The Van Vandals (8-3) are ready to face off against the Aubrey Chaparrals (7-4) in a thrilling second-round matchup of the 2023 UIL 4A D2 Texas State Football Championships on Friday, November 17th, 2023, at 7:30 pm ET at Aubrey High School, TX.
What it is: Texas High School Football
Matchup: Aubrey Chaparrals vs. Van Vandals
Time: Friday Nov 17, 2023, 7:30pm ET
Game Type: Playoffs
Bracket: 2023 UIL 4A D2 Texas State Football Championships
Round: Second Round
Locations: Aubrey – Aubrey, TX
Live Stream: Watch here
Both teams have demonstrated their offensive prowess throughout the season, with the Vandals averaging a commanding 34.6 points per game and the Chaparrals closely matching their opponents with a respectable 29.8 points per game. The Vandals boast a run-heavy offense, spearheaded by running back Austin Moffatt, who averages 79.7 rushing yards per game, and quarterback Jaxon Moffatt, who averages 150.3 passing yards per game. On the other hand, the Chaparrals showcase a balanced attack, led by running back Emerson Cagle, who averages 93.3 rushing yards per game, quarterback Anthony Brumley, who averages 49.0 passing yards per game.
Despite their contrasting offensive styles, the two teams have never faced each other in the past, adding an extra layer of intrigue and excitement to this highly anticipated encounter.
The key to this game will be which team can establish control early on and impose their offensive rhythm. The Vandals’ run-heavy offense could prove too much for the Chaparrals’ defense to handle, while the Chaparrals’ balanced attack could potentially disrupt the Vandals’ defensive scheme.
I predict that the Van Vandals will emerge victorious in this closely contested matchup, with a score of 31-27. The Vandals’ experience and their strong running game are likely to give them an edge.
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 Vandals! Go Chaparrals!
Stay tuned for updates on the game’s outcome.