Who will win the 6A football final between Central Catholic and Tualatin? Our predictions …

Third-seeded Tualatin and No. 4 Central Catholic square off at noon Saturday at Hillsboro Stadium in the Class 6A football state final.

Which team will be celebrating Saturday night as newly-crowned state champions? Here are predictions from SBLive Oregon’s writers and contributors.

Congratulations to Dave Ball and Mike Swanson, who each went 6-1 to share the Round 4 title

Photo by Leon Neuschwander

JD Humburg:

Central Catholic 42, Tualatin 38

Mike Swanson: 

Central Catholic 24, Tualatin 21

René Ferrán: 

Tualatin 35, Central Catholic 31  

Dan Brood: 

Tualatin 35, Central Catholic 31    

Alex Tam: 

Tualatin 35, Central Catholic 31  

Dave Ball: 

Central Catholic 42, Tualatin 35

Bob Lundeberg: 

Central Catholic 35, Tualatin 34

Tyson Alger: 

Central Catholic 31, Tualatin 28

Jarrid Denney: 

Tualatin 35, Central Catholic 28  

Taylor Balkom: 

Tualatin 31, Central Catholic 14   

Michele Bunch: 

Tualatin 35, Central Catholic 28  

Leon Neuschwander: 

Central Catholic 42, Tualatin 28

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More on Tualatin:

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‘You hold your breath every time he touches the ball.’ Malik ‘Magic’ Ross shines in all 3 phases for top-ranked Tualatin football team

‘There’s nothing we can’t do.’ Tualatin football earns signature victory with blowout of longtime nemesis West Linn

For Cole Prusia and Tualatin, Saturday’s rout of West Linn started with a crushing defeat 7 months earlier

‘Electric, electric, electric.’ Malik Ross scores 5 of his school-record 6 TDs in 2nd quarter as Tualatin leaves Westview in the dust

Tualatin defense silences West Linn again; Timberwolves 1 win from 1st state title in program history

‘They’re the beating heart of the team.’ Tualatin has no shortage of stars, but it’s the offensive line that makes the offense go

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