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J-Rod’s Weekly Picks

J-Rod’s Week 1 Section 9 Football Picks

Friday, August 31st Saugerties at O’Neill, 6:30 p.m.: Burke Catholic and Marlboro are the talk of Class B, but don’t forget about O’Neill. The pick: O’Neill Union-Endicott at Newburgh, 7 p.m.: The Goldbacks have another competitive non-league schedule lined up this year. The pick: Newburgh Middletown at Warwick, 7 p.m.: Warwick OL Andre Ward is …
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S9 Insider All Star Team – Coming This Week!

After a great season, we’re ready to pick our all star team! We’ll be announcing: Player of the Year – December 6th Offensive Team – December 7th Defensive Team – December 8th Coach of the Year – December 9th   Follow Justin Rodriquez on Twitter at @JRODSPORTSHS

Holy Trinity uses fourth quarter comeback to edge Burke Catholic in Class C state semifinals

Eagles lose heartbreaker in final four for second year in a row By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider Middletown — It’s a trick play that you might draw up with your Uncle Larry at your Thanksgiving Day football game next week. However, on Saturday, it helped Holy Trinity of Troy hold off Burke Catholic …
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Week 12 Picks

J-Rod’s State Semifinal Picks (all games at Faller Field in Middletown) Friday Class D Millbrook vs. Cambridge, 4 p.m.: Cambridge is the defending state champion and top-ranked team in the state, but guess what? Millbrook won’t be intimidated or back down. I love the way the young Blazers have developed this year, but the champs …
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week 11 Picks

JRod’s state quarterfinal playoff football picks Note: Newburgh has received a bye in the state quarterfinals and will play New Rochelle or Troy in the semifinals. Class A Cornwall vs. Yorktown, 7 p.m. Friday at Dietz Stadium, Kingston: After four straight state semifinal appearances, Cornwall has lost its first state playoff game (quarterfinals) the last …
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