The Jayton Jaybirds (11-0) are set to face off against the Strawn Greyhounds (7-3) in a thrilling second-round matchup of the 2023 UIL 6-Man 1A D2 Texas State Football Championships on Friday, November 17th, 2023, at 7 pm ET at Trent High School in Trent, TX.
What it is: Texas High School Football
Matchup: Jayton Jaybirds vs. Strawn Greyhounds
Time: Friday Nov 17, 2023, 7pm ET
Game Type: Playoffs
Bracket: 2023 UIL 6-Man 1A D2 Texas State Football Championships
Round: Second Round
Locations: Trent High School, TX
Live Stream: Watch here
The Jaybirds enter this game with an impressive 11-0 record, showcasing their dominance throughout the season. Their offense boasts an average of 58.6 points per game, led by quarterback Colton Taylor, who averages 123.1 passing yards per game and running back Ethan Speer, who averages 109.8 rushing yards per game. Meanwhile, the Greyhounds have demonstrated resilience, overcoming a tough regular season to secure their playoff berth. Their offense averages 54.8 points per game, spearheaded by running back Tyren Johnson, who averages 159.3 rushing yards per game.
Despite their contrasting records, the two teams have never faced each other in the past. This matchup adds an extra layer of intrigue and anticipation to the game.
The key to this game will be which team can establish control early on and dictate the tempo of the game. The Jaybirds’ high-powered offense is likely to pose a significant challenge for the Greyhounds’ defense. However, the Greyhounds’ running game could potentially disrupt the Jaybirds’ defensive rhythm.
I predict that the Jayton Jaybirds will emerge victorious in this matchup, with a score of 56-42. The Jaybirds’ offensive firepower and defensive prowess are likely to prove too much for the Greyhounds to handle.
The game will be broadcast live on the NFHS Network. You can also watch the game on-demand on the NFHS Network app or website.
Don’t forget to cheer on your favorite team and show your school spirit!
Go Jaybirds! Go Greyhounds!