St. James captures first state championship in 40 years; White Castle and Catholic Pointe Coupee finish as runners-up

St. James captures first state championship in 40 years; White Castle and Catholic Pointe Coupee finish as runners-up
St. James running back Sean Lebeouf is surrounded by teammates and coaches as he hoists the 2019 Allstate Sugar Bowl/LHSAA Football State Championship trophy for Class 3A. (Source: Johnny Lombardi)

NEW ORLEANS (WAFB) - Three teams featured during our Sportsline Friday Nite high school football coverage played in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome for the 2019 Allstate Sugar Bowl/LHSAA Football State Championships but only one of them was crowned champion of its class.

St. James took on Jennings at 7 p.m. Friday in Class 3A. The Wildcats roared to a 51-14 win over the Bulldogs to claim their first state title since 1979. They also finished the season a perfect 15-0.

St. James vs Jennings - Part 2
St. James vs Jennings - Part 1

White Castle faced Oak Grove in the Class 1A state title game. The Bulldogs fell 55-12 to the Tigers. Congratulations to White Castle on another wonderful season.

White Castle vs Oak Grove

Catholic Pointe Coupee faced Ouachita Christian at noon Friday in Division IV and fell 67-22. It was a great season for the Hornets but they came up short in the end.

Catholic Pointe Coupee vs Ouachita Christian
Catholic Pointe Coupee running back Matthew Langlois (No. 7) scored on a 65-yard run against Ouachita Christian in the 2019 Allstate Sugar Bowl/LHSAA Football State Championship for Division IV.
Catholic Pointe Coupee running back Matthew Langlois (No. 7) scored on a 65-yard run against Ouachita Christian in the 2019 Allstate Sugar Bowl/LHSAA Football State Championship for Division IV. (Source: Josh Auzenne/WAFB-TV)
Catholic Pointe Coupee had seven turnovers in its 67-22 loss to Ouachita Christian in the 2019 Allstate Sugar Bowl/LHSAA Football State Championship for Division IV.
Catholic Pointe Coupee had seven turnovers in its 67-22 loss to Ouachita Christian in the 2019 Allstate Sugar Bowl/LHSAA Football State Championship for Division IV. (Source: Josh Auzenne/WAFB-TV)

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