In last week’s predictions, I went 4-2. I failed to foresee a loss by Hamilton and Brilliant. Let’s see if I can improve this week.
Winfield @ Brilliant
The Winfield Pirates will mark their 1,000th game played this Friday, Sept. 24, against the Brilliant Tigers in a non-region rivalry. Their school history record sits at 585-368-46.
The Class 3A Pirates (5-0) are easily leading in Region 6 with a 3-0 record. They are ranked statewide for their defense, having only allowed 34 points for the season in five games--an average of less than 7 points-against-per-game. They have scored 193 points this season for an average of 38.6 points per game.
The Class 1A Brilliant Tigers (1-4) have scored 60 points this season--an average of 15 points-per-game. The Tigers’ defense has allowed a total of 146 points for an average of 36.5 points-against-per-game.
See complete story in the Journal Record.