The Wakeland Wolverines (9-2) are ready to face off against the Lancaster Tigers (7-5) in a thrilling second-round matchup of the 2023 UIL 5A D1 Texas State Football Championships on Friday, November 17th, 2023, at 7:30 pm ET at Lancaster High School, TX.
What it is: Texas High School Football
Matchup: Lancaster Tigers vs. Wakeland Wolverines
Time: Friday Nov 17, 2023, 7:30pm ET
Game Type: Playoffs
Bracket: 2023 UIL 5A D1 Texas State Football Championships
Round: Second Round
Locations: Lancaster – Lancaster, TX
Live Stream: Watch here
Both teams have demonstrated their offensive prowess throughout the season, with the Wolverines averaging a commanding 37.7 points per game and the Tigers closely matching their opponents with a respectable 29.9 points per game. The Wolverines boast a balanced attack, led by running back Cooper Snyder, who averages 39.4 rushing yards per game, and quarterback Brennan Myer, who averages 269.6 passing yards per game. On the other hand, the Tigers showcase a run-heavy offense, with no player averaging over 100 rushing 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 Wolverines’ balanced attack could prove too much for the Tigers’ run-heavy offense to handle, while the Tigers’ defensive scheme could potentially disrupt the Wolverines’ passing game.
I predict that the Wakeland Wolverines will emerge victorious in this closely contested matchup, with a score of 38-31. The Wolverines’ experience and their strong passing offense 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 Wolverines! Go Tigers!
Stay tuned for updates on the game’s outcome.