6 Local Teams Remain In High School Football Playoffs, 3 Play Tonight
There are two weeks remaining in the 2017 high school football season.
6 Acadiana area teams are still playing for state titles in the respective classifications.
Three of those teams are in action tonight, with two hosting games.
Keep in mind, 32 teams qualified for the playoffs in each of the five Non-Select divisions, with the exception of the Class 1A bracket, which features 31, while the four Select divisions feature different numbers of teams in their respective brackets.
Non-select teams will enter semifinal round play this weekend, while the Select schools will have bye weeks, in order the prepare for their respective state championships the following week.
We'll begin with quarterfinal action in the Non-Select Division.
In Class 5A, there is one team left; as the Acadiana Wreckin' Rams, the #3-seed, will play host to #10-seed Hahnville in the semifinals tonight.
West Monroe, the top-seed in the 5A bracket, will host 4th-seeded Zachary.
View the complete Class 5A playoff bracket, here.
In Class 4A, the Rayne Wolves remain.
Tonight, Rayne, the #11-seed, will travel to take on #2-seed Lakeshore.
The top-seed in the 4A bracket is Edna Karr, will host 4th-seeded Warren Easton.
View the complete Class 4A playoff bracket, here.
In Class 3A, the Kaplan Pirates are still alive in the playoffs.
#5-seed Kaplan will entertain #8-seed Richwood tonight.
The other Class 3A semifinal will feature #6-seed West Feliciana hosting #10-seed Jennings.
View the complete Class 3A playoff bracket, here.
In Class 2A, unfortunately, there are no local schools left.
Welsh is the top-seed in the Class 2A bracket.
View the complete Class 2A playoff bracket, here.
Wrapping up the Non-Select divisions, we go to Class 1A, where no Acadiana area schools remain.
West St. John is the top-seed in the Class 1A bracket.
View this week's complete Class 1A playoff bracket, here.
Now, we move we move on to play in the Select divisions.
Again, Select teams will be idle this week, with a week to prepare for their respective state title games.
In Division I, where 13 teams began, there are no local teams remaining.
2nd-seeded John Curtis will face 4th-seeded Catholic-Baton Rouge in the state championship game on Saturday, December 9 at noon.
View the complete Division I playoff bracket, here.
In Division II, no local teams remain in the 14-team field.
Top-seeded De La Salle will take on 2nd-seeded University Lab in the finals.
View the complete Division II playoff bracket, here.
In Division III, Notre Dame and Catholic-New Iberia are the lone teams left in the 13-team field.
Notre Dame, the top-seed, will face Catholic-New Iberia, the #3-seed, on Thursday, December 7, for the state crown.
View the complete Division III playoff bracket, here.
Finally, in Division IV, where 16 teams made the playoffs, only Lafayette Christian is still alive.
#4-seed Lafayette Christian will square off with #6-seed Ascension Catholic in the state title game on Thursday, December 7.
View the complete Division IV playoff bracket, here.