Detroit News prep picks: Playoffs first round

The Detroit News

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

Goricki's prep picks: Clarkston will solve Romeo's 'D'

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)