The No. 7 seeded Minden Crimson Tide (8-2, 6-1) enter this week’s first round playoff game against the No. 26 seeded Tioga Indians (4-6, 3-2) as Class 4A’s highest seeded non-district champion.
They got there by playing a daunting non-district schedule (Southwood, Haughton and North Webster) and running through district 1-4A with just one loss, a 41-34 shootout with Benton.
The Tide offense has been racking up yardage and points on their way to the playoffs and will look to continue their renaissance campaign in the postseason. The Tide took advantage of a much improved Antonio Rivette this season, ditching last season’s