The hole has become deeper for Sam Adams.
But the KHQ/SWX sports director has a chance to pick up some ground against yours truly this week. Or the hole could get even deeper. You know what I’m hoping for.
I’m off to a white-hot start at 20-4 overall. Adams stands at 16-8.
All games are Friday, except tonight’s Mt. Spokane-Ferris game at Albi Stadium.
Mt. Spokane vs. Ferris, 7:15
Lee: Mt. Spokane has talent on both sides of the line of scrimmage – more so than the Saxons. Still, this should be a tightly contested game. Mt. Spokane 25, Ferris 20.
Adams: Ferris coach Jim Sharkey and his staff will no doubt find a lot of things on tape that can be fixed, and I think Mt. Spokane will provide the perfect opportunity to get back to basics. Ferris 28, Mt. Spokane 24.
Cheney at East Valley, 7
Lee: EV wants to snap a three-game losing streak. So in the always wacky GNL, EV probably wins. But the Blackhawks’ defense will control things. Cheney 23, EV 13.
Adams: At some point, Cheney should start getting attention as a 2A contender. Defense should prevail in this one. Cheney 24, EV 10.
Moses Lake at Post Falls, 7
Lee: The Trojans should win for a third straight week. Post Falls 27, Moses Lake 21.
Adams: Post Falls might be in for its toughest challenge yet, but I’ll give the nod to playmaking QB Dalton Thompson and the Trojans. Post Falls 44, Moses Lake 35.
Hermiston at Coeur d’Alene, 7
Lee: This could be better than some suspect. I see the Vikings bouncing back big after their loss by inches to Highland. CdA 35, Hermiston 20.
Adams: Drew Berger is the heart and soul of the Vikings and will find a way to get everybody into championship form. CdA 28, Hermiston 17.
Mead at Central Valley, 7
Lee: Defense has been a consistent element for the Panthers. Defense will be key in this game. Mead 27, CV 24.
Adams: This is the portion of the season where CV starts hitting its stride. The Bears put together their best game yet. CV 27, Mead 17.
G-Prep vs. Shadle, Albi, 7:30
Lee: Gonzaga Prep must keep the Highlanders’ explosive offense off the field. The question is: Will Shadle Park’s defense be able to slow down Prep’s option? G-Prep 36, Shadle 34.
Adams: The Bullpups had to scratch and claw their way to wins over Mead and Mt. Spokane while the Highlanders have simply outscored opponents to get victories so far. Something has to give. This could be the best game in the GSL this season. Shadle 35, G-Prep 28.
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