The Carthage Tigers and Webb City Cardinals will renew their rivalry on Friday, November 10th, in the third round of the 2023 MHSAA (Missouri) Class 5 Football State Tournament. The game will be played at Cardinals Stadium in Webb City, Missouri, at 7pm ET.
What it is: Missouri High School Football
Matchup: Carthage Tigers vs. Webb City Cardinals
Time: Friday Nov 10, 2023, 7pm ET
Game Type: Playoffs
Bracket: 2023 MHSAA (Missouri) Class 5 Football State Tournament
Round: Third Round
Locations: Webb City – Webb City, MO
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The Tigers and Cardinals met earlier in the season, with Carthage coming away with a 20-13 victory. However, Webb City is the higher-seeded team in this matchup, coming in at No. 2 in the state rankings, while Carthage is ranked No. 14.
The Cardinals have a high-powered offense that is averaging 35.6 points per game. They are led by senior quarterback Gabe Johnson, who has thrown for over 2,000 yards and 25 touchdowns this season. Johnson is also a threat on the ground, rushing for over 500 yards and 10 touchdowns.
The Tigers have a more balanced offense, averaging 30.3 points per game. They are led by senior running back Landyn Collins, who has rushed for over 1,000 yards and 15 touchdowns this season. Carthage also has a solid passing attack, led by senior quarterback Brady Carlton.
Both defenses are playing at a high level, with Carthage allowing just 17.3 points per game and Webb City allowing just 12.7 points per game.
This is a rematch of a classic rivalry, and it is sure to be a close game. The Tigers will need to find a way to slow down the Cardinals’ offense and control the clock. The Cardinals will need to force turnovers and capitalize on their scoring opportunities.
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