Friday playoff picks

Posted by Staff Writer Eric Branch:
Last week: 5-2. Season: 72-24.

NCS Division II semifinals
The pick: Eureka 34, Petaluma 27
Comment: Went back-and-forth and finally went with the head on this one. I’m scared of Soma Vainuku and I’m not even playing.

NCS Division V finals
The pick: St. Vincent 24, St. Elizabeth 13
Comment: Mustangs will win. I promise. (This is an inside joke for Division V football fanatics).

Last week’s picks:
The pick: Petaluma 27, Cardinal Newman 14
The score: Petaluma 28, Cardinal Newman 14

The pick: Casa Grande 38, Las Lomas 30
The score: Casa Grande 42, Las Lomas 20

The pick: Middletown 42, Valley Christian 22
The score: Valley Christian 30, Valley Christian 29

The pick: Montgomery 17, Clayton Valley 13
The score: Montgomery 21, Clayton Valley 11

The pick: Marin Catholic 42, Analy 23
The score: Marin Catholic 37, Analy 35

The pick: Ferndale 26, Fort Bragg 16
The score: Fort Bragg 14, Ferndale 13

The pick: St. Vincent 33, No. 4 St. Bernard 12
The score: St. Vincent 43, No. 4 St. Bernard 7