The high school football semi finals will be played tonight to determine who will make it to New Orleans to play for a State Championship.

Locally in Southwest Louisiana there are a couple teams close to making it to the championship game.  The Welsh Greyhounds are one of those teams.

Welsh won the state championship last year na d look to repeat.  They have a tough task tonight though as they will travel up North Louisiana to face #1 seeded Many.

In the regular season Many went 9-1.  Welsh who is the #5 seed was 7-3 in the regular season.

Other teams in the area in contention for a state championship playoff game berth are Leesville, Eunice, and Kaplan.