J-Rod’s Weekly Picks

Week 4 Picks

J-Rod’s Week 4 Section 9 football picks Friday Valley Central at Minisink Valley, 7 p.m.: Kicks off what should be an interesting Class AA Division II schedule. The pick: Valley Central Saturday Newburgh at Cornwall, 1 p.m.: Look out for Newburgh’s up and coming playmaker, sophomore all-purpose threat Sincere Tatum. The pick: Newburgh Port Jervis …
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After missing last season, Warwick DE McNally having breakout year

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider Breakout players come in many forms every season in Section 9: The overachiever who comes out of nowhere to make an impact, the underclassmen who unexpectedly steps up at a key position, the reserve who effectively replaces an injured starter. Every team needs these types of players and …
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Week 3 Picks

J-Rod’s Week 3 Section 9 football picks Friday Ellenville at Tri-Valley, 4:30 p.m.: The (other) Ville played Chester tough last week. The pick: Ellenville Goshen at Roosevelt, 7 p.m.: Goshen sophomore QB Matt Giordano has a bright future. This game will be close. The pick: Roosevelt Wallkill at Cornwall, 7 p.m.: Cornwall has dominated its …
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Week 2 Picks

J-Rod’s Week 2 Section 9 football picks Friday Monticello at Wallkill, 7 p.m.: Should be a lot of scrapping and clawing in this one, being that this is a battle of Panthers. The pick: The (Wallkill) Panthers Port Jervis at Roosevelt, 7 p.m.: A one-win team last year, Port seems poised to make some noise …
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Week 1 Picks

J-Rod’s Week 1 Section 9 football picks Friday Spackenkill at Rondout Valley, 4 p.m.: Spackenkill RB Dhyquem Lewinson (missed most of last season with broken collarbone) could candidate for Comeback Player of the Year. The pick: Spackenkill Burke Catholic at New Paltz, 6:30 p.m.: This is a must see opening-night game, pitting the defending Class …
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