The Nebraska Prep Sports panel takes a look at the Class D-2 football quarterfinals scheduled for Monday. The Nebraska Prep Sports Panel is currently picking 81.4% games correctly, including 42% of our UPSET SPECIALs. ..
Now a look at the Class D-2 quarterfinals....
*** Lindsay Holy family at Bruning-Davenport .
... This game matches the balanced attack of Lindsay HF and the explosive running attack of Bruning-Davenport. The key will be how well Lindsay Holy Family can contain Zach Messman of Bruning-Davenport. .
... the pick .... Bruning-Davenport 31-28 .
*** Pope John at Allen .
... NPS number 1 rated Pope John as spent the year at the top of the rankings. Corey Uldrich of Allen will present Pope John with several challenges. He has rushed and thrown for 1000 yards. .
... the pick ... Pope John 34-20 .
*** Kenesaw at North Loup-Scotia.
... This is a great game for the fans. It should be very competitive and may be determined by who has the ball last. The panel debated whether to select the team that defeated the other during the season OR the team that defeated the team that defeated them during the season. .
... the pick ... North Loup-Scotia 44-42 .
*** Lodgepole at Mullen.
... Both teams have very good running backs who can break the big play and also get the tough yard. But then you must look at the other side of the ball - defense. Mullen based on the season long performance appears to have a big advantage..
... the pick ... Mullen 44-22 .