Acadiana, ranked No. 34 in the High School Football America 100 national rankings powered by BlackMP Living Water, edged Alexandria 35-34 to win its second straight Louisiana 5A state football championship.
After Alexandria took a 7-6 lead, the Rams took the lead for good with four minutes to go on a Tyvin Zeno touchdown run a two-point conversion.
Acadiana retakes the lead with a short touchdown run!— LHSAA (@LHSAAsports) December 31, 2020
Acadiana 14 • ASH 7
4:00 remaining until half pic.twitter.com/2DDxQd8HwC
The Rams opened-up a 35-21 lead with just over three minutes to go in the game on an Omari Wiggins 35-yard touchdown run.
Touchdown Rams! Acadiana goes up 14 with 3:10 to play— LHSAA (@LHSAAsports) December 31, 2020
Acadiana 35 • ASH 21 pic.twitter.com/hRgm043p2P
Alexandria closed 35-34, but their two-point try for the win was intercepted.
Acadiana now owns six overall high school football state championships. Alexandria was playing in its first-ever state title game.