The stage is set for a fierce battle in Arlington, Texas, as the undefeated Tidehaven Tigers (El Maton, TX) take on the equally dominant Gunter Tigers (15-0) in the UIL 3A D2 Texas State Football Championship on Thursday, December 14th at 7pm ET. This clash of titans promises a spectacle of offensive firepower, defensive grit, and a fight for bragging rights in the Lone Star State.
How to Watch
What it is: Texas Varsity Boys Football
Matchup: Gunter Tigers vs. Tidehaven Tigers
Date: Thursday Dec. 14, 2023
Time: 7pm ET
Locations: Arlington’s AT&T Stadium – Gunter, TX
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The Gunter Tigers boast a perfect record and a reputation for offensive explosiveness. Their average of 58.2 points per game speaks volumes about their potent attack, led by the versatile #2 Walker Overman. Overman averages 65.9 rushing yards, 122 passing yards, and a staggering 8.7 points per game, showcasing a well-rounded skillset that can tear through defenses.
Despite being ranked lower nationally and in the state, the Tidehaven Tigers are not to be underestimated. Their 14-0 record and 43.4 points per game average prove their offensive prowess and ability to compete with the best. Key players like #5 Joseph Dodds (142 rushing yards per game) and #2 Jachen Duran (6.0 points per game) will be crucial in keeping up with Gunter’s offensive onslaught.
- Head-to-head: An unknown chapter: This is the first ever meeting between these two teams, adding an extra layer of intrigue and unpredictability to the matchup.
- Can Tidehaven contain Gunter’s offensive juggernaut? The Tidehaven defense, averaging 0.9 points allowed per game, faces a monumental task in containing Gunter’s high-scoring offense.
- Will Tidehaven’s underdog spirit prevail? Can Tidehaven overcome their lower rankings and surprise the nation by dethroning the undefeated Gunter Tigers?
Tune in on Thursday, December 14th at 7pm ET to witness this epic clash and see who will be crowned the champion of Texas 3A D2 football. Don’t miss a single second of the action!
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