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David Goricki, Rod Beard, Eric Coughlin and Craig Yuhas of The Detroit News offer their predictions for top games in Week 1 of the high school football season.

West Bloomfield at Birmingham Groves

Goricki: West Bloomfield

Beard: West Bloomfield

Coughlin: West Bloomfield

Yuhas: West Bloomfield

Belleville at Brighton

Goricki: Belleville

Beard: Belleville (Best bet)

Coughlin: Belleville (Best bet)

Yuhas: Belleville

Walled Lake Western at Detroit Catholic Central

Goricki: W.L. Western

Beard: W.L. Western

Coughlin: W.L. Western

Yuhas: Detroit Catholic Central

More: Honoring lost teammates fuel W.L. Central, Western football teams

More: Detroit News high school football season preview

Detroit East English at Detroit Cody

Goricki: Cody

Beard: Cody

Coughlin: Cody

Yuhas: Cody

Westland John Glenn at Novi

Goricki: Novi

Beard: Novi

Coughlin: Novi

Yuhas: Novi

Utica Eisenhower at Oak Park

Goricki: Oak Park

Beard: Oak Park

Coughlin: Oak Park

Yuhas: Oak Park

Clinton Township Chippewa Valley at Saline

Goricki: Chippewa Valley

Beard: Chippewa Valley

Coughlin: Chippewa Valley

Yuhas: Chippewa Valley


Rod Beard and Dave Goricki preview the 2018 high school football season The Detroit News

Trenton at Allen Park

Goricki: Trenton

Beard: Trenton

Coughlin: Allen Park

Yuhas: Allen Park

Livonia Churchill at Canton

Goricki: Canton

Beard: Canton

Coughlin: Canton

Yuhas: Churchill

Birmingham Brother Rice at U-D Jesuit

Goricki: Brother Rice

Beard: Brother Rice

Coughlin: Brother Rice

Yuhas: Brother Rice

North Farmington at Farmington Hills Harrison

Goricki: Harrison (Best bet)

Beard: Harrison

Coughlin: Harrison

Yuhas: Harrison (Best bet)

Warren De La Salle at Muskegon

Goricki: De La Salle

Beard: Muskegon

Coughlin: De La Salle

Yuhas: Muskegon

More: Prep picks: State champs Warren De La Salle, Muskegon clash in opener

Grosse Pointe North at Warren Michigan Collegiate

Goricki: G.P. North

Beard: G.P. North

Coughlin: Michigan Collegiate

Yuhas: G.P. North

East St. Louis (Ill.) at Detroit King

Goricki: King

Beard: East St. Louis

Coughlin: King

Yuhas: King

Detroit Cass Tech at River Rouge

Goricki: Cass Tech

Beard: Cass Tech

Coughlin: Cass Tech

Yuhas: Cass Tech