The Miami Herald’s Top 20 South Florida poll

 

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1. University School (4-0): Bye week.

2. Booker T. Washington (3-1) vs. Edison (0-2), 7, Thursday, Curtis.

Andre C. Fernandez’s pick: Booker T. 42, Edison 7. Tornado warning for Edison: More points on the way.

3. St. Thomas Aquinas (2-1) vs. McArthur (1-2), 7, Friday.

Andre’s pick: St. Thomas Aquinas 38, McArthur 7. The Raiders have had two weeks to correct mistakes made against Don Bosco Prep.

4. Columbus (3-1) vs. 5. Central (1-2), 7:30, Friday, Traz.

Andre’s pick: Central 38, Columbus 35. Two explosive offenses should duel until the final whistle.

6. Cypress Bay (3-1) at 10. Miramar (2-2), 7, Friday.

Andre’s pick: Miramar 28, Cypress Bay 27. Patriots at home are a hard team to beat.

7. American Heritage (2-1) at Sebring (1-3), 7, Friday.

Andre’s pick: American Heritage 41, Sebring 6. Patriots are road-tested and this should not be a problem this week.

8. South Plantation (4-0) vs. 20. Taravella (3-1), 7, Friday, Coral Springs.

Andre’s pick: South Plantation 31, Taravella 17. Paladins get payback for last season behind their solid running game.

9. Hialeah (3-0) vs. 14. Norland (3-1), 7:30, Friday, Milander.

Andre’s pick: Norland 14, Hialeah 12. Defense finds a way to keep the Vikings on top in this clash.

11. Carol City (3-1) vs. North Miami Beach (2-1), 7, Thursday, North Miami.

Andre’s pick: Carol City 26, NMB 12. After their win against Northwestern, the Chiefs don’t plan on slowing down.

12. Killian (4-0): Bye week.

13. Northwestern (3-1) vs. Southridge (1-3), 7, Thursday, Traz.

Andre’s pick: Northwestern 27, Southridge 14. Bulls bounce back even though they need district wins desperately.

15. Homestead (3-1) vs. Varela (2-1), 7:30, Friday, Harris.

Andre’s pick: Homestead 33, Varela 14. The potent Broncos offense should have another big game.

16. Northeast (3-1) at Coconut Creek (0-3), 7, Saturday.

Andre’s pick: Northeast 41, Coconut Creek 6. Hurricanes pick up where they left off with Boyd Anderson.

17. Blanche Ely (3-1) vs. Monarch (3-0), 7, Friday.

Andre’s pick: Blanche Ely 27, Monarch 10. The Tigers find enough offense to get past the upstart Knights.

18. Jackson (3-1) vs. Miami Beach (3-1), 7, Sat., N. Miami.

Andre’s pick: Jackson 24, Miami Beach 10. Generals get another strong win.

19. South Dade (3-1) vs. South Miami (2-1), 7, Thurs., Harris.

Andre’s pick: South Dade 35, South Miami 14. Bucs will take control early and cruise to win.

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