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Football playoffs: Semifinals picks

Quick picks today, as we tackle the state semifinal round. I'll be live-tweeting during the games on Saturday, so follow me on Twitter if you want to keep in touch. I promise to be witty and only occasionally informative.

Class 8A

Glenbard North (9-3) at Loyola (12-0)

Saturday, 12 p.m.

Prediction: LOYOLA 34, GLENBARD NORTH 14

Bolingbrook (11-1) at Naperville Central (9-3)

Saturday, 1 p.m.

Prediction: BOLINGBROOK 28, NAPERVILLE CENTRAL 15

Class 7A

Wheaton Warrenvile South (9-3) at St. Rita (10-2)

Saturday, 6 p.m.

Prediction: WHEATON WARRENVILLE SOUTH 17, ST. RITA 14

Lake Zurich (10-2) at Boylan (12-0)

Saturday, 1 p.m.

Prediction: BOYLAN 22, LAKE ZURICH 10

Class 6A

Lemont (12-0) at Richwoods (9-3)

Saturday, 2 p.m.

Prediction: RICHWOODS 24, LEMONT 20

Prairie Ridge (11-1) at Batavia (12-0)

Saturday, 1 p.m.

Prediction: PRAIRIE RIDGE 30, BATAVIA 20

Class 5A

Montini (10-2) at Kaneland (12-0)

Saturday, 6 p.m.

Prediction: MONTINI 34, KANELAND 17

Sacred Heart-Griffin (12-0) at Joliet Catholic (10-2)

Saturday, 2 p.m.

Prediction: JOLIET CATHOLIC 28, SACRED HEART-GRIFFIN 20

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