The Centerville Tigers (9-2) will host the Honey Grove Warriors (9-1-1) in the second round of the UIL 2A D1 Texas State Football Championships on Friday, November 17th at 7pm ET at Mineola High School in Mineola, TX.
What it is: Texas High School Football
Matchup: Centerville Tigers vs. Honey Grove Warriors
Time: Friday Nov 17, 2023, 7pm ET
Game Type: Playoffs
Bracket: 2023 UIL 2A D1 Texas State Football Championships
Round: Second Round
Locations: Mineola High School, TX
Live Stream: Watch here
The Tigers are coming off a hard-fought victory over the Teague Lions in the first round of the playoffs. They are led by a running game that averages 365.1 yards per game. The Tigers are led by running back Andrew Newman, who has rushed for 1,363 yards and 21 touchdowns this season. Newman is also a threat in the passing game, with 22 receptions for 250 yards and three touchdowns.
The Warriors are the undefeated district champions. They are led by a balanced offense that averages 43.6 points per game. The Warriors are led by quarterback Ryelan Morris, who has thrown for 2,020 yards and 24 touchdowns this season. Morris is also a threat on the ground, with 387 rushing yards and six touchdowns.
The Tigers and Warriors 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.
This game is a toss-up. Both teams have high-powered offenses and have shown the ability to win close games. I predict that the Centerville Tigers will win a close game, 38-35.