The Plainfield Cardinals (6-3) and Middletown South Eagles (3-5) will meet on Thursday, November 9th, at 7:00pm ET, in a non-league high school football game.
What it is: New Jersey High School Football
Matchup: Plainfield Cardinals vs. Middletown South Eagles
Time: Thursday Nov 09, 2023, 7:00pm ET
Game Type: Non League
Locations: Middletown South – Middletown, NJ
Live stream: Watch here
The Cardinals are currently ranked 10th in their division, while the Eagles are ranked 7th. Plainfield is looking to finish the regular season strong and build momentum for the playoffs, while Middletown South is looking to end the season on a high note.
Plainfield is led by running back Eatoniel Brown and wide receiver Ala-Meen Watkins. Brown has rushed for over 1,000 yards and 10 touchdowns this season, while Watkins has caught over 40 passes for 700 yards and 15 touchdowns.
Middletown South is led by a balanced offense. Quarterback Josh Beardmore has thrown for over 1,500 yards and 15 touchdowns this season. Running back Ryan Phelps has rushed for over 500 yards and 5 touchdowns, and wide receiver Ben Gunderson has caught over 30 passes for 500 yards and 10 touchdowns.
The Cardinals defense has been a strong point this season, allowing just 18.1 points per game. The Eagles defense has struggled at times, allowing 30.0 points per game.
This game is expected to be a close one, with both teams evenly matched. The Cardinals may have a slight edge in terms of experience, as they have several players who have started in the playoffs before. However, the Eagles are the more explosive team on offense.
How to Watch
The game will be streamed live on the NFHS Network. You can watch on your smartphone, tablet, computer, or connected device. To watch, sign in and subscribe, and select the game to watch.
Plainfield Cardinals 28, Middletown South Eagles 21