Detroit News prep football picks: District finals

The Detroit News
Andre Holley and Detroit Cass Tech take on Dearborn Fordson in a Division 1 district final.

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

White Lake Lakeland at Clarkston 

Goricki: Clarkston

Beard: Clarkston

Coughlin: Clarkston

Yuhas: Clarkston

Detroit CC at West Bloomfield 

Goricki: West Bloomfield

Beard: West Bloomfield

Coughlin: West Bloomfield

Yuhas: West Bloomfield

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Monroe at Belleville 

Goricki: Belleville

Beard: Belleville

Coughlin: Belleville (best bet)

Yuhas: Belleville (best bet)

Macomb Dakota at Chippewa Valley 

Goricki: Chippewa Valley

Beard: Chippewa Valley

Coughlin: Chippewa Valley

Yuhas: Chippewa Valley

Dearborn Fordson at Detroit Cass Tech 

Goricki: Cass Tech

Beard: Cass Tech

Coughlin: Cass Tech

Yuhas: Cass Tech

Walled Lake Western at South Lyon 

Goricki: Walled Lake Western

Beard: South Lyon

Coughlin: South Lyon

Yuhas: South Lyon

Warren De La Salle at Oak Park 

Goricki: Oak Park

Beard: Oak Park

Coughlin: Oak Park

Yuhas: De La Salle

SCS Lakeview at Port Huron Northern 

Goricki: Northern

Beard: Northern 

Coughlin: Northern

Yuhas: Northern

Birmingham Brother Rice at Birmingham Groves

Goricki: Groves

Beard: Groves

Coughlin: Groves

Yuhas: Groves

Temperance Bedford at Livonia Franklin

Goricki: Franklin

Beard: Franklin

Coughlin: Bedford

Yuhas: Franklin

South Lyon East at Farmington

Goricki: South Lyon East

Beard: Farmington

Coughlin: South Lyon East

Yuhas: South Lyon East

Detroit King at Warren Woods Tower 

Goricki: King (best bet)

Beard: King (best bet)

Coughlin: Woods Tower

Yuhas: King

Trenton at Allen Park

Goricki: Allen Park

Beard: Allen Park

Coughlin: Allen Park

Yuhas: Allen Park

Farmington Hills Harrison at Detroit Country Day 

Goricki: Harrison

Beard: Harrison

Coughlin: Country Day

Yuhas: Harrison

Allen Park Cabrini at Riverview Gabriel Richard

Goricki: Gabriel Richard

Beard: Gabriel Richard

Coughlin: Cabrini

Yuhas: Gabriel Richard


Goricki: 9-6 last week, 105-45 overall, 8-2 best bets

Beard: 11-4 last week, 115-35 overall, 10-0 best bets

Coughlin: 11-4 last week, 116-34 overall, 10-0 best bets

Yuhas: 9-6 last week, 108-42 overall, 10-0 best bets