This season, our high school football columnist and I will go to head-to-head in giving our predictions for all the area games from week to week. Want to play? Just add your projections and keep your tally and see how you match up.
This Week: I guess good minds think alike because Aram and I matched pick for pick. It appears the usual out of the box first week. La Mirada at St. Paul is very intriguing, but we both feel the Swordsmen, who won last year at La Mirada, have too much for what is a young Matadores team.
This week’s Games
La Mirada at St. Paul, 7:30 p.m. — Ramirez (St. Paul); Tolegian (St. Paul)
El Rancho at Los Altos, 7 p.m. — Ramirez (El Rancho); Tolegian (El Rancho)
La Habra vs. El Dorado at Valencia HS, 7 p.m. — Ramirez (La Habra); Tolegian (La Habra)
Whittier Christian vs. Esperanza at Whittier College, 7 p.m. — Ramirez (Esperanza); Tolegian (Esperanza)
Bonita Vista vs. La Serna at California HS, 7 p.m. — Ramirez (La Serna); Tolegian (La Serna)
Montebello at Los Angeles Roosevelt, 7 p.m. — Ramirez (Montebello); Tolegian (Montebello)
Santa Fe at Hamilton, 7 p.m. — Ramirez (Hamilton); Tolegian (Hamilton)