he Kenwood Broncos and St. Rita Mustangs will clash in a highly anticipated varsity boys football playoff game on Friday, November 24, 2023, at 1:00 PM at St. Rita High School in Chicago, Illinois. This game is part of the 2023 Illinois High School Football Playoff Brackets: Prep Bowl – Illinois Prep Bow.
What it is: Varsity Boys Football
Matchup: Kenwood Broncos vs St. Rita Mustangs
Game Type: Playoff
Bracket: 2023 Illinois High School Football Playoff Brackets: Prep Bowl – Illinois Prep Bow
Time: Friday Nov 24, 2023, 1:00 PM (Local Time)
Locations: St. Rita High School – Chicago, IL.
Home: St. Rita Mustangs 7-5
Away: Kenwood Broncos 8-4
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The Kenwood Broncos enter the game with an impressive 8-4 record, showcasing their offensive dominance throughout the season. They have averaged 39.6 points per game in their last five home games, demonstrating their ability to score in bunches. Mako Grant has been a key contributor for the Broncos, rushing for 103 yards and a touchdown in their previous game, while also adding 37 receiving yards. I’Marion Stewart’s punt return touchdown further highlights the Broncos’ offensive firepower.
The St. Rita Mustangs, on the other hand, boast a solid 7-5 record, maintaining an undefeated streak at home. Their success can be attributed to their offensive prowess, averaging 26.3 points per game in their last five home matchups. They have yet to taste defeat on their home turf this season, making them a formidable opponent for the Broncos.
The two teams met earlier this season, with St. Rita emerging victorious with a score of 33-20. Jimmie Maxson III played a pivotal role in St. Rita’s win, racking up 168 receiving yards and three touchdowns. Steven Armbruster’s efficient passing performance, completing 15 out of 25 attempts for 176 yards and three touchdowns, further solidified St. Rita’s dominance.
While both teams possess impressive records and have demonstrated their offensive capabilities, St. Rita’s home-field advantage and their previous victory over Kenwood give them a slight edge in this matchup. However, the Broncos’ offensive firepower and their recent winning streak make them a legitimate contender for victory. The game is expected to be a nail-biter, with both teams vying for a spot in the next round of the playoffs.