Another solid week of prognostications has Blitz feeling pretty good about himself.
He always feels that way, he is of course a pretty pompous grizzly, some would even say pretentious.
But when you’re this wise, how can you not be confident/arrogant?
Here’s to another good Friday of informing you who is capturing dubs.
Last week: 16-3 (.842)
Overall: 87-19 (.820)
CONCORDIA AT BISHOP DWENGER. With Sam Campbell sidelined with injury, it is Braxton Bermes time for the Saints. An entire week of practice with the ones will help considerably. Don’t be surprised to see some C.J. Davis trickery to mix up the offensive attack. BLITZ SAYS BISHOP DWENGER BY 16.
BISHOP LUERS AT NORTHROP. Quick, who is the leading passer in the SAC? It’s not Jimmy Sullivan, but rather Charlie Stanski with 1,059 yards through the air so far this year. Northrop has had trouble slowing down passing attacks this season. That bodes well for Stanski and the Knights. BLITZ SAYS BISHOP LUERS BY 12.
NORTH SIDE AT HOMESTEAD. This could be a shootout. Homestead’s offense has scuffled a bit the last few weeks, but it can move the football with Brett Fuchs, Kam Johnson and Peyton Slaven. The key in this one is turnovers. Both teams have had turnovers and mental miscues cost them. Which squad makes less of them this Friday? BLITZ SAYS NORTH SIDE BY 5.
SNIDER AT WAYNE. The Generals have knocked off Snider twice in recently memory – 2014 and 2019. But even with Lemarion Nelson, Blitz doesn’t see it being possible this year. BLITZ SAYS SNIDER BY 22.
SOUTH SIDE AT CARROLL. Can the Chargers pitch a third-straight shutout? Carroll has won the last two meetings by a combined score of 125-0 so yes, yes it can. BLITZ SAYS CARROLL BY 40.
HUNTINGTON NORTH AT DEKALB. Blitz is confident that the Barons are going to break through at some point. They have a win over Garrett, but have not been able to get defensive stops to stay competitive in the NE8 so far. Huntington North’s two-headed monster at running back will move the ball, but DeKalb HAS to win sometime…right? BLITZ SAYS DEKALB BY 2.
LEO AT BELLMONT. The Braves defense isn’t close right now to being able to handle an offensive attack like Leo. This one will be short and sweet (for Lions fans anyway). BLITZ SAYS LEO BY 39.
NEW HAVEN AT COLUMBIA CITY. Coach Brett Fox’s team is ready to show that the second half of the season can be just as fruitful as the first half. The first challenge comes from the Bulldogs. Could we get Mylan Graham v. Stratton Fuller on both sides of the ball? BLITZ SAYS COLUMBIA CITY BY 5.
NORWELL AT EAST NOBLE. The Knights (of Norwell) lead the state in defensive scoring average, allowing a touch under three points per game. East Noble should be able to put up more points than that, but hanging around in this one? Blitz doesn’t see it. BLITZ SAYS NORWELL BY 16.
ADAMS CENTRAL AT SOUTH ADAMS. The Flying Jets beat South Adams twice last year by a combined score of 108-0. This is a rivalry game, but it is a heavy AC lean currently as the Flying Jets have won eight of the last 10 in the series. BLITZ SAYS ADAMS CENTRAL BY 20.
BLUFFTON AT SOUTHERN WELLS. Expect another gaudy offensive night for the Tigers, who put up some big numbers last week in a rout of Jay County. BLITZ SAYS BLUFFTON BY 42.
HERITAGE AT LAPEL. Senior running back Tyler Dollar of Lapel is one of the best in the state, having rushed for close to 1,000 yards and 10 touchdowns through five games. Can Heritage go on the road and stop the run? Consider Blitz a homer for this one. BLITZ SAYS HERITAGE BY 2.
WOODLAN AT JAY COUNTY. Sophomore Drew Fleek is a player to get to know for Woodlan. He leads the team in rushing and sacks. He should be able to add to both categories against the Patriots. BLITZ SAYS WOODLAN BY 16.
CHURUBUSCO AT FREMONT. After a 2-0 start, Fremont has been outscored 124-8 over the last three weeks. It’s tough to envision Fremont scoring enough to keep up in this one. BLITZ SAYS CHURUBUSCO BY 21.
FAIRFIELD AT ANGOLA. Did the Falcons have a bad week against West Noble or are they a paper tiger? They have a chance to prove it was the former this Friday. This one will be decided on third down, with Angola converting 51 percent of its opportunities while holding opponents to 27 percent. Can West Noble execute on third down and stop the Hornets from doing so? BLITZ SAYS ANGOLA BY 6.
GARRETT AT WEST NOBLE. Good bounce back opportunity for the Chargers against Garrett, which has struggled while taking on a vicious schedule. Seth Pruitt with another big game on the ground for West Noble. BLITZ SAYS WEST NOBLE BY 18.
LAKELAND AT CENTRAL NOBLE. Khamron Malaivann is averaging over 120 yards rushing per game for the Lakers while scoring eight touchdowns. This should be a back-and-forth game but Blitz has learned to bet against someone named Khamron. BLITZ SAYS LAKELAND BY 5.
PRAIRIE HEIGHTS AT EASTSIDE. It will be a fun night in Butler for the folks in green. BLITZ SAYS EASTSIDE BY 27.
MISHAWAKA AT WARSAW. The Tigers failed their first big test of the season last week on the road at NorthWood. Can the Tigers bounce back against another undefeated foe? The Cavemen are tough to deal with on the ground, much like Warsaw. BLITZ SAYS MISHAWAKA BY 7.
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