The Byron Tigers and Montini Catholic Broncos will square off in a highly anticipated Week 12 varsity football matchup on Saturday, November 18, 2023, at 1:00 PM ET at Montini Catholic High School in Lombard, Illinois.
- What: Varsity Football
- Stage: Week 12
- Matchup: Byron Tigers vs. Montini Catholic Broncos
- Game Type: Playoff
- Bracket: 2023 Illinois High School Football Playoff Brackets: IHSA – Class 3A
- Round: Semifinals Round
- Date: Saturday, November 18, 2023
- Time: 1:00 PM ET
- Location: Montini Catholic High School – Lombard, IL
- Live Stream: Watch here
This game will be the culmination of a thrilling season for both teams, and the stakes couldn’t be higher as they compete for a spot in the state championship game.
The Byron Tigers enter the playoffs with an undefeated record of 12-0, having dominated their opponents throughout the regular season. Their offense has been particularly potent, averaging over 35 points per game. The Tigers’ defense has been equally impressive, allowing an average of just 10 points per game.
The Montini Catholic Broncos come into the playoffs with a record of 9-3, having overcome some early-season challenges to emerge as a contender for the state title. Their offense has been led by a strong running game, while their defense has been opportunistic, creating turnovers and making key stops at crucial moments.
This matchup is expected to be a close and hard-fought battle between two evenly matched teams. The Tigers’ high-powered offense will face off against the Broncos’ physical defense, and the outcome could come down to which team makes fewer mistakes and executes better in key moments.
This game is too close to call, and it could come down to which team makes the fewest mistakes or has the most favorable breaks. However, based on their overall performance throughout the season, the Byron Tigers are given a slight edge in this matchup.
Byron Tigers 28, Montini Catholic Broncos 24