Week 9 Picks

J-Rod’s Week 9 Section 9 Football picks

(Non-league games)

 *Editor’s note: Section 9 semifinal picks will be posted on s9inside.com on Thursday night.



  • Middletown at Valley Central, 5 p.m.: Not sure what Middletown team will show up, but rolling the dice on the Middies
    The pick: Middletown
  • Saugerties at Washingtonville, 5 p.m.: Shocked Wizards didn’t put up better fight against Newburgh this week, but still like The Ville.
    The pick: Washingtonville


  • Kingston at Rondout Valley, 4:15 p.m.: Belated congratulations to Kingston on winning first game since 2015 last week against Wallkill.
    The pick: Kingston
  • Minisink Valley at Monticello, 3:30 p.m: Coming off four-hit, 2-0 shutout loss to Pine Bush, Minisink Valley picks up a win.
    The pick: Minisink Valley


  • Highland at Millbrook, 6:30 p.m.: Nice tune-up for Millbrook leading into Class D championship.
    The pick: Millbrook
  • Red Hook at Wallkill, 7 p.m.: Wallkill might need to go to the reserves, the JV team for this game, after walking off the field against Kingston in the second half last week.
    The pick: Red Hook
  • Roscoe at O’Neill, 7 p.m.: O’Neill ends season on positive note and have key skill players returning next year.
    The pick: O’Neill

J-Rod’s record

  • Last week: 13-3
  • Season: 116-28