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Pooka Williams, Catholic High, revenge games headline Thanksgiving week results | Jerit and The Kid

Four of the LHSAA’s nine football state championship matchups and another 10 intriguing semifinals are now set.

Thanksgiving Week featured a slew of noteworthy story lines as anticipated, but perhaps none bigger than Catholic High’s upset of Evangel Christian and Hahnville star Anthony “Pooka” Williams’ continued postseason dominance.

Jerit Roser and Jordan Burkett hash through all that action and look ahead to those next rounds of contests in this week’s podcast below.

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Updated LHSAA playoff outlook following early rounds’ surprises, performances | Jerit and the Kid

Most of the LHSAA playoffs’ first two rounds have gone as Jerit Roser and Jordan Burkett forecast two weeks ago.

But a couple surprises and other developments have slightly shifted the outlook in a few spots heading into some extremely intriguing quarterfinal and semifinal matchups for Thanksgiving week.

Jerit and Jordan recap all the second-round action and continue to look forward through the remainder of the postseason in the podcast below.

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Breaking down the 2017 LHSAA football playoff brackets | Jerit and The Kid

The LHSAA released its 2017 playoff brackets Sunday morning to set the stage for five weeks of intense postseason action capped by nine state championships in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in December.

Jerit Roser and Jordan Burkett go through the outlook, class by class and division by division, in the podcast below, including intriguing matchups, likely early upsets and predictions for winners in each.

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John Curtis, Holy Cross, Edna Karr, St. Amant among Week 6 state wins | Jerit and The Kid

Benton, Evangel, John Curtis, Holy Cross, Edna Karr, Logansport, Notre Dame, St. Amant, St. James, Warren Easton and West Monroe were among the teams to claim major statement victories in Week 6.

Jerit Roser and Jordan Burkett recap all those games and more — Denham Springs’ survival of Ferriday, Parkview Baptist’s comeback at Lutcher, among others — and preview all the Week 7 action around the state.

Check out the podcast below.

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LHSAA’s biggest surprises, best teams at midway mark | Jerit and The Kid

The LHSAA regular season has hit its midway mark.

So Jerit Roser and Jordan Burkett decided to take a step back and reevaluate the big picture of the state’s high school football outlook the rest of the way.

Jerit and The Kid run through Week 5’s most notable outcomes and their predictions for this weekend’s biggest matchups — as usual — but also discuss their biggest surprises so far in terms of both teams that exceeded expectations and fell short of them.

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