Bishop Hendricken Hawks Poised to Defend Their Title as They Face North Kingstown Skippers in Rhode Island Varsity Boys Football Championship
The Bishop Hendricken Hawks and the North Kingstown Skippers are set to clash in the highly anticipated Rhode Island Varsity Boys Football Championship on Sunday, November 19, 2023, at 1 PM ET. The championship game will be held at Cranston Stadium in Cranston, RI.
How to watch
What it is: Rhode Island Varsity Boys Football
Matchup: Bishop Hendricken Hawks vs. North Kingstown Skippers
Time: Sunday Nov 19, 2023, 1pm ET
Game Type: Playoffs
Bracket: RIIL Football Championships Fall 2023 – State Championship (D.1) Bracket
Round: Championship Round
Locations: Cranston Stadium
Live Stream: Watch here
With an impressive 8-1 record under their belt, the Bishop Hendricken Hawks have established themselves as a force to be reckoned with in the Rhode Island high school football scene. Their opponents, the North Kingstown Skippers, have also demonstrated their talent, boasting a solid 6-3 record.
The Hawks have consistently displayed remarkable offensive firepower, averaging 32.7 points per game. Their defensive prowess is equally impressive, as they average 20.1 tackles per game. The Skippers, on the other hand, have showcased their rushing prowess, averaging 167.4 rushing yards per game. Their passing game is also noteworthy, as they average 233.6 passing yards per game.
The Hawks’ offensive charge is spearheaded by Oscar Weah Jr., who leads the team with 76.7 rushing yards per game. Jayden Falcone has been a solid force on both sides of the ball, tallying 163.0 passing yards per game and 5.5 tackles per game.
On the opposing side, Victor Encarnacion has been the Skippers’ key player, tallying 85.6 rushing yards per game. Brayden Rogers has been a reliable force on offense, dishing out 216.8 passing yards per game and 257.9 total yards per game. Trent Sterner has also made significant contributions with his defensive skills, making 14.7 tackles per game.
The championship game promises to be an intense and closely contested affair, with both teams determined to claim the coveted title of Rhode Island Varsity Boys Football Champions. The Hawks, seeking to defend their title for the second consecutive year, will face a formidable challenge from the Skippers, who are hungry to add another chapter to their own impressive history.
The championship game will be broadcast live and on-demand on the NFHS Network app or website. The NFHS Network is a subscription service that provides live and on-demand coverage of high school sports events across the country.