High school football picks by Bob Holmes

BC High at St. Peter’s (N.J.) — Please don’t go. I’m begging you. Don’t you know what happens to Catholic Conference teams in New Jersey?

Masconomet over Catholic Memorial — With the big pumpkin weigh-in this weekend at the Topsfield Fair, we suggest a pigskin Friday and a few Pigs in the Mud Saturday (that’s chocolate-covered bacon, sprinkled with jimmies, and served on a stick).

Framingham over Lincoln-Sudbury — While hand-feeding my favorite turkey vulture, Orville (3-0) points out that the combined record of the Warriors’ first three opponents is 1-8. Sorry L-S, Orville likes Framingham.

Boston English over South Boston — Get ready to say “win streak.’’ And can I make my Thanksgiving prediction now? Is it too early?


Concord-Carlisle over Newton South — But the big event in Concord this weekend is the sixth annual Kicks for Cancer soccer tournament Saturday. It starts at 1 p.m. and all the money benefits Dana Farber. Bring a big umbrella, and a bigger donation.

Andover over Xaverian — With Duxbury and Everett up next for Xaverian, is this a good time to remind Hawk fans that 1-0 is the only thing that matters?

Staff picks by Bob Holmes (season 11-8)

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