The Fergus Golden Eagles and Beaverhead County Beavers will face off in the semifinal round of the 2023 Montana High School Football Playoff Brackets: MHSA – Class A on Friday, November 10th, at 7pm ET in Dillon, Montana.
What it is: Montana High School Football
Matchup: Fergus Golden Eagles vs. Beaverhead County Beavers
Time: Friday Nov 10, 2023, 7pm ET
Game Type: Playoffs
Bracket: 2023 Montana High School Football Playoff Brackets: MHSA – Class A
Locations: Beaverhead County – Dillon, MT
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The Beavers come into the game with an undefeated 9-0 record and are ranked 1st in the division and 1st in the state. The Golden Eagles have a 4-1 record and are ranked 5th in the division and 10th in the state.
The Beavers have a high-powered offense, averaging 37.7 points per game. They are led by senior quarterback Brady Carlton, who has thrown for over 2,500 yards and 30 touchdowns this season. Carlton is also a threat on the ground, rushing for over 500 yards and 10 touchdowns.
The Golden Eagles have a balanced offense, averaging 29.8 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. The Golden Eagles also have a solid passing attack, led by senior quarterback Gabe Johnson.
Both defenses are playing at a high level, with Beaverhead County allowing just 15.3 points per game and Fergus allowing just 18.9 points per game.
This is sure to be a close game between two evenly matched teams. The Golden Eagles will need to find a way to slow down the Beavers’ running game and force turnovers. The Beavers will need to protect the football and capitalize on their scoring opportunities.
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Both teams are evenly matched, but I am giving the edge to Beaverhead County due to their undefeated record and their home field advantage. I predict that the Beavers will win a close game, 35-31.