Detroit News prep picks: State finals

The Detroit News
Cass Tech plays for the Division 1 championship on Saturday at 1 p.m. at Ford Field.

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

Division 1: Detroit Cass Tech vs. Romeo

Goricki: Cass Tech

Beard: Cass Tech

Hawkins: Cass Tech

Yuhas: Cass Tech

Division 2: Detroit King vs. Lowell

Goricki: King

Beard: King

Hawkins: King

Yuhas: King

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Division 3: Orchard Lake St. Mary's vs. Chelsea

Goricki: St. Mary's (best bet)

Beard: St. Mary's

Hawkins: St. Mary's

Yuhas: St. Mary's (best bet)

Division 4: Flint Powers Catholic vs. Zeeland West

Goricki: Zeeland West

Beard: Flint Powers

Hawkins: Zeeland West (best bet)

Yuhas: Zeeland West

Division 5: River Rouge vs. Grand Rapids West Catholic

Goricki: West Catholic

Beard: River Rouge

Hawkins: West Catholic

Yuhas: West Catholic

Division 6: Clinton vs. Ithaca

Goricki: Clinton

Beard: Ithaca (best bet)

Hawkins: Ithaca

Yuhas: Clinton

Division 7: Ishpeming vs. Pewamo-Westphalia

Goricki: Pewamo-Westphalia

Beard: Pewamo-Westphalia

Hawkins: Ishpeming

Yuhas: Pewamo-Westphalia

Division 8: Muskegon CC vs. Waterford Lakes

Goricki: Lakes

Beard: Lakes

Hawkins: Muskegon CC

Yuhas: Muskegon CC


Goricki: 11-6 last week, 137-60 overall (13-0 best bets)

Beard: 12-5 last week, 135-62 overall (12-1 best bets)

Hawkins: 13-4 last week, 141-56 overall (13-0 best bets)

Yuhas: 11-6 last week, 133-64 overall (12-1 best bets)