The postseason is in full force and the Wyoming Cowboys enter their second round matchup against the Indian Hill Braves projected to win by a score of 33-23. It's do or die for each team as always in the postseason. Regardless of the outcome, each team can take comfort in the fact that they had a successful enough season to get here, but only one team will be satisfied with the result as the other's season will end on a loss. The Braves, one of the top teams in Division 4, come into the game ranked 5th. The Cowboys come in ranked 1st. A rematch from earlier in the season, look for this to be one of the more emotional battles of the week. In the regular season, the Cowboys won 21-18 so the Braves will be looking for revenge. They also played twice last season so there's a sense of rivalry going into the week. The Cowboys won the 2018 regular season matchup 37-7, but their season came to an end at the hands of the Cowboys, who won the playoff matchup 20-17.
After their 61-32 win against the Kenton Wildcats last week, Indian Hill is 9-2 and looks to finish the season strong. On offense, the Braves have been one of the best in the state this season, ranking 15th with 44.6 points per game. Recent weeks haven't been quite as explosive as they've averaged 39.5 points per game but they remain one of the most explosive offenses statewide. On defense, their last few weeks haven't even done justice to how good they've been all season. They've given up 26.5 points per game over their last 2, down from their average of 13.5, which ranks 7th in their division on the season.
For Wyoming, Sunday is a chance to expand on a 11-game winning streak after their 49-18 win against the Milton-Union Bulldogs brought their record to 11-0. Scoring an average of 36.5 points per game on offense, the Cowboys rank 9th in Division 4. They've been even more dominant in recent weeks, scoring an average of 41.17 over their last 6 games. On defense, their last few weeks haven't even done justice to how good they've been all season. They've given up 18 points per game over their last 2, down from their average of 6, which ranks 1st in their division on the season.
Prediction: Wyoming to win (99.86% chance of victory)