By Al Zipsie

Stockton and Aquin is the best matchup. Out of the eleven panelists, six have Stockton and five Aquin.

NUIC. Week 8.

Friday

Northwest

Dakota at Eastland/Pearl City

Lena-Winslow at Durand/Pecatonica

Amboy at Galena

West Carroll at Forreston

Upstate

Stockton at Aquin

River Ridge at Milledgeville

Ashton/Franklin Center at Polo

Crossover

Orangeville at East Dubuque

Non-League

Warren at Westmont

NUIC Media Picks. Week 8.

Al Zipsie (53-10). Stateline Sports Hub.  Dakota. Lena-Winslow. Amboy. Forreston. Aquin. Milledgeville. Polo. Orangeville. Westmont.

Terry Werntz. (50-13). Former Dakota and Freeport coach. E/PC. Lena Winslow. Amboy. Forreston. Stockton. Milledgeville. Polo. Orangeville. Westmont.

Cody Cutter. (50-13). Sauk Valley News. E/PC. Lena-Winslow. Amboy. Forreston. Aquin. Milledgeville. Polo. Orangeville. Westmont.

Kyle Kampmier. (49-14). NUIC Football Fanatics. E/PC. Lena-Winslow. Amboy. Forreston. Aquin. Milledgeville. Polo. Orangeville. Westmont.

Scott Leber. (49-14). WTVO. E/PC. Lena-Winslow. Amboy. Forreston. Aquin. Milledgeville. Polo. Orangeville Westmont.

Matt Trowbridge. (49-14). Freeport Journal Standard/Rockford Register Star. E/PC. Lena-Winslow. Amboy. Forreston. Stockton. Milledgeville. Polo. Orangeville. Warren.

Joe Dredge. (49-14). WROK/Stateline Sports Hub. E/PC. Lena Winslow. Amboy. Forreston. Stockton. Milledgeville. Polo. Orangeville. Westmont.

Mike Buda. (48-15). WIFR. E/PC. Lena Winslow. Amboy. Forreston. Stockton. Milledgeville. Polo. Orangeville. Westmont.

Shane Klever. (48-15). NUIC Football Fanatics.Dakota. Lena-Winslow. Amboy. Forreston. Stockton. Milledgeville. Polo. Orangeville. Westmont.

Tim O'Hallaran. (46-17). Edgytim.com E/PC. Lena-Winslow. Amboy. Forreston. Stockton. Milledgeville. Polo. Orangeville. Westmont.

Pete Leinweber. (46-17). Deep Dish Football. E/PC. Lena-Winslow. Amboy. Forreston. Aquin. Milledgeville. Ashton/Franklin Center. Orangeville. Warren.

Unanimous picks were Lena-Winslow, Forreston, Amboy, Milledgeville and Orangeville. Only one A/FC over Polo. Two Warren over Westmont. Two Dakota beating E/PC.