Week 5 football predictions

Posted by Staff Writer Eric Branch:
Apologies to Healdsburg and Santa Rosa for my lack of faith.
Last week: 8-2. Season record: 21-7.

This week’s picks:
Casa Grande 31, Petaluma 23
Comment: Not sure Petaluma can stop Gauchos’ offense.

Analy 27, El Molino 14
Comment:
Golden Apple goes back to Sebastopol.

Healdsburg 21, Sonoma 12
Comment: Greyhounds have been winning with a stout defense.

Rancho Cotate 24, Maria Carrillo 13
Comment: Banged-up Cougars bounce back from overtime loss.

Ukiah 30, Santa Rosa 21
Comment: Winner will improve to 2-0 in NBL.

Montgomery 42, Elsie Allen 7
Comment:
No overtime this week.

Cardinal Newman 45, Piner 7
Comment: Cardinals start a winning streak.

Last week’s picks:
The pick: Montgomery 21, Rancho Cotate 17
The score: Montgomery 9, Rancho Cotateb 6.

The pick: Cardinal Newman 42, Elsie Allen 0
The score: Cardinal Newman 48, Elsie Allen 13

The pick: Maria Carrillo 31, Santa Rosa 13
The score: Santa Rosa 23, Maria Carrillo 20

The pick: Ukiah 20, Piner 12
The score: Ukiah 40, Piner 28

The pick: Analy 28, Healdsburg 20
The score: Healdsburg 21, Analy 7

The pick: Windsor 27, Sonoma 14
The score: Windsor 14, Sonoma 7

The pick: Petaluma 35, El Molino 12
The score: Petaluma 48, El Molino 7

The pick: Casa Grande 27, Napa 13
The score: Casa Grande 38, Napa 32

The pick: Fort Bragg 48, St. Vincent 24
The score: Fort Bragg 70, St. Vincent 27

The pick: Middletown 42, Cloverdale 21
The score: Middletown 27, Cloverdale 17