Howard Bernatz takes this week’s crown in the pigskin picks football contest.

Bernatz and Randy Erion, both of Decorah, missed three contests. Bernatz’s guess of 68 was closest to the tie-breaker of Turkey Valley scoring 78 points over Central Elkader. With a guess of 66, Erion takes second place.

Third place goes to Kevin Schmitt of Fort Atkinson, missing four games and having the closest tie-breaker guess at 77.

Most commonly missed contests were Chicago falling to Los Angeles, Rockford defeating Northwood-Kensett, Oklahoma State besting Iowa State and Upper Iowa topping Minnesota Duluth.