The Harrold Hornets and the Blum Bobcats will compete for the 2023 UIL Texas Volleyball State Championship title on Thursday, November 16th at 3:00 PM ET. The game will be held at Harrold High School in Harrold, Texas.
What it is: Texas High School Girls Volleyball
Matchup: Harrold Hornets vs. Blum Bobcats
Time: Thursday Nov 16, 2023, 3pm ET
Game Type: Neutral Playoffs
Bracket: 2023 UIL Texas Volleyball State Championships – 2023 1A State Championship
Round: Championship Round
Locations: Harrold – Harrold, MI
Live Stream: Watch here
The Harrold Hornets are entering the game with a 37-6 record. They are ranked #317 in the state. The Hornets are led by Kinsley Mcpherson, who has 434 kills this season. She is also a strong serving ace leader, with 82 aces this season.
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Blum Bobcats Girls Volleyball team
The Blum Bobcats are also coming into the game with an impressive record of 39-7. They are ranked #93 in the state. The Bobcats are led by Addison Willingham, who has 63 total blocks this season. Ruby Rumohr is also a key player for the Bobcats, with 1081 assists this season.
This will be the first time that the two teams have met this season.
The game can be watched live on the NFHS Network app or website. You can also watch the game on-demand after it has been played.
This is expected to be an exciting matchup between two talented teams. The Hornets are the higher ranked team, but the Bobcats have a lot of firepower. The outcome of the game will likely come down to which team can make the most plays and execute the best.
I predict that the Harrold Hornets will win the game in a close five-set match.
The Harrold Hornets are the defending state champions.
The Blum Bobcats have made it to the state tournament in four of the past five years.
The winner of this game will be the 2023 UIL Texas 1A State Champion.