The stage is set for an epic showdown as the Barrington Fillies/Broncos and Lincoln-Way East Griffins prepare to collide in a Week 12 varsity football matchup. This high-stakes encounter, scheduled for Saturday, November 18, 2023, at 1:00 PM ET at Frankfort, IL, holds the key to determining who will advance to the Illinois High School Football Playoff Class 8A Championship game.
- Stage: Week 12
- Matchup: Barrington Fillies/Broncos vs. Lincoln-Way East Griffins
- Game Type: Playoff
- Bracket: 2023 Illinois High School Football Playoff Brackets: IHSA – Class 8A
- Round: Semifinals Round
- Date: Saturday, November 18, 2023
- Time: 1:00 PM ET
- Location: Lincoln-Way East High School – Frankfort, IL
- Live Stream: Watch here
Both Barrington and Lincoln-Way East have demonstrated exceptional prowess throughout the season, boasting undefeated records and securing top rankings among the state’s elite football teams. Barrington’s offensive juggernaut has consistently averaged over 40 points per game, while their defensive prowess has kept opponents to a mere 10 points per game. Lincoln-Way East, mirroring Barrington’s strength, has averaged over 30 points per game offensively while maintaining a formidable defense that has limited opponents to 14 points per game.
This clash of titans is poised to be a nail-biting affair, with the outcome hinging on which team can execute their game plan with precision and seize opportunities when they arise. The intensity and determination of both teams promise a captivating spectacle that will keep spectators on the edge of their seats.
The Barrington Fillies/Broncos and Lincoln-Way East Griffins will face off in a highly anticipated Week 12 showdown with a berth in the Illinois High School Football Playoff Class 8A Championship game on the line. Both teams enter the game with undefeated records and are ranked among the top teams in the state.
Barrington is led by a high-powered offense that is averaging over 40 points per game. The Fillies/Broncos are also very stingy on defense, allowing just 10 points per game. Lincoln-Way East is also a force on both sides of the ball. The Griffins are averaging over 30 points per game and are allowing just 14 points per game.
This game is sure to be a close one, and it should come down to which team can make the most plays in the big moments.
Barrington 28, Lincoln-Way East 24