The Miami Herald’s Top 20 South Florida poll for Week 9


1. University School (7-0) vs. Edison (3-3), 7, Thurs., Nova.

Andre’s pick: University 41, Edison 17. After locking up the district title, the Suns continue their march to the postseason.

2. Booker T. Washington (6-1) at Gulliver (3-4), 3:30, Friday.

Andre’s pick: Booker T. 35, Gulliver 14. The Raiders are Booker T.’s toughest challenger in the district, but the Tornadoes are far ahead of the pack.

3. Central (4-2) vs. 9. Northwestern (6-1), 7:30, Fri., Sun Life.

Andre’s pick: Central 20, Northwestern 17. Epic battle that might settle the District 16-6A playoff picture.

4. American Heritage (6-1) vs. 16. Cardinal Gibbons (7-0), 7:30, Friday.

Andre’s pick: American Heritage 35, Cardinal Gibbons 20. The Patriots end the Chiefs’ undefeated run.

5. South Plantation (7-0) vs. Douglas (1-6), 7, Friday.

Andre’s pick: South Plantation 42, Douglas 7. The beat goes on for Alex Collins and the Paladins.

6. St. Thomas Aquinas (5-2) vs. 13. Plantation (6-1), 7, Friday.

Andre’s pick: St. Thomas Aquinas 28, Plantation 27. Great game that settles the District 15-7A championship.

7. Cypress Bay (5-2) vs. Everglades (3-5), 7, Friday.

Andre’s pick: Cypress Bay 38, Everglades 7. Lightning secure district title with win and Miramar win over Western. Cypress Bay does its part.

8. Carol City (6-2) vs. 15. Homestead (5-2), 7, Thurs., Traz.

Andre’s pick: Carol City 27, Homestead 20. Homestead will make it a great game, but Carol City has come too far this season to slip up in this spot.

10. Columbus (5-3) vs. South Miami (4-3), 6:30, Wednesday, Tropical.

Andre’s pick: Columbus 41, South Miami 7. Explorers lock up another district title with the victory.

11. Northeast (6-1) vs. Coral Glades (1-6), 7, Friday.

Andre’s pick: Northeast 45, Coral Glades 6. No problem here for Hurricanes, who clinch District 14-7A title with win.

12. South Dade (7-1) at Southridge (3-4), 7:30, Friday.

Andre’s pick: South Dade 20, Southridge 19. In what has been a big comeback season so far, Bucs would clinch District 16-8A crown with the victory.

14. Killian (6-1) vs. Jackson (5-3), 4, Thurs., Southridge.

Andre’s pick: Killian 17, Jackson 14. Good matchup even though it won’t affect either team’s playoff chances.

17. Boyd Anderson (5-1) at Blanche Ely (4-3), 7, Friday.

Andre’s pick: Boyd Anderson 16, Blanche Ely 13. Cobras get their act together enough late to clinch a playoff berth.

18. Norland (6-2): Bye week.

19. Flanagan (6-2): Bye week.

20. Chaminade (6-1) at Venice (6-2), 7:30, Friday.

Andre’s pick: Venice 35, Chaminade 33. Tough task on the road for the playoff-bound Lions.

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