The Missouri high school football playoffs are heating up, and two of the state’s top teams will meet this Friday in the semifinals of the Class 2 playoffs. The undefeated Bowling Green Bobcats (13-0) will host the Lamar Tigers (11-1) at TBD on Friday, November 24th.
A Battle of Champions
This game will be a clash of two of the most successful programs in Missouri high school football history. Bowling Green has won eight state championships, while Lamar has won seven. Both teams are coming into this game with a lot of momentum, as they have each won their last six games.
What it is: Missouri High School Football
Matchup: Lamar Tigers vs Bowling Green Bobcats
Time: Friday November 24, 2023, TBD
Game Type: Playoffs
Bracket: 2023 Missouri High School Football Playoff Brackets: MSHSAA – Class 2
Round: SEMIFINALS Round
Locations: Bowling Green, MO
Live stream: Watch here
Home Team: Bowling Green Bobcats 13-0
Away Team: Lamar Tigers 11-1
Bowling Green has been one of the most dominant teams in Missouri this season. They have outscored their opponents by an average of 38 points per game, and they have only allowed more than 10 points once all season. The Bobcats are led by a high-powered offense that is averaging over 50 points per game.
Lamar has been just as impressive this season. They have won their last six games by an average of 21 points per game, and they have only allowed more than 17 points once all season. The Tigers are led by a strong defense that is averaging over three takeaways per game.
This game will be streamed live on the NFHS Network. You can watch the game on your computer, smartphone, or tablet. To watch the game, you will need to create an account and subscribe to the NFHS Network.
The winner of this game will advance to the championship game of the Class 2 playoffs. The championship game will be played on December 2nd at 7 pm ET at Faurot Field in Columbia, MO.
This game is a toss-up. Both teams are extremely talented and well-coached. I think the game will come down to which team makes the fewest mistakes. I’m going to go out on a limb and say that Bowling Green will win the game by a score of 31-28.