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J-Rod’s Weekly Picks

J-Rod’s Week 5 Section 9 Football Picks

Friday Monticello at New Paltz, 5 p.m.: New Paltz needs to find itself before season slips away. The pick: New Paltz Pine Bush at Middletown, 7 p.m.: At 1-3, Middletown could easily be 3-1, and is dangerous. The pick: Pine Bush Newburgh at Kingston, 7 p.m.: Second-year coach Quintin Johnson doing nice job and I …
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J-Rod’s Week 4 Section 9 Football picks

Friday Kingston at Valley Central, 7 p.m.: High-octane VC offense struggling, scoring just 20 points last two weeks. The pick: VC   Monroe-Woodbury at Middletown, 7 p.m.: Campione will start at QB for M-W, just a matter of which one. The pick: M-W   Washingtonville at Pine Bush, 7 p.m.: RB Xavier Martinez and QB …
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J-Rod’s Week 3 Section 9 Football Picks

Friday Rondout Valley at James I. O’Neill, 6:30 p.m.: O’Neill banged up on offense, but pulls this one out. The pick: O’Neill Valley Central at Pine Bush, 7 p.m.: Pine Bush faces its third straight elite Section 9 quarterback this season, Chandler Toth. The pick: Pine Bush Newburgh at Washingtonville, 7 p.m.: One of the …
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J-Rod’s Week 3 Power Rankings

Newburgh (2-0): The Goldbacks could be a top 10 team when the New York State Sportswriters Association Class AA rankings come out shortly. Cornwall (2-0): Twins Shane O’Dea (17 tackles) and Ryan O’Dea (15 tackles) make quite the impact on defense for the Green Dragons.  Minisink Valley (2-0): Three-headed backfield of Sean Savacool, Connor Michael …
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J-Rod’s Week 2 Section 9 Football Picks

Friday Burke Catholic at New Paltz, 6:30 p.m.: BC coach Aaron Hasbrouck is the father of the West Coast offense, but he and his staff channeled their inner Buddy Ryan in last week’s dominant shutout win over Roosevelt. The pick: Burke Catholic Washingtonville at Kingston, 7 p.m.: Sophomore RB Mark Russell made a few plays …
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