With the primary take a look at of the 3A playoffs full, Opp (9-2) now units its sights on one other one and prepares to go to T.R. Miller (9-2) Friday, Nov. 12 at 7 p.m.
The Bobcats downed Reeltown at residence final day out within the first spherical, 35-6. The Tigers struggled on offense however held off Hale County, 20-7.
“Anytime you win in the playoffs, it’s a big win. I thought our football team played well, and we showed a lot of improvement. I’m proud of both our coaches and players. I felt like we did a great job of calling the game from a coach’s standpoint,” Head Coach Mike Dubose mentioned. “I thought we played well in all three phases of the game.”
He appears like Opp could have one other massive problem this week.
“When you think about the playoffs especially in 3A football, one of the first names you think of is T.R. Miller. They have won state championships and competed for a long time. They have a great team and know what to expect. They’re very well-coached and physical up front at the line of scrimmage on offense and defense. They have a powerful running back about 230, 235. They’re the type of team you expect to play in the second round of the playoffs. They’re very, very good,” Dubose mentioned.
The 2 groups aren’t any stranger to at least one one other as this contest marks the thirty fifth assembly general and the primary time within the playoffs. T.R. Miller has a 20-14 lead within the sequence, however Opp has gained three of its final 5 journeys to Brewton together with two straight.
TRM is in its forty first playoff look with a document of 92-34. The Tigers are 23-10 within the second spherical and have an 11-4 mark at residence. The Bobcats are 1-9 in spherical two and are 1-4 on the highway. OHS gained its solely second spherical matchup in 2014 at Slocomb, 33-17.
Every group superior to the second spherical final season, however neither facet superior. Opp dropped a troublesome outing at Montgomery Catholic, 38-0. T.R. Miller fell simply quick in a detailed recreation at residence in opposition to Thomasville, 28-21.
The winner of this recreation advances to the quarterfinals in opposition to Montgomery Academy or Trinity subsequent week.
“We understand it is a challenge, and that challenge is nothing more than an opportunity for us to play. We will have to come out ready to compete against a great football team,” Dubose mentioned.