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Texas high school football experts predict winners of top DFW state semifinal games

Aledo center Logan Escamilla (70) holds the trophy as the school song is sung after a high school 5A Division II Quarter Finals football playoff game at Northwest ISD Stadium, Justin, Texas, Saturday, Dec. 08, 2018. Aledo handed Frisco Reedy their first loss of the season at 26-16. (Star-Telegram Bob Booth)
Aledo center Logan Escamilla (70) holds the trophy as the school song is sung after a high school 5A Division II Quarter Finals football playoff game at Northwest ISD Stadium, Justin, Texas, Saturday, Dec. 08, 2018. Aledo handed Frisco Reedy their first loss of the season at 26-16. (Star-Telegram Bob Booth) Bob Booth

The top high school football minds in the state of Texas are teaming up with the Star-Telegram to offer up their predictions for some of the best games in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex each week of the 2018 season.

Our esteemed cast of prognosticators

Gabe Brooks - Covers major college football recruiting in Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas and Oklahoma for 247Sports.com

Brian Gosset - The Star-Telegram’s high school sports reporter

Erin Hartigan - Host/reporter on Fox Sports Southwest covering high school football, New Orleans Pelicans, Texas Rangers, Big 12

Greg Powers - National recruiting expert for NextLevelAthlete.com

Ric Renner - Anchor/reporter on Fox Sports Southwest covering high school football, San Antonio Spurs, Texas Rangers, Big 12

Matt Stepp - High school football insider for Dave Campbell’s Texas Football

Greg Tepper - Managing editor at Dave Campbell’s Texas Football and Fox Sports Southwest high school football analyst

Standings

1. Matt Stepp (113-34)

2. Gabe Brooks (110-37)

3. Greg Tepper (106-41)

4. Ric Renner (103-44)

T5. Brian Gosset (102-45)

T5. Greg Powers (102-45)

7. Erin Hartigan (101-46)

State Semifinal games

Allen vs Duncanville

Aledo vs Rider

La Vega vs Decatur

Highland Park vs Ryan

Brock vs Malakoff

Grandview vs Yoakum

Gunter vs Canadian

PICKS

Gabe Brooks, @gabrieldbrooks: Duncanville, Aledo, La Vega, Highland Park, Brock, Grandview, Gunter

Brian Gosset, @gosset41: Allen, Aledo, La Vega, Highland Park, Brock, Yoakum, Gunter

Erin Hartigan, @ImErinHartigan: Allen, Aledo, La Vega, Highland Park, Brock, Yoakum, Gunter

Greg Powers, @GPowers79: Allen, Aledo, La Vega, Ryan, Brock, Yoakum, Gunter

Ric Renner, @RicRenFSSW: Duncanville, Aledo, La Vega, Highland Park, Brock, Grandview, Gunter

Matt Stepp, @Matt_Stepp817: Allen, Aledo, La Vega, Highland Park, Brock, Yoakum, Gunter

Greg Tepper, @Tepper: Allen, Aledo, La Vega, Highland Park, Malakoff, Grandview, Gunter

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