Big Central Gridiron’s Week 10 Picks

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ—Election Day just passed and the annual NJEA Convention is scheduled to take place on Thursday and Friday, and the opening round of state playoff games begin on Friday night. It is going to be a big week of coverage for Big Central Gridiron staring with NJSIAA Regional Crossover Games on Wednesday night.

On Wednesday evening, BCG will head over to Tozier Stadium in Warren to take in the Group 5 regional crossover contest between Watchung Hills and Morristown. Then, on Thursday, Big Central Gridiron will have an NJSIAA Regional Crossover Tripleheader. Starting on Thursday afternoon, BCG will be taking in at least parts of three different regional crossovers.

First, BCG will be at Denny Stadium in South River to see the Rams take on Bordentown of Burlington County at 1:00 PM. Next, we will travel up to Lou Bartha Stadium in Iselin to see the J.F. Kennedy Mustangs host Paterson Kennedy at 4:00 PM. Finally, BCG will head up to Arminio Field in Roselle to see the Rams in action versus Keansburg.

On Friday, Big Central Gridiron begins its coverage of the 2021 NJSIAA State Tournament will a visit to David A. Noonan Memorial Field in Hillsborough to see the top seeded Raiders host eighth seeded New Brunswick in the opening round of the Central Jersey Group 5 State Tournament. Then, on Saturday, BCG will head up to Woodfield Stadium at Conant Street Park in Hillside to see the 4th seeded Comets host Overbrook in the first round of the Central Jersey Group 2 State Tournament.

Below are BCG’s picks for Week 10:

NJSIAA Regional Crossover Games

Watchung Hills over Morristown

Point Pleasant Beach over Spotswood

Metuchen over Lakewood

J.F. Kennedy over Paterson Kennedy

Roselle over Keansburg

South Plainfield over Lawrence

Carteret over Matawan

South River over Bordentown

Scotch Plains-Fanwood over St. Joseph’s

Lodi over Dunellen

Belvidere over Manville

Freehold Township over Franklin

Cherry Hill East over Perth Amboy

Hunterdon Central over Howell

North Plainfield over Parsippany Hills

Mendham over Voorhees

North Arlington over Roselle Park

Monroe over Plainfield

NJSIAA Opening Round State Playoff Games

Hillsborough over New Brunswick

Bridgewater-Raritan over Paterson Eastside

Bernards over Bound Brook

Union over Livingston

North Brunswick over Eastern

Kingsway over Old Bridge

Phillipsburg over Union City

Delaware Valley over New Providence

Woodstown over Middlesex

Paulsboro over South Hunterdon

Boonton over David Brearley

Ridge over Woodbridge

Toms River North over East Brunswick

Manalapan over Edison

Randolph over Colonia

Northern Highlands over Montgomery

Somerville over Rahway

Sparta over Warren Hills

West Morris Central over Summit

Cranford over Demarest

Sayreville over Middletown North

Middletown South over North Hunterdon

Irvington over Linden

West Orange over Westfield

East Orange Campus over Elizabeth

Hillside over Overbrook

NOTE: Last week, Big Central Gridiron was 24-5, and is now 216-47 overall on the season in its weekly picks.