For just the third time in school history, DeSales’ football team will play in the Class 2-A state championship game Saturday at noon EST in Bowling Green.
Newport Central Catholic (10-4) awaits the Colts (13-1) and is no stranger to playing in the state title game. The Thoroughbreds are the defending state champions. Meanwhile DeSales is hoping to win its first football state championship.
Despite the deteriorating weather conditions, the KHSAA announced that the game will go on as scheduled.
This isn’t the first time these two teams have met in the playoffs. In 2009, when the Colts advanced to the state championship game for the second time in school, they defeated the Thoroughbreds 23-10 in the state quarterfinals.
In 2008 and 2007 Newport Central Catholic ended