The Anna Rockets (8-5) are eager to face off against the Versailles Tigers (11-2) in a thrilling championship round matchup of the 2023 Ohio (OHSAA) Division VI Region 24 Football Championships on Friday, November 17th, 2023, at 7:00 pm ET at Sidney Memorial Stadium.
What it is: Ohio High School Football
Matchup: Anna Rockets vs. Versailles Tigers
Time: Friday Nov 17, 2023, 7pm ET
Game Type: Playoffs
Bracket: 2023 Ohio (OHSAA) Division VI Region 24 Football Championships
Round: Championship Round
Locations: Sidney Memorial Stadium
Live Stream: Watch here
Both teams have showcased their offensive prowess throughout the season, with the Anna Rockets averaging a commanding 33.6 points per game and the Versailles Tigers matching their opponents with a respectable 33.1 points per game. The Anna Rockets boast a balanced attack, led by dual-threat quarterback Michael Osborne, who averages 63.0 rushing yards and 107.5 passing yards per game. On the other hand, the Versailles Tigers rely heavily on their passing game, spearheaded by quarterback Cayden Glass, who averages 182.8 passing yards per game.
While the two teams have demonstrated their offensive capabilities, their previous encounter on September 29th, 2023, resulted in a decisive 41-14 victory for the Versailles Tigers. This matchup will serve as a chance for the Anna Rockets to seek redemption and reclaim bragging rights.
The key to this game will be which team can establish control early on and impose their offensive rhythm. The Anna Rockets’ balanced attack could prove too much for the Versailles Tigers’ pass-heavy offense to handle, while the Versailles Tigers’ passing prowess could disrupt the Anna Rockets’ defensive scheme.
Given their previous meeting and the Versailles Tigers’ undefeated record, I predict that they will emerge victorious in this closely contested championship matchup, with a score of 32-27. The Versailles Tigers’ home-field advantage and their strong passing 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 Rockets! Go Tigers!
Stay tuned for updates on the game’s outcome.