TOUCHDOWN LIVE: Jennings, Oberlin headed to semis

TDL OVERTIME: Third round of the playoffs

LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - Southwest Louisiana is sending two teams to the semifinals of the state football playoffs: Jennings and Oberlin.

KPLC will have highlights and more on Touchdown Live Overtime.

Oberlin turned in another dominant performance in the Game of the Week to reach the Class 1A for the first time since 2010.

The second-ranked Tigers (12-0) beat district rival and tenth-ranked Basile 48-12 Friday night in the quarterfinals to host third-ranked White Castle (8-3) next week.

White Castle beat sixth-seeded East Iberville 14-0 in the quarterfinals.

Interestingly, when Oberlin reached the semifinals in 2010, they also faced White Castle. White Castle won that game 20-0 and went on to win the state championship.

Basile ends the season 8-5.

No. 23 Jennings held off a late push by No. 2 Sterlington in the Class 3A quarterfinals to win 39-38. It was the first loss of the year for Sterlington (11-1)

Jennings (8-5) travels to No. 6 McDonogh 35 in New Orleans in the semifinals. It’s the second trip to the semis in three years for Jennings.

McDonogh (10-3) beat No. 30 Baker 19-8 Friday.

Sterlington scored with 11 seconds left, but missed the 2-point conversion try. Sterlington then recovered the onsides kick with 2 seconds left, but Jennings hung on for the win.

SCOREBOARD

CLASS 3A QUARTERFINALS

· Jennings 39, Sterlington 38, FINAL

CLASS 2A

· Ferriday 40, Kinder 21, FINAL

CLASS 1A

· GAME OF THE WEEK: Oberlin 48, Basile 12, FINAL

DIVISION II SEMIFINALS

· St. Thomas More 52, St. Louis 21, FINAL


LHSAA PLAYOFF BRACKETS

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