With two weeks left in the regular season, Matt Goul is still clinging to his lead in the Gridiron Challenge standings — amongst our pickers, anyway. (About 20 of our readers have out-predicted Matt throughout the course of the season.)
Slideshow: Red Lion stuns Central YorkMatt followed his perfect 14-0 record in Week 7 with his worst performance of the season (9-5 in Week 8) to take a 99-27 overall record. Meanwhile, Tom Sixeas has kept plugging away and managed to gain a couple of points on Matt. Tom is within striking distance at 98-28 with two weeks left.
Lyzz Jones saw a similar fate to Matt. She also correctly predicted all 14 games in Week 7 but followed that up with a dismal 8-6 showing to slip two games behind third-place Steve Navaroli.
Week 8 was a little weird, though, with three games that flummoxed all six of our pickers: Red Lion’s win against Central York, York Suburban’s win vs. Dover and Northeastern’s defeat of Spring Grove.
If you ignore those three across-the-board losses, both Tom and Brandon Stoneburg got every other game correct. They were the only two to correctly predict Biglerville’s win against Littlestown — the only other game that Steve got wrong as he held onto his third-place position.
Slideshow: York Suburban beats Dover
That was helpful for Brandon, who had vaulted past Mike two weeks ago for a fourth-place tie with Lyzz entering Week 7 but dropped a couple of lone-wolf picks to go 9-5 and slide back into last place with Mike RUbin. Brandon’s 11-3 effort in Week 8 moved him back up into fifth place with a two-point lead on Mike.
That brings us to Week 9.
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