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Louisiana 4A Playoff Predictions Part I

Top-seeded Neville (9-0) and five-star defensive back Laurence Jones are going for a third state championship in four years. The road to the Superdome goes through Monroe, where Neville hosts No. 32 St. Louis Catholic of Lake Charles on Friday...

NO. 32 ST. LOUIS CATHOLIC (5-5) AT NO. 1 NEVILLE (9-0) Head coach Mickey McCarty and the Neville Tigers have owned 4A in recent years, winning two of the past three state titles. It all starts with four-star LSU commit John Diarse, a senior quarterback who will make the switch to either safety or wide receiver (or both) in college. A four-year starter, Diarse was dynamite as a freshman wideout...