Author: Randy Ray Robinson

Championship Predictions 8-Man, 1A & 2A

It’s finally here! Its State Football Championship time! 8-Man through 2A Football crown their champions on Saturday. We had an alright week last week going 3-3. Here is our State Championship picks for Saturday:


Triple R’s Overall Playoff Record: 24-18

8-Man: 8-6

1A: 8-6

2A: 8-6

8-Man:

#1 Sedgwick County defeats #2 West Grand 35-30

 

1A:

#4 Strasburg defeats #3 Centauri 28-20

 

2a:

#4 La Junta defeats #3 Bayfield 21-18

Semifinal Predictions 8-Man, 1A & 2A Football

Last week we had an off week. We didn’t get the upset we thought would happen and we went 4-8. But it is a new week and it is the semifnals in 8-Man through 2A Football. 6 teams will advance to play for a state title next week. Here’s our picks:


Triple R’s Overall Playoff Record: 21-15

8-Man: 7-5

1A: 8-4

2A: 6-6

8-Man:

#5 Holly defeats #1 Sedgwick County 24-20

#2 West Grand defats #14 Soroco 45-12

 

1A:

#1 Bennett defeats #4 Strasburg 35-30

#10 Limon defeats #3 Centauri 20-14

 

2A;

#4 La Junta defeats #8 Eaton 35-7

#3 Bayfield defeats #15 Resurrection Christian 35-0

#ArkValleySports Schedule 11/13-11/19

High School State Football yet again is our highlight this schedule. Both Otero Basketball squads continue their season, and the Rattler Wrestling team continues their season. Here is this week’s schedule:


Tuesday November 14th:

Otero Junior College Lady Rattlers @ Northwest Kansas Technical College Lady Mavericks (NJCAA Women’s Non-Conference Basketball): 77-70

Otero Junior College Rattlers vs. Northwest Kansas Technical College Mavericks JV (NJCAA Men’s Non-Conference Basketball): 95-58

Friday November 17th:

-Otero Junior College Lady Rattlers vs. Northwest Kansas Technical College Lady Mavericks (Trinidad State JC Classic): 70-58

Otero Junior College Rattlers vs. Northern New Mexico College Eagles JV (Trinidad State JC Classic): 86-56

Saturday November 18th:

-Otero Junior College Lady Rattlers vs. Western Texas College Lady Westerners (Trinidad State JC Classic): 64-60

#4 La Junta Tigers @ #8 Eaton Reds (CHSAA Class 2A State Football Semifinal): 42-0

Otero Junior College Rattlers vs. Clarendon College Bulldogs (Trinidad State JC Classic): 83-82

Sunday November 19th:

-Otero Junior College Rattlers @ Roadrunner Open (NJCAA Wrestling): 9:00am

#ArkValleySports Schedule 11/6-11/12

State Football Quarterfinalsl & State Volleyball headline ou schedule this week. Also both OJC basketball squads are at home. The Otero Wrestling team will travel to Wyoming this week. Here is this week’s sports schedule:


BOLD=Winner

Friday November 10th:

-#2 Swink Lady Lions vs. #11 Simla Lady Cubs (CHSAA Class 2A State Volleyball Tournament Pool Play): 3-1 (25-16, 25-19, 25-15)

#4 Hoehne Lady Farmers vs. #5 Fowler Lady Grizzlies (CHSAA Class 2A State Volleyball Tournament Pool Play): 3-0 (25-16, 25-14, 25-17)

-#2 Swink Lady Lions vs. #7 Meeker Cowgirls (CHSAA Class 2A State Volleyball Tournament Pool Play): 3-0 (25-14, 25-16, 25-19)

Otero Junior College Lady Rattlers vs. Western Wyoming Community College Lady Mustangs (Red Lion Capri Basketball Classic): 74-65

-Otero Junior College Rattlers vs. Sheridan College Generals (Red Lion Capri Basketball Classic): 86-79

Saturday November 11th:

-#5 Fowler Lady Grizzlies vs. #9 Denver Christian Lady Thunder (CHSAA Class 2A State Volleyball Tournament Pool Play): 3-0 (25-12, 25-14, 25-22)

#4 La Junta Tigers vs. #5 The Classical Academy Titans (CHSAA Class 2A State Football Quarterfinals): 21-14

-#9 Fowler Grizzlies vs. #1 Sedgwick County Cougars (CHSAA Class A-8 State Football Quarterfinals): 44-6

Otero Junior College Lady Rattlers vs. Adams State University Lady Grizzlies JV (Red Lion Capri Basketball Classic): 62-25

Otero Junior College Rattlers vs. Northern New Mexico College Eagles JV (Red Lion Capri Basketball Classic): 105-52

Sunday November 12th:

-Otero Junior College @ Northwest Wyoming Open (NJCAA Wrestling): 9:00am

 

Quarterfinal Predictions 8-Man, 1A & 2A Football

Last week we predicted 17 of the 24 winners correctly, we were close on 4 scores last week so we again bring you our predictions. This time it’s the Quarterfinals in 8-Man through 2A Football. Here’s our picks:


Triple R’s Overall Playoff Record: 17-7 

8-Man: 6-2

1A: 6-2

2A: 5-3

8-Man:

#9 Fowler defeats #1 Sedgwick County 36-33

#5 Holly defeats #13 Caliche 54-20

#11 Mancos defeats #14 Soroco 35-30

#7 Sargent defeats #2 West Grand 52-48

 

1A:

#1 Bennett defeats #9 Paonia 35-30

#5 Burlington defeats #4 Strasburg 21-12

#3 Centauri defeats #11 Monte Vista 45-20

#2 Meeker defeats #10 Limon 35-30

 

2A:

#1 Platte Valley defeats #8 Eaton 45-28

#4 La Junta defeats #5 The Classical Academy 28-20

#6 Basalt defeats #3 Bayfield 35-30

#7 Faith Christian defeats #15 Resurrection Christian 34-14

#ArkValleySports Schedule 10/30-11/5

Its postseason action all around the Arkansas Valley,as well as the winter sports season beginning. Otero Junior College is the Men’s Region IX Soccer Champions, headed to Districts. Otero Basketball starts their season this weekend. Fowler is the District 6 Volleyball Champions they will host a Regional Tournament. Crowley County is the Santa Fe League Football Champion and will host a First Round Game and lastly La Junta is the Tri-Peaks Football Champion and will also host a First Round Game. Here is this week’s schedule:


BOLD=Winner

Thursday November 2nd:

#3 Otero Junior College Lady Rattlers  vs. #5 Trinidad State Junior College Lady Trojans (NJCAA Region IX South Volleyball Tournament): 3-0 (25-21, 25-22, 25-23)

Friday November 3rd:

-#3 Otero Junior College Lady Rattlers vs. #2 Western Nebraska Community College Cougars (NJCAA Region IX South Volleyball Tournament): 3-2 (25-15, 16-25, 25-17, 26-28, 15-9)

-#1 Fowler Lady Grizzlies vs. #3 Swink Lady Lions (2A Region A Volleyball Tournament): 3-1 (25-23, 16-25, 25-19, 25-20)

#3 Swink Lady Lions vs. #2 Del Norte Lady Tigers (2A Region A Volleyball Tournament): 3-2 (25-14, 9-25, 25-23, 25-20, 15-11)

-#3 Otero Junior College Lady Rattlers vs. #5 Lamar Community College Runnin’ Lopes (NJCAA Region IX Volleyball Tournament): 3-2 (22-25, 25-20, 14-25, 28-26, 15-10)

Otero Junior College Lady Rattlers vs. Central Wyoming College Lady Rustlers (Casper College Classic): 62-48

#1 Fowler Lady Grizzlies vs. #2 Del Norte Lady Tigers (2A Region A Volleyball Tournament): 3-1 (18-25, 25-17, 25-14, 25-14)

Saturday November 4th:

-#8 Springfield Longhorns vs. #9 Fowler Grizzlies (8-Man Football State First Round): 36-17

-#7 Crowley County Chargers vs. #10 Limon Badgers (1A Football State First Round): 19-6

#4 La Junta Tigers vs. #13 Pagosa Springs Pirates (2A Football State First Round): 34-0

Otero Junior College Rattlers @ Dodge City Community College Conquistadors (NJCAA Non-Conference Men’s Basketball): 86-83

-Otero Junior College Lady Rattlers vs. Casper College Lady Thunderbirds (Casper College Classic): 82-58

Sunday November 5th:

-Otero Junior College @ Oklahoma City Open (NJCAA Men’s Wrestling) 9:00am

Otero Junior College Rattlers @ Bethany College JV Swedes (NJCAA Non-Conference Men’s Basketball): 96-51

1st Round Predictions 8-Man, 1A & 2A Football

Each week we will give you our predictions for who we think will win each game in each round. We begin with the First Round games on Friday November 3rd & Saturday November 4th.  Here are our picks and what we think the score will be:


8-Man:

Game 1: #1 Sedgwick County defeats #16 McClave 63-12

Game 2: #9 Fowler defeats #8 Springfield 36-24

Game 3: #4 Hoehne defeats #13 Caliche 56-12

Game 4: #5 Holly defeats #12 Haxtun 46-20

Game 5: #3 Merino defeats #14 Soroco 26-12

Game 6: #11 Mancos defeats #6 Rocky Mountain Lutheran 33-30

Game 7: #7 Sargent defeats #10 Gilpin County 24-20

Game 8: #2 West Grand defeats #15 Norwood Mavericks  52-16

 

1A:

Game 1: #1 Bennett defeats #16 Highland 43-13

Game 2: #9 Paonia defeats #8 Peyton 27-24

Game 3: #4 Strasburg defeats #13 Wray 35-10

Game 4: #12 Platte Canyon defeats #5 Burlington 34-27

Game 5: #3 Centauri defeats #14 Colorado Springs Christian 54-12

Game 6: #11 Monte Vista defeats #6 Clear Creek 28-20

Game 7: #7 Crowley County defeats #10 Limon 14-13

Game 8: #2 Meeker defeats #15 Cornerstone Christian Academy 56-6

 

2A:

Game 1: #1 Platte Valley defeats #16 D’Evelyn 48-0

Game 2: #8 Eaton defeats #9 Sterling 27-14

Game 3: #4 La Junta defeats #13 Pagosa Springs 49-12

Game 4: #5 The Classical Academy defeats #12 Aspen 35-27

Game 5: #3 Bayfield defeats # 14 Elizabeth 35-10

Game 6: #11 Salida defeats #6 Basalt 35-30

Game 7: #10 Bishop Machebeuf defeats #7 Faith Christian 45-40

Game 8: #2 Kent Denver defeats #15 Resurrection Christian 45-10

2A Football State Playoffs Schedule

It’s playoff football time! Here is the 2A football State Playoff schedule:


Bold=Winner

First Round: Friday November 3rd & Saturday November 4th (Higher Seed Host)

Game 1: #1 Platte Valley Broncos vs. #16 D’Evelyn Jaguars: 46-34

Game 2: #8 Eaton Reds vs. #9 Sterling Tigers: 24-13

Game 3: #4 La Junta Tigers vs. #13 Pagosa Springs Pirates: 34-0

Game 4:  #5 The Classical Academy Titans vs. #12 Aspen Skiers: 36-24

Game 5: #3 Bayfield Wolverines vs. #14 Elizabeth Cardinals: 51-0

Game 6: #6 Basalt Longhorns vs. #11 Salida Spartans: 28-22

Game 7: #7 Faith Christian Eagles vs. #10 Bishop Machebuef Buffaloes: 17-0

Game 8: #2 Kent Denver Sun Devils vs. #15 Resurrection Christian Cougars29-21

 

Quarterfinals: Saturday November 11th (*=host)

Game 9: #1 Platte Valley Broncos* vs. #8 Eaton Reds: 9-6

Game 10: #4 La Junta Tigers* vs. #5 The Classical Academy Titans: 21-14

Game 11: #3 Bayfield Wolverines* vs. #6 Basalt Longhorns: 41-0

Game 12: #7 Faith Christian Eagles vs. #15 Resurrection Christian Cougars*: 25-22

 

Semifinals: Saturday November 18th (*=host)

Game 13: #4 La Junta Tigers vs. #8 Eaton Reds*: 11/18 1:00pm

Game 14: #3 Bayfield Wolverines vs. #15 Resurrection Christian Cougars*: 11/18 1:00pm

Championship: Saturday November 25th (*=host)

Game 15: Winner Game 13 vs. Winner Game 14: 11/25 TBA

1A Football State Playoffs Schedule

It’s playoff football time! Here is the 1A football State Playoff schedule:


Bold=Winner

First Round: Friday November 3rd & Saturday November 4th (Higher Seed Host)

Game 1: #1 Bennett Tigers vs. #16 Highland Huskies: 48-0

Game 2: #8 Peyton Panthers vs. #9 Paonia Eagles: 13-0

Game 3: #4 Strasburg Indians vs. #13 Wray Eagles: 35-6

Game 4:  #5 Burlington Cougars vs. #12 Platte Canyon Huskies: 41-0

Game 5: #3 Centruri Falcons vs. #14 Colorado Springs Christian Lions: 21-7

Game 6: #6 Clear Creek Golddiggers vs. #11 Monte Vista Pirates: 39-34

Game 7: #7 Crowley County Chargers vs. #10 Limon Badgers: 19-6

Game 8: #2 Meeker Cowboys vs. #15 Cornerstone Christian Academy Bulldogs: 50-0

 

Quarterfinals: Saturday November 11th (*=host)

Game 9: #1 Bennett Tigers vs. #9 Paonia Eagles*: 35-23

Game 10: #4 Strasburg Indians* vs. #5 Burlington Cougars: 21-0

Game 11: #3 Centauri Falcons vs. #11 Monte Vista Pirates*: 35-7

Game 12: #2 Meeker Cowboys vs. #10 Limon Badgers*: 18-14

 

Semifinals: Saturday November 18th (*=host)

Game 13: #1 Bennett Tigers* vs. #4 Strasburg Indians: 11/18 1:00pm

Game 14: #3 Centauri Falcons* vs. #10 Limon Badgers: 11/18 1:00pm

 

Championship: Saturday November 25th (*=host)

Game 15: Winner Game 13 vs. Winner Game 14: TBA

8-Man Football State Playoffs Schedule

It’s playoff football time! Here is the 8-man football State Playoff schedule:


Bold=Winner

First Round: Friday November 3rd & Saturday November 4th (Higher Seed Host)

Game 1: #1 Sedgwick County Cougars vs. #16 McClave Cardinals: 49-0

Game 2: #8 Springfield Longhorns vs. #9 Fowler Grizzlies: 36-14

Game 3: #4 Hoehne Farmers vs. #13 Caliche Buffaloes: 20-16

Game 4:  #5 Holly Wildcats vs. #12 Haxtun Fightin’ Bulldogs: 32-16

Game 5: #3 Merino Rams vs. #14 Soroco Rams: 42-32

Game 6: #6 Rocky Mountain Lutheran Eagles vs. #11 Mancos Bluejays: 64-28

Game 7: #7 Sargent Farmers vs. #10 Gilpin County Golddiggers: 56-26

Game 8: #2 West Grand Mustangs vs. #15 Norwood Mavericks: 24-14

 

Quarterfinals: Friday November 10th & Saturday November 11th (*=host)

Game 9: #1 Sedgwick County Cougars vs. #9 Fowler Grizzlies*: 44-6

Game 10: #5 Holly Wildcats vs. #13 Caliche Buffaloes*: 47-26

Game 11: #11 Mancos Bluejays* vs. #14 Soroco Rams: 40-0

Game 12: #2 West Grand Mustangs* vs. #7 Sargent Farmers : 30-24

 

Semifinals: Friday November 17th & Saturday November 18th (*=host)

Game 13: #1 Sedgwick County Cougars vs. #5 Holly Wildcats*: 11/18 1:00pm

Game 14: #2 West Grand Mustangs vs. #14 Soroco Rams*: 11/18 1:00pm

 

Championship: Saturday November 25th (*=host)

Game 15: Winner Game 13 vs. Winner Game 14: TBA