Notre Dame Is The Lone Acadiana School Left In LHSAA Playoffs
The Notre Dame Pioneers are the only team from the Acadiana area remaining in the 2012 LHSAA football playoffs, after defeating Iowa, 35-0, in class 3A quarterfinal action on Friday evening.
Unfortunately, for fans in the local area, Teurlings, Jennings, Vermilion Catholic, Westminster Christian, and Basile all lost their respective quarterfinal match-ups.
In class 5A, top-seeded Archbishop Rummel advanced, after surviving ninth-seeded Ouachita Parish, 23-19.
In the class 4A bracket, fourth-seeded Teurlings was upset by 25th-seeded McDonogh 35, 34-27, ending the Rebels' season.
Second-seeded Notre Dame advanced to the class 3A semifinals, after defeating 26th-seeded Iowa, 35-0. The Pioneers will travel to play East Feliciano in the semifinal round.
Meanwhile, 13th-seeded Jennings was eliminated, after suffering a tough, 24-21, defeat to 5th-seeded Livonia.
In class 2A, top-seeded John Curtis rolled past 25th-seeded Riverside Academy, 62-10.
Finally, in the class 1A bracket, Vermilion Catholic, Westminster Christian, and Basile all were eliminated on Friday night.
Third-seeded Vermilion Catholic lost to sixth-seeded West St. John, 41-21, while 10th-seeded Westminster Christian fell to second-seeded Haynesville, 34-17, and 13th-seeded Basile bowed out to 5th-seeded Kentwood, 47-14.