Ansonia (5-0) at St. Paul (4-1), 6 p.m.: St. Paul in the midst of a solid campaign, but will it be enough to knock off the unbeaten Chargers?
Pooch’s Pick: Ansonia.
Haddam-Killingworth (1-3) at SMSA/University/Classical (1-3), 6 p.m.: SMSA beat Coginchaug 20-14, while the Cougars earned a 33-22 win against the same opponent.
Pooch’s Pick: Haddam-Killingworth.
Morgan (3-1) at Cromwell/Portland (3-0), 6 p.m.: Cromwell/Portland has only allowed 26 points, which all came in a victory over Valley Regional/Old Lyme in the Panthers’ last contest on Sept. 30.
O’Brien Tech (2-1) at Cheney Tech (4-0), 6 p.m.: Tough stretch for the Condors, who visit unbeaten Cheney Tech this week and Bullard Havens (3-1) next week.
Pooch’s Pick: Cheney Tech.
Stratford (0-4) at Pomperaug (1-3), 6 p.m.: Pomperaug has lost three straight games since defeating Barlow in the season opener, a victory that snapped a 10-game losing streak.
Pooch’s Pick: Pomperaug.
North Branford (1-2) at Valley Regional/Old Lyme (3-1), 6:30 p.m.: If Valley Regional/Old Lyme can get past rival North Branford, the Warriors can probably start prepping for the Class M state playoffs. V/OL schedule is very favorable the rest of the way.
Pooch’s Pick: Valley Regional/Old Lyme.
Wolcott (4-1) at Woodland (0-5), 6:30 p.m.: Wolcott, fresh off its victory over previously unbeaten Seymour last week, should have an easy time against the Hawks, who still seek their first win of the season.
Pooch’s Pick: Wolcott.
Bunnell (3-1) at Weston (3-1), 7 p.m.: With Newtown and Masuk next up on the schedule, this is a must-win if Bunnell has any aspirations of reaching the state playoffs.
CREC (1-3) at Sheehan (2-3), 7 p.m.: Great chance for Sheehan to earn its third straight win.
Pooch’s Pick: Sheehan.
Creed/Career/Whitney Tech (1-4) at Wilbur Cross (3-1), 7 p.m.: Schedule is much, much tougher in the SCC isn’t it, Creed?
Pooch’s Pick: Wilbur Cross.
Kennedy (3-2) at Seymour (3-1), 7 p.m.: Seymour looking to rebound from its first loss of the season.
Pooch’s Pick: Seymour.
Naugatuck (4-1) at Watertown (-4), 7 p.m.: Naugatuck has not allowed a point in its last three games.
Pooch’s Pick: Naugatuck.
Old Saybrook/Westbrook (2-1) at Coginchaug (1-3), 1 p.m.: OS/W defeated Haddam-Killingworth, which defeated Coginchaug. So….
Pooch’s Pick: Old Saybrook/Westbrook.
Oxford (4-1) at Derby (1-3), 2 p.m.: Does Oxford continue to roll, or does Derby right the ship?
Pooch’s Pick: Oxford.
Prince Tech (2-2) at Platt Tech (2-2), 2 p.m.: Prince and Platt have played the same four teams. Prince has scored 100 points and surrendered 66, while Platt has scored 82 and has given up 145. Give the edge to Prince in this contest.
Pooch’s Pick: Prince Tech.
Last week: 11-4. Season record: 79-23.