David Goricki, Rod Beard, Geoff Robinson and Craig Yuhas of The Detroit News offer their predictions for the top games in the opening-round predistricts of the high school football playoffs.

Detroit Catholic Central at Livonia Stevenson

Goricki: Catholic Central

Beard: Catholic Central

Robinson: Catholic Central

Yuhas: Catholic Central

Salem at Belleville

Goricki: Belleville

Beard: Belleville (Best bet)

Robinson: Belleville (Best bet)

Yuhas: Belleville (Best bet)

More: Goricki’s prep picks: Canton a mighty task for Saline

Saline at Canton

Goricki: Canton

Beard: Canton

Robinson: Canton

Yuhas: Canton

More: Saline on a roll, faces familiar playoff opponent

Anchor Bay at Macomb Dakota

Goricki: Dakota

Beard: Dakota

Robinson: Dakota

Yuhas: Dakota

Detroit Western at Dearborn Fordson

Goricki: Fordson

Beard: Fordson

Robinson: Fordson

Yuhas: Fordson

Bloomfield Hills at West Bloomfield

Goricki: West Bloomfield

Beard: West Bloomfield

Robinson: West Bloomfield

Yuhas: West Bloomfield

Livonia Franklin at Walled Lake Western

Goricki: Western

Beard: Western

Robinson: Western

Yuhas: Franklin

Woodhaven at Ypsilanti Lincon

Goricki: Lincoln

Beard: Lincoln

Robinson: Woodhaven

Yuhas: Lincoln

Birmingham Brother Rice at Birmingham Groves

Goricki: Groves

Beard: Groves

Robinson: Groves

Yuhas: Groves

Detroit Cody at Dearborn Divine Child

Goricki: Divine Child

Beard: Divine Child

Robinson: Divine Child

Yuhas: Divine Child

New Boston Huron at Gibraltar Carlson

Goricki: Carlson

Beard: Carlson

Robinson: Carlson

Yuhas: Carlson

Farmington Hills Harrison at Warren Fitzgerald

Goricki: Harrison (Best bet)

Beard: Harrison

Robinson: Harrison

Yuhas: Harrison

Flat Rock at River Rouge

Goricki: River Rouge

Beard: River Rouge

Robinson: Flat Rock

Yuhas: River Rouge

Madison Heights Lamphere at Blomfield Hills Cranbrook

Goricki: Cranbrook

Beard: Cranbrook

Robinson: Cranbrook

Yuhas: Cranbrook

Detroit Henry Ford at Warren Michigan Collegiate

Goricki: Collegiate

Beard: Collegiate

Robinson: Collegiate

Yuhas: Collegiate


Goricki: 12-3 last week, 90-45 overall, 9-0 best bets

Beard: 14-1 last week, 94-41 overall, 9-0 best bets

Robinson: 13-2 last week, 96-39 overall, 9-0 best bets

Yuhas: 8-7 last week, 89-46 overall, 9-0 best bets