Two Austin/San Antonio area football teams will play in a UIL 11-Man state championship game this week, so we continue our VYPE Central Texas and VYPE South Texas playoff coverage with a preview of their matchups.
UIL 6A Division II State Championship Game: Westlake Chaparrals (14-1) vs. Denton Guyer Wildcats (14-1)
When/Where To Watch: Saturday December 21st at 7pm/Arlington's AT&T Stadium
Westlake Players to Watch: Kirkland Michaux, Ryan Lindley, Leo Lowin and Sage Luther
Denton Guyer Players to Watch: Eli Stowers, Kaedric Cobbs, Seth Meador and Cole Ramsey
Success Against Opponents: Westlake has outscored its 2019 opponents 731-144, while Denton Guyer has a 690-318 point differential.
UIL Football State Championships: Westlake (1996); Denton Guyer (2012 and 2013)
VYPE Prediction: Westlake
UIL 4A Division II State Championship Game: Wimberley Texans (12-3) vs. Texarkana Pleasant Grove Hawks (14-1)
When/Where To Watch: Friday December 20th at 3pm/Arlington's AT&T Stadium
Wimberley Players to Watch: Cooper McCollum, Moses Wray and Christian Marshall
Success Against Opponents: Wimberley has outscored its 2019 opponents 627-401, while Texarkana Pleasant Grove has a 675-270 point differential.
UIL Football State Championships: Wimberley (2005 and 2011); Texarkana Pleasant Grove (2017)
VYPE Prediction: Texarkana Pleasant Grove
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Week 2 is in the books and another difficult task of getting down to just 10 players to feature this week. There is talent abound in the Metroplex, so one player getting picked in this group over another certainly is not meant to diminish another's performance.
Here are the Week 2nominees:
QB Austin Ahmad (Justin Northwest): 29-43 passing, 512 yards 7 TDs
RB Tito Byce (Argyle): 43 rushes, 207 yards, 3 TDs
QB Samari Collier (DeSoto): 28-40 passing, 436 yards, 6 TDs / 23 rushing yards
QB Mikey Harrington (The Colony): 23-33 passing 335 yards, 5 TDs / 25 rushing yards, TD
WR JJ Henry (McKinney North): 13 receptions, 294 yards, 3 TDs / 6 rushes, 56 yards, TD
QB Brendon Lewis (Melissa): 20-30 passing, 454 yards, 4 TDs / 101 rushing yards, TD
WR Marvin Mims Jr. (Frisco Lone Star): 7 receptions, 241 yards, 3 TDs
QB Campbell Sullivan (Waxahachie): 23-34 passing, 332 yards, 5 TDs / 14 rushes, 128 yards, TD
RB Kaedric Cobbs (Denton Guyer): 30 rushes, 217 yards, 4 TDs
QB Josue Preza II (First Baptist): 20-26 passing, 464 yards, 6 TDs / 66 rushing yards, 2 TDs
VOTING ENDS NOON THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12.
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