Key matchup: Broken Arrow’s RJ Spears-Jennings, the All-World No. 1 receiver, against the Union secondary. He had a TD catch in last week’s win at Mansfield Legacy. Last year, Spears-Jennings scored on a 79-yard reception in a 14-7 win over Union during the regular season and had a 69-yard reception against Union in the playoffs. On the other side of the ball, Union running backs Rovaughn Banks and Antonio “Junior” Smith, who accounted for five TDs in last week’s 48-20 win over Mansfield Lake Ridge, each had a touchdown against Broken Arrow in the playoffs. Banks, as a quarterback, also had a big game against Broken Arrow in the 2019 quarterfinals.
Series history: Union won 36 of 37 meetings from 1990-2017. Broken Arrow won the past two regular-season meetings with only 14 points in each game.