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High school football: Week 3 picks by Bob Holmes

This week’s picks from the Globe’s High School editor:

Boston Latin over Newton South — Now if some of those rough, tough girls suit up for the Lions, that might change my prediction.

Reading over Dracut — Apparently someone finally told the Rockets you can’t land a playoff berth with seven straight bye weeks.

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Latin Academy over Dorchester — The Kyle Dance for mayor campaign rolls on. And we love his economic slogan: “Invest 20, get a quarter back.”

Concord-Carlisle over Lexington — The Patriots are collecting a variety of strange headlines for the 2013-14 Yearbook. Beating Lexington is a much better headline.

Milton Academy over St. Sebastian’s — Nothing says opening day like a nice 55-yard field goal as time expires from Justin Yoon.

Medford over Arlington — Protesters continue picketing outside Globe after 2-0 Mustangs are denied a spot in Top 20 while 1-1 Everett is No. 5.

Last week 3-4 (season 6-7).

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