The old belief is that championships aren’t always won by the best teams. Rather it’s the team that peaks at just the right time takes the crown.
Part of that philosophy is about playing their best football. Another, arguably more important, facet is being healthy at the end of the year.
In that regard, Central and Live Oak might not be the best teams in District 4-5A, but they are the last ones standing in a year marred by COVID-19 related chaos.
Going into the final week of the regular season, the Wildcats and Eagles will play the only district matchup on Friday night when Central hosts Live Oak at 7 p.m. Because of schedule changes and cancellations the only other two district teams playing this weekend, Denham Springs and Walker, are both playing nondistrict games, while Zachary and Scotlandville are not playing.
That leaves all eyes on the two