W-Zone Picks for Week 9


W-Zone will predict certain games with teams that are on EC Wolverines' schedule during the year as well as local teams in the area - below are just a few of the "playoff eliminating" games during week nine.  Can you beat out the W-Zone?

(Game | W-Zone Prediction)

W-ZONE GAME OF THE WEEK / BVC GAME:

3A (CONF) #2 Beaver Falls 7-1 (5-1) @ #1 Beaver 7-1 (5-1) | Beaver rides Wise to the promise land, holds on late against the Tigers, win 42-35.

CLASS AAA BEAVER VALLEY CONFERENCE GAMES:

3A (CONF) Hopewell 5-4 (2-4) @ #3 Aliquippa 7-2 (5-1) | Quips struggle early, but turn in around in the second half, win 35-21.

3A (CONF) Quaker Valley 4-4 (2-4) @ Ellwood City 0-8 (0-6) | Ellwood City tries to keep it close, but read-option offense Quaker Valley wins late 42-21.

ELLWOOD CITY SCHEDULED TEAMS:

3A (CONF) #9 Valley 5-3 (4-2) @ Freeport 4-4 (3-3) | Freeport makes a statement at home, win the last game of the season 35-21.

3A (CONF) #5 Derry 9-0 (6-0) @ McGuffey 5-4 (3-3) | Derry completes the unbeaten season, cruises by McGuffey 35-14.

2A (CONF) #4 Riverside 6-2 (5-1) @ New Brighton 2-6 (1-5) | Riverside continues to win on the passing game, win big 35-7.

3a (NONCONF) #6 Central Valley 7-3 (5-2) @ Shady Side Academy 0-9 (0-7) | NO PICK - GAME FORFEITED BY SSA (Team record is as given now).

LOCAL GAMES:

4A (CONF) #9 New Castle 5-4 (5-2) @ #8 Blackhawk 5-3 (4-3) | New Castle finds a way to break through, bouncing back and clinching the playoffs, win 28-27.

2A (CONF) Freedom 3-6 (3-3) @ #10 CWNC 4-4 (3-3) | In a battle of two playoff teams, CWNC bounces back from a terrible week, win convincingly 42-21.

2A (CONF) Mohawk 1-7 (0-6) @ #3 Neshannock 8-1 (6-0) | Neshannock continues to look good late, win another conference game 42-6.

1A (CONF) Union 3-6 (2-5) @ Shenango 3-5 (3-4) | Battle of three-win teams, Shenango wins a good battle at home, win 28-27.

2A (NONCONF) Carlynton 2-6 (2-5) @ #7 Laurel 6-3 (4-3) | Laurel wins at home and looks good going into the playoffs, win 35-14.

2A (NONCONF) South Side Beaver 3-5 (3-4) @ Waynesburg Central 0-8 (0-7) | South Side makes quick work of Waynesburg, win easily 35-0.

1A (CONF) #3 Rochester 8-0 (7-0) @ Western Beaver 4-5 (2-5) | A good test late for the Rams proves no trouble, no worries, as the Rams go undefeated, win 42-13.