Friday *Saturday* Pick ‘Em (November 16th)

State Quarterfinals are this weekend in high school football, meanwhile the college football season is nearing an end and the NFL is in Week 11.

Here’s how the points look:
Jim- 58 points
Triple R- 50 points

Here’s another edition of the “Friday Pick ‘Em”.


HIGH SCHOOL

#3 Fowler Grizzlies (10-0) @ #6 Mancos Bluejays (9-1)

  • Mancos High School (Mancos, CO) *Saturday 1pm*
  • Series (Since 2004): First Meeting
  • Last Game: First Meeting
  • Last Week: Fowler- def. Simla, Mancos- def. Caliche
    • Triple R: Fowler continues to roll, all the way to the semifinal. Fowler 45-13
    • Jim: This will be Fowler’s toughest matchup this year but I see them withstanding but not in a dominate way. Fowler 31-21.

#5 Faith Christian Eagles (9-1) @ #4 Delta Panthers (9-1)

  • Delta High School (Delta, CO) *Saturday 1pm*
  • Series (Since 2004): Delta leads 1-0
  • Last Game: November 5, 2016 @ Faith Christian (Delta 14-7)
  • Last Week: Faith Christian- def Elizabeth, Delta- def Pagosa Springs
  • Predictions
    • Triple R: Probably going to be the game of the week in Class 2A. Faith makes the long trip to Delta, it shows. Delta 35-7 
    • Jim: Both teams have been tearing thru the season. Faith is coming off a very close matchup last week. While Delta cruised. Delta 31-8.

#5 Centauri Falcons (9-1) @ #4 Meeker Cowboys (9-1)

  • Meeker High School (Meeker, CO) *Saturday 1pm*
  • Series (Since 2004): First Meeting
  • Last Game: First Meeting
  • Last Week: Centauri- def. Flatirons Academy, Meeker- def. Buena Vista
  • Predictions
    • Triple R: Don’t know much about these two. So just going to flip a coin and put a score. Centauri 28-21
    • Jim: This is going to be a battle but I think the Meeker passing game is just going to be to much. Meeker 21-7.

#7 Lamar Savages (8-2) @ #2 Sterling Tigers (9-1)

  • Sterling High School (Sterling, CO) *Saturday 1pm*
  • Series (Since 2004): First Meeting
  • Last Game: First Meeting
  • Last Week: Lamar- def. Eaton, Sterling- def. Moffat County
  • Predictions
    • Triple R: Lamar has had a great year. It ends here. Sterling 35-13
    • Jim: I’ll tell you, Lamar has surprised me, since opening the season with a loss to Limon. But there surprise season has hit a road block. Sterling 20-7

NCAA

Air Force Falcons (7-2, 4-1) @ Colorado State Rams (4-5, 3-2)

  • Canvas Stadium (Fort Collins, CO) *Saturday 5pm*
  • Series: Air Force leads 35-21-1
  • Last Game: November 22, 2018 @ Air Force (Air Force 27-19)
  • Last Week: Air Force- Bye, Colorado State- Bye
  • Predictions
    • Triple R: Air Force has been need I say a “Force” this year, see what I did there? Air Force wins the Ram-Falcon trophy for the 4th straight year. Air Force 45-28
    • Jim: Colorado State is having a nightmare year and that continues against a tough Air Force offense. Air Force 31-10

Western Colorado Mountaineers (5-5, 5-4) @ #10 CSU-PUEBLO THUNDERWOLVES (9-1, 8-1)

  • Neta & Eddie DeRose Thunderbowl (Pueblo, CO) *Saturday 12pm*
  • Series (Since 2008): Colorado State-Pueblo leads 3-0
  • Last Game: November 10, 2018 @ Western Colorado (Colorado State-Pueblo 41-3)
  • Last Week: Western Colorado- lost to New Mexico Highlands, CSU-Pueblo- def Black Hills State
  • Predictions
    • Triple R: It’s simple, CSU gets into the playoffs….again. CSU-Pueblo 45-7. (Another bold prediction, off the record. Colorado Mines loses to Chadron State and the Pack claim a share of the RMAC title.)
    • Jim: CSU is out to make a statement and continues to roll. CSU-Pueblo 30-7

Denver Broncos (3-6) @ Minnesota Vikings (7-3)

  • US Bank Stadium (Minneapolis, MN) *Sunday 11am*
  • Series: Tied 7-7
  • Last Game: October 4, 2015 @ Denver (Denver 23-20)
  • Last Week: Denver- Bye, Minnesota- def. Dallas
  • Predictions:
    • Triple R: Brandon Allen showed some great things in his start two weeks ago. Does he have enough left for another great game? He does. Denver 28-10
    • Jim: Allen came in and did a great job for Denver two weeks ago. I see him going it again but its just not enough. Minnesota 31-21.

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