Saturday playoff picks

Posted by Staff Writer Eric Branch:
Last week: 11-4. Season: 67-22.

Division II
The pick: No. 3 Montgomery 17, No. 11 Clayton Valley 13
Comment: Vikings have experience winning defensive battles.

Division III
The pick: No. 2 Marin Catholic 42, No. 10 Analy 23
Comment: Wildcats simply too talented.

Division IV
The pick: No. 2 Ferndale 26, No. 7 Fort Bragg 16
Comment: Ferndale is 66-6 since 2004.

Division V
The pick: No. 1 St. Vincent 33, No. 4 St. Bernard 12
Comment: Mustangs cruise back into Division V title game.

Last week’s picks:
Division II
The pick: No. 1 Petaluma 33, No. 16 Rancho Cotate 14
The score: Petlauma 12, Rancho 7

The pick: No. 2 Casa Grande 27, No. 15 Maria Carrillo 14
The score: Casa Grande 18, Maria Carrillo 7

The pick: No. 3 Montgomery 20, No. 14 Mt. Diablo 7
The score: Montgomery 45, Mt. Diablo 20

The pick: No. 9 Cardinal Newman 28, No. 8 Windsor 7
The score: Cardinal Newman 7, Windsor 0

Division III
The pick: No. 1 Encinal 49, No. 16 Sonoma 7
The score: Encinal 28, Sonoma 0

The pick: No. 5 Healdsburg 22, No. 12 Miramonte 17
The score: Miramonte 30, Healdsburg 28

The pick: No. 7 Acalanes 24, No. 10 Analy 14
The score: Analy 19, Acalanes 17

Division IV
The pick: No. 4 Middletown 52, No. 13 Harker School 14
The score: Middletown 62, Harker Academy 0

The pick: No. 5 Cloverdale 28, No. 12 Valley Christian 13
The score: Valley Christian 35, Cloverdale 25

The pick: No. 7 Fort Bragg 35, No. 10 McKinleyville 21
The score: Fort Bragg 15, McKinleyville 12

The pick: No. 3 Salesian 48, No. 14 Willits 7
The score: Salesian 45, Willits 0

The pick: No. 6 St. Patrick/St. Vincent 24, No. 11 Clear Lake 16
The score: St. Patrick/St. Vincent 65, Clear Lake 22

Division V
The pick: No. 1 St. Vincent 41, No. 8 Calistoga 6
The score: St. Vincent 46, Calistoga 0

The pick: No. 2 St. Elizabeth 33, No. 7 Point Arena 13
The score: St. Elizabeth 30, Point Arena 7

The pick: No. 5 Tomales 32, No. 4 St. Bernard 20
The score: St. Bernard 17, Tomales 14