The Bay City Blackcats (8-3) will face the Kilgore Bulldogs (10-1) in the second round of the UIL Texas Football State Championships – 2023 Football Conference 4A D1 on Friday, November 17th at 7pm ET at a location to be determined.
What it is: Texas High School Football
Matchup: Bay City Blackcats vs. Kilgore Bulldogs
Time: Friday Nov 17, 2023, 7pm ET
Game Type: Neutral Playoffs
Bracket: 2023 UIL Texas Football State Championships – 2023 Football Conference 4A D1
Live Stream: Watch here
The Blackcats are coming off a hard-fought victory over the Sweeny Bulldogs in the first round of the playoffs. They are led by running back Jada Andrews, who has rushed for 1,321 yards and 19 touchdowns this season. Andrews is also a threat in the passing game, with 25 receptions for 235 yards and three touchdowns.
The Bulldogs are the undefeated district champions. They are led by a high-powered offense that averages 38.6 points per game. The Bulldogs are led by quarterback Javon Towns, who has thrown for 201 yards and 17 touchdowns this season. Towns is also a threat on the ground, with 4.0 rushing yards per game.
The Blackcats and Bulldogs 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 Bay City Blackcats will win a close game, 38-35.