Keith Lair and I will go head-to-head in the Star-News Pick’em. Here is this week’s predictions along with how we did last week.
Last Week: Ramirez (4-1); Lair (4-1)
Season: Ramirez (137-55); Lair (140-52)
Last week: Keith and I were even, both missing Muir’s loss to West Covina.
This week: It’s Final Four time and as an added feature, we will pick the scores for all the games in divisions that feature area teams. I will also add the Southeast Division, which has been talked about in the area all season. I like a final of Monrovia and Paraclete (sorry Coach Z) in the Mid-Valley; Rio Hondo Prep and Mission Prep in the Northeast and La Serna and Santa Fe in the Southeast.
FINAL FOUR SCHEDULE AND PROJECTIONS
Monrovia vs. Sierra Canyon at Granada Hills HS, 7:30 p.m. — Ramirez (Monrovia); Lair (Monrovia)
San Dimas vs. Paraclete at Antelope Valley College, 7 p.m. — Ramirez (Paraclete); Lair (Paraclete))
Rio Hondo Prep vs. St. Monica Catholic at Santa Monica College, 7 p.m. — Ramirez (RHP); Lair (RHP)
Salesian at Mission Prep, 7:30 p.m. — Ramirez (Mission Prep), Lair (MP)
West Covina vs. La Serna at Cal HS, 7:30 p.m. — Ramirez (La Serna); Lair (La Serna)
Santa Fe at Downey, 7 p.m. — Ramirez (Santa Fe); Lair (Downey)