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Pinellas: Friday night football picks

Friday's matchups

All games at 7:30 unless noted.

Largo (3-0) at Dunedin (3-1), TV: BHSN

The Packers have won the past three meetings, including a playoff game in 2007.

Burns: Largo

Putnam: Largo

Tarpon Springs (3-0) at Countryside (3-1)

The Cougars have won five of their past six meetings with the Spongers.

Burns: Tarpon Springs

Putnam: Countryside

St. Petersburg (2-2) at Boca Ciega (1-2)

The big question is whether the Green Devils can bounce after last week's close loss to Largo.

Burns: St. Petersburg

Putnam: St. Petersburg

Lakeland Victory Christian (2-1) at Indian Rocks Christian (4-0)

The Golden Eagles are trying to start 5-0 for the first time in school history.

Burns: IRC

Putnam: IRC

Clearwater (1-3) at Gibbs (2-2)

The matchup is the Tornadoes' Tarrence Jackson against the Gladiators' special teams.

Burns: Gibbs

Putnam: Gibbs

Dixie Hollins (2-2) at Palm Harbor University (1-2)

The Rebels' passing game will need to come through against the run-stuffing Hurricanes.

Burns: Palm Harbor University

Putnam: Dixie Hollins

Pinellas Park (0-4) at East Lake (2-2)

After opening with three tough games, the Eagles are getting a break with their schedule.

Burns: East Lake

Putnam: East Lake

Osceola (0-4) at Seminole (2-2)

The Warhawks can triple their win total from last season by beating the rival Warriors.

Burns: Seminole

Putnam: Seminole

Keswick Christian (1-3) at Cambridge (0-4)

Despite their losing record, the Crusaders still are a frontrunner for a playoff spot.

Burns: Keswick

Putnam: Keswick

Summit Christian (1-2) at Canterbury (3-1)

The Crusaders should bounce back after their first loss.

Burns: Canterbury

Putnam: Canterbury

Clearwater Central Catholic (3-1) at Fort Meade (4-0)

The Marauders have lost their past three meetings with the Miners.

Burns: Fort Meade

Putnam: CCC

Orlando First Academy (2-1) at Calvary Christian (2-1)

A big test for the Warriors, who are trying to establish a winning streak.

Burns: First Academy

Putnam: First Academy

St. Petersburg Catholic (0-4) at Sarasota Cardinal Mooney (3-1)

It will be tough for the Barons to snap their losing streak.

Burns: Cardinal Mooney

Putnam: Cardinal Mooney

Shorecrest (3-1) at Cape Coral Island Coast (1-1)

The Chargers should get another win before facing the meat of their district schedule.

Burns: Shorecrest

Putnam: Shorecrest

Admiral Farragut (1-2) at South Daytona Warner Christian (3-1)

After last week's second-half meltdown, the Blue Jackets need a win, but it might not come this week.

Burns: Warner Christian

Putnam: Warner Christian

Pinellas: Friday night football picks 10/02/08 [Last modified: Sunday, October 5, 2008 9:53am]

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