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    This week’s high school football picks

    Xaverian over Brockton — Question 4 on November’s state referendum ballot asks the following: Should Catholic Conference schools be allowed to play football against New Jersey high schools? The Globe urges a no vote.

    Belmont over Burlington — The new movie “Knuckleball!” is a chance to remind young Marauder fans that Wilbur Wood was one of Belmont’s all-time great football players.

    Everett over St. John’s Prep — But the real highlight is the annual appearance of the Globe School Sports Staff float in the homecoming parade. This year’s theme: “Jonathan who?”


    Lincoln-Sudbury over Somerville — Six straight quarters without giving up a point is enough to make a turkey vulture smile. Orville (2-0) loves L-S this week.

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    Dixwell over St. Sebastian’s — If Nobles plays anything like the old Dixwell boys, the ISL title is headed to Dedham.

    Winchester over Wakefield — Worth repeating: Donations in Glen Doherty’s memory can be made to the SEAL foundation ( or to the Special Operations Warrior Foundation (

    Last week: 3-3. Season: 9-4.