The Palmetto Panthers and Doral Academy Firebirds will face off in a high school football playoff game on Friday, November 9, 2023 at 7:00 PM at Tropical Park in Miami, Florida. The game is part of the 2023 FHSAA Football State Championships – 4M tournament.
What it is: Florida High School Football Playoff
Matchup: Palmetto vs Doral Academy
Game Type: 2023 FHSAA Football State Championships – 4 M
Time: Thursday Nov 9, 2023, 7:00 PM (Local Time)
Locations: Miami, FL
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The Palmetto Panthers are coming off a dominant 35-0 victory over Coral Park in the first round of the playoffs. The Panthers are led by their high-powered offense, which averages 32.6 points per game. Palmetto is also a solid defensive team, allowing only 17.4 points per game.
The Panthers are led by senior quarterback Malik Henry, who has thrown for 2,200 yards and 25 touchdowns this season. Henry is also a dual-threat quarterback, and he has rushed for 500 yards and six touchdowns this season.
Palmetto also has a strong running game, led by senior running back Jayden Smith. Smith has rushed for 1,000 yards and 10 touchdowns this season.
The Doral Academy Firebirds are coming off a close 21-14 victory over Mater Academy in the first round of the playoffs. The Firebirds are led by their balanced offense, which averages 24.3 points per game. Doral Academy is also a solid defensive team, allowing only 19.1 points per game.
The Firebirds are led by senior quarterback Carlos Rodriguez, who has thrown for 1,500 yards and 15 touchdowns this season. Rodriguez is also a dual-threat quarterback, and he has rushed for 300 yards and five touchdowns this season.
Doral Academy also has a strong running game, led by senior running back David Gomez. Gomez has rushed for 900 yards and 10 touchdowns this season.
This is a rematch of a regular season game that Palmetto won 28-14 on September 23, 2023. Doral Academy will be looking for revenge, but Palmetto will be the tough team to beat at home.
Palmetto is the favorite to win this game, but Doral Academy is a dangerous team that is capable of beating anyone. I predict that Palmetto will win by a score of 35-28.