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Louisiana 5A Quarterfinal Predictions, Part I

Louisiana 5A Quarterfinal Predictions, Part I

Not many teams turn it up in the playoffs like No. 24 Westgate. The Tigers, semifinalists last year, are seeking to advance to the Class 5A quarterfinals despite a pedestrian 5-4 mark during the regular season. To advance this week, Westgate will have to go on the road and upset undefeated No. 1 Dutchtown. Will senior linebacker Cole Harp (pictured) and the Griffins get past the upstart Tigers?

(Last week's 5A picks: 5-3; Overall, 97-22) NO. 24 WESTGATE (7-4) AT NO. 1 DUTCHTOWN (12-0) -- No. 8 Higgins came to New Iberia last Friday with a gaudy 10-1 record and a team that seemed to be peaking. In the first-round of the playoffs, the Hurricanes stomped Denham Springs, 44-14, and it appeared that Higgins -- on paper -- was a solid favorite over Westgate. Jamal Sam It's a... Recommended Stories

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