Cranford at Summit; Westfield at Elizabeth and Somerville at GL highlights this weekend’s Union County football for Friday, Oct. 14 and Saturday, Oct. 15

Can Cranford capture its third straight win over another undefeated Summit team?
Can defending North 2, Group 5 champion Westfield extend its state-best 18-game winning streak with a big victory at Elizabeth?
Can Governor Livingston slow down a 5-0 Somerville team which is averaging more than 50 points?
We’ll find out Friday, Oct. 14 and Saturday, Oct. 15 when Union County high school football continues with 11 games for Week 6 action.
There are 8 games scheduled for Friday, Oct. 14 and three more for Saturday afternoon, Oct. 15.
Off this week are: Rahway, Johnson and New Providence.

UNION COUNTY
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL

THIS WEEK’S SCHEDULE:
Friday, Oct. 14 (8 games)

Franklin at Union, 7 p.m.

Westfield at Elizabeth, 7 p.m.

Bridgewater-Raritan at Linden, 7 p.m.

Cranford at Summit, 7 p.m.

Scotch Plains at North Hunterdon, 7 p.m.

Roselle at Belleville, 7 p.m.

Hillside at Dayton, 7 p.m.

Brearley at Manville, 7 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 15 (3 games)

Watchung Hills at Plainfield, 1 p.m.

Somerville at Gov. Livingston, 1 p.m.

Roselle Park at Pingry, 1 p.m.

Off: Rahway, Johnson, New Providence.

LAST WEEK’S RESULTS:

Friday, Oct. 7 (6 games)

Elizabeth 26, Hunterdon Central 7

Cranford 40, Scotch Plains 14

Summit 28, Gov. Livingston 21

Somerville 59, Rahway 35

Brearley 22, Dayton 21

Bound Brook 15, Roselle Park 8

Saturday, Oct. 8 (4 games)

Westfield 28, Union 13

Montgomery 40, Plainfield 6

Hillside 27, Johnson 23

Roselle 61, New Providence 9

Off: Linden.

THIS WEEK’S PICKS (11):

Union over Franklin

Elizabeth over Westfield

Bridgewater-Raritan over Linden

Summit over Cranford

North Hunterdon over S. Plains

Roselle over Belleville

Hillside over Dayton

Brearley over Manville

Watchung Hills over Plainfield

Somerville over GL

Roselle Park over Pingry

Best bet: Roselle

Upset special: Elizabeth

Last week: 6-4

This year: 42-19 (.689)

Best bets: 4-1

Upset specials: 3-2

JR’S

UNION COUNTY

TOP 10:

1-Westfield (5-0)

2-Union (3-1)

3-Elizabeth (3-2)

4-Summit (5-0)

5-Roselle (5-0)

6-Rahway (4-1)

7-Cranford (3-2)

8-Hillside (2-3)

9-Johnson (3-2)

10-Gov. Livingston (2-2)

Others: 
Brearley (4-1)
Roselle Park (2-3)
Linden (1-3)
Dayton (1-4)
Plainfield (0-5)
Scotch Plains (0-5)
New Providence (0-5)

– JR PARACHINI

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