Archbishop Hoban Knights Seek Redemption Against Walsh Jesuit Warriors in Division II, Region 5 Football Championships
The Archbishop Hoban Knights and the Walsh Jesuit Warriors are set to clash in a thrilling rematch for the 2023 Ohio (OHSAA) Division II, Region 5 Football Championships title. The game will be held on Friday, November 17, 2023, at 7 pm ET at InfoCision Stadium in Akron, Ohio.
What it is: Ohio High School Football
Matchup: Archbishop Hoban Knights vs. Walsh Jesuit Warriors
Time: Friday Nov 17, 2023, 7pm ET
Game Type: Playoffs
Bracket: 2023 Ohio (OHSAA) Division II Region 5 Football Championships
Round: Championship Round
Locations: InfoCision Stadium – (Akron) – Akron, OH
Live Stream: Watch here
The Archbishop Hoban Knights enter the championship game with an impressive 11-1 record, showcasing their dominance throughout the season. Their defense, averaging a mere 1.7 points per game, is led by senior linebacker Nicholas Crawford, who has averaged 1.0 tackles per game. Crawford’s ability to make plays and disrupt opposing offenses has been a key factor in the Knights’ success, and he will be crucial to their hopes of stopping the Warriors’ high-powered offense.
The Walsh Jesuit Warriors, on the other hand, are also no strangers to winning, entering the championship game with a 12-1 record. Their lone loss came earlier this season against the Knights, falling by a score of 57-7. However, the Warriors are determined to avenge that loss and claim the championship title for themselves. Their offense, averaging 42.8 points per game, is led by senior running back Brock Sherman, who has averaged 99.0 rushing yards per game. Sherman’s explosiveness on the ground has been a key factor in the Warriors’ success, and he will be looking to continue his hot streak against the Knights’ defense.
The two teams met once this season, with the Knights defeating the Warriors by a decisive margin. However, the Warriors have proven to be a resilient team, and they are determined to show their true potential in the championship game. The Knights’ defense will need to be at their best to slow down the Warriors’ offense, while the Warriors’ offense will need to find ways to exploit the Knights’ defense.
Fans unable to attend the game in person can catch all the action live and on-demand through the SArchbishopphone, NFHS Network app, or web browser (NFHSnetwork.com). The game will also be available to watch live and on-demand on connected devices, including desktops, AppleTVs, fireTVs, Rokus, and GoogleTVs.
With so much at stake, this game promises to be an unforgettable clash of two highly talented teams. Whether you’re a fan of the Archbishop Hoban Knights or the Walsh Jesuit Warriors, you won’t want to miss this exciting championship matchup.