The Millard West Wildcats and Omaha Westside Warriors will face off in the semifinal round of the 2023 NSAA Class A Football Championship on Friday, November 10th, at 6pm ET in Omaha, Nebraska.
What it is: Montana High School Football
Matchup: Millard West Wildcats vs. Omaha Westside Warriors
Time: Friday Nov 10, 2023, 6pm ET
Game Type: Playoffs
Bracket: 2023 NSAA Class A Football Championship
Round: Semi Final Round
Locations: Omaha Westside – Omaha, NE
Live stream: Watch here
The Warriors come into the game with an undefeated 11-0 record and are ranked 1st in the division and the state. The Wildcats have a 9-2 record and are ranked 4th in the division and 8th in the state.
The Warriors have a high-powered offense, averaging 49.6 points per game. They are led by senior quarterback Brady Carlton, who has thrown for over 3,500 yards and 40 touchdowns this season. Carlton is also a threat on the ground, rushing for over 600 yards and 15 touchdowns.
The Wildcats have a balanced offense, averaging 32.7 points per game. They are led by senior running back Landyn Collins, who has rushed for over 1,000 yards and 10 touchdowns this season. The Wildcats also have a solid passing attack, led by senior quarterback Gabe Johnson.
Both defenses are playing at a high level, with Omaha Westside allowing just 15.3 points per game and Millard West allowing just 18.9 points per game.
This is sure to be a close game between two evenly matched teams. The Wildcats will need to find a way to slow down the Warriors’ running game and force turnovers. The Warriors 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 Omaha Westside due to their undefeated record and their home field advantage. I predict that the Warriors will win a close game, 35-31.