Fearless High School Picks


Thursday, May 26th 2011, 1:29 pm
By: News On 6


Originally Published: Nov 11, 2010 8:11 PM CDT

Okay, the high school football playoffs begin this weekend.&#160; There&rsquo;s not much better in the state of Oklahoma than postseason high school football.&#160; Here are my fearless state championship predictions.&#160; Don&rsquo;t hold me to them.</P>&#160;</P>6A:&#160; Jenks.&#160; I&rsquo;ve seen them several times.&#160; You should take up a collection of the best players on all of the other teams and beat the Trojans.&#160; They&rsquo;ve been on a mission and playing with a chip on their shoulders since week 1.</P>&#160;</P>5A:&#160; Guthrie.&#160; A bit of a surprise, but I love their momentum and their defense.&#160; 5 shutouts in 10 games?!&#160; And not against a bunch of patsies.</P>&#160;</P>4A:&#160; Broken Bow.&#160; Because my wife has relatives down there and I hope they will welcome me this summer.&#160; But I think we could see a darkhorse in this very deep class.&#160; Could be Clinton or Glenpool.</P>&#160;</P>3A:&#160; Heritage Hall.&#160; I&rsquo;ve seen nothing to make me think otherwise.&#160; But Cascia Hall has been on a mission since its opening game loss to Holland Hall.&#160; What the Hall is going on here?</P>&#160;</P>2A:&#160; Millwood.&#160; The Falcons are just too talented.&#160; They had some good early-season tests and then cruised through district play.&#160; The only thing that can derail their title dreams is an injury or two.</P>&#160;</P>A:&#160; Okeene.&#160; This is perhaps the deepest class in the state and Woodland, Cashion and Afton also have a chance.&#160; I&rsquo;m going with the Whippets though.&#160; </P>&#160;</P>B:&#160; Cherokee.&#160; It looks to me as though the Chiefs have played the toughest schedule and nobody has played them closer than 20 points (and that was a 9-win Laverne team).</P>&#160;</P>C:&#160; Covington-Douglas.&#160; Their only loss is to top-ranked Deer Creek-Lamont in the final week of the regular season.&#160; I smell a rematch.</P><BR/>