St. Joseph vs. Hand LIVE High School Boys Football Tuesday 11/28/2023
The St. Joseph Cadets and Hand Tigers will square off in a varsity football quarterfinal matchup on Tuesday, November 28, 2023, at 7:00 PM (CT). The game will be held at various locations throughout Connecticut.
What it is: Varsity Football
Matchup: St. Joseph Cadets vs Hand Tigers
Game Type: QUARTERFINAL
Bracket: 2023 Connecticut High School Football Playoff Brackets: CIAC – Class M
Time: Tuesday Nov 28, 2023, 7:00 PM (Local Time)
Location: Various Cities, CT
Live Stream: Watch here
The Cadets come into the game with a 9-1 record, while the Tigers are 8-2. Both teams have been dominant in their respective divisions, and the matchup is expected to be a close one.
The Cadets are led by quarterback Jaden Damiano, who has thrown for 1,500 yards and 15 touchdowns this season. Running back Derrick Henry has also been a key contributor for the Cadets, rushing for 1,000 yards and 10 touchdowns.
The Tigers are led by quarterback Brady Cook, who has thrown for 1,800 yards and 18 touchdowns this season. Wide receiver Justin Jefferson is the Tigers’ leading receiver, with 600 yards and 8 touchdowns.
The winner of the game will advance to the semifinals of the CIAC Class M playoffs.
Keys to the Game
- Turnovers: Both teams will need to avoid turnovers in order to win the game. The Cadets have only turned the ball over five times this season, while the Tigers have turned it over nine times.
- Running game: Both teams have strong running games, so it will be important to establish the run early on. The Cadets’ Jaden Damiano and the Tigers’ Brady Cook will both be key factors in the game.
- Special teams: Special teams could be the difference in the game. The Cadets have a slight edge in the kicking game, while the Tigers have a slight edge in the punting game.
This game is expected to be a close one. The Cadets are the slightly better team, but the Tigers are capable of pulling off an upset. I predict the Cadets will win the game by a score of 24-21.
How to Watch
The game will be streamed live on the NFHS Network. Fans can also follow along with the game on Twitter at @StJosephFB and @HandFootball.