Late-Game Heroics Cap Playoff Openers
Three games came down to the wire Friday night during the Bi-District Round of the 2017 LHSAA Football State Playoffs.
Trailing 24-7 entering the fourth quarter, Salmen (9-2) engineered its fifth fourth-quarter comeback victory. The Cardiac Spartans fought back to knock off Lutcher 34-30.
Northshore stormed back in the second half to send its game to overtime. However, #5 St. Amant prevailed 41-38 in double OT over the Panthers.
Slidell was leading late in the fourth quarter, but Dutchdown came back to upset the Tigers 28-24 in Slidell.
Lakeshore (11-0) recorded its first playoff win in school history with a 42-0 victory over Pearl River. St. Tammany's other undefeated team (#2 Covington) cruised to a 35-21 win over Thibodaux.
#STPPSFootball Bi-District Playoffs
#2 Covington 35, Thibodaux 21
#4 Zachary 38, Mandeville 0
#5 St. Amant 41, Northshore 38, 2OT
Dutchtown 28, #16 Slidell 24
#9 Salmen 34, Lutcher 30
#2 Lakeshore 42, Pearl River 0
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