The stage is set for an epic collision in the New England Preparatory School Athletic Council (NEPSAC) Danny Smith Bowl as the undefeated Belmont Hill Sextants (7-1) and the Deerfield Academy Big Green (6-3) go head-to-head on Saturday, November 18th, 2023, at 1:00 pm ET at the historic Belmont Hill campus in Belmont, Massachusetts.
What it is: Prep Schools Varsity Boys Football
Matchup: Belmont Hill Sextants vs. Deerfield Academy Big Green
Time: Saturday Nov 18, 2023, 1pm ET
Game Type: NEPSAC Danny Smith Bowl
Locations: Belmont, MA
Live Stream: Watch here
Both teams have demonstrated their dominance throughout the season, with the Belmont Hill Sextants averaging a commanding 32.0 points per game and the Deerfield Academy Big Green matching their opponents with a respectable 29.4 points per game. The Belmont Hill Sextants rely heavily on their balanced attack, while the Deerfield Academy Big Green boast a strong passing game led by quarterback Réis Little.
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. This matchup will serve as a test of both teams’ ability to adapt to their opponent’s strengths and impose their own style of play.
The key to this game will be which team can establish control early on and impose their offensive rhythm. The Belmont Hill Sextants’ balanced attack could prove too much for the Deerfield Academy Big Green’s passing game to handle, while the Deerfield Academy Big Green’s aerial attack could disrupt the Belmont Hill Sextants’ defensive scheme.
Given the Belmont Hill Sextants’ undefeated record, their balanced attack, and their home-field advantage, I predict that they will extend their undefeated streak and emerge victorious in this closely contested matchup, with a score of 31-27. The Belmont Hill Sextants’ experience, their balanced attack, and their ability to adapt to different defensive styles are likely to give them an edge.
Don’t miss out on the action! 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.
Show your school spirit and cheer on your favorite team! This is a chance to witness a thrilling showdown and celebrate the culmination of a remarkable football season.
Go Sextants! Go Big Green!