Posted On: 12/30/20 2:59 PM

A Louisiana high school football season once uncertain to even occur will close this week with nine final intriguing matchups.

Northwestern State in Natchitoches will host the LHSAA’s Prep Classic event — as opposed to its usual home at the Superdome in New Orleans — because of concerns related to COVID-19.

But, for all the abnormalities and adjustments, the significance, excitement and levels of talent remain high as ever.

Prep Redzone Louisiana will look at three to seven of each matchup’s remaining unsigned and uncommitted prospects.



Class 3A

No. 1 Acadiana vs. No. 6 Alexandria

Wednesday, 6 p.m.

Acadiana seeks its first repeat as state champions since 2013 and 2014, as well as the final trophy in the Lafayette area’s "four-for-four" push after Lafayette Christian, St. Thomas More and Carencro claimed titles this week.

Alexandria arrives to its first state championship battle-tested, including quarterfinal and semifinal victories against perennial powers Zachary and West Monroe, respectively.

Wreckin’ Rams defensive end Cameron GeorgeCameronGeorge6'2" | DLAcadiana | 2021StateLA, a Louisiana-Lafayette commitment, and Trojans tight end Shield TaylorShieldTaylor6'4" | TEAlexandria | 2021StateLA, a Stanford signee, are among the leaders on each side.

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