Who We Say Wins: Picking the Winners in Week 9

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Here’s who we say wins…

This week we continue our annual attempt to pick against and with
the Dayton
Daily News
and ThisWeek in Columbus. We’re also continuing
our new “12 Pack” picks for other key games across the state.
Here’s
who we say will win in Week 8. Do we like your team’s chances?


This week we continue our annual attempt to pick against and with
the Dayton
Daily News
and ThisWeek in Columbus. We also continue our “12 Pack” of picks for other key games across the state. Here’s
who we say will win in Week 9. Do we like your team’s chances?

DAYTON DAILY NEWS
Last Week: 12-8
Season: 126-34 (79%)
Wow, what a crazy week Week 8 was. Of the six pickers competing in the Dayton Daily News contest, five of us went 12-8 – and that was the best record. DDN Sports Editor Brian Kollars went 10-10. There were several shockers, including: Franklin over Eaton, Marion Local over Coldwater, Madison Plains over Meadowdale and Lebanon over Butler. With two weeks left I maintain a one-game lead… 

DDN Standings
1. Eric Frantz: 126-34 (12-8)
2. Mike Hartsock: 125-35 (12-8)
3. Greg Billing: 118-42 (12-8)
4. Kyle Nagel: 117-43 (12-8)
5. Marc Pendleton: 114-46 (12-8)
6. Brian Kollars: 91-69 (10-10)

Eric Frantz’s Dayton
Daily News Picks Week 9

Fairmont at Beavercreek: Creek
Northmont at Wayne: Wayne
Springfield at Centerville; Centerville
Vandalia-Butler at Piqua: Butler
Fairborn at Lebanon: Fairborn
Springboro at Xenia: Springboro
Dixie at Middletown Madison: Dixie
Milton-Union at Waynesville: Waynesville
Bellbrook at Oakwood: Bellbrook
Brookville at Franklin: Franklin
Valley View at Eaton: Eaton
Thurgood Marshall vs. Dunbar: Marshall
Tippecanoe at Kenton Ridge: Tipp
Ansonia at Covington: Covington
Anna at Versailles: Anna
Miamisburg at Troy: Troy
Carroll at McNicholas: Carroll
Chaminade Julienne at Purcell Marian: CJ
Fenwick at Badin: Badin
Marion Local at Delphos SJ’s: DSJ

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to see The DDN Staff Picks

COLUMBUS THISWEEK PICKS
Last Week: 13-2
Season: 81-39 (68%)
I had another outstanding week with a 13-2 finish, but Dave Purpura went 14-1 . That makes Purpura 40-5 the last three weeks. Hard to catch that.

ThisWeek Standings:
1.    Dave Purpura: 88-32 (14-1)
2.    Scott Hennen: 84-36 (11-4)
3.    Aaron Blankenship: 83-37 (12-3)
       Patrick Dolan: 83-37 (13-2)
5.    Lee Cochran: 82-34 (11-4)
       Paul Batterson: 82-38 (10-5)
7.    Brad Emerine: 81-39 (13-2)
      
Eric Frantz: 81-39 (13-2)
9.    Frank DiRenna: 79-41 (13-2)
10.  Andy Resnik: 77-43 (12-3)
11.  Jarrod Ulrey: 76-44 (10-5)
12.  Don Delco: 74-46 (9-6)
13.  Beau Bishop: 72-48 (11-4)

Eric Frantz’s Columbus
ThisWeek Week 9 Picks:

Gahanna at Reynoldsburg: Gahanna
Central Crossing at Thomas Worthington: Thomas Worthington
Upper Arlington at Hilliard Davidson: Davidson
Dublin Jerome at Dublin Scioto: Jerome
Olentangy Liberty at Westerville Central: West Central
Olentangy at Westerville South: West South
Hilliard Bradley at Olentangy Orange: Orange
Franklin Heights at Watkins Memorial: Watkins
Newark Catholic at Granville: Granville
St. Charles at Watterson: Watterson
Brookhaven at Beechcroft: Brookhaven
Eastmoor at Marion-Franklin: Eastmoor
Grandview at Harvest Prep: Grandview
DeSales at Cincinnati LaSalle: LaSalle
Coshocton at Hartley: Hartley

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to see ThisWeek Staff Picks

OHIO 12 PACK
Last Week:  9-3
Season: 54-18 (75%)
As always, here’s our bonus section where we pick 12 other BIG games around the state. Here’s this week’s slate:

This
Week’s 12 Pack
:
Moeller at St. Edward: Moeller
St. Xavier at St. Ignatius: St. Xavier
Avon at Grafton Midview: Avon
Massillon Washington at Steubenville: Steubenville
Youngstown Mooney vs Youngstown Ursuline: Mooney
St. Clairsville at Martins Ferry: St. Clairsville
Galion at Wynford: Wynford
Tiffin Calvert at Hopewell-Loudon: H-L
Edgerton at Hicksville: Edgerton
Lucasville Valley at Wheelersburg: Valley
Adena at Westfall: Westfall
Tiffin Columbian at Sandusky: Sandusky

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*NOTE: Know of any other Ohio papers that post a
Pickers Challenge online prior to Friday? Let us know and send us the link: efrantz@jjhuddle.com

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