS
PAGMETER Line Flashes -25
This is a tough call but it’s looking like that the Ravens will be much improved and will get better each week and that is good news for the High Desert League.
PAGMETER Prediction Flashes 38 Ravens 13
FINAL FLASHES 43 RAVENS 7
FOOTHILL FALCONS (Nevada) vs CLOVIS EAST T WOLVES
PAGMETER Line T Wolves -11
The new and improved T Wolves are ready to show the Central Section that they are the real deal. The Falcons will lead with Senior QB Mason Drew who loves to spread it out and throw it all over the yard. Drew is not a runner so the T Wolves must put pressure on him. The T Wolves secondary is very good. Qb Ty Miller and the T Wolves offense needs a big night to go 1-0.
PAGMETER Prediction T Wolves 39 Falcons 27
FINAL T WOLVES 63 FALCONS 34
LIBERTY PATRIOTS at HIGHLAND BULLDOGS
PAGMETER Line Patriots -7
The back to back Central Section Champions and D1-A State Champion Liberty Patriots are ready to defend their title. Last year some thought (except for the Pagmeter) that the Patriots didn’t have the team to win it all and samething again this year. The Patriots love it not being the favorite. The Bulldogs finished last year at 9-2, average 54 points per game and return their QB junior Justin Wyatt.
The Patriots will have plenty of new faces and leading the way will be senior QB Cole O’Brien.
The X factor is the Bulldogs are stepping up playing the Patriots. It will be very hot so who can handle the 4th quarter heat especially with plenty of Patriots playing bot ways. If the Patriots defense steps up…game over.
PAGMETER Prediction Patriots 35 Bulldogs 28
FINAL PATRIOTS 34 BULLDOGS 7
YOSEMITE BADGERS at MARIPOSA COUNTY GRIZZLIES
PAGMETER Line Grizzlies -21
This is always a great rivalry of mountain schools dating back many years ago.
PAGMETER Prediction Grizzlies 34 Badgers 14
FINAL BADGERS 32 GRIZZLIES 0
RIDGEVIEW WOLF PACK at CANYON COWBOYS
PAGMETER Line Cowboys -10
Both teams return plenty. Can the Pack get off to a great start and avoid penalties and turnovers?
PAGMETER Prediction Cowboys 27 Wolf Pack 15
FINAL COWBOYS 28 WOLF PACK 14
RIPON CHRISTIAN KNIGHTS at CVC CAVALIERS
PAGMETER Line Cavaliers -7
The Christian Bowl
The Knights come in with a very good team. The Knights will be going with sophomore QB Mason Tameling who is very athletic but a tough place to start your varsity career. Look for CVC to pound the ball with the best back in the Central Section with senior Bryson Donelson. This is a tough game to call because CVC will have plenty of new moving parts. This should be a very good game. The Cavaliers beat up the Knights last year to start the year and then the Knights went 11-3 and you know the Knights want payback.
PAGMETER Prediction Cavaliers 34 Knights 27
FINAL CAVALIERS 63 KNIGHTS 41
ROSAMOND ROADRUNNERS at LITTLEROCK LOBOS
PAGMETER Line Roadrunners -7
Last year the Lobos only win was against the Roadrunners to start the year. Look for the Roadrunners to be much better this year.
PAGMETER Prediction 27 Roadrunners 23 Lobos 16
FINAL ROADRUNNERS 42 LOBOS 16
ST JOSEPH KNIGHTS at PALOS VERDES SEA KINGS 3:30
PAGMETER Line Sea Kings -7
This has the makings to be a great finish. Last year the Knights played horrible with 24 penalties and pulled out a win with a game winning TD with 20 seconds to go.
PAGMETER Prediction (Semi-upset) KNIGHTS 20 SEA KINGS 19
FINAL SEA KINGS 37 KNIGHTS 13
SIERRA CHIEFTAINS at MINARETS MUSTANGS
PAGMETER Line Mustangs-13
The Chieftains first 5 games are 11-man football then a bye week and then 8-man football the rest of the way. Sierra is so close with playing fulltime 11-man football. Maybe next year. The Mustangs at home have the edge. Leading the way for the Chieftains will be outstanding WR Logan Kilbert. The toughest coaching job might just be what the Sierra staff does with 11-man vs 8 man. That can’t be easy figuring out a game plan. HC Mark Stelling, his assistants with former Madera HC Bonner Cunnings, Charlie Engle, John Harshman, Mike Maldonado and Ralph Beckmann have to work overtime with a game plan.
The Mustangs will come in very athletic, the defense is fast, the offense will spread it out with some good receivers.
PAGMETER Prediction Mustangs 27 Chieftains 20
FINAL MUSTANGS 44 CHIEFTAINS 6
SATURDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL
WOODLAKE TIGERS VS HANFORD HUSKIES
THIS GAME HAS BEEN CANCELED BECAUSE OF BAD WEATHER AND WILL NOT BE MADE UP