Northeast (2-2, 2-0) at Frankford (1-3, 1-1), 11 a.m. Saturday

At Large and Dyre Streets, Northeast's Deion Barnes, a 6-foot-5, 220-pound defensive end and Division I recruit, will be busy trying to track down Frankford running backs Jeffione Thomas and Kelly Johnson, and quarterback Mike McGroarty.

In Week 8 last year, with Thomas contributing 185 rushing yards on 17 attempts, Frankford outlasted Northeast, 40-34, in overtime. The Vikings avenged that defeat with a 21-9 triumph in a Public League Class AAAA semifinal.

Northeast has been using two sophomores, Harold Alexander and Marc Prompt, at quarterback.

Pick: Frankford, 20-12.

   - Rick O'Brien