Parkview, Catholic, Episcopal in Playoffs
BATON ROUGE — Five Baton Rouge teams will compete in the second week of State Football Playoffs this Friday night.
In 5A, Central High School (10-1) will host Mandeville (9-2) at Wildcat Stadium in Central. For more on the Central game, see Pages 8-9.
Also in 5A, Catholic High (8-2)will host New Iberia (9-2) at Olympia Stadium.
Parkview Baptist (9-0), ranked No. 1 in the state in 3A, will host Brusly (9-2) at Parkview Stadium on Airline Highway.
Episcopal (8-2) will play against Riverside Academy (5-5) in Reserve in a 2A playoff game.
In Class 1A, Loreauville (9-2) will visit University High (10-1).
All games begin at 7 p.m.
If both Central and Catholic win this week, they will face each other next Friday, in a classic rematch of their regular season game, which Central won for the fifth straight year. The winner of that game would face the state’s No. 1, Rummel, or whoever defeated Rummel.
Central has won the District 4-5A championship for the past five years straight.