Several local teams will be heading to the State Football Playoffs.
The LHSAA released playoff brackets this morning amongst its 9 classifications, and local teams are plentiful around the classifications.
In Class 5A, Destrehan earned the No. 5 seed. They will be taking on No. 28 Ouachita Parish in the opening round on Friday.
Other teams from our local district scatter the 5A bracket including No. 18 East St. John, No. 20 Hahnville, No. 21 Terrebonne and No. 31 Thibodaux - all of whom will be on the road in Round 1.
East St. John will face No. 15 Woodlawn (BR) in the opening round; Hahnville will face No. 13 Ruston; Terrebonne will face No. 12 Dutchtown and Thibodaux will face No. 2 John Ehret.
In Class 4A, Assumption made postseason, earning the No. 20 seed. The Mustangs will face No. 13 Westgate in the opening round.
Also making the field is No. 31 Ellender, which will travel and face No. 2 Edna Karr.
And in Division II, we also have 2 locals who are in the field.
E.D. White earned the No. 5 seed in Division II and they will host No. 12 Loyola Prep on Friday night.
Opposite the Cardinals in the bracket is No. 6 Vandebilt, which will host No. 11 Haynes Academy on Friday.
See all of the state brackets below: