The Sealy Tigers (5-5) and Silsbee Tigers (10-0) will meet in the first round of the 2023 UIL 4A D2 Texas State Football Championships on Thursday, November 9th, at 7:30pm ET, at Randall Reed Stadium in Silsbee, TX.
What it is: Texas High School Football
Matchup: Sealy Tigers vs. Silsbee Tigers
Time: Thursday Nov 09, 2023, 7:30pm ET
Game Type: Playoffs
Bracket: 2023 UIL 4A D2 Texas State Football Championships
Round: First Round
Locations: Randall Reed Stadium – Silsbee, TX
Live stream: Watch here
This is a matchup of two teams that are evenly matched on paper. The Sealy Tigers have a slightly better record, but the Silsbee Tigers have a home field advantage. Both teams have a lot of talent and they are capable of beating anyone on any given day.
The Sealy Tigers are led by running back Kane Killough and quarterback Hector Murillo. Killough has rushed for over 1,000 yards and 15 touchdowns this season. Murillo has thrown for over 2,000 yards and 20 touchdowns.
The Silsbee Tigers are led by running back Trei Kibbles and quarterback Michael Moshier. Kibbles has rushed for over 1,500 yards and 20 touchdowns this season. Moshier has thrown for over 2,500 yards and 30 touchdowns.
The Sealy Tigers defense has been solid this season, allowing just 23.1 points per game. The Silsbee Tigers defense has been a bit more susceptible to the big play, but they have still been able to hold opponents to an average of just 28.0 points per game.
This is expected to be a close game, with both teams having a chance to win. The Sealy Tigers may have a slight edge in terms of experience, as they have several players who have started in the playoffs before. However, the Silsbee Tigers are the more explosive team on offense.
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Silsbee Tigers 38, Sealy Tigers 35
The Silsbee Tigers are the favorites in this game, but the Sealy Tigers should not be overlooked. The Sealy Tigers have a lot of talent and they are capable of beating anyone on any given day.
The Sealy Tigers defense will need to be able to contain Kibbles and Moshier in order to have a chance to win this game. The Silsbee Tigers offense will need to be able to score points in order to keep up with the Sealy Tigers’ high-powered offense.
This is expected to be a close game, with both teams having a chance to win. The Silsbee Tigers may have a slight edge in terms of home field advantage and explosiveness on offense. However, the Sealy Tigers are the more experienced team and they have a lot of talent on both sides of the ball.
The X-factor in this game will be the home field advantage. The Silsbee Tigers will be playing in front of their own fans, and they will be looking to pull off a major upset. The Sealy Tigers will need to be able to block out the noise and focus on the game at hand.