The Lake Creek Lions (11-0) will host the Crockett Cougars (7-4) in the second round of the 2023 UIL 5A D2 Texas State Football Championships on Friday, November 17th at 7pm ET at Lake Creek High School in Montgomery, TX.
What it is: Texas High School Football
Matchup: Lake Creek Lions vs. Crockett Cougars
Time: Friday Nov 17, 2023, 7pm ET
Game Type: Playoffs
Bracket: 2023 UIL 5A D2 Texas State Football Championships
Round: Second Round
Locations: Lake Creek – Montgomery, TX
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The Lions are the undefeated district champions. They are led by a high-powered offense that averages 49.5 points per game. The Lions are led by quarterback Eli Morcos, who has thrown for 1,689 yards and 18 touchdowns this season. Morcos is also a threat on the ground, with 143 rushing yards and five touchdowns.
The Cougars are coming off a hard-fought victory over the Huntsville Hornets in the first round of the playoffs. They are led by a balanced offense that averages 35.5 points per game. The Cougars are led by running back Cameron Dickey, who has rushed for 1,863 yards and 19 touchdowns this season. Dickey is also a threat in the passing game, with 135 receptions for 1,422 yards and 10 touchdowns.
The Lions and Cougars have never met on the football field before.
The game will be streamed live on the NFHS Network. Subscriptions can be purchased for $11.99 per month or $79.99 per year. The game can also be watched on demand on the NFHS Network website or app.
The Lions are the favorites in this game. They have a more experienced team and a better offense. However, the Cougars are a dangerous team that is playing with a lot of confidence. I predict that the Lake Creek Lions will win a close game, 49-42.