The Sunray Bobcats (9-2) will host the New Home Leopards (11-0) in the second round of the UIL 2A D2 Texas State Football Championships on Friday, November 17th at 7pm ET at Happy State Bank Stadium in Canyon, TX.
What it is: Texas High School Football
Matchup: Sunray Bobcats vs. New Home Leopards
Time: Friday Nov 17, 2023, 7pm ET
Game Type: Playoffs
Bracket: 2023 UIL 2A D2 Texas State Football Championships
Round: Second Round
Locations: Happy State Bank Stadium, Canyon, TX
Live Stream: Watch here
The Bobcats are coming off a hard-fought victory over the Farwell Steers in the first round of the playoffs. They are led by quarterback Armando Lujan, who has thrown for 3,195 yards and 32 touchdowns this season. Lujan is also a threat on the ground, with 650 rushing yards and eight touchdowns.
The Leopards are the undefeated district champions. They are led by a balanced offense that averages 49.5 points per game. The Leopards are led by quarterback Caleb Cook, who has thrown for 2,040 yards and 23 touchdowns this season. Cook is also a threat on the ground, with 396 rushing yards and six touchdowns.
The Bobcats and Leopards 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 Sunray Bobcats will win a close game, 42-38.