Puck's Weekend Forecast, 2012

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  Tom "Hockey Puck/Nutman" McKenna has worked as a statman with Ted since 1977. He swore in mid-2003 that he could pick games better than Huck, so the challenge was on! (He finally backed up his boasting in '05, '06, '07, '08 and again in '11.)
  Puck is a legend and known by sports figures

throughout the city and elsewhere. Everyone
considers him a friend.
  The pic at the right was taken in 2001.
Explanation.
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WEEK 16
  Puck's comment:
"It kill me go genst Wood, but dat my onwee hope. If Big Goofball
pick Ewie Catedraw, I dead."
THE PICK
Erie Cathedral Prep 20, Wood 17

WEEK 15
  Puck's comment:
"Noin' Big Willie, he pwobwy got same pick I do. I gotta catch up
one way oh 'nothah. I got a skeem foh nex week. Juss watch me.
THE PICKS
La Salle 28, Coatesville 24  "Allmoas took othah side. Got talk out of it. Wa Salle gonna win.
Wood 28, Allentown CC 14  "Wood bes game gonna be nexx week."
Imhotep 34, Wyomissing 20  "I heah Wymissin' OK. Dey ain touchin' IHOP, doe." 

WEEK 14
  Puck's comment:
"Evwee once wile, I pwoove I smartah dan I wook. I cwush dem dude
wast week. Ha, ha. Dat was fun. They tuhkey taste wike skunk, I bet. I so sike, dat why
I put my pick on eahly. Let see if dey got ball to go genst Philly team."

THE PICKS
Imhotep 28, Pen Argyl 20  "Pen Ahgul big, but this ain no time to be goin' genst IHOP."
Wood 49, Interboro 14  "I saw Intboho genst Wess Chestah Hendahson. Dey way too small."
La Salle 35, Parkland 28  "Dis ain't no gimme. Pahkwand can scoh. I give it to WaSalle
  'cause dey doan gotta twavel."

WEEK 13 (THANKSGIVING)
  Puck's comment: “For Huck and Willie: Thank you lot, Wess. You kill me tryan catch Willie three
games. Yo, Willie, I need you keep you dumm-lookin' face off my pick. Take what you tink gonna
win. Doan twy play game wit me! You onwy 7 game behine Huck. You got shot win it all.”
THE PICKS
TOP GAMES
Northeast 22, Central 20
Ryan 21, Washington 17
West Phila. 16, Overbrook 14
Dobbins 22, Franklin 18
OK GAMES
St. Joseph’s Prep 35, Malvern Prep 20
Gratz 26, Mastery 14
U. City 26, Mastbaum 14
Frankford 31, Fels 14
Truman 24, Conwell-Egan 15
Germantown 20, King 8
Del-Val 23, Bartram 20
Comm Tech 26, Olney 6
GIMME A BREAK GAMES
Prep Charter 34, Furness 8
Imhotep 43, Boys Latin 12
Neumann-Goretti 38, Southern `12
Judge 44, Lincoln 14
Roman 55, Roxborough 6

WEEK 12
  Puck's comment: "Conwall-Eeg bettah win dis week! Dey kill me dis yeeh. I got wosses causadem
five time! I had fun wit Willie. He pweety ohgnize. He axually pwetty sensbul. Ha, ha. Dat soun'
cwazy, wight? Me callin' sumbud sensbul."
THE PICKS
U. City 35, Edison 7
Conwell-Egan 28, Morrisville 14
West Catholic 28, Imhotep 14   "Winner of this game is going to wind up in Hershey."
Comm Tech 21, Bristol 14
Wood 49, Bok 7
La Salle 31, Frankford 14

WEEK 11

  Puck's comment: "Wittle Willie pick muss go on same time. We tie wast week . . . Da game wit dem wittle stah
tings shood be difwence wit Wittle Willie. Let see wha
happen."
THE PICKS
REGULAR GAMES
Dobbins 16, Lincoln 14
Northeast 32, Boys Latin 20
Fels 26, Del Val 22
*Germantown 12, Franklin 8
Furness 16, University City 14
Future 14, King 8
West Phila. 36, Edison 6
*Roxborough 8, Olney 6
Bartram 23, Southern 14
Central 24, Overbrook 18
Mastery North 20, Mastbaum 14
Neumann Goretti 35, Chichester 7
*Episcopal 24, Haverford School 21
Penn Charter 26, Germantown Academy 14
Malvern Prep 28, SCH Academy 7
PLAYOFFS
Comm Tech 34, Morrisville 8
*St. Joseph’s Prep 21, La Salle 20
Wood 34, Bonner 21
*Washington 24, Frankford 20
*Gratz 24, Bok 20
West Catholic 35, Conwell-Egan 7
Imhotep 42, Prep Charter 12

WEEK 10

  Puck's comment: “I dint take many upset. I muss twy stay cwose Huck. Who wohhy
'bout Willie? No topic foh him.” (Whatever that means.)
THE PICKS
Non-League Pubs
Overbrook 24, Lincoln 22
Fels 26, Dobbins 14
Future 16, Olney 14
Southern 21, Roxborough 6
Mastbaum 24, Bartram 8
Furness 14, West Phila 12
U City 26, Edison 6
Germantown 24, Prep Charter 20
Comm Tech 14, Franklin 13
Inter-Ac
Episcopal 28, GA 10
Malvern 21, Haverford 13
Penn Charter 16, Chestnut Hill 14
Pub Playoffs
Frankford 28, Northeast 14
Washington 21, Central 17
Bok 26, Boys Latin 21
Gratz 25, Mastery 8
Imhotep 38, Del Val 7
Catholic Playoffs
St. Joseph’s Prep 24, Ryan 14
La Salle 28, Roman 27 (one point better than West, I guess)
Bonner 21, Lansdale Catholic 20
Wood 38, O’Hara 7
West Catholic 38, Carroll 14

WEEK NINE
  Puck's comment: "Tell Wittle Willie I gonna smack him 'roun and ta stop talkin' smack. He ain't won
no yeaw yet and now he tink he somein' gweat? Ha, ha, ha. He funny! Gimme bweak!"
Upset Special
  "Judd ovah Whoaman. Tom Coyle ain't sweep in thwee week. He need dis win bad. We need him in
good speewit west of yeah. Twip to Eyeland took evahthing outta him."
Best Games
1.      Gratz vs. Boys' Latin
2.      Roman vs. Judge
3.      Penn Charter vs. Haverford
4.      Malvern vs. Episcopal
Catholic
St. Joseph's Prep 35, Ryan 7
Roman 35, Judge 28 (OT)
La Salle 28, West 7
O'Hara 31, Lansdale 10
Wood 29, Bonner 13
Carroll 32, McDevitt 14
Neumann-Goretti 23, Conwell-Egan 20
Inter-Ac
Penn Charter 20, Haverford 17
Malvern 28, Episcopal 14
Germantown Academy 17, Chestnut Hill 14
Public League
Fels 26, U City 12
Edison 16, Future 14
Overbrook 15, Dobbins 14
Bok B-O-K 29, Bartram 12
Franklin 14, King 8
Gratz 26, Boys' Latin 22
Germantown 32, Southern 14
Mastbaum 20, Roxborough 8
Mastery Charter 14, West Phila. 8
Public 4-A Playoffs
Central 28, Lincoln 8
Northeast 27, Furness 12
Public 2-A Playoffs
Prep Charter 27, Del Val 16
Imhotep 35, Comm Tech 8

WEEK EIGHT
  Puck's comment: “It gettin tough a catch Huck when we diffuh only 3 game in 2 week. I hate say dis, but I’m playin' genst Wittle Willie. (When he got Pwep, dat was killuh foh me.) I wike Bonnah dis week in a way, but I know Willie gonna sewec' 'Hahuh. Doan  need dat diffwence.”
THE PICKS
Washington 28, Northeast 14
Frankford 31, Fels 14
Southern 22, Edison 0
Lincoln 14, Mastbaum 12
Gratz 26, West 12
Boys' Latin 24, Franklin 8
Roxborough 26, Future 6
Imhotep 28, Prep Charter 14
Del-Val 28, U City 14
Malvern 27, Penn Charter 7
Episcopal 21, Chestnut Hill 17
La Salle 28, Roman 20
Central 24, Germantown 21
Furness 20, Olney 8
Bok 26, Mastery North 14
St. Joseph’s Prep 38, Judge 14
O’Hara 21, Bonner 20
West Catholic 39, Neumann-Goretti 7
McDevitt 21, Conwell-Egan 17
Germantown Academy 24, Haverford School 21
Ryan 24, Lansdale 14
Wood 38, Carroll 14

WEEK SEVEN
  Puck's comments: "Juss my wuck. Sothuhn-Ollknee get stop by bwawl. Dat game
shunt count! Ollknee was gonna stohm back and win. I know it! . . . Wotta cwose
game dis week. Let see if dose two knuckhedds have diffwence. Dey bettah. If not,
den I know dey cheatin' and copyin' my pick!! . . . Wyan-Judge tuff one. Fwank
McAhdle and Tommy Coyule both my boy. Wish I cood stay 'way fwom dat one."
THE PICKS
Furness 14, Southern 12
Washington 28, Fels 14
Frankford 24, Central 16
Northeast 24, Germantown 18
Mastbaum 26, Edison 6
Lincoln-Olney   off the board
Boys' Latin 27, King 6
West Phila. 20, Franklin 16
Bok 28, Gratz 16
Prep Charter 16, Comm Tech 14
Imhotep 34, Univ. City 6
West 31, Carroll 12
Episcopal 21, Penn Charter 17
Overbrook 22, Bartram 18
Mastery North 12, Dobbins 8
Del Val 42, Future 6
Malvern 38, Germantown Academy 7
Haverford School 17, Chestnut Hill 14
La Salle 28, St. Joseph’s Prep 26
Judge 24, Ryan 21
Wood 34, Lansdale 13
Roman 28, O’Hara 21
Neumann 21, McDevitt 16
Bonner-Prendie 35, Conwell-Egan 7

WEEK SIX
  Puck's comments:
"Good ta finelee winna week. Ain nuttin' to beat Big Willie, but to beat
Huck, dat an 'complishmen!! I juss takin' one game at a time . . . Yo, now I soun wike a
bohing coach. Ha, ha. Andy Weed shoul put me on his coachin' staff. Norfeass-Centwal tuff
to pick. I goin' wit Norfeass, doe, 'causeatheh passin'. I WOVE thwoin' team! Wondah if
Big Willie and Huck gonna copy my pick? If so, dey got answeh ta highah powah!!"
THE PICKS
Bok 30, Franklin 8
Washington 21, Frankfordc 14
Northeast 24, Central 17
Germantown 28, Fels 20
Olney 16, Southern 12
Lincoln 35, Edison 18
Furness 22, Mastbaum 20
West 19, King 12
Mastery North 21, Bartram 15
Gratz 26, Dobbins 14
Boys' Latin 22, Overbrook 16
Comm Tech 20, Roxborough 8
Prep Charter 34, Future 12
Neumann-Goretti 24, Carroll 22
West Catholic 57, Conwell-Egan 7
Malvern 42, Upper Darby 7
St. Joseph’s Prep 24, Wood 14
Roman 24, Ryan 14
La Salle 31, Judge 10
Bonner 25, Lansdale 21
Imhotep 35, Del Val 20
O’Hara 32, McDevitt 14
Salesianum 24, Haverford School 21
Germantown Academy 28, Pennington 14

WEEK FIVE

  Puck's comments: “Ohhhh . . . I bettah be funny. My pick not so good, so I needa be moah funny. Bad week. Fohh week into dis cwap and I down nine game to Huck. Doan wohhy, I guawantee my life I winnin' dis week. Fact, I goin' 25-2!! Whoaman my big upset special. Whoaman vehy offense-minded, can scoah wit anybody. Bad game Motep-Futuah. Take dat one off da boahd, pwease!"
THE PICKS
Washington 28, Central 14
Frankford 26, Germantown 21
Northeast 28, Fels 20
Olney 16, Edison 8
Mastbaum 20, Southern 6
Lincoln 22, Furness 8
Boys Latin 21, West Phila. 16
Bok 38, King 6
Dobbins 21, Franklin 18
Gratz 21, Bartram 14
Comm Tech 27, U City 12
Del Val 24, Roxborough 8
Wood 27, O’Hara 21
Interboro 28, Prep Charter 7
Episcopal 35, Chichester 7
Overbrook 20, Mastery North 14
Imhotep 58, Future 6
La Salle 35, Ryan 14
Roman 28, St. Joseph’s Preparatory School 24
Carroll 21, Conwell-Egan 14
West Catholic 35, McDevitt 14
Haverford School 28, Penn Wood 7
Judge 27, Bonner 15
Germantown Academy 14, Blair (NJ) 13
Penn Charter 21, Peddie 14
SCH Academy 24, Hill School 14
Lansdale Catholic 28, Neumann-Goretti 14

WEEK FOUR
  Puck's comments:
"Aftah wha happen wast week, I juss keep my mout zip. It bad when
ya wose to Willie, 5-1."
THE PICKS
Bok 21, Boys' Latin 19
Comm Tech 26, Del-Val 12
Central 27. Fels 14
Frankford 21, Northeast 20
Washington 28, Germantown 14
Lincoln 26, Southern 12
Mastbaum 22, Olney 8
Dobbins 26, King 14
Bartram 24, Franklin 12
Future 14, U. City 12
Chester 24, Neumann-Goretti 20
McDevitt 21, Lansdale 17
Ryan 21, Chichester 7
Nativity BVM 14, Egan 13
Wood 28, West Catholic 21
Penn Charter 17, Interboro 14
Furness 28, Edison 7
West Philly 21, Overbrook 19
Gratz 21, Mastery North 16
Prep Charter 29, Roxborough 14
Imhotep 49, SCH 7
Haverford School 28, Kennett 10
O’Hara 38, Carroll 7
La Salle 27, Malvern 16
Germanton Academy 8, Peddie 7
Roman 27, Bonner-Prendie 14
Episcopal 14, Hill School 8

WEEK THREE
Puck's comments:
"Dese fiwst two week got me fwustwated. Bad nuff I woosing to Huck, but I bahewee
beatin' Willie. How sad dat? Why in wohld I pick Whoaman and Olluhnee wast week? Fank God foh
Washton. Dey save me fwom mohe 'bahhasment . . . Oh, cwap. Wook what I do!! I pick 'gennst Washton
dis week! Dat bad."

THE PICKS
Bok 26, West Phila. 19
Boys' Latin 22, Dobbins 14
Bartram 21, King 12
Gratz 18, Overbrook 16
Comm Tech 29, Future 10
McDevitt 52, Edison 0
Northeast 42, Southern 6
Germantown 28, Mastbaum 14
Upper Dublin 21, Lincoln 13
Wood 28, Frankford 21
Conwell-Egan 27, Olney 12
Ryan 17, Bensalem 14
Carroll 21, Del-Val 12
Lansdale 28, Morrisville 14
North Penn 21, SJ Prep 20
Mastery North 24, Franklin 20
Prep Charter 23, Univ City 16
Imhotep 28, Roxborough 8
Truman 17, Fels 14
Furness 21, Chester 10
Roman 28, SCH Academy 20
St. Elizabeth (Del) 26, Neumann-Goretti 16
Penn Charter 21, McDonogh (Md) 10
Episcopal 26, Kiski 14
Judge 28, State College 21
Malvern 29, Carroll (DC) 11
Haverford School 21, Lawrenceville (NJ) 14
Hill School 21, Germantown Academy 17
La Salle 28, O'Hara 21
West Catholic 22, Bonner-Prendie 20
Glen Mills 21, Washington 19

WEEK TWO
  Puck's comments:
“Tuff week foh me. Woosin' by thwee to Huck. I done tink anathin get any bettah dis this week.
I got no cwue on thwee game. Fack is, moss of 'em I got no cwue. Ha, ha. Takin' chance Judge will come back stwong
from aihpwane. I know da coaches must be on the aihplane-mobile pwoblem.” (Note from Ted: Feel free to scratch
your head. No idea what that last part means.)
THE PICKS

West Philly 20, Dobbins 16
Imhotep 35, Com Tech 14
Mastery North 27, King 8
Bok 19, Overbrook 6
Boys Latin 24, Bartram 8
Gratz 28, Franklin 7
Roxborough 14, U City 12
Prep Charter 20, Del Val 18
Central 16, Furness 14
Jenkintown 20, Mastbaum 16
La Salle 28, Farrell 14
Northeast 17, Lincoln 14
Pennsbury 21, Frankford 20
Germantown 21, Edison 6
Roman 21, Downingtown East 20
Ryan 17, Wissahickon 14
Judge 26, Council Rock 25
Neumann 28, Springfield 26
Cheltenham 21, McDevitt 14
Upper Merion 21, Lansdale 14
Malvern 21, Coatesville 14
Interboro 21, Episcopal 17
Henderson 24, SCH Academy 14
Penn Charter 28, Fels 14
O’Hara 20, Haverford School 13
Southern 28, Future 6
Olney 12, ANC 6
St. Joe’s Prep 17, Gonzaga 14
Washington 21, West Catholic 14
North Penn 27, Wood 24
Bonner-Prendergast 28, Carroll 14

WEEK ONE

Puck's comment: "Nuffin'. I ain heah to yap. I heah to kick Willie butt! Be cool to bump
off Huck nothah time, too, but dat gonna be wuff!"
The picks . . .
Bok 16, Dobbins 14
Gratz 20, King 12
Overbrook 14, Franklin 12
West 8, Bartram 6
Boys' Latin 24, Mastery 14
Abington 35, Fels 7
Central 34, Future 8
Truman 14, Lincoln 12
Roxborough 26, Edison 0
Jenkintown 24, Southern 22
U. Moreland 34, Mastbaum 8
N. Dame 27, Judge 24 “Sowwy, Judge. Gotta go wit Notuh Dame in Iwewand, wight?"
University City 18, Olney 12
Neshaminy 35, Northeast 7
Strath Haven 21, Imhotep 17
Hatboro 21, Frankford 20
Emmaus 28, Germantown 14
Episcopal 21, Del Val 7
Bristol 20, Comm Tech 14
Wood 28, Bensalem 10
Carroll 14, Radnor 10
Downingtown East 35, Bonner 7
Egan 24, Solebury 7
Cocoa 17, St. Joseph’s Prep 14
North Penn 27, La Salle 24
Pennridge 21, Haverford 14
O’Hara 28, Ryan 17
Roman 21, Malvern 20
Lansdale 38, Prep Charter 6
Neumann 21, Furness 20
Washington 28, Chestnut Hill 14
McDevitt 38, Muhlenberg 6