Detroit News prep football picks: Week 5

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Donovan Edwards and West Bloomfield take on Lake Orion.

David Goricki, Rod Beard, Eric Coughlin and Craig Yuhas of The Detroit News offer their predictions for top games in Week 5 of the high school football season.

Detroit Renaissance at Detroit King

Goricki: King

Beard: King

Coughlin: King

Yuhas: King (best bet)

Orchard Lake St. Mary’s at Warren De La Salle

Goricki: De La Salle

Beard: De La Salle

Coughlin: De La Salle

Yuhas: De La Salle

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Allen Park at Woodhaven

Goricki: Woodhaven

Beard: Woodhaven

Coughlin: Woodhaven

Yuhas: Woodhaven

Taylor at Trenton

Goricki: Trenton

Beard: Trenton (best bet)

Coughlin: Trenton

Yuhas: Trenton

Livonia Churchill at Livonia Franklin

Goricki: Franklin (best bet)

Beard: Franklin

Coughlin: Franklin

Yuhas: Franklin

Westland John Glenn at Dearborn Fordson

Goricki: Fordson

Beard: Fordson

Coughlin: Fordson

Yuhas: Fordson

Walled Lake Northern at Walled Lake Western

Goricki: Western

Beard: Western

Coughlin: Western

Yuhas: Western

Chippewa Valley at Macomb Dakota

Goricki: Chippewa Valley

Beard: Chippewa Valley

Coughlin: Chippewa Valley

Yuhas: Chippewa Valley

SCS Lake Shore at SCS South Lake

Goricki: Lake Shore

Beard: Lake Shore

Coughlin: South Lake

Yuhas: Lake Shore

Sterling Heights Stevenson at Utica Eisenhower

Goricki: Eisenhower

Beard: Eisenhower

Coughlin: Stevenson

Yuhas: Eisenhower

Bloomfield Hills at Birmingham Groves

Goricki: Groves

Beard: Groves

Coughlin: Groves

Yuhas: Groves

Canton at Brighton

Goricki: Brighton

Beard: Brighton

Coughlin: Brighton

Yuhas: Brighton

Clarkston at Southfield A&T

Goricki: Clarkston

Beard: Clarkston

Coughlin: Clarkston (best bet)

Yuhas: Clarkston

Lake Orion at West Bloomfield

Goricki: West Bloomfield

Beard: West Bloomfield

Coughlin: West Bloomfield

Yuhas: West Bloomfield

Detroit CC at Birmingham Brother Rice

Goricki: Detroit CC

Beard: Detroit CC

Coughlin: Detroit CC

Yuhas: Detroit CC


Goricki: 11-4 last week, 41-19 overall, 4-0 best bets

Beard: 13-2 last week, 48-12 overall, 4-0 best bets

Coughlin: 13-2 last week, 51-9 overall, 4-0 best bets

Yuhas: 12-3 last week, 46-14 overall, 4-0 best bets