White Castle defeats St. Edmund, heads to Class 1A semi-finals

John Dupont
GRIM REAPER…WCHS’ Tyree Bracken (22) scored both touchdowns in the 15-6 Bulldog win over Oberlin. White Castle travels Friday to Oberlin for Class 1A semi-final action.

Even amid frigid temperatures, White Castle remained red hot on the gridiron.

The No. 15 seeded Bulldogs advanced to the Class 1A semi-finals Friday after a 15-6 win over the No. 7-seeded St. Edmund Blue Jays in the 1A quarterfinals.

Tyree Bracken scored both touchdowns for the Bulldogs, who will travel next Friday to No. 3 seed Oberlin.

A win in the semi-final round would send the Bulldogs to the Louisiana High School Athletic Association Class 1A championship game the following week at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans.

Oberlin – the parish seat of Allen Parish, about 30 miles north of Lake Charles on U.S. 165 -- reached the semi-finals after a 36-14 win over 11th-seeded Central Catholic of Morgan City.