Super Bowl LVIII picks from area standouts

Published 6:38 pm Sunday, February 11, 2024

Super Bowl LVIII will feature a showdown between the San Francisco 49ers and the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, Feb. 11, at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The 49ers (14-5) are the No. 1-seeded team out of the NFC, and the Chiefs (14-6) are the No. 3 seed out of the AFC, as well as the defending Super Bowl champions.

Kickoff is set for 6:30 p.m., and the game will be broadcast on CBS.

Below are predictions on who will win the big game from the head coaches and two standout players from the Windsor High School and Isle of Wight Academy varsity football teams.

WINDSOR HIGH SCHOOL

Head Coach Benjamin DuBois

1.) Who is your pick to win Super Bowl LVIII?

San Francisco 49ers

2.) Why do you think that team will win?

They are my my favorite team and this year the most complete team. They had some letdowns this year, but they keep moving towards their goal.

3.) What do you predict to be the final score?

49ers 25, Chiefs 14

Senior WR/CB Jamari King

1.) Who is your pick to win Super Bowl LVIII?

49ers

2.) Why do you think that team will win?

The 49ers got the better team and want revenge from the previous year they made it and got beat.

3.) What do you predict to be the final score?

49ers 31, Chiefs 20

Senior DL/OL Demond Smith

1.) Who is your pick to win Super Bowl LVIII?

Chiefs

2.) Why do you think that team will win?

I think they will win because of the experience and leadership of Patrick Mahomes.

3.) What do you predict to be the final score?

Chiefs 23, 49ers 20

ISLE OF WIGHT ACADEMY

Head Coach Dale Chapman

1.) Who is your pick to win Super Bowl LVIII?

Kansas City Chiefs

2.) Why do you think that team will win?

You gotta go with the team that has been there before, great defense and a seasoned quarterback with big-game experience.

3.) What do you predict to be the final score?

Chiefs 35, 49ers 27

Senior OL/DL Aden Brock

1.) Who is your pick to win Super Bowl LVIII?

Kansas City Chiefs

2.) Why do you think that team will win?

They’ve got a good team with a strong quarterback and receiver/TE core. Plus they’ve been in the Super Bowl conversation every year for years.

3.) What do you predict to be the final score?

Chiefs 35, 49ers 30

Junior QB/DB Jason Chapman

1.) Who is your pick to win Super Bowl LVIII?

49ers

2.) Why do you think that team will win?

The 49ers have a good defense and a great offensive coordinator. The defense has some marquee players that can disrupt any offense.

3.) What do you predict to be the final score?

49ers 35, Chiefs 21