Advocate takes Lacombe over Lightning

Wetaskiwin Sabres (3-4) at Rocky Rebels (1-6), 4 p.m. — The Sabres have been playing well of late while the Rebels continue to struggle, although they’re beginning to get healthy. Pick: Wetaskiwin.

Central Alberta High School Football League

Advocate Picks

Friday

Wetaskiwin Sabres (3-4) at Rocky Rebels (1-6), 4 p.m. — The Sabres have been playing well of late while the Rebels continue to struggle, although they’re beginning to get healthy. Pick: Wetaskiwin.

Sylvan Lake Lakers (4-3) at Stettler Wildcats (0-6-1), 4 p.m. — The Lakers are getting healthy at the right time while this has simply been a disastrous year for the Wildcats. Pick: Sylvan Lake.

Camrose Trojans (3-4) at Notre Dame Cougars (7-0), 4:30 p.m., Great Chief Park — The Cougars do have first place wrapped up, but are looking to put together an undefeated season. As well, RB Dale MacDonald is looking to win the rushing title. Camrose does have one of the best passing attacks in the league and could cause the Cougars some problems if they’re not ready to play. Pick: Notre Dame.

Lacombe Rams (6-1) at Hunting Hills Lightning (6-1), 7:30 p.m., Great Chief Park — A playoff preview as the two will meet in the league semifinals. This game will determine who has home field advantage. Statistically the Rams have an advantage on both offence and defence. Pick: Lacombe.

2009 record: 24 right, eight wrong .750

2008 record: 27 right, nine wrong .750

39-year record: 820 right, 247 wrong .769

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