The North Forney Falcons (9-2) will take on the Cedar Hill Longhorns (6-5) in a thrilling second-round matchup of the 2023 UIL 6A D2 Texas State Football Championships on Friday, November 17th, 2023, at 7:30 pm ET at Forney High School, TX.
What it is: Texas High School Football
Matchup: North Forney Falcons vs. Cedar Hill Longhorns
Time: Friday Nov 17, 2023, 7:30pm ET
Game Type: Playoffs
Bracket: 2023 UIL 6A D2 Texas State Football Championships
Round: Second Round
Locations: North Forney – Forney, TX
Live Stream: Watch here
Both teams have demonstrated their resilience and determination throughout the season, with the North Forney Falcons bouncing back from an early-season loss to reach the playoffs and the Cedar Hill Longhorns overcoming a slow start to finish the season strong. The Falcons boast a balanced attack, led by running back Andikan Asuquo, who averages 72.8 rushing yards per game, and quarterback Tamarion Crochett, who averages 208.1 passing yards per game. On the other hand, the Longhorns showcase a pass-heavy offense, spearheaded by quarterback Anthony Edwards, who averages 146.5 passing yards per game.
Despite their contrasting offensive styles, the two teams have never faced each other in the past, adding an extra layer of intrigue and excitement to this highly anticipated encounter.
The key to this game will be which team can establish control early on and impose their offensive rhythm. The Falcons’ balanced attack could prove too much for the Longhorns’ pass-heavy offense to handle, while the Longhorns’ passing prowess could potentially disrupt the Falcons’ defensive scheme.
Considering the Falcons’ strong regular season performance and their home-field advantage, I predict that the North Forney Falcons will emerge victorious in this closely contested matchup, with a score of 30-27. However, the Longhorns’ experience and their high-powered passing offense are sure to make them a formidable opponent.
The game will be broadcast live on the NFHS Network. You can also watch the game on-demand on the NFHS Network app or website.
Don’t forget to cheer on your favorite team and show your school spirit!
Go Falcons! Go Longhorns!
Stay tuned for updates on the game’s outcome.