Grid Picks: Taking Londonderry, Dover, North, Exeter in rivalry games

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Sep. 22—Friday

Pinkerton at Londonderry (6 p.m.)

The Lancers make it six wins in their last six games against the Astros. Londonderry, 28-14.

Kennett at St. Thomas (6 p.m.)

The Eagles have scored 56 points in each of their last two games. Kennett, 42-20.

Dover at Spaulding (6:30 p.m.)

One of these teams is going to be 4-0. Dover, 20-7.

Keene at Timberlane (6:30 p.m.)

It'll be a surprise here if the Owls lose more than twice during the regular season. Timberlane, 27-12.

BG at Merrimack (6:30 p.m.)

The Cardinals should be 5-0 when they enter a tough three-game stretch that features contests against Londonderry, Bedford and Nashua North. BG, 35-13.

Nashua North at Nashua South (6:30 p.m.)

It's never a bad thing when you can play a "road game" in your home stadium. North, 26-14.

Concord at Alvirne (7 p.m.)

The Crimson Tide extends their winning streak to three games. Concord, 36-6.

Salem at Windham (7 p.m.)

This is an important game for both teams, since the loser will drop to 1-3. Windham, 20-14.

Exeter at Winnacunnet (7 p.m.)

A victory tonight would make Winnacunnet's season. Exeter, 28-14.

Memorial at Portsmouth/Oyster River (7 p.m.)

Predicting a mild upset at Tom Daubney Field. Memorial, 14-13.

Goffstown at Bedford (7 p.m.)

The Bedford defense has allowed one touchdown in the last 10 quarters. Bedford, 42-14.

Bow at Milford (7 p.m.)

The Spartans avoid a third straight loss. Milford, 21-14.

Pembroke at Gilford/Belmont (7 p.m.)

Kudos to you if you have Isaiah Reese on your Fantasy Football team. Gilford/Belmont, 41-14.

Plymouth at Laconia (7 p.m.)

There was a time when you cleared your schedule so you could attend the game when these teams played. Plymouth, 34-12.

Sanborn at Manchester West (7 p.m.)

The Indians earn their first victory. Sanborn, 20-12.

Hillsboro-Deering/Hopkinton at Hanover (7 p.m.)

Few Division II teams have been more impressive than the Bears through the season's first three weeks. Hanover, 34-6.

Hollis/Brookline at Pelham (7 p.m.)

Hard to say which is better, the Pythons' offense or the Pythons' defense. Pelham, 42-14.

Souhegan at Lebanon (7 p.m.)

Attention Sabers: If you dress for this game, be prepared to play in this game. Souhegan, 42-6.

Inter-Lakes/Moultonborough at Campbell (7 p.m.)

The Cougars are unbeaten, but this will be their toughest test to date. Campbell, 16-14.

ConVal at Fall Mountain (7 p.m.)

The Wildcats make it three wins in a row. Fall Mountain, 32-7.

Saturday

Kingswood at Epping/Newmarket (2 p.m.)

The Blue Devils even their record after four games. Epping/Newmarket, 26-14.

Somersworth at Franklin (2 p.m.)

Somersworth and Newport are the only unbeaten teams in Division IV, and those teams will still be unbeaten when they meet next weekend. Somersworth, 49-14.

Newfound at Newport (2 p.m.)

See above. Newport, 36-12.

Winnisquam at Raymond (2:30 p.m.)

The Rams prevail at home. Raymond, 26-20.

John Stark at Merr. Valley (2:30 p.m.)

The Pride climb back to the .500 mark. Merrimack Valley, 26-8.

Mascoma at Bishop Brady (5 p.m.)

The Giants add to the momentum they generated by beating Raymond last weekend. Bishop Brady, 27-7.

Stevens at Kearsarge (6 p.m.)

If the Cardinals can get their offense in gear, they'll have a chance to collect their first victory. Stevens, 20-18.

Trinity at Monadnock (6:30 p.m.)

Both teams are unbeaten, so that makes this the Game of the Week in Division III. Trinity, 22-14.

Last week: 46-8; 2022 record: 70-13