The Mahnomen Indians and Parkers Prairie Panthers will square off in the first round of the 2023 MSHSL Class A State Football Championships on Friday, November 10, 2023 at 7pm ET in Parkers Prairie, Minnesota.
What it is: Minnesota High School Football
Matchup: Mahnomen Indians vs. Parkers Prairie Panthers
Time: Friday Nov 10, 2023, 7pm ET
Game Type: Playoffs
Bracket: 2023 MSHSL Class A State Football Championships
Round: First Round
Locations: Parkers Prairie – Parkers Prairie, MN
Live stream: Watch here
The Indians enter the playoffs with a 0-0 record, while the Panthers have a 9-2 record. Parkers Prairie is ranked 20th in the division. In the state rankings, Parkers Prairie is 157th.
The Indians have not played a game this season due to a forfeit. The Panthers have a high-powered offense that averages 29.9 points per game. Parkers Prairie is led by senior running back Isaac Johnson, who has rushed for over 1,000 yards and 15 touchdowns this season. The Panthers also have a dangerous passing game, led by senior quarterback Logan Miller, who has thrown for over 1,500 yards and 20 touchdowns.
The Panthers have a solid defense, but they have struggled at times this season. Parkers Prairie has allowed 21.4 points per game this season.
This should be a one-sided game, as the Panthers are the clear favorites. The Indians will need to play a perfect game to have a chance to win.
Prediction: Parkers Prairie Panthers 42, Mahnomen Indians 7