Who We Say Wins: Picking the Winners in Week 8

This week we continue our weekly attempt to pick high school football game winners. We’re going head-to-head with the staff at ThisWeek News in Columbus and we’re bringing back our statewide slate of big games. Here’s who we say wins in Week 6. Do we like your team’s chances?

Who We Say Wins: Week 8

WHIO TV DAYTON PICK SIX
Last Week: (5-1)
Season: (35-7, 83%)

Not perfect…but close again. I went 5-1, meaning the last four weeks I’m 26-2.
Almost went undefeated again, but Franklin held on for a huge 42-39 road win over Valley View in the Southwestern Buckeye League. This week won;t be easy. Centerville-Wayne and Coldwater-Marion Local are coin flips. Bellbrook-Brookville is a tough one too. Going with the Eagles at home.

Eric Frantz’s Pick Six Picks Week 8
Centerville vs Wayne: Centerville
Bellbrook vs Brookville: Bellbrook
Troy vs Trowood-Madison: Trotwood
Carroll vs Alrer: Alter
Xenia vs West Carrollton: Xenia
Coldwater vs Marion Local: Coldwater

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COLUMBUS THISWEEK PICKS
Last Week: (15-0)
Season: (79-26, 1st, 75%)

Way to rebound. I’ll take perfection any time I can get it. A week after having my worst week of the season, I had my best ( and produced my first perfect score in the ThisWeek competition).
I also went from being down three in a tie for second to being up one and alone in first. Now can I stay there? Several tough games loom this week, specifically: DeSales-Watterson, Darby-Scioto, Licking Heights-Licking Valley, Delaware-Mount Vernon and Olentangy-Kilbourne.

Eric Frantz’s Central Ohio ThisWeek Week 8 Picks:
Brookhaven at Beechcroft: Brookhaven
Ready at Bexley: Ready
Darby at Scioto: Darby
Thomas at Central Crossing: TW
Watterson at DeSales: DeSales
Grove City at Gahanna: Gahanna
Liberty at Davidson: Davidson
Licking Heights at Licking Valley: LH
Eastmoor at Marion-Franklin: M-F
Delaware at Mount Vernon: Mount Vernon
Franklin Heights at Olentangy Orange: Orange
Lancaster at Reynoldsburg: Reynoldsburg
Marysville at UA: Marysville
Olentangy at Kilbourne: Kilbourne
Westerville Central at Westerville South: WC

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STATEWIDE SLATE
Last Week: (14-6)
Season: (106-34, 76%)
Came back down to reality last week. After losing just eight games combined in weeks 4-6, I dropped six last week. I missed on Northmont, Loveland, Manchester, Logan Elm, Bellaire and Lehman Catholic. This week, we’ll try to rebound. Overall, this week’s slate isn’t as appetizing as recent weeks.

This Week’s Games:
St. Edward vs St. Ignatius: St. Edward
Mentor vs Solon: Mentor
Winton Woods vs Elder: Winton Woods
Hubbard vs Poland: Hubbard
Bryan vs Liberty Center: Bryan
Steubenville vs Youngstown Ursuline: Steubenville
Wheelersburg vs Minford: Wheelersburg
Loudonville vs Danville: Loudonville
Liberty-Benton vs Leipsic: L-B
Wayne Trace vs Tinora: Wayne Trace
Summit Country Day vs Cincinnati Country Day: Summit CD
Tri-County North vs Miami East: TCN
McComb vs Pandora-Gilboa: McComb
St. Charles vs Kings: St. Charles
Fairfield vs Sycamore: Sycamore
Springboro vs Miamisburg: Boro
Franklin vs Eaton: Franklin
Indian Valley vs Triway: Indian Valley
Wyoming vs Mariemont: Wyoming
Logan Elm vs Circleville: Logan Elm

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