The Columbus Cardinals (11-0) will host the Woodville Eagles (8-3) in the second round of the 2023 UIL 3A D1 Texas State Football Championships on Friday, November 17th at 7pm ET at Madisonville High School in Madisonville, TX.
What it is: Texas High School Football
Matchup: Columbus Cardinals vs. Woodville Eagles
Time: Friday Nov 17, 2023, 7pm ET
Game Type: Playoffs
Bracket: 2023 UIL 3A D1 Texas State Football Championships
Round: Second Round
Locations: Madisonville High School, TX
Live Stream: Watch here
The Cardinals are the undefeated district champions. They are led by a balanced offense that averages 48.3 points per game. The Cardinals are led by running back Tyvone Whitehead, who has rushed for 910 yards and 18 touchdowns this season. Whitehead is also a threat in the passing game, with 25 receptions for 333 yards and two touchdowns.
The Eagles are coming off a hard-fought victory over the East Chambers Buccaneers in the first round of the playoffs. They are led by quarterback Ralon Williams, who has thrown for 1,761 yards and 12 touchdowns this season. Williams is also a threat on the ground, with 233 rushing yards and four touchdowns.
The Cardinals and Eagles have never met on the football field before.
The game will be streamed live on the NFHS Network. Subscriptions can be purchased for $11.99 per month or $79.99 per year. The game can also be watched on demand on the NFHS Network website or app.
The Cardinals are the favorites in this game. They have a more experienced team and a better defense. However, the Eagles are a dangerous team that is playing with a lot of confidence. I predict that the Columbus Cardinals will win a close game, 42-38.