Football Wolves to Face John Curtis in Division I Quarter-Finals

LHSAA logo(COVINGTON, La.) — The St. Paul’s football Wolves beat out Fontainbleau on Nov. 6, 2015, to clinch the District 6-5A title and a first round bye in this year’s Division I playoffs. The Wolves finished the season 9-1 overall and 8-0 in district and play their first playoff game against John Curtis Christian Friday, Nov 20, 2015, at home in Hunter Stadium at 7 p.m.

The SPS Wolves (4) on offense are under command of running back Corey Williamson and quarterback Kenny Sears. The Wolves’ offense has 3,496 total yards this season. The defense is led by linebacker Evan Esquerre. In total, the defense has 594 tackles for the year.

The John Curtis Patriots (5) are 4-2 in district and 7-2 for the year. Offense is under control of quarterback Brock Hebert and running back Devon Benn. John Curtis’ offense has 3,733 total yards this season. The defense is led by middle linebacker Nathaniel Evans. In total, the defense has 613 tackles for the year.

This SPS and John Curtis game will be full of excitement. Expect this one to be close all the way down to the final seconds; both teams will be playing for their pride to show other schools that they mean business. Winner of the SPS-Curtis match-up goes on to face either Jesuit (8) or Archbishop Rummel (1) in the third round.

Rummel has the upper hand over Jesuit as number one in the Division I playoff bracket. Do not expect Rummel to blow out Jesuit, who won the LHSAA division I playoffs last season and plan to make a run at defending their title.

The other quarter-finals bracket spots are filled by Brother Martin (3) and Catholic High (6), the winner of which will go on to face either Holy Cross (7) or Evangel Christian Academy (2). Semi-finals games will be played on Friday, Nov. 27, with the championship game to be played in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Dec. 4.

To view the interactive bracket, click here.

 

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