David Goricki, Rod Beard, James Hawkins and Craig Yuhas of The Detroit News offer their predictions for the first round of the high school football playoffs.

Clarkston at Romeo

Goricki: Clarkston

Beard: Romeo

Hawkins: Romeo

Yuhas: Romeo

Detroit East English Village at Warren De La Salle

Goricki: East English

Beard: De La Salle

Hawkins: De La Salle

Yuhas: East English

Farmington Hills Harrison at Birmingham Groves

Goricki: Harrison

Beard: Harrison

Hawkins: Harrison

Yuhas: Harrison

Hartland at Brighton

Goricki: Brighton

Beard: Brighton

Hawkins: Brighton

Yuhas: Brighton

Warren Mott at Detroit Cass Tech

Goricki: Cass Tech

Beard: Cass Tech

Hawkins: Cass Tech

Yuhas: Cass Tech

Novi at West Bloomfield

Goricki: West Bloomfield

Beard: West Bloomfield

Hawkins: West Bloomfield

Yuhas: West Bloomfield

Livonia Stevenson at Canton

Goricki: Canton

Beard: Canton

Hawkins: Canton

Yuhas: Canton

Plymouth at Northville

Goricki: Northville

Beard: Northville

Hawkins: Northville

Yuhas: Northville

Utica Eisenhower at Clinton Township Chippewa Valley

Goricki: Chippewa Valley

Beard: Chippewa Valley

Hawkins: Chippewa Valley

Yuhas: Chippewa Valley

Oak Park at Southfield

Goricki: Oak Park

Beard: Southfield

Hawkins: Southfield

Yuhas: Southfield

U-D Jesuit at Detroit King

Goricki: King (best bet)

Beard: King

Hawkins: King (best bet)

Yuhas: King (best bet)

Lincoln Park at Wyandotte

Goricki: Wyandotte

Beard: Wyandotte

Hawkins: Wyandotte

Yuhas: Wyandotte

Walled Lake Northern at Walled Lake Western

Goricki: Walled Lake Western

Beard: Walled Lake Western (best bet)

Hawkins: Walled Lake Western

Yuhas: Walled Lake Western

Harper Woods Chandler Park Academy at Detroit Country Day

Goricki: Country Day

Beard: Country Day

Hawkins: Country Day

Yuhas: Country Day

Muskegon at Traverse City Central

Goricki: Muskegon

Beard: Traverse City Central

Hawkins: Muskegon

Yuhas: Traverse City Central


Goricki: 10-5 last week, 94-41 overall (9-0 best bets)

Beard: 9-6 last week, 91-44 overall (9-0 best bets)

Hawkins: 9-6 last week, 92-43 overall (9-0 best bets)

Yuhas: 9-6 last week, 86-49 overall (8-1 best bets)