So I got this idea. I'm going to create and market a designer line of wet stuff to spill all over the place after a team wins.
I went over to Dargan's invention lab and sewing center -- Test Patterns -- to work out the idea. I got the project off the ground with the help of cost analysis by Dargan's calculus and algebra department located at the local Texas Revolution monument. You know, Pi Alamo.
Anyhow, we started out small, just looking for something simple to get our foot in the door. We combined tap water with bottled chocolate drink. We called it WaHoo.
It was a good start. But I thought we could do better.
We decided to prepare for the time when they might have a celebration in New York. We bottled seltzer with detergent and called it Bronx Cheer.
Then we carbonated seawater for the America's Cup yachting competition and called it Ship, Ship Hooray. That came after we failed with the first idea. It was french onion and sour cream to create Chip Dip Hooray.
I created a way to celebrate the perfect teammate, that athlete who makes the team but rides the bench, sometimes cheering loudly for the other guys, while waiting for the chance to play.
It was called Partly Rowdy with A Chance of Participation.
For swimming, we mixed diet soda with chlorinated water and came up with Skinny Dip.
And for basketball, we joined the aromatherapy craze. We combined swiss chocolate with coffee and came up with Windmill Dunk. It was a great rebound after the mess we had with Reverse Jam, our idea using strawberry preserves.
On with the predictions. Last week 17-6 (.739), season 49-20 (.710).
Liberty 31, North Hagerstown 20
South Hagerstown 26, Williamsport 21
Smithsburg 46, Clear Spring 12
Boonsboro 34, Francis Scott Key 14
Clay-Battelle 28, Hancock 13
Cumberland Valley 40, Chambersburg 21
Middletown (Pa.) 45, J. Buchanan 14
Musselman 47, Washington 18
University 36, Hedgesville 8
Martinsburg 41, Anacostia 13
Petersburg 20, Berkeley Springs 17
Greencastle 38, Big Spring 12
Mechanicsburg 23, Waynesboro 21
St. James 33, Potomac School 23
Lawrenceville 21, Mercersburg 12
Clemson 34, Maryland 21
Penn State 24, Illinois 20
West Virginia 44, Marshall 14
Shepherd 49, Seton Hill 20
Cowboys 24, Redskins 17
Ravens 20, Steelers 17