Week 4 football predictions

Posted by Staff Writer Eric Branch:
Did I mention I was 9-1 after two weeks of predictions? Last week? What? I can’t hear you. Huh? Could you speak up? Dude, I think I’m going through a bad cell area …
Last week: 4-4. Season record: 13-5

This week’s picks:
Montgomery 21, Rancho Cotate 17
Comment: Size over speed.

Cardinal Newman 42, Elsie Allen 0
Comment: Cardinals break into the win column.

Maria Carrillo 31, Santa Rosa 13
Comment: Pumas bounce back after trailing Windsor 28-0 at halftime last week.

Ukiah 20, Piner 12
Comment: Wildcats get first win for coach Jeff Schueller.

Analy 28, Healdsburg 20
Comment: Tigers start 5-0 for second straight season.

Windsor 27, Sonoma 14
Comment: I’m on the bandwagon. Jaguars opened some eyes with last week’s win over Carrillo.

Petaluma 35, El Molino 12
Comment: Trojans can’t look ahead to next week’s Egg Bowl showdown with Casa Grande.

Casa Grande 27, Napa 13
Comment: Gauchos avenge last year’s 18-point loss.

Fort Bragg 48, St. Vincent 24
Comment: Timberwolves are averaging 61 points a game — that’s 1.3 points a minute.

Middletown 42, Cloverdale 21
Comment: Mustangs outscored St. Vincent 28-6 in second half last week.

Last week’s picks:
The pick: Montgomery 17, Casa Grande 14
The score: Casa Grande 21, Montgomery 20

The pick: Maria Carrillo 24, Windsor 14
The score: Windsor 42, Maria Carrillo 28

The pick: Palma 28, Cardinal Newman 21
The score: Palma 17, Cardinal Newman 7

The pick: Middletown 28, St. Vincent 13
The score: Middletown 56, St. Vincent 23

The pick: Rancho Cotate 34, Petaluma 28
The score: Petaluma 14, Rancho Cotate 12

The pick: Piner 21, El Molino 16
The score: El Molino 34, Piner 16

The pick: Analy 30, Santa Rosa 21
The score: Analy 35, Santa Rosa 16

The pick: Eureka 27, Ukiah 14
The score: Eureka 34, Ukiah 12