2004 JOE PINKOS' FORECAST: Week 7

Joe Pinkos takes a look at the games across the state this week. As you will see, there are some impressive matchups, and Joe will predict the winners.

Game forecasts are sorted by classification of favored team, and listed alphabetically by favorite.

Each game forecast shows favored team, favorite's power rating in parentheses, underdog (preceded by classification if different from favorite's), power rating of underdog and forecasted margin of victory.

Joe Pinkos' Power Ratings are computed by a formula based on strength of opposition and margin of victory. To determine the forecasted margin of victory between any two teams, simply figure the difference in the respective power ratings.

CLASS 6A
American (60.2) over Miami Springs (41.6) by 19
Apopka (67.0) over Olympia (62.3) by 5
Boone (58.7) over Gateway (50.3) by 8
Boyd Anderson (74.2) over Plantation (72.1) by 2
Braddock (34.0) over Southwest Miami (24.6) by 9
Carol City (73.3) over North Miami (66.9) by 6
Columbus (75.1) over Coral Gables (66.5) by 9
Coral Springs (53.5) over 4A Nova (46.7) by 7
Cypress Bay (66.5) over Miramar (58.8) by 8
Cypress Creek (49.5) over Colonial (39.1) by 10
Deerfield Beach (79.4) over Coconut Creek (68.1) by 11
Douglas (58.5) over 5A South Broward (42.1) by 16
Edgewater (76.9) over Dr. Phillips (37.4) by 40
Ely (78.6) over Taravella (45.1) by 34
Evans (66.7) over West Orange (66.2) by 1
Hialeah Miami Lakes (71.4) over Goleman (57.8) by 14
Homestead (63.8) over Southridge (61.7) by 2
John I. Leonard (47.8) over Spanish River (32.6) by 15
Killian (74.5) over Varela (61.7) by 13
Lake Brantley (68.0) over DeLand (54.9) by 13
Lake Mary (51.5) over 5A Kissimmee Osceola (44.1) by 7
Lake Worth (46.0) over Santaluces (41.2) by 5
Mandarin (58.8) over 3A First Coast (52.4) by 6
Miami Central (91.0) over North Miami Beach (66.2) by 25
Miami High (51.2) over Coral Park (32.7) by 19
Miami Palmetto (66.9) over Hialeah (62.0) by 5
Northwestern (75.7) over Dr. Krop (56.7) by 19
Olympic Heights (35.7) over Palm Bch. Central (29.8) by 6
Palm Bch. Lakes (72.8) over Royal Palm Bch. (50.8) by 22
Sandalwood (72.9) over 5A Wolfson (68.0) by 5
Sanford Seminole (77.2) over Oviedo (50.6) by 27
South Dade (81.8) over Coral Reef (62.1) by 20
South Miami (68.1) over Sunset (40.4) by 28
South Plantation (52.7) over Piper (36.9) by 16
Vero Beach (76.8) over Palm Beach Gardens (74.3) by 3
Wellington (46.0) over 3A West Boca Raton (25.9) by 20
Western (56.4) over Flanagan (48.3) by 8
Winter Park (48.8) over University (47.4) by 1

CLASS 5A
Atlantic-Delray Beach (62.8) over South Fork (49.3) by 14
Barron Collier (77.0) over Lely (51.7) by 25
Bartram Trail (57.7) over Orange Park (56.9) by 1
Bloomingdale (41.9) over 1A Upperroom Chr. (27.2) by 15
Boca Ciega (60.1) over Seminole (51.6) by 9
Brandon (67.5) over Riverview (58.0) by 10
Buchholz (67.6) over 3A Booker (62.8) by 5
Chamberlain (66.3) over Gaither (52.2) by 14
East Bay (68.8) over Plant City (59.6) by 9
East Lake (44.2) over Pinellas Park (23.7) by 21
Ed White (64.1) over Terry Parker (19.0) by 45
Edison (80.7) over Miami Jackson (70.7) by 10
Everglades (53.0) over McArthur (35.8) by 17
Flagler Palm Coast (49.1) over Deltona (25.6) by 24
Fletcher (72.3) over Englewood (50.4) by 22
Gibbs (49.1) over Palm Harbor University (39.5) by 10
Gulf Coast (50.7) over Ind. Golden Gate (26.1) by 25
Hillsborough (77.1) over King (24.9) by 52
Hollywood Hills (79.7) over Cooper City (50.7) by 29
Lakeland (98.0) over Durant (68.1) by 30
Mainland (84.0) over New Smyrna Beach (63.5) by 21
Manatee (70.6) over Sarasota Riverview (69.5) by 1
Martin County (58.8) over Boynton Beach (53.2) by 6
Melbourne (74.0) over Eau Gallie (59.2) by 15
Naples (98.1) over Cape Coral (55.4) by 43
Niceville (68.0) over Dothan AL (64.5) by 4
Norland (64.9) over Miami Beach (47.7) by 17
Northeast-Oakland Park (65.2) over Stranahan (64.0) by 1
Northeast-St. Pete (57.6) over St. Petersburg (56.4) by 1
Oak Ridge (55.9) over Lake Howell (49.2) by 7
Palm Bay (59.5) over St. Cloud (56.5) by 3
Sarasota (72.5) over Lakewood Ranch (56.5) by 16
Sickles (56.0) over Wharton (52.9) by 3
Spruce Creek (61.4) over Pine Ridge (37.5) by 24
St. Thomas Aquinas (84.2) over Dillard (72.7) by 12
Timber Creek (55.1) over Freedom-Orlando (38.3) by 17
Venice (62.3) over 4A Port Charlotte (55.0) by 7
William T. Dwyer (83.5) over Ft. Pierce Central (63.9) by 20
Winter Springs (76.5) over Lyman (60.2) by 16

CLASS 4A
Armwood (94.9) over Alonso (38.6) by 56
Astronaut (73.4) over Bayside (54.3) by 19
Belleview (66.1) over Vanguard (43.7) by 22
Boca Raton (59.7) over Okeechobee (32.4) by 27
Booker T. Washington (84.3) over Ft. Lauderdale (48.3) by 36
Centennial (63.6) over Park Vista (7.2) by 56
Central-Brkvl. (44.5) over Ind. Nature Coast Tech (14.0) by 31
Charlotte (66.0) over Bayshore (61.4) by 5
Choctawhatchee (68.6) over Rutherford (62.7) by 6
Columbia (68.2) over Gainesville (62.9) by 5
Countryside (71.7) over Tarpon Springs (57.1) by 15
Dixie Hollins (60.0) over Largo (52.7) by 7
Dunedin (53.7) over 5A Clearwater (50.0) by 4
East Ridge (64.0) over South Lake (33.5) by 31
Eastside (67.0) over 2A Bradford (56.3) by 11
Escambia (58.4) over Tate (42.7) by 16
Fort Myers (62.1) over Mariner (57.0) by 5
Fort Walton Beach (62.8) over Crestview (51.6) by 11
George Jenkins (55.1) over Lake Region (47.2) by 8
Jupiter (75.8) over Port St. Lucie (32.4) by 43
Lake Gibson (82.6) over Auburndale (65.2) by 17
Lehigh (46.4) over Estero (26.2) by 20
Leon (66.2) over Chiles (35.7) by 31
Merritt Island (77.4) over Titusville (59.7) by 18
Middleton (68.8) over Leto (53.7) by 15
Mitchell (55.9) over Land O' Lakes (50.6) by 5
North Fort Myers (63.9) over Cypress Lake (39.4) by 25
Ocala Forest (60.9) over Lake Weir (21.4) by 40
Pace (63.9) over 5A Mosley (58.6) by 5
Pensacola (67.4) over Pensacola Washington (42.6) by 25
Plant (60.6) over Blake (39.2) by 21
Poinciana (30.1) over Ind. Harmony (-2.9) by 33
Ridgewood (30.6) over River Ridge (25.4) by 5
Sebastian River (60.2) over Satellite (45.3) by 15
Springstead (50.7) over Leesburg (41.1) by 10
Winter Haven (50.7) over Haines City (42.7) by 8

CLASS 3A
Andrew Jackson (69.4) over Ribault (42.8) by 27
Atlantic-Port Orange (59.4) over Ind. Paxon (39.4) by 20
Baker County (53.3) over Stanton Prep (12.9) by 40
Bartow (69.0) over Celebration (-3.2) by 72
Bay (72.4) over Pine Forest (51.5) by 21
Bolles (88.0) over Robert E. Lee (65.9) by 22
Clay (57.8) over Fleming Island (41.6) by 16
Cocoa (76.6) over Jones (39.3) by 37
DeSoto (62.4) over 2B Episcopal (28.4) by 34
Forrest (58.0) over Bishop Kenny (29.1) by 29
Freedom-Tampa (40.4) over Ind. Newsome (39.8) by 1
Glades Central (79.3) over Suncoast (58.3) by 21
Godby (68.5) over East Gadsden (51.5) by 17
Gulf Breeze (55.4) over Woodham (45.7) by 10
Hernando (29.9) over Lecanto (26.1) by 4
Hudson (53.2) over Gulf (27.6) by 26
Jefferson (66.9) over Robinson (65.2) by 2
Jesuit (71.2) over Tampa Bay Tech (48.3) by 23
Kathleen (82.0) over Lake Wales (58.9) by 23
Key West (71.7) over Cardinal Gibbons (68.6) by 3
Lemon Bay (45.6) over Riverdale (37.0) by 9
Milton (57.3) over Navarre (47.7) by 10
Monsignor Pace (85.8) over Hallandale (42.4) by 43
Nease (83.1) over Palatka (46.5) by 37
North Marion (55.7) over Dunnellon (44.7) by 11
Raines (63.0) over Fernandina Beach (41.2) by 22
Rickards (75.2) over Suwannee (63.1) by 12
Ridgeview (44.6) over Middleburg (31.0) by 14
Rockledge (85.2) over Seabreeze (55.2) by 30
Santa Fe (55.1) over West Port (36.0) by 19
Sebring (57.4) over North Port (38.2) by 19
Seminole Osceola (77.3) over Palmetto (62.9) by 14
South Sumter (78.9) over Citrus (49.0) by 30
Southeast (80.3) over Lakewood (52.0) by 28
St. Augustine (84.1) over Menendez (58.0) by 26
Wesley Chapel (71.5) over Pasco (51.9) by 20
Westwood (53.4) over Forest Hill (21.1) by 32
Zephyrhills (39.2) over Crystal River (35.8) by 3

CLASS 2A
Am. Heritage Plntn. (77.6) over Ind. Lk. Placid (29.0) by 49
Belen Jesuit (60.3) over Archbishop McCarthy (49.5) by 11
Cardinal Newman (58.2) over Monarch (21.2) by 37
Chaminade (90.9) over Gulliver Prep (57.8) by 33
Dunbar (69.9) over LaBelle (58.1) by 12
Eustis (43.0) over 2B Wildwood (30.9) by 12
Hardee (75.3) over Cocoa Beach (31.1) by 44
Immokalee (72.1) over Bishop Verot (48.1) by 24
Madison County (89.7) over 4A Lincoln (66.8) by 23
Mulberry (50.8) over Avon Park (48.7) by 2
Pope John Paul II (47.5) over Pine Crest (20.9) by 27
Tavares (57.1) over Bishop Moore (45.8) by 11
Umatilla (49.5) over Mount Dora (42.3) by 7
Wakulla (60.4) over Taylor County (42.6) by 18
West Florida Tech (31.7) over Marianna (21.5) by 10
West Nassau (54.2) over Keystone Heights (47.2) by 7

CLASS 2B
Cardinal Mooney (52.3) over Tampa Catholic (8.9) by 43
Coral Springs Charter (26.0) over Inlet Grove (12.3) by 14
Dixie County (55.7) over Williston (54.4) by 1
Florida High (47.4) over Hamilton County (39.5) by 8
John Carroll (57.2) over Frostproof (32.9) by 24
Lake Highland Prep (38.3) over Crescent City (31.3) by 7
Marathon (58.4) over Coral Shores (21.2) by 37
Melbourne C.C. (32.6) over 2A Interlachen (25.7) by 7
Newberry (47.3) over Fort White (40.0) by 7
N. Broward Prep (47.4) over Westminster Acad. (33.9) by 14
Pahokee (72.6) over Pompano Beach (48.0) by 25
Pensacola Catholic (42.3) over Northview (20.7) by 22
Ransom (37.2) over Archbishop Carroll (10.9) by 26
St. Pete Catholic (63.4) over Clearwater C.C. (49.9) by 14
Taylor-Pierson (29.4) over Trinity Prep (1.6) by 28
Union County (68.3) over 1A P.K. Yonge (44.8) by 24
Walton (46.8) over Holmes County (30.9) by 16

CLASS 1A
Am. Heritage-Delray (42.2) over Benjamin (25.4) by 17
Arlington Country Day (38.0) over Ind. Zion Chr. (-20.0) by 58
Baker (37.0) over South Walton (15.9) by 21
Bay Point (35.3) over Miami Country Day (5.9) by 29
Berkeley Prep (48.0) over Northside Christian (28.8) by 19
Blountstown (50.5) over Apalachicola (3.7) by 47
Branford (34.0) over Trenton (15.3) by 19
Chiefland (38.3) over Baldwin (22.5) by 16
Cottondale (35.6) over Ind. John Paul II-Tallahassee (-8.9) by 45
Florida Chr. (45.1) over Ind. Sheridan Hills Chr. (-33.7) by 79
Fort Meade (66.5) over Evangel Christian (61.1) by 5
Glades Day (48.8) over Jupiter Christian (-8.1) by 57
Hawthorne (39.0) over Bronson (7.6) by 31
Highlands Chr. (22.1) over Broward Christian (-12.3) by 34
Hilliard (51.4) over Lafayette (36.5) by 15
Hollywood Chr. (54.2) over Coral Springs Chr. (-1.2) by 55
Holy Trinity (38.9) over Ind. Space Coast (32.0) by 7
Jay (40.8) over Graceville (27.6) by 13
Jefferson County (38.0) over Munroe Day (14.9) by 23
Keswick Chr. (36.4) over Indian Rocks Chr. (16.2) by 20
King's Academy (49.4) over St. Edward's (28.5) by 21
MacArthur North (16.4) over Palmer Trinity (3.1) by 13
Moore Haven (36.6) over Evangelical Chr. (33.8) by 3
North Florida Chr. (59.8) over FAMU High (37.9) by 22
Port St. Joe (45.3) over Carrabelle (-13.1) by 58
Santa Fe Catholic (21.1) over Ind. Florida Air (11.8) by 9
Shorecrest Prep (25.1) over Admiral Farragut (14.4) by 11
Sneads (24.7) over Aucilla Christian (-1.4) by 26
St. John Neumann (27.0) over Ind. Northwest Chr. (-4.8) by 32
Trinity Catholic (65.5) over St. John Lutheran (12.0) by 54
Trinity Christian (47.5) over University Christian (38.4) by 9
Vernon (54.7) over Freeport (34.2) by 21
Warner Christian (34.7) over First Academy (25.0) by 10
Westminster Chr. (15.4) over Dade Christian (11.4) by 4
Wewahitchka (38.1) over Liberty County (23.0) by 15
Zion Lutheran (14.3) over Boca Raton Christian (-16.0) by 30

Independents
All Saints Academy (9.4) over Cambridge (7.7) by 2
Bell (22.0) over 2A Arnold (18.4) by 4
Calvary Chr.-W.G. (-19.2) over Central Florida Chr. (-38.9) by 20
Eagle's View (10.7) over Trinty Chr.-Deltona (-31.4) by 42
Eastland Christian (-30.7) over Heritage Prep (-37.6) by 7
Father Lopez (24.2) over 1A Master's Academy (21.2) by 3
Florida Deaf (-3.8) over Model School for Deaf DC (-16.2) by 12
Hernando Christian (-20.5) over Lake Mary Prep (-53.7) by 33
Landmark Chr. (18.8) over Ocala Christian (-39.0) by 58
LaSalle (26.1) over Mater Academy (13.8) by 12
Merritt Island Chr. (10.1) over West Oaks Acad. (-13.2) by 23
Palmetto Ridge (22.1) over 2A Jensen Beach (18.4) by 4
Parkway Academy (35.5) over St. Andrew's (13.3) by 22
Pembroke Pines Charter (29.7) over Doral Acad. (-12.5) by 42
Potter's House Christian (11.2) over St. Joseph (9.3) by 2
Providence (15.5) over Temple Christian (-15.5) by 31
Temple Hts. Chr. (8.4) over Calvary Chr.-Clrwtr. (2.2) by 6


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