The Klondike Cougars will take on the undefeated Benjamin Mustangs in the semi-finals of the 2023 UIL Texas Football State Championships – 2023 Football 6-Man 1A D2. The game will be held at Mustang Bowl in Sweetwater, TX on Saturday, December 2nd at 4:00 PM ET.
How to Watch
What it is: Texas Varsity Boys Football
Matchup: Klondike Cougars vs. Benjamin Mustangs
Date: Saturday Dec. 2, 2023
Time: 4pm ET
Locations: Mustang Bowl in Sweetwater, TX
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Both teams come into the game with impressive records. Klondike is 11-1, while Benjamin is 13-0. The Cougars have averaged 68.8 points per game this season, while the Mustangs have averaged 69.5 points per game.
The Cougars are led by running back Grayson Rigdon, who averages 159.9 yards per game. Rigdon is also a threat through the air, averaging 93.9 yards passing per game.
The Mustangs are also a balanced offensive team. They are led by running back Creed Warren, who averages 98.1 yards per game. Quarterback Jared Quintanilla has also been a key contributor for the Mustangs, averaging 96.9 yards passing per game.
The Cougars have the edge in national and state rankings, with Klondike at 6 and 4, respectively, and Benjamin at 3 and 2. However, the Mustangs have the edge in section and division rankings, with Benjamin at 2 and 1, respectively, and Klondike at 3 and 2.
The Cougars and Mustangs have never met before, so this game will be a true showdown between two evenly matched teams. It should be a close and exciting game to watch.
Grayson Rigdon (Klondike) vs. Creed Warren (Benjamin)
Grayson Rigdon (Klondike) vs. Jared Quintanilla (Benjamin)
Tallon Hayes (Klondike) vs. Truett Thixton (Benjamin)
Cannon Mcgee (Klondike) vs. – (Benjamin)
This game is too close to call. Both teams are evenly matched and have the potential to win. However, I give a slight edge to the Klondike Cougars because of their experience and home-field advantage. I predict that the Cougars will win the game 38-35.
How to Watch
The game will be streamed live on the NFHS Network. You can also listen to the game live on the Klondike Cougars football radio station.