The Don Bosco Prep Ironmen and Delbarton Green Wave will face off in the championship round of the 2023 New Jersey High School Football Playoff Brackets: NJSIAA – Non-Public A on Friday, November 10th, at 7pm ET in Morristown, New Jersey.
What it is: New Jersey High School Football
Matchup: Don Bosco Prep Ironmen vs. Delbarton Green Wave
Time: Friday Nov 10, 2023, 7pm ET
Game Type: Playoffs
Bracket: 2023 New Jersey High School Football Playoff Brackets: NJSIAA – Non-Public A
Round: Championship Round
Locations: Morristown, NJ
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The Ironmen come into the game with a 5-5 record, while the Green Wave are 8-1. Don Bosco Prep is ranked 5th in the division and 8th in the state, while Delbarton is ranked 2nd in the division and 2nd in the state.
The Ironmen have a balanced offense, averaging 21.5 points per game. They are led by senior quarterback Ryan Wright, who has thrown for over 1,600 yards and 15 touchdowns this season. Wright is also a threat on the ground, rushing for over 400 yards and 10 touchdowns. Don Bosco Prep also has a solid running game, led by senior running back Matt Cassidy.
The Green Wave have a high-powered offense, averaging 27.9 points per game. They are led by senior quarterback Micah Ford, who has thrown for over 2,300 yards and 25 touchdowns this season. Ford is also a threat on the ground, rushing for over 500 yards and 10 touchdowns. Delbarton also has a solid running game, led by senior running back Landyn Collins.
Both defenses are playing at a high level, with Don Bosco Prep allowing just 18.3 points per game and Delbarton allowing just 16.9 points per game.
This is sure to be a close game between two evenly matched teams. Don Bosco Prep will need to find a way to slow down the Green Wave’s passing game and force turnovers. Delbarton will need to protect the football and capitalize on their scoring opportunities.
This will be the first matchup between the two teams this season.
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Both teams are evenly matched, but I am giving the edge to Delbarton due to their better record and their more explosive offense. I predict that the Green Wave will win a close game, 28-24.