Friday Pick ‘Em (October 8, 2021)

After a week off we’re right back to it…another Friday Pick ‘Em comes your way now.


FriDAY PICK ‘EM

Record: 16-9

Last Week: 3-1

6-MAN

#1 Cheyenne Wells Tigers (6-0, 4-0) @ #10 Cheraw Wolverines (4-, 3-1)

Series (Since 2004): Cheyenne Wells 5-1

Last Game: 10/18/2019 Cheyenne Wells 60-22

Last Week: Cheyenne Wells won by forfeit over Walsh, Cheraw defeated Eads 66-6

Players to Watch: Cade Mitchek (Senior, Cheyenne Wells), Daniel Escareno (Senior, Cheraw)

Prediction: Cheraw again with a test this season, #1 Cheyenne Wells looks unstoppable and the Wolverines aren’t the team to do it. Tigers 65-26

 

8-MAN

Fowler Grizzlies (4-1, 3-0) @ Wiley panthers (1-2, 1-2)

Series (Since 2004): Fowler 7-2

Last Game: 10/17/2020 Fowler 46-6

Last Week: Fowler defeated Springfield 46-6, Wiley lost to Hoehne 40-36

Players to Watch: Jake Manchego (Junior, Fowler), Riley Comer (Senior, Wiley)

Prediction: Fowler has won the last 4 meetings, outscoring Wiley 202-28. It’s much of the same tonight. Grizzlies 45-12

 

Springfield Longhorns (0-5, 0-3) @ Crowley county Chargers (3-2, 2-1)

Series (Since 2004): Crowley County 1-0

Last Game: 11/2/2020 Crowley County 38-6

Last Week: Springfield lost to Fowler 52-24, Crowley County defeated Las Animas 56-0

Players to Watch: Colby Batterton (Freshmen, Springfield), Dillon Buford (Junior, Crowley County)

Prediction: Crowley County is looking to keep pace with Fowler and Holly atop the Arkansas Valley League. Springfield needs a win in the worst way. Chargers 38-6

 

#10 Holly Wildcats (4-1, 3-0) @ Las Animas trojans (1-4, 0-3)

Series (Since 2004): Holly 6-0

Last Game: 9/20/2019 Holly 52-12

Last Week: Holly defeated McClave 41-14, Las Animas lost to Crowley County 56-0

Players to Watch: Dakota Eaton (Senior, Holly), Markus Vigil (Senior, Las Animas)

Prediction: Holly is on a roll, Las Animas not so much. Holly improves to 7-0 in the series. Wildcats 45-0

 

1A

Rocky Ford Meloneers (0-5) @ Sheridan Rams (0-4)

Series (Since 2004): First Meeting

Last Game: First Meeting

Last Week: Rocky Ford lost to Banning Lewis 41-0, Sheridan lost to Platte Canyon 49-6

Players to Watch: Dezmon Reyes (Junior, Rocky Ford), Amir Sidher (Freshmen, Sheridan)

Prediction: The first ever meeting between these two squads and someone is coming away with their first victory of the year. You already know the pick. Rocky Ford 21-6

 

2A

Manitou Springs Mustangs (1-4, 0-0) @ La Junta Tigers (2-3, 0-1)

Series (Since 2004): La Junta 8-7

Last Game: 11/2/2019 La Junta 54-0

Last Week: Manitou Springs lost to Montezuma Cortez 24-18, La Junta lost to #3 TCA 45-7

Players to Watch: Tyler Maloney (Junior, Manitou Springs), Luke Garner (Sophomore, La Junta)

Prediction: Homecoming. Tiger Stadium. Not much more needs to be said. Tigers 35-6

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