Pacific high school football lookahead, Week 2.0
Published: August 25, 2011
Two forfeits marked the first week of the Pacific high school football season, while Guam High made like the Panthers of 2010 with an easy victory over John F. Kennedy.
Now, Japan gets into the mix with its two season-opening games on Friday, followed by a full slate of Guam games on Saturday.
And heeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeere we go:
Week 2 outlook
Friday, Aug. 26
Robert D. Edgren at Yokota, 7 p.m. – Eagles’ corps of five senior leaders want to make some noise to begin the season, but can they handle the Panthers’ large, veteran interior? … Panthers 22, Eagles 8.
Nile C. Kinnick at Zama American, 7:30 p.m. – Red Devils’ flashy senior back Dustin Kimbrell vs. Trojans’ Andre “Tank” Encarnacion. Give it to smaller, quicker Kinnick, in a close one. … Red Devils 14, Trojans 13.
Saturday, Aug. 27
Okkodo at John F. Kennedy, 10 a.m. – Islanders hope to rebound from Week 1 thrashing; Bulldogs will have none of it. … Bulldogs 16, Islanders 13.
George Washington at Southern, 3 p.m. – Geckos begin the road back. Mission: Get the Bamboo Bowl title back from Guam High. … Geckos 19, Dolphins 7.
Simon Sanchez at Guam High, 7 p.m. – First night home game for the Panthers, who are “beside themselves,” coach Jacob Dowdell said, about Saturday Night Lights. … Panthers 18, Sharks 11.
Last week – 3-0, 1.000.
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