Detroit News prep football picks: Predistricts

The Detroit News
Dequan Finn and Detroit King take on River Rouge in a Division 3 predistrict game Friday at 5:30 p.m. at King.

David Goricki, Rod Beard, Eric Coughlin and Craig Yuhas of The Detroit News offer their predictions for top games in this week’s predistricts in the state playoffs.

Lake Orion at Clarkston

Goricki: Clarkston

Beard: Clarkston

Coughlin: Clarkston

Yuhas: Clarkston

Plymouth at West Bloomfield

Goricki: West Bloomfield

Beard: West Bloomfield

Coughlin: West Bloomfield

Yuhas: West Bloomfield (best bet)

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Canton at Detroit CC

Goricki: Canton

Beard: Detroit CC

Coughlin: Detroit CC

Yuhas: Canton

Dearborn at Belleville

Goricki: Belleville (best bet)

Beard: Belleville

Coughlin: Belleville (best bet)

Yuhas: Belleville

Romeo at Macomb Dakota

Goricki: Romeo

Beard: Dakota

Coughlin: Dakota

Yuhas: Romeo

Grosse Pointe South at Dearborn Fordson

Goricki: Fordson

Beard: Fordson

Coughlin: Fordson

Yuhas: Fordson

Ferndale at Oak Park

Goricki: Oak Park

Beard: Oak Park (best bet)

Coughlin: Oak Park

Yuhas: Oak Park

Warren Mott at Warren De La Salle

Goricki: De La Salle

Beard: De La Salle

Coughlin: De La Salle

Yuhas: De La Salle

Birmingham Brother Rice at Livonia Churchill

Goricki: Churchill

Beard: Churchill

Coughlin: Churchill

Yuhas: Churchill

Birmingham Groves at Birmingham Seaholm

Goricki: Groves

Beard: Groves

Coughlin: Groves

Yuhas: Groves

Livonia Franklin at Wyandotte

Goricki: Wyandotte

Beard: Wyandotte

Coughlin: Wyandotte

Yuhas: Franklin

River Rouge at Detroit King

Goricki: King

Beard: King

Coughlin: King

Yuhas: River Rouge

Trenton at Gibraltar Carlson

Goricki: Carlson

Beard: Carlson

Coughlin: Carlson

Yuhas: Carlson

Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook at Farmington Hills Harrison

Goricki: Harrison

Beard: Harrison

Coughlin: Harrison

Yuhas: Harrison

Ecorse at Warren Michigan Collegiate

Goricki: Warren Michigan Collegiate

Beard: Warren Michigan Collegiate

Coughlin: Warren Michigan Collegiate

Yuhas: Warren Michigan Collegiate


Goricki: 12-3 last week, 96-39 overall, 7-2 best bets

Beard: 12-3 last week, 104-31 overall, 9-0 best bets

Coughlin: 12-3 last week, 105-30 overall, 9-0 best bets

Yuhas: 12-3 last week, 99-36 overall, 9-0 best bets