Bethel Park Black Hawks vs. Mt. Lebanon Blue Devils
The undefeated Blue Devils host Quad Central division rival Bethel Park Friday night at Mt. Lebanon Stadium. The Black Hawks are riding a three-game winning streak since falling to Woodland Hills in Week 2. Mt. Lebanon is coming off an 18-point victory over Peters Township last week. With a win, Bethel Park would stay in the hunt to win the Quad Central division.
Prugar’s Prediction: Bethel Park 42, Mt. Lebanon 38
Ringgold Rams vs. Belle Vernon Leopards
In a WPIAL Big 10 match-up of unbeatens, the Rams of Ringgold head to Belle Vernon to take on the Leopards. Since allowing 21 points to Thomas Jefferson in Week 2, Belle Vernon has not allowed more than seven points in a game. Ringgold is averaging a 23-point margin of victory so far this fall and looks to gain put some distance between them and Leopards at the top of the division.
Prugar’s Prediction: Belle Vernon 36, Ringgold 28
Aliquippa Quips vs. Beaver Bobcats
Aliquippa hits the road to face a 4-1 Beaver team in WPIAL Midwestern division action Friday night. The undefeated Quips, fresh off a 21-point victory over Quaker Valley last week, look to continue their offensive ways against the Bobcats. Aliquippa has averaged 48 points a game through the first five games of the season. Beaver, coming off a 31-point win over Mohawk, will be trying to hand Beaver their first loss of the season by utilizing Darius Wise out of the backfield.
Prugar’s Prediction: Aliquippa 49, Beaver 14
Clairton Bears vs. Jeannette Jayhawks
The Bears head to Jeannette to take on the Jayhawks in a showdown for first place in the WPIAL Eastern division. Clairton, fresh off a 54-6 drubbing of Riverview last week, looks to keep its undefeated season going against Jeannette. The Jayhawks look to quiet a Clairton offense that has scored 290 total points in five games so far this season with a defense that has yet to allow more than 7 points in a single game.
Prugar’s Prediction: Jeannette 38, Clairton 35
Prugar’s Predictions (Last Week): 4-0
Prugar’s Predictions (Overall): 8-4
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