First-Round Football Playoff Upset Predictions

High school football is unpredictable. Any team can be beaten on any given night and with the postseason starting Thursday evening, we are sure to see a few upsets across the state.

The staff sat down and combed through each bracket for potential upsets in each class and division. Below are our picks to who could score a potential upset for the first round!

Join in on the conversation and let us know who you think may score an upset win or could survive and advance.


Class 5A:
17 East Ascension over 16 Southside
25 Haughton over 8 Chalmette
21 Hahnville over 12 Benton
18 Parkway over 15 ASH

Class 4A:
24 Landry-Walker over 9 Carver
21 Assumption over 12 Leesville
20 North DeSoto over 13 Rayne
18 Carencro over 15 Belaire

Class 3A:
17 Westlake over 16 Grant
21 Donaldsonville over 12 Patterson
20 West Feliciana over 13 Jewel Sumner
22 Jennings over 11 Bogalusa
18 Wossman over 15 Erath

Class 2A:
17 East Feliciana over 16 Pine
20 Delcambre over 13 Winnfield
22 Kinder over 11 St. Helena
18 D’Arbonne Woods over 15 Franklin

Class 1A:
17 East Iberville over 16 Arcadia
18 Gueydan over 15 Northwood-Lena


Division I:
9 Archbishop Shaw over 8 St. Augustine
11 Brother Martin over 6 Archbishop Rummel

Division II:
10 DeLaSalle over 7 Teurlings Catholic

Division IV:
9 Ascension Catholic over 8 Central Catholic
14 St. Frederick over 3 Opelousas Catholic