The Badin Rams (13-0) are ready to face off against the Celina Bulldogs (11-2) in the championship round of the 2023 Ohio (OHSAA) Division III Region 12 Football Championships on Friday, November 17th, 2023, at 7:00 pm ET at Miami Valley Hospital Sportsplex (Trotwood) in Hamilton, OH.
What it is: Ohio High School Football
Matchup: Badin Rams vs. Celina Bulldogs
Time: Friday Nov 17, 2023, 7pm ET
Game Type: Playoffs
Bracket: 2023 Ohio (OHSAA) Division III Region 12 Football Championships
Round: Championship Round
Locations: Miami Valley Hospital Sportsplex (Trotwood) – Hamilton, OH
Live Stream: Watch here
Both teams have demonstrated their defensive prowess throughout the season, with the Badin Rams holding opponents to a stingy 13.8 points per game and the Celina Bulldogs allowing a respectable 19.3 points per game. The Badin Rams boast a strong pass defense, led by cornerback Anthony Jackson, who has intercepted 8 passes this season. On the other hand, the Celina Bulldogs rely on their physical front seven, spearheaded by defensive tackle Ethan Moore, who has recorded 12 sacks this season.
Despite their contrasting defensive 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 defensive rhythm. The Badin Rams’ pass defense could prove too much for the Celina Bulldogs’ passing attack to handle, while the Celina Bulldogs’ physical front seven could disrupt the Badin Rams’ offensive line.
I predict that the Badin Rams will emerge victorious in this closely contested championship matchup, with a score of 24-17. The Badin Rams’ undefeated record, their strong pass defense, and their home-field advantage are likely to give them an edge.
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 Rams! Go Bulldogs!
Stay tuned for updates on the game’s outcome.