Sagarin Ratings ŠJeff Sagarin
Crown Point (6-4) at Portage (5-5)
GAME TIME: 7 pm CT, Warpath.
COACHES: Kevin Enright, 35-29 in 6th year at Crown Point. Darren Rodriguez, 11-9 in 2nd year at Portage, 48-57 in 10th year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Crown Point, 65.67, 78th overall, 24th in Class 6A. Portage, 63.73, 82nd overall, 25th in Class 6A.
LAST OUTING: Crown Point defeated Merrillville, 23-14. Portage defeated Lake Central, 34-14.
VS. COMMON FOES: Crown Point 5-3; Portage 4-4.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Crown Point 50-52, Portage 54-48.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Portage, 18-13.
LAST MEETING: Portage, 27-10, Sep. 15, 2017.
PREDICTION: Portage, 28-24.
Warsaw (6-4) at Penn (9-1)
GAME TIME: 7 pm ET, Freed Field.
COACHES: Phil Jensen, 104-84 in 18th year at Warsaw, 133-96 in 22nd year overall. Cory Yeoman, 163-31 in 15th year at Penn.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Penn, 78.4, 27th overall, 17th in Class 6A. Warsaw, 57.27, 104th overall, 26th in Class 6A.
LAST OUTING: Warsaw defeated Chesterton, 26-16. Penn defeated Valparaiso, 13-0.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Warsaw 55-48, Penn 35-47.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Penn, 5-0.
LAST MEETING: Penn, 42-21, Oct. 19, 2012, sectional.
PREDICTION: Penn, 28-14.
Carroll (Fort Wayne) (7-3) at Fort Wayne Snider (10-0)
GAME TIME: 7 pm ET, Spuller Stadium.
COACHES: Doug Dinan, 63-28 in 8th year at Carroll (Fort Wayne). Kurt Tippmann, 96-20 in 9th year at Fort Wayne Snider.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Fort Wayne Snider, 92.53, 13th overall, 10th in Class 6A. Carroll (Fort Wayne), 66.89, 70th overall, 22nd in Class 6A.
LAST OUTING: Carroll (Fort Wayne) defeated Fort Wayne Northrop, 42-34. Fort Wayne Snider defeated Homestead, 37-0.
VS. COMMON FOES: Carroll (Fort Wayne) 7-2; Fort Wayne Snider 9-0.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Carroll (Fort Wayne) 50-54, Fort Wayne Snider 53-51.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Fort Wayne Snider, 5-0.
LAST MEETING: Fort Wayne Snider, 69-7, Aug. 25, 2017.
PREDICTION: Fort Wayne Snider, 45-24.
Lafayette Jeff (10-0) at Carmel (6-4)
GAME TIME: 7 pm ET, Greyhound Stadium.
COACHES: Pat Shanley, 16-4 in 2nd year at Lafayette Jeff. John Hebert, 26-11 in 3rd year at Carmel.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Carmel, 98.37, 8th overall, 7th in Class 6A. Lafayette Jeff, 87.43, 18th overall, 13th in Class 6A.
LAST OUTING: Lafayette Jeff defeated Westfield, 27-24. Carmel defeated Noblesville, 25-7.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Lafayette Jeff 47-56, Carmel 41-49.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Carmel, 7-2.
LAST MEETING: Carmel, 44-21, Oct. 31, 2008, sectional.
PREDICTION: Carmel, 35-21.
Pike (6-4) at Fishers (6-4)
GAME TIME: 7 pm ET, Clarian Field.
COACHES: Jimmy Graves, 10-20 in 3rd year at Pike. Rick Wimmer, 87-50 in 12th year at Fishers, 251-133 in 35th year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Pike, 102.87, 5th overall, 5th in Class 6A. Fishers, 86.41, 21st overall, 15th in Class 6A.
LAST OUTING: Pike defeated North Central (Indianapolis), 42-21. Fishers defeated Hamilton Southeastern, 9-6.
VS. COMMON FOES: Pike 2-1; Fishers 1-1.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Pike 54-47, Fishers 50-51.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Tied, 2-2.
LAST MEETING: Pike, 43-0, Aug. 25, 2017.
PREDICTION: Pike, 31-28.
Warren Central (7-3) at Ben Davis (10-0)
GAME TIME: 7 pm ET, Giants Stadium.
COACHES: Jayson West, 45-15 in 5th year at Warren Central, 97-27 in 10th year overall. Mike Kirschner, 91-36 in 11th year at Ben Davis, 105-62 in 15th year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Ben Davis, 123.84, 1st overall, 1st in Class 6A. Warren Central, 111.6, 2nd overall, 2nd in Class 6A.
LAST OUTING: Warren Central defeated Lawrence North, 41-16. Ben Davis defeated Lawrence Central, 33-20.
VS. COMMON FOES: Warren Central 6-1; Ben Davis 7-0.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Warren Central 40-40, Ben Davis 52-48.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Ben Davis, 20-19.
LAST MEETING: Ben Davis, 45-16, Sep. 15, 2017.
PREDICTION: Ben Davis, 35-31.
Brownsburg (8-2) at Avon (8-2)
GAME TIME: 7 pm ET, Oriole Stadium.
COACHES: John Hart, 16-4 in 2nd year at Brownsburg, 284-86 in 33rd year overall. Mark Bless, 64-28 in 8th year at Avon, 213-95 in 28th year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Avon, 104.21, 3rd overall, 3rd in Class 6A. Brownsburg, 96.57, 9th overall, 8th in Class 6A.
LAST OUTING: Brownsburg defeated Perry Meridian, 56-3. Avon defeated Southport, 33-2.
VS. COMMON FOES: Brownsburg 5-0; Avon 4-1.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Brownsburg 38-64, Avon 50-51.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Avon, 21-13.
LAST MEETING: Avon, 62-27, Sep. 8, 2017.
PREDICTION: Avon, 35-31.
Columbus North (9-1) at Center Grove (5-5)
GAME TIME: 7 pm ET, Center Grove.
COACHES: Tim Bless, 122-80 in 18th year at Columbus North, 134-89 in 20th year overall. Eric Moore, 178-61 in 19th year at Center Grove, 226-66 in 23rd year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Center Grove, 103.82, 4th overall, 4th in Class 6A. Columbus North, 95.23, 10th overall, 9th in Class 6A.
LAST OUTING: Columbus North defeated Jeffersonville, 56-14. Center Grove defeated Franklin Central, 35-3.
VS. COMMON FOES: Columbus North 0-1; Center Grove 1-0.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Columbus North 45-57, Center Grove 55-45.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Center Grove, 13-3.
LAST MEETING: Center Grove, 41-14, Nov. 4, 2016, sectional.
PREDICTION: Center Grove, 28-17.
LaPorte (7-3) at Michigan City (7-3)
GAME TIME: 7 pm CT, Ames Field.
COACHES: Dave Sharpe, 22-9 in 3rd year at LaPorte, 34-19 in 5th year overall. Phil Mason, 14-7 in 2nd year at Michigan City, 127-68 in 17th year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Michigan City, 73.18, 44th overall, 9th in Class 5A. LaPorte, 70.04, 53rd overall, 12th in Class 5A.
LAST OUTING: LaPorte defeated South Bend Adams, 40-19. Michigan City defeated Munster, 28-14.
VS. COMMON FOES: LaPorte 4-2; Michigan City 5-1.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: LaPorte 52-49, Michigan City 47-44.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: LaPorte, 20-5.
LAST MEETING: LaPorte, 58-56, Oct. 6, 2017.
PREDICTION: Michigan City, 35-34.
Concord (9-1) at Goshen (2-8)
GAME TIME: 7 pm ET, Foreman Field.
COACHES: Craig Koehler, 23-8 in 3rd year at Concord. Kyle Park, 15-26 in 4th year at Goshen.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Concord, 68.71, 60th overall, 14th in Class 5A. Goshen, 37.91, 194th overall, 33rd in Class 5A.
LAST OUTING: Concord defeated Elkhart Memorial, 16-9. Goshen defeated Elkhart Central, 15-14.
VS. COMMON FOES: Concord 6-1; Goshen 1-5.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Concord 48-57, Goshen 51-51.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Concord, 20-15.
LAST MEETING: Concord, 49-14, Sep. 15, 2017.
PREDICTION: Concord, 31-17.
Kokomo (6-4) at McCutcheon (7-3)
GAME TIME: 7 pm ET, Ellison Stadium.
COACHES: Brett Colby, 87-30 in 11th year at Kokomo, 202-97 in 28th year overall. Ken Frauhiger, 45-70 in 11th year at McCutcheon.
SAGARIN RATINGS: McCutcheon, 77.99, 29th overall, 6th in Class 5A. Kokomo, 68.34, 61st overall, 15th in Class 5A.
LAST OUTING: Kokomo defeated Harrison (West Lafayette), 13-8. McCutcheon defeated Huntington North, 42-7.
VS. COMMON FOES: Kokomo 4-2; McCutcheon 4-1.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Kokomo 52-50, McCutcheon 54-48.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: McCutcheon, 4-1.
LAST MEETING: McCutcheon, 26-10, Sep. 8, 2017.
PREDICTION: McCutcheon, 28-21.
Zionsville (6-5) at New Palestine (10-0)
GAME TIME: 7 pm ET, Kelso Stadium.
COACHES: Pat Echeverria, 20-25 in 4th year at Zionsville, 43-39 in 7th year overall. Kyle Ralph, 60-3 in 5th year at New Palestine.
SAGARIN RATINGS: New Palestine, 84.59, 23rd overall, 5th in Class 5A. Zionsville, 76.4, 36th overall, 7th in Class 5A.
LAST OUTING: Zionsville defeated Anderson, 35-0. New Palestine defeated Muncie Central, 54-14.
VS. COMMON FOES: Zionsville 1-0; New Palestine 1-0.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Zionsville 55-56, New Palestine 38-65.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Tied, 5-5.
LAST MEETING: New Palestine, 49-21, Nov. 13, 2015, regional.
PREDICTION: New Palestine, 35-28.
Decatur Central (10-1) at Indianapolis Cathedral (5-5)
GAME TIME: 7 pm ET, Arlington Field.
COACHES: Kyle Enright, 17-4 in 2nd year at Decatur Central. Rick Streiff, 219-76 in 23rd year at Indianapolis Cathedral, 240-108 in 28th year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Indianapolis Cathedral, 101.85, 6th overall, 1st in Class 5A. Decatur Central, 90.98, 15th overall, 3rd in Class 5A.
LAST OUTING: Decatur Central defeated Indianapolis Tech, 47-8. Indianapolis Cathedral defeated Indianapolis Roncalli, 28-23.
VS. COMMON FOES: Decatur Central 1-0; Indianapolis Cathedral 1-0.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Decatur Central 51-61, Indianapolis Cathedral 22-19.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Indianapolis Cathedral, 2-0.
LAST MEETING: Indianapolis Cathedral, 59-14, Nov. 7, 2014, sectional.
PREDICTION: Indianapolis Cathedral, 35-28.
Bloomington South (6-5) at Martinsville (6-4)
GAME TIME: 7 pm ET, Siderewicz Field .
COACHES: Mo Moriarity, 186-48 in 20th year at Bloomington South, 290-89 in 32nd year overall. Carter Whitson, 6-4 in 1st year at Martinsville.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Bloomington South, 72.47, 47th overall, 10th in Class 5A. Martinsville, 66.74, 71st overall, 17th in Class 5A.
LAST OUTING: Bloomington South defeated Bloomington North, 34-6. Martinsville defeated Franklin, 24-21.
VS. COMMON FOES: Bloomington South 1-0; Martinsville 1-0.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Bloomington South 53-57, Martinsville 48-56.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Bloomington South, 31-13.
LAST MEETING: Bloomington South, 35-17, Aug. 25, 2017.
PREDICTION: Bloomington South, 35-24.
Columbus East (10-1) at Floyd Central (8-2)
GAME TIME: 7 pm ET, Scott Field.
COACHES: Bob Gaddis, 182-34 in 17th year at Columbus East, 300-134 in 39th year overall. Brian Glesing, 70-50 in 11th year at Floyd Central, 110-80 in 17th year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Columbus East, 90.87, 16th overall, 4th in Class 5A. Floyd Central, 69.85, 55th overall, 13th in Class 5A.
LAST OUTING: Columbus East defeated Bedford North Lawrence, 56-14. Floyd Central defeated New Albany, 31-13.
VS. COMMON FOES: Columbus East 8-0; Floyd Central 7-0.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Columbus East 51-59, Floyd Central 42-50.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Columbus East, 19-12.
LAST MEETING: Columbus East, 55-7, Sep. 22, 2017.
PREDICTION: Columbus East, 42-28.
Terre Haute South (3-7) at Terre Haute North (5-5)
GAME TIME: 7 pm ET, Terre Haute North.
COACHES: Tim Herrin, 17-35 in 5th year at Terre Haute South. Chris Barrett, 72-103 in 16th year at Terre Haute North, 100-135 in 23rd year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Terre Haute North, 67.75, 66th overall, 16th in Class 5A. Terre Haute South, 61.26, 90th overall, 21st in Class 5A.
LAST OUTING: Terre Haute South defeated Castle, 31-28. Terre Haute North defeated Evansville North, 31-0.
VS. COMMON FOES: Terre Haute South 2-4; Terre Haute North 1-5.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Terre Haute South 53-48, Terre Haute North 46-55.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Terre Haute North, 24-16.
LAST MEETING: Terre Haute North, 28-21, Sep. 1, 2017.
PREDICTION: Terre Haute North, 35-24.
Griffith (10-1) at Lowell (11-0)
GAME TIME: 7 pm CT, Inferno.
COACHES: Ben Geffert, 22-12 in 3rd year at Griffith. Keith Kilmer, 62-29 in 8th year at Lowell.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Lowell, 71.17, 49th overall, 9th in Class 4A. Griffith, 69.08, 59th overall, 15th in Class 4A.
LAST OUTING: Griffith defeated Hammond Morton, 35-21. Lowell defeated Highland, 35-0.
VS. COMMON FOES: Griffith 1-0; Lowell 1-0.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Griffith 55-57, Lowell 51-63.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Griffith, 20-16.
LAST MEETING: Griffith, 17-9, Sep. 9, 2016.
PREDICTION: Lowell, 28-24.
South Bend St. Joseph (5-6) at New Prairie (10-1)
GAME TIME: 6:30 pm CT, Miller Field.
COACHES: Bryon Whitten, 7-14 in 2nd year at South Bend St. Joseph. Russ Radtke, 59-13 in 6th year at New Prairie, 349-133 in 41st year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: New Prairie, 78.75, 26th overall, 2nd in Class 4A. South Bend St. Joseph, 56.23, 108th overall, 27th in Class 4A.
LAST OUTING: South Bend St. Joseph defeated South Bend Riley, 39-27. New Prairie defeated Mishawaka, 42-21.
VS. COMMON FOES: South Bend St. Joseph 3-1; New Prairie 4-0.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: South Bend St. Joseph 70-44, New Prairie 54-61.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: New Prairie, 3-1.
LAST MEETING: New Prairie, 28-6, Nov. 8, 2013, sectional.
PREDICTION: New Prairie, 38-21.
Angola (11-0) at Culver Academy (10-1)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET, Oliver Field.
COACHES: Andy Thomas, 25-16 in 4th year at Angola, 115-83 in 18th year overall. Andy Dorrel, 119-99 in 20th year at Culver Academy.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Culver Academy, 74.97, 38th overall, 4th in Class 4A. Angola, 74.1, 40th overall, 5th in Class 4A.
LAST OUTING: Angola defeated NorthWood, 28-21, overtime. Culver Academy defeated East Noble, 33-28.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Angola 50-64, Culver Academy 57-59.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Angola, 2-0.
LAST MEETING: Angola won, 1992, sectional.
PREDICTION: Culver Academy, 28-27.
Fort Wayne Wayne (5-6) at Fort Wayne Dwenger (8-3)
GAME TIME: 7 pm ET, Zollner Stadium.
COACHES: Derrick Moore, 7-24 in 3rd year at Fort Wayne Wayne. Chris Svarczkopf, 147-48 in 15th year at Fort Wayne Dwenger.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Fort Wayne Dwenger, 72.62, 46th overall, 8th in Class 4A. Fort Wayne Wayne, 57.31, 103rd overall, 25th in Class 4A.
LAST OUTING: Fort Wayne Wayne defeated Jay County, 9-6. Fort Wayne Dwenger defeated New Haven, 13-6.
VS. COMMON FOES: Fort Wayne Wayne 3-5; Fort Wayne Dwenger 6-3.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Fort Wayne Wayne 59-55, Fort Wayne Dwenger 57-57.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Fort Wayne Dwenger, 26-10.
LAST MEETING: Fort Wayne Dwenger, 27-12, Aug. 18, 2017.
PREDICTION: Fort Wayne Dwenger, 31-17.
Western (7-4) at Mississinewa (9-2)
GAME TIME: 7 pm ET, Fisher Field.
COACHES: Alex Stewart, 7-4 in 1st year at Western, 17-14 in 3rd year overall. Curt Funk, 55-31 in 8th year at Mississinewa.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Mississinewa, 69.16, 58th overall, 14th in Class 4A. Western, 65.73, 77th overall, 19th in Class 4A.
LAST OUTING: Western defeated Pendleton Heights, 35-7. Mississinewa defeated Marion, 21-14.
VS. COMMON FOES: Western 1-0; Mississinewa 1-0.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Western 72-45, Mississinewa 58-59.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Western, 5-0.
LAST MEETING: Western, 41-28, Oct. 25, 2013, sectional.
PREDICTION: Mississinewa, 35-28.
Greenwood (9-2) at Mooresville (3-8)
GAME TIME: 7 pm ET, Mooresville.
COACHES: Mike Campbell, 67-66 in 12th year at Greenwood. Mike Gillin, 3-8 in 1st year at Mooresville, 308-125 in 39th year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Greenwood, 77.85, 30th overall, 3rd in Class 4A. Mooresville, 48.63, 149th overall, 35th in Class 4A.
LAST OUTING: Greenwood defeated Mount Vernon (Fortville), 50-6. Mooresville defeated New Castle, 42-35.
VS. COMMON FOES: Greenwood 4-2; Mooresville 1-5.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Greenwood 52-63, Mooresville 65-49.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Greenwood, 20-17.
LAST MEETING: Greenwood, 51-21, Sep. 8, 2017.
PREDICTION: Greenwood, 42-24.
Silver Creek (9-2) at East Central (8-3)
GAME TIME: 7 pm ET, Trojan Field.
COACHES: John Dablow, 20-12 in 3rd year at Silver Creek, 37-56 in 9th year overall. Justin Roden, 43-20 in 5th year at East Central.
SAGARIN RATINGS: East Central, 72.87, 45th overall, 7th in Class 4A. Silver Creek, 58.81, 100th overall, 24th in Class 4A.
LAST OUTING: Silver Creek defeated Franklin County, 7-6. East Central defeated South Dearborn, 51-0.
VS. COMMON FOES: Silver Creek 1-0; East Central 1-0.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Silver Creek 49-65, East Central 46-51.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: No meetings.
PREDICTION: East Central, 31-14.
Evansville Bosse (3-8) at Evansville Central (10-1)
GAME TIME: 6 pm CT, Central Stadium.
COACHES: Eric Schnur, 5-26 in 3rd year at Evansville Bosse. Andy Owen, 77-44 in 11th year at Evansville Central.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Evansville Central, 86.74, 19th overall, 1st in Class 4A. Evansville Bosse, 35.7, 206th overall, 51st in Class 4A.
LAST OUTING: Evansville Bosse defeated Owen Valley, 26-0. Evansville Central defeated Jasper, 26-15.
VS. COMMON FOES: Evansville Bosse 0-6; Evansville Central 6-1.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Evansville Bosse 59-56, Evansville Central 62-43.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Evansville Central, 24-7.
LAST MEETING: Evansville Central, 48-0, Sep. 1, 2017.
PREDICTION: Evansville Central, 45-10.
Andrean (8-3) at West Lafayette (10-1)
GAME TIME: 7 pm ET, Straley Field.
COACHES: Chris Skinner, 13-9 in 2nd year at Andrean. Shane Fry, 52-11 in 5th year at West Lafayette.
SAGARIN RATINGS: West Lafayette, 95.12, 11th overall, 1st in Class 3A. Andrean, 60, 95th overall, 14th in Class 3A.
LAST OUTING: Andrean defeated Wheeler, 69-6. West Lafayette defeated Twin Lakes, 56-6.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Andrean 52-61, West Lafayette 54-53.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Andrean, 1-0.
LAST MEETING: Andrean, 52-7, Nov. 22, 2013, semistate.
PREDICTION: West Lafayette, 42-21.
Southmont (7-4) at Brebeuf Jesuit (7-4)
GAME TIME: 7 pm ET, Wilhelm Field.
COACHES: Desson Hannum, 53-65 in 11th year at Southmont. Mic Roessler, 34-23 in 5th year at Brebeuf Jesuit.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Brebeuf Jesuit, 76.54, 35th overall, 6th in Class 3A. Southmont, 51.59, 133rd overall, 22nd in Class 3A.
LAST OUTING: Southmont defeated Hamilton Heights, 35-14. Brebeuf Jesuit defeated Blackford, 42-14.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Southmont 52-63, Brebeuf Jesuit 66-49.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Brebeuf Jesuit, 1-0.
LAST MEETING: Brebeuf Jesuit, 13-10, Oct. 25, 2002, sectional.
PREDICTION: Brebeuf Jesuit, 35-14.
Jimtown (6-5) at Mishawaka Marian (7-4)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET, Otolski Field.
COACHES: Mike. Campbell, 92-33 in 10th year at Jimtown. Reggie Glon, 163-102 in 24th year at Mishawaka Marian.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Mishawaka Marian, 51.61, 132nd overall, 21st in Class 3A. Jimtown, 49.05, 146th overall, 26th in Class 3A.
LAST OUTING: Jimtown defeated Peru, 24-7. Mishawaka Marian defeated Knox, 17-13.
VS. COMMON FOES: Jimtown 3-2; Mishawaka Marian 4-2.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Jimtown 68-48, Mishawaka Marian 56-60.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Jimtown, 3-2.
LAST MEETING: Jimtown, 7-0, Sep. 15, 2017.
PREDICTION: Mishawaka Marian, 21-17.
Fort Wayne Concordia (7-4) at Fort Wayne Luers (7-4)
GAME TIME: 7 pm ET, Luers Field.
COACHES: Tim Mannigel, 41-49 in 8th year at Fort Wayne Concordia. Kyle Lindsay, 34-28 in 5th year at Fort Wayne Luers.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Fort Wayne Concordia, 66.35, 75th overall, 10th in Class 3A. Fort Wayne Luers, 62.58, 87th overall, 11th in Class 3A.
LAST OUTING: Fort Wayne Concordia defeated Lakeland, 32-0. Fort Wayne Luers defeated Norwell, 40-17.
VS. COMMON FOES: Fort Wayne Concordia 4-4; Fort Wayne Luers 5-3.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Fort Wayne Concordia 59-55, Fort Wayne Luers 55-59.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Fort Wayne Luers, 27-8.
LAST MEETING: Fort Wayne Concordia, 28-7, Sep. 8, 2017.
PREDICTION: Fort Wayne Concordia, 28-24.
Indianapolis Ritter (9-2) at Indianapolis Chatard (6-5)
GAME TIME: 7 pm ET, Indianapolis Chatard.
COACHES: Ty Hunt, 126-32 in 12th year at Indianapolis Ritter. Rob Doyle, 6-5 in 1st year at Indianapolis Chatard.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Indianapolis Chatard, 79.53, 25th overall, 3rd in Class 3A. Indianapolis Ritter, 66.64, 73rd overall, 9th in Class 3A.
LAST OUTING: Indianapolis Ritter defeated Indian Creek, 41-22. Indianapolis Chatard defeated Indianapolis Broad Ripple, 48-0.
VS. COMMON FOES: Indianapolis Ritter 1-0; Indianapolis Chatard 1-0.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Indianapolis Ritter 62-53, Indianapolis Chatard 44-38.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Indianapolis Chatard, 14-2.
LAST MEETING: Indianapolis Chatard, 45-6, Sep. 16, 2016.
PREDICTION: Indianapolis Chatard, 31-24.
Greencastle (7-4) at Danville (11-0)
GAME TIME: 7 pm ET, Danville.
COACHES: Mike Meyer, 36-47 in 8th year at Greencastle, 40-73 in 11th year overall. K.C. Woods, 21-3 in 2nd year at Danville.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Danville, 76.97, 33rd overall, 5th in Class 3A. Greencastle, 42.46, 173rd overall, 31st in Class 3A.
LAST OUTING: Greencastle defeated Sullivan, 14-0. Danville defeated Tri-West, 32-20.
VS. COMMON FOES: Greencastle 2-0; Danville 2-0.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Greencastle 52-62, Danville 49-66.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Danville, 10-2.
LAST MEETING: Danville, 21-14, Oct. 28, 2016, sectional.
PREDICTION: Danville, 35-14.
Lawrenceburg (10-1) at North Harrison (11-0)
GAME TIME: 7 pm ET, North Harrison.
COACHES: Ryan Knigga, 60-22 in 7th year at Lawrenceburg. Mark Williamson, 39-25 in 6th year at North Harrison, 55-43 in 9th year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Lawrenceburg, 71.12, 50th overall, 7th in Class 3A. North Harrison, 59.18, 99th overall, 16th in Class 3A.
LAST OUTING: Lawrenceburg defeated Greensburg, 43-14. North Harrison defeated Batesville, 20-19.
VS. COMMON FOES: Lawrenceburg 2-0; North Harrison 2-0.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Lawrenceburg 53-54, North Harrison 44-69.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: No meetings.
PREDICTION: Lawrenceburg, 31-21.
Evansville Memorial (10-1) at Gibson Southern (11-0)
GAME TIME: 7 pm CT, Jewell Field.
COACHES: John Hurley, 69-53 in 10th year at Evansville Memorial. Nick Hart, 67-8 in 6th year at Gibson Southern.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Gibson Southern, 85.98, 22nd overall, 2nd in Class 3A. Evansville Memorial, 78.21, 28th overall, 4th in Class 3A.
LAST OUTING: Evansville Memorial defeated Washington, 49-15. Gibson Southern defeated Vincennes Lincoln, 39-28.
VS. COMMON FOES: Evansville Memorial 1-0; Gibson Southern 1-0.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Evansville Memorial 54-51, Gibson Southern 46-57.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Evansville Memorial, 5-4.
LAST MEETING: Evansville Memorial, 29-20, Oct. 21, 2016, sectional.
PREDICTION: Gibson Southern, 35-31.
North Newton (7-4) at Boone Grove (8-3)
GAME TIME: 7 pm CT, Valparaiso.
COACHES: Jeff Bean, 19-14 in 3rd year at North Newton, 43-71 in 11th year overall. Dan Kukulski, 8-3 in 1st year at Boone Grove.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Boone Grove, 41.21, 178th overall, 22nd in Class 2A. North Newton, 36.78, 200th overall, 28th in Class 2A.
LAST OUTING: North Newton defeated Lake Station, 36-6. Boone Grove defeated Gary Roosevelt, 47-20.
VS. COMMON FOES: North Newton 2-0; Boone Grove 2-0.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: North Newton 50-62, Boone Grove 50-60.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Boone Grove, 3-2.
LAST MEETING: North Newton, 46-6, Sep. 23, 2016.
PREDICTION: Boone Grove, 24-23.
Central Noble (8-3) at Woodlan (9-2)
GAME TIME: 7 pm ET, Leland Etzler Field.
COACHES: Greg Moe, 10-11 in 2nd year at Central Noble. Sherwood Haydock, 52-28 in 7th year at Woodlan, 185-147 in 30th year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Woodlan, 66.94, 69th overall, 5th in Class 2A. Central Noble, 47.56, 151st overall, 18th in Class 2A.
LAST OUTING: Central Noble defeated Bluffton, 54-14. Woodlan defeated Wabash, 32-8.
VS. COMMON FOES: Central Noble 2-1; Woodlan 4-0.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Central Noble 45-70, Woodlan 39-66.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Woodlan, 2-0.
LAST MEETING: Woodlan, 42-7, Oct. 23, 2015, sectional.
PREDICTION: Woodlan, 38-21.
Lewis Cass (7-4) at Eastbrook (11-0)
GAME TIME: 7 pm ET, Freck Field.
COACHES: Jeff Phillips, 8-13 in 2nd year at Lewis Cass, 54-47 in 10th year overall. Jeff Adamson, 253-83 in 29th year at Eastbrook.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Eastbrook, 76.99, 32nd overall, 1st in Class 2A. Lewis Cass, 58.69, 101st overall, 10th in Class 2A.
LAST OUTING: Lewis Cass defeated Delphi, 33-6. Eastbrook defeated Rensselaer Central, 21-3.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Lewis Cass 68-40, Eastbrook 48-68.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Lewis Cass, 9-6.
LAST MEETING: Lewis Cass, 42-14, Nov. 11, 2005, regional.
PREDICTION: Eastbrook, 35-21.
Lapel (8-3) at Shenandoah (9-2)
GAME TIME: 7 pm ET, Shenandoah.
COACHES: Tim Miller, 31-36 in 6th year at Lapel. Jordan McCaslin, 9-2 in 1st year at Shenandoah.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Shenandoah, 65.85, 76th overall, 7th in Class 2A. Lapel, 51.06, 137th overall, 16th in Class 2A.
LAST OUTING: Lapel defeated Alexandria, 31-14. Shenandoah defeated Frankton, 49-18.
VS. COMMON FOES: Lapel 3-1; Shenandoah 3-1.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Lapel 64-53, Shenandoah 66-50.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Shenandoah, 26-6.
LAST MEETING: Shenandoah, 53-20, Sep. 8, 2017.
PREDICTION: Shenandoah, 38-28.
Triton Central (8-3) at Indianapolis Scecina (10-1)
GAME TIME: 7 pm ET, U. of Indianapolis.
COACHES: Tim Able, 42-18 in 5th year at Triton Central, 167-116 in 25th year overall. Ott Hurrle, 179-128 in 26th year at Indianapolis Scecina, 180-137 in 28th year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Indianapolis Scecina, 67.87, 64th overall, 2nd in Class 2A. Triton Central, 56.62, 107th overall, 11th in Class 2A.
LAST OUTING: Triton Central defeated Milan, 21-15. Indianapolis Scecina defeated Eastern Hancock, 41-7.
VS. COMMON FOES: Triton Central 4-2; Indianapolis Scecina 6-0.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Triton Central 63-52, Indianapolis Scecina 61-52.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Indianapolis Scecina, 5-3.
LAST MEETING: Indianapolis Scecina, 21-0, Sep. 29, 2017.
PREDICTION: Indianapolis Scecina, 28-17.
Western Boone (8-3) at Park Tudor (4-6)
GAME TIME: 7 pm ET, Brickie Bowl.
COACHES: Justin Pelley, 37-18 in 5th year at Western Boone. Orlando Lowry, 15-48 in 6th year at Park Tudor.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Western Boone, 65.62, 79th overall, 8th in Class 2A. Park Tudor, 32.97, 219th overall, 34th in Class 2A.
LAST OUTING: Western Boone defeated Tipton, 21-14. Park Tudor defeated Cloverdale, 28-6.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Western Boone 61-54, Park Tudor 55-51.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: No meetings.
PREDICTION: Western Boone, 35-17.
Paoli (9-2) at Providence (6-5)
GAME TIME: 7 pm ET, Murphy Stadium.
COACHES: Jeremy Lowery, 9-2 in 1st year at Paoli. Larry Denison, 38-37 in 7th year at Providence.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Paoli, 51.9, 130th overall, 14th in Class 2A. Providence, 40.5, 181st overall, 23rd in Class 2A.
LAST OUTING: Paoli defeated Eastern (Pekin), 52-20. Providence defeated Mitchell, 14-12.
VS. COMMON FOES: Paoli 3-0; Providence 4-0.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Paoli 47-67, Providence 62-43.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Paoli, 2-0.
LAST MEETING: Paoli, 40-0, Oct. 19, 2012, sectional.
PREDICTION: Providence, 28-27.
Southridge (9-2) at Evansville Mater Dei (7-4)
GAME TIME: 6:30 pm CT, Reitz Bowl.
COACHES: Scott Buening, 44-15 in 5th year at Southridge, 56-43 in 9th year overall. Mike Goebel, 211-61 in 21st year at Evansville Mater Dei.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Evansville Mater Dei, 67.82, 65th overall, 3rd in Class 2A. Southridge, 66.66, 72nd overall, 6th in Class 2A.
LAST OUTING: Southridge defeated Linton-Stockton, 20-0. Evansville Mater Dei defeated Forest Park, 55-14.
VS. COMMON FOES: Southridge 2-0; Evansville Mater Dei 2-0.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Southridge 59-56, Evansville Mater Dei 46-48.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Evansville Mater Dei, 10-4.
LAST MEETING: Evansville Mater Dei, 35-7, Oct. 31, 2014, sectional.
PREDICTION: Evansville Mater Dei, 28-27.
Triton (8-3) at LaVille (7-4)
GAME TIME: 7 pm ET, Lancer Field.
COACHES: Ron Brown, 12-20 in 3rd year at Triton. Will Hostrawser, 39-18 in 5th year at LaVille.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Triton, 38.64, 191st overall, 20th in Class 1A. LaVille, 36.76, 201st overall, 21st in Class 1A.
LAST OUTING: Triton defeated Winamac, 48-29. LaVille defeated Culver, 19-16.
VS. COMMON FOES: Triton 6-2; LaVille 6-2.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Triton 50-66, LaVille 61-56.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: LaVille, 22-11.
LAST MEETING: Triton, 22-14, Aug. 25, 2017.
PREDICTION: LaVille, 28-17.
Lafayette Central Catholic (4-7) at Pioneer (11-0)
GAME TIME: 7 pm ET, The Pit.
COACHES: Don Coller, 14-19 in 3rd year at Lafayette Central Catholic, 87-78 in 16th year overall. Adam Berry, 25-1 in 2nd year at Pioneer.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Pioneer, 74.63, 39th overall, 1st in Class 1A. Lafayette Central Catholic, 45.54, 162nd overall, 16th in Class 1A.
LAST OUTING: Lafayette Central Catholic defeated North Miami, 38-28. Pioneer defeated North White, 46-0.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Lafayette Central Catholic 76-40, Pioneer 57-59.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Lafayette Central Catholic, 9-8.
LAST MEETING: Pioneer, 28-27, Nov. 11, 2016, regional.
PREDICTION: Pioneer, 35-24.
Southwood (10-1) at Adams Central (9-2)
GAME TIME: 7 pm ET, Minnich Field.
COACHES: Dave Snyder, 45-34 in 7th year at Southwood. Michael Mosser, 67-38 in 9th year at Adams Central.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Adams Central, 63.28, 86th overall, 2nd in Class 1A. Southwood, 58.12, 102nd overall, 4th in Class 1A.
LAST OUTING: Southwood defeated Eastside, 51-19. Adams Central defeated Churubusco, 17-14.
VS. COMMON FOES: Southwood 1-0; Adams Central 0-1.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Southwood 44-70, Adams Central 60-56.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Adams Central, 10-3.
LAST MEETING: Adams Central, 23-7, Nov. 11, 2016, regional.
PREDICTION: Adams Central, 38-31.
Monroe Central (10-1) at Sheridan (9-2)
GAME TIME: 7 pm ET, Blackhawk Field.
COACHES: John Hochstetler, 44-23 in 6th year at Monroe Central, 131-106 in 21st year overall. Larry Wright, 409-188 in 52nd year at Sheridan, 410-191 in 53rd year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Monroe Central, 55.63, 113th overall, 6th in Class 1A. Sheridan, 54.69, 117th overall, 7th in Class 1A.
LAST OUTING: Monroe Central defeated Clinton Prairie, 42-12. Sheridan defeated Wes-Del, 35-8.
VS. COMMON FOES: Monroe Central 4-0; Sheridan 5-0.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Monroe Central 43-71, Sheridan 56-59.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: No meetings.
PREDICTION: Monroe Central, 31-28.
Indianapolis Arlington (8-2) at South Putnam (3-8)
GAME TIME: 7 pm ET, Wildman Field.
COACHES: Steve Moorman, 21-7 in 3rd year at Indianapolis Arlington, 38-16 in 6th year overall. Nathan Aker, 21-23 in 4th year at South Putnam.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Indianapolis Arlington, 48.81, 147th overall, 14th in Class 1A. South Putnam, 11.53, 287th overall, 41st in Class 1A.
LAST OUTING: Indianapolis Arlington defeated Indianapolis Tindley, 52-0. South Putnam defeated Indianapolis Howe, 19-12.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Indianapolis Arlington 47-57, South Putnam 56-58.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: No meetings.
PREDICTION: Indianapolis Arlington, 38-21.
Hagerstown (10-1) at Indianapolis Lutheran (9-2)
GAME TIME: 7 pm ET, Indianapolis Lutheran.
COACHES: Scott Snodgrass, 42-32 in 7th year at Hagerstown, 51-92 in 14th year overall. Dave Pasch, 74-45 in 10th year at Indianapolis Lutheran, 139-102 in 21st year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Hagerstown, 55.93, 111th overall, 5th in Class 1A. Indianapolis Lutheran, 54.68, 118th overall, 8th in Class 1A.
LAST OUTING: Hagerstown defeated Tri, 33-14. Indianapolis Lutheran defeated South Decatur, 55-12.
VS. COMMON FOES: Hagerstown 1-0; Indianapolis Lutheran 1-0.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Hagerstown 50-63, Indianapolis Lutheran 53-59.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Indianapolis Lutheran, 1-0.
LAST MEETING: Indianapolis Lutheran, 48-27, Nov. 4, 2016, sectional.
PREDICTION: Indianapolis Lutheran, 31-28.
Fountain Central (10-1) at Attica (9-2)
GAME TIME: 7 pm ET, Bruce Field.
COACHES: Raymond Jones, 29-6 in 3rd year at Fountain Central. Ryan Good, 74-37 in 10th year at Attica.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Fountain Central, 45.87, 160th overall, 15th in Class 1A. Attica, 39.59, 184th overall, 19th in Class 1A.
LAST OUTING: Fountain Central defeated Seeger, 40-14. Attica defeated Rockville, 40-6.
VS. COMMON FOES: Fountain Central 8-1; Attica 8-1.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Fountain Central 51-64, Attica 44-70.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Fountain Central, 26-12.
LAST MEETING: Fountain Central, 48-22, Sep. 15, 2017.
PREDICTION: Fountain Central, 31-28.
Eastern Greene (8-3) at North Central (Farmersburg) (10-1)
GAME TIME: 7 pm ET, Thunderbird Field.
COACHES: Joey Paridaen, 31-14 in 4th year at Eastern Greene, 33-32 in 6th year overall. Travis Nolting, 51-25 in 7th year at North Central (Farmersburg).
SAGARIN RATINGS: Eastern Greene, 52.48, 127th overall, 9th in Class 1A. North Central (Farmersburg), 33.49, 216th overall, 24th in Class 1A.
LAST OUTING: Eastern Greene defeated West Washington, 41-0. North Central (Farmersburg) defeated Tecumseh, 34-20.
VS. COMMON FOES: Eastern Greene 5-0; North Central (Farmersburg) 4-0.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Eastern Greene 46-64, North Central (Farmersburg) 38-72.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: North Central (Farmersburg), 10-5.
LAST MEETING: Eastern Greene, 22-14, Oct. 13, 2017.
PREDICTION: Eastern Greene, 35-24.