Football pick 'em with Joshua Holsey and Geno Smith: Round 2

Here are the standings after the first round of the football pick 'em challenge:

Joshua Holsey (@HeyItsJholsey) 4-1

Me (@ESPNHSAuguste) 4-1

Geno Smith (@SmithGeno4) 2-3

Take a look at this week's slate of games and keep reading for our picks and predictions. We'd love for you guys to challenge us "experts" by leaving your winners and Player of the Game nominees in the comment section. Are you ready for some Week 6 football?

MLK (4-0) at No. 5 Valdosta (5-0)

Carrollton (4-1) at Troup (4-1)

Northside Warner Robins (4-0) at Warner Robins (3-1)

No. 7 Sandy Creek (4-0) at Eastside (4-1)

Lassiter (4-1) at Walton (5-0)

No. 4 McEachern (4-1) South Cobb (3-1)

Joshua's picks

MLK, 21-14 — Their receiver Blake Tibbs is going to be the impact player in this one.

Carrollton, 17-10Jonathan Jones is unstoppable as a running back. He's having a good season so far.

Northside, 28-14 — They have a good running game going this season.

Sandy Creek, 21-7 — RB Mike Hilton will be the difference in that game.

Walton, 14-7 — I'll just go with the home team.

McEachern, 28-14 — I've seen them play on TV and they have a pretty good squad and a nasty offensive line. They should be able to do what they want on offense.

Geno's picks

Valdosta, 28-10 — They're just bigger and more physical than MLK.

Troup, 14-10 — Junior linebacker Reuben Foster will do a good job on defense.

Northside, 35-14 — They usually win this matchup every year. They are going to keep it going tonight.

Eastside, 21-17 — I'm going with an upset here. I think Eastside will come in and play hard to get the victory.

Walton, 31-17 — I met Tyren Jones and Cody Richardson at a camp so I'm wishing them well tonight.

McEachern, 38-10 — They have a pretty good program, so I think they'll win.

My picks

Valdosta, 35-21 — You have to love the way this team has rebounded after graduating Jay Rome and Malcolm Mitchell. Plus, that's a long trip east for MLK.

Troup 21-14 — Carrollton's offense hasn't been held under 30 points — until tonight. Troup's defense is the truth, and ESPNHS All-State LB Reuben Foster has been a menace from his LB spot. I'm rolling with the home team.

Northside, 31-28 — Injuries are a concern for the Eagles but as long as RB Curtis Martin (3 TDs last week) and QB Jack Montgomery (188 passing yards) are healthy, this team is dangerous.

Sandy Creek, 34-21 — The Cole Garvin-to-Demarre Kitt connection has been unstoppable in recent weeks. Expect more of the same in this one.

Lassiter, 24-14 — It's true that Class AAAAA's leading rusher Tyren Jones (916 yards) is a beast, but the Trojans made a believer out of me when they upset Brookwood earlier in the season. Junior Eddie Printz (more than 900 yards and eight TDs) is a stud under center and will make Walton's defense put in overtime.

McEachern, 35-21 — This defense, led by South Carolina commit Darius English (29 tackles and nine sack), is playing at an extremely high level. They will be tested tonight, but ultimately the Indians will prevail.

David Auguste is an associate editor for ESPNHS and ESPNHIGHSCHOOL.com. Follow him on Twitter @ESPNHSAuguste or email him at David.Auguste@espn.com.