Kaz’s Fearless Forecast
Games This Week
WEST ORANGE-STARK (9-3) over BULLARD (8-4) Sat. 2 p.m. at Woodforest Bank Stadium in The Woodlands—The Mustangs appear to be peaking at the perfect time of the season and hopefully will continue the roll they’re on for another week. However the Panthers, who had never won a playoff game until this season, does real well in the role of the underdog as they outlasted heavily-favored Waco Robinson 50-41.
ANGLETON (12-0) over VIDOR (10-2) Fri. 6 p.m. at Galena Park ISD Stadium in Galena Park—The Pirates have been doing whatever necessary to continue in the state playoffs, but they face a huge order opposing undefeated Angleton in this Regional semifinal contest Friday night.
HIGH SCHOOL PLAYOFFS (Area)—Port Arthur Memorial (11-1) over Houston Memorial (9-3), Pearland Dawson (10-2) over Nederland (11-1), La Marque (10-2) over Beaumont Ozen (7-5), Tatum (10-2) over East Chambers (9-2), Beaumont Kelly (10-3) over Prestonwood Christian (10-2); (Others)—Manvel over Dayton, Longview over Dekaney, Katy over La Porte, South Lake Carroll over Arlington Bowie, Lake Travis over Corpus Christi Flower Bluff, Corpus Christi Calallen over Dripping Springs. Kerrville Tivy over Port Lavaca Calhoun, Tyler Chapel Hill over Navasota, Coldspring over Lorena, Wimberley over Sweeny, Daingerfield over Redwater, Crockett over Gilmer Harmony, Arp over Corrigan-Camden, Refugio over Poth, Franklin over Lexington, Lovelady over Price Carlisle, Garrison over Big Sandy, Tenaha over Hubbard, Throckmorton over Knox City.
COLLEGE—Texas A&M over Texas ands Alabama State over Tuskegee (both Thurs.); Nebraska over Iowa, LSU over Arkansas, UTEP over Central Florida, Bowling Green over Buffalo, Northern Illinois over Eastern Michigan, Temple over Kent State, Western Michigan over Akron, Toledo over Ball State, Louisville over South Florida, Houston over Tulsa, West Virginia over Pittsburgh, Utah over Colorado, Miami over Boston College and Arizona State over California ( all Fri.); Missouri over Kansas, Baylor over Texas Tech, Oklahoma over Iowa State, Alabama over Auburn, Oregon over Oregon State, South Carolina over Clemson, Stanford over Notre Dame, Virginia Tech over Virginia, Boise State over Wyoming, Michigan State over Northwestern, Georgia over Georgia Tech, Wisconsin over Penn State, USC over UCLA, Michigan over Ohio State, Southern Miss over Memphis, Florida State over Florida, SMU over Rice, Rutgers over Connecticut, Cincinnati over Syracuse, Wake Forest over Vanderbilt, North Carolina State over Maryland, North Carolina over Duke, Tennessee over Kentucky, Utah State over Nevada, East Carolina over Marshall, Louisiana Tech over New Mexico State, Air Force over Colorado State, Washington over Washington State, Mississippi State over Ole Miss, Fresno State over San Jose State, San Diego State over UNLV, Hawaii over Tulane, Western Kentucky over Troy, Florida International over Middle Tennessee State, UAB over Florida Atlantic, Arizona over Louisiana-Lafayette, Grambling over Southern.
PRO PICKS—Dallas over Miami, Green Bay over Detroit and Baltimore over San Francisco (all Thurs.), Houston over Jacksonville, Cincinnati over Cleveland, St. Louis over Arizona, Atlanta over Minnesota, Seattle over Washington, Philadelphia over New England, Tampa Bay over Tennessee, NY Jets over Buffalo, Carolina over Indianapolis, Oakland over Chicago, Denver over San Diego, Pittsburgh over Kansas City, New Orleans over NY Giants (Monday Night).