The Miami Warriors (11-0) will host the Springlake-Earth Wolverines (8-3) in the second round of the 2023 UIL 6-Man 1A D1 Texas State Football Championships on Friday, November 17th at 7pm ET in Motley County High School, TX.
What it is: Texas High School Football
Matchup: Miami Warriors vs. Springlake-Earth Wolverines
Time: Friday Nov 17, 2023, 7pm ET
Game Type: Playoffs
Bracket: 2023 UIL 6-Man 1A D1 Texas State Football Championships
Round: Second Round
Locations: Motley County High School, TX
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The Warriors are coming off a first-round bye in the playoffs. They are led by quarterback Haiden Thompson, who has thrown for 1,435 yards and 16 touchdowns this season. Thompson is also a threat on the ground, with 1,193 rushing yards and 20 touchdowns.
The Warriors have a high-powered offense, averaging 51.9 points per game. They are also a good defensive team, allowing only 26.8 points per game. The Warriors are led on defense by Thompson, who has 9.3 tackles and 2.0 sacks this season.
The Wolverines are coming off a hard-fought victory over the Memphis Cyclones in the first round of the playoffs. They are led by running back Evan Kelley, who has rushed for 1,000 yards and 12 touchdowns this season. Kelley is also a threat in the passing game, with 300 receiving yards and 2 touchdowns.
The Wolverines have a run-heavy offense, averaging 54.7 points per game. They are also a good defensive team, allowing only 23.9 points per game. The Wolverines are led on defense by Kelley, who has 63 tackles and 0.5 sacks this season.
The Warriors and Wolverines have never met on the football field before.
The Miami Warriors are the favorites in this game. They have a better offense and a better defense than the Springlake-Earth Wolverines. The Warriors are also playing at home, which gives them an advantage.
The Wolverines will need to pressure Thompson and force him into making mistakes. They will also need to find a way to slow down Kelley and the Warriors’ running game.
In the end, I predict that the Miami Warriors will win a close game, 42-35.
The key to this game will be which team can force the other into making mistakes. The Warriors have a better defense and a more experienced team, so they have the edge in this category.
The Wolverines will need to play a perfect game to have a chance to win. They will need to protect Thompson and give him time to throw the ball. They will also need to find a way to slow down Kelley and the Warriors’ running game.
I predict that the Miami Warriors will win a close game, 42-35. The Warriors are the better team and they have the experience to win.