The Alexandria Trojans and Brother Martin Crusaders are set to square off in the championship round of the Louisiana varsity football playoffs on Friday, November 17, 2023, at 7:00 pm ET at Alexandria High School in Alexandria, LA. The game is expected to be a closely contested one, with both teams boasting impressive records and talented players.
- What it is: Varsity Football
- Matchup: Alexandria Trojans vs. Brother Martin Crusaders
- Game Type: Playoffs
- Round: Championship Round
- Time: Friday Nov 17, 2023, 7:00 PM (Local time)
- Locations: Alexandria High School – LA
- Live Stream: Watch here
The Trojans, led by head coach Donnie Thibodeaux, enter the matchup with an 8-2 record, having won their last six games. They have been particularly dominant on offense, averaging over 35 points per game this season. Quarterback TJ Finley has been a key contributor for the Trojans, throwing for over 2,000 yards and 25 touchdowns.
The Crusaders, on the other hand, come into the game with a 7-3 record, having won their last four games. They have been a force on defense, allowing just 14 points per game this season. Linebacker Daniel Montelaro has been a standout for the Crusaders, racking up over 100 tackles this season.
This is a matchup of two of the best teams in the state of Louisiana. The Crusaders are the favorites, but the Trojans are a dangerous team that can beat anyone on their given day.
The key to the game will be for the Trojans to stop the Crusaders’ running game. If the Trojans can force the Crusaders to one-dimensional, they will have a chance to win.
The Crusaders will need to get their passing game going in order to win. If the Crusaders can pass the ball effectively, they will be able to open up the running game and create scoring opportunities.
The game is expected to be a high-scoring affair, with both teams possessing the offensive firepower to put up points. The Trojans’ explosive offense will be matched by the Crusaders’ stingy defense, making for an exciting matchup.
The game will be streamed live on the NFHS Network. To watch, you will need to create an account and subscribe to the NFHS Network. You can watch on your smartphone, tablet, computer, or connected device.