Week 2 high school football predictions and lineup for Reno County teams

Billy Watson
The Hutchinson News
Buhler's Tanner Tustian (21) celebrates Buhler's touchdown during their game against Goddard in Buhler Friday night, Sept. 3, 2021. Buhler defeated Goddard 42-14.

Welcome to week 2 of high school football.

Last weekend, Reno County high school football teams were 3-5 after an in-country rivalry, debuts of first-year head coaches, and standout individual performances.

This week, teams will try to find their first win while others will look to stay unbeaten. With that, here is Friday's lineup and predictions made by The Hutchinson News sports department.

More:Final scores from this week's high school football schedule for Reno County-area teams

The Hutchinson Salthawks host the Garden City Buffaloes 7 p.m. Friday at Gowans Stadium in Hutchinson.

Garden City (0-1) vs. Hutchinson (1-0) – GAME OF THE WEEK

Prediction: Hutchinson 38 Garden City 14

Last week: GC lost to Manhattan 21-6, Hutch beat Valley Center 34-6

Buhler (1-0) vs. Andover Central (1-0)

Prediction: Buhler 21 Andover Central 14

Last week: Buhler beat Goddard 42-14, Andover Central beat Newton 10-6

Trinity Catholic (0-1) vs. Chaparral (1-0)

Prediction: Chaparral 42 Trinity 14

Last week: Trinity lost to Inman 52-0, Chaparral beat Trinity Academy 32-0

Halstead (0-1) vs. Nickerson (0-1)

Prediction: Halstead 28 Nickerson 21

Last week: Halstead lost 20-16 to Smoky Valley, Nickerson lost 50-22 to Hillsboro

More:Here are the top performers of the week in the Reno County area after week 1 of high school football

Smoky Valley (1-0) vs. Haven (0-1)

Prediction: Smoky Valley 41 Haven 14

Last week: Smoky Valley beat Halstead 20-16, Haven lost to Hesston 45-8

Central Christian (0-1) vs. Peabody-Burns (0-1)

Prediction: Central Christian 28 Peabody-Burns 13

Last week: Central Christian lost to Pretty Prairie 16-14, Peabody-Burns lost to Little River 62-6

Pretty Prairie (1-0) vs. St. John (0-1)

Prediction: Pretty Prairie 35 St. John 6

Last week: Pretty Prairie beat Central Christian 16-14, St. John lost to Otis-Bison 50-0

Lincoln (1-0) vs. Langdon-Fairfield (0-1)

Prediction: Lincoln 49 Fairfield 7

Last week: Lincoln beat Tescott 48-0, Fairfield lost to Stafford 52-6

All games start at 7 p.m.