Big Central Gridiron’s Week 1 Picks – August 31-September 2, 2023

Big Central Gridiron’s Week 1 Picks - August 31-September 2, 2023

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – On Thursday afternoon, the 2023 New Jersey High School Football season continues a large slate of Week 1 games to kick off the Labor Day Holiday Weekend.  For the Big Central Conference, most of the games will be played on Friday with only four contests involving BCC schools scheduled for Thursday and another five set for Saturday.  Big Central Gridiron will be covering three games this week starting with an afternoon game on Thursday between A.L. Johnson and Governor Livingston.  Below are BCG’s Week 1 picks.

  • A.L. Johnson over Governor Livingston 
  • Colonia over Scotch Plains-Fanwood
  • Edison over J.P. Stevens
  • Ridge over Monroe
  • Hunterdon Central over Piscataway
  • Spotswood over Belvidere
  • Carteret over Perth Amboy
  • Cranford over North Hunterdon
  • Delaware Valley over Roselle
  • Hillsborough over East Brunswick
  • Montgomery over Franklin
  • Linden over Rahway
  • St. Joseph’s over New Brunswick
  • St. Thomas Aquinas over New Providence
  • North Brunswick over South Brunswick
  • Phillipsburg over Sayreville
  • Somerville over Old Bridge
  • Bridgewater-Raritan over Union
  • South Plainfield over J.F. Kennedy
  • North Plainfield over Voorhees
  • Middlesex over Bound Brook
  • David Brearley over Manville
  • Dunellen over Jonathan Dayton
  • Roselle Park over South Hunterdon
  • Tenafly over Highland Park
  • Hillside over Bernards
  • Metuchen over South River
  • Watchung Hills over Westfield
  • Woodbridge over Summit
  • Elizabeth over Plainfield

BCG went 20-6 in its Week 0 picks last weekend.