This week we continue our annual attempt to pick against and with the Dayton
Daily News and ThisWeek News in Columbus. We've also got our Ohio 12 Pack - our statewide slate of big games.
Here’s who we say wins in Week 8. Do we like your team's chances?
DAYTON DAILY NEWS Last Week: (4-2) Season: (29-13, 69%) Slipped back to 4-2 after going 5-1. Three weeks to go...three games behind.
DDN 2012 Pickers Greg Billing (Dayton Daily News Reporter) 32-10 Eric Frantz (JJHuddle Managing Editor) 29-13 Mike Hartsock (WHIO TV Sports Director) 28-14 Maggie Short (Dayton Daily News Digital Producer) 19-23 John Boyle (Cox Newspaper Sports Editor) 18-24
Eric Frantz’s Dayton
Daily News Picks Week 8 Wayne at Centerville: Wayne Alter at Carroll: Alter Brookville at Bellbrook: Brookville Meadowdale at Dayton Christian: DC Marion Local at Coldwater: Coldwater Springfield at Beavercreek: Beavercreek
COLUMBUS THISWEEK PICKS Last Week: (9-6) Season: (79-26, 75%) After going 40-5 over three weeks, I hit a wall. 9-6 dropped me eight back with just three weeks to go.Stranger things have happened...just ask the Reds.
ThisWeek Pickers: Andy Resnik (ThisWeek staff writer) 9-6 (87-18) Jarrod Ulrey (ThisWeek staff writer) 12-3 (83-22) Patrick Dolan (ThisWeek staff writer) 11-4 (82-23) John Hulkenberg (ThisWeek staff writer) 11-4 (81-24) Don Delco (ThisWeek web producer) 11-4 (80-25) Eric Frantz (JJHuddle Managing Editor) 9-6 (79-26) Aaron Blankenship (ThisWeek staff writer) 10-5 (79-26) Scott Hennen (ThisWeek staff writer) 9-6 (77-28) Brad Emerine (ThisWeek staff writer) 10-5 (75-30) Lee Cochran (ThisWeek Managing Editor/Sports and Photography) 9-6 (74-31) Dave Purpura (ThisWeek staff writer) 10-5 (58-17)
Eric Frantz’s Columbus
ThisWeek Week 8 Picks:
Dublin Jerome at Worthington Kilbourne: Jerome Dublin Scioto at Hilliard Darby: Darby Westerville South at Westerville Central: West Cent Big Walnut at New Albany: New Albany Hilliard Davidson at Olentangy Liberty: Davidson Upper Arlington at Marysville: UA Reynoldsburg at Lancaster: Reynoldsburg Mifflin at Northland: Northland Eastmoor Academy at Walnut Ridge: Eastmoor Columbus South at Briggs: South DeSales at Watterson: Watterson West Jefferson at Licking Heights: West Jeff Academy at Licking Valley: Licking Valley Northridge at Centerburg: Centerburg Johnstown at Danville: Johnstown
OHIO 12 PACK Last Week: (8-4) Season: (61-23, 74%) As
always, here’s our bonus section where we pick 12 other BIG games
around the state. After an 11-1 run I turned in another 8-4 finish. Time to bounce back.
Week's 12 Pack: St. Xavier at St. Edward: St. X Marion Local at Coldwater: Coldwater New Philadelphia at Zanesville: New Philly Norwalk at Bellevue: Bellevue Hartley at Ironton: Hartley Minford at Wheelersburg: Wheelersburg Cleveland Heights at Warren Harding: Harding Winton Woods at Elder: Elder Marlington at Canton South: Marlington Versailles @ Delphos St. John’s: DSJ Celina at Kenton: Kenton Lakota East at Mason: Lakota East