Plum Mustangs (5-1) vs. McKeesport Tigers (5-1)
In a matchup between Quad East rivals, Plum heads to McKeesport to take on the Tigers in a matchup for second place. The Mustangs scoring defense is third in Quad East action behind only McKeesport and Penn Trafford. McKeesport is coming off a 49-14 victory over Hopewell last week and look to stay a game behind Penn-Trafford in the conference.
Prugar’s Prediction: McKeesport 42 Plum 28
Chartiers Valley Colts (4-2) vs. Central Valley Warriors (5-1)
Chartiers Valley heads to Central Valley for a Parkway Conference matchup with playoff implications. The Warriors are riding a five-game win streak after an opening week loss to Montour. Chartiers Valley comes in to Friday’s matchup coming off a 45-26 win over Moon last week. The Warriors continue to stay in playoff contention for the first time since 2011.
Prugar’s Prediction: Central Valley 38 Chartiers Valley 31.
Washington Little Prexies (6-0) vs. New Brighton Lions (4-2)
Washington takes an undefeated record to New Brighton in a non-conference WPIAL Class AA game Friday night. The Little Prexies come in to the game averaging 51 points per game through their first six games. The Lions welcome Washington a week after giving up 14 points in a road contest against Freedom last weekend.
Prugar’s Prediction: Washington 42 New Brighton 14
CW North Catholic Trojans (6-0) vs. Avonworth Antelopes (5-1)
This Ohio Valley division matchup showcases the top two teams in the division in CW North Catholic and Avonworth. One of the most anticipated match-ups, this game looks to have a lot of drama. The Trojans, led on the sidelines by former Pittsburgh Steeler Jason Gildon, sit at 6-0 and look to gain a game in the standings over the Antelopes with a win Friday night. Avonworth looks to avenge their first loss of the season against Bishop Canevin last week. The Antelopes have outscored opponents 214-111 this season.
Prugar’s Prediction: CWNC 35 Avonworth 28.
Prugar’s Predictions: Last Week: 2-2
Prugar’s Predicitons: Overall: 10-6
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