St. Paul’s upsets Holy Cross in Division I slugfest, 9-7

St. Paul’s upsets Holy Cross in Division I slugfest, 9-7
The Wolves' band perform during a St. Paul's playoff football game (Source: Chris Russell, WVUE-FOX8)

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) - Defense ruled the day in St. Paul’s 9-7 win over Holy Cross. The Wolves utilized three safeties and a field goal to inch past seventh-seeded Holy Cross.

St. Paul's beats Holy Cross, 9-7

“We played great defense all year,” Wolves head coach Kenny Sears said after the game. “They’ve pulled the wagon for us all year long and I don’t think I’ve ever seen a game like that in my thirty years of coaching where you have three safeties....a blocked punt and three safeties. Great effort. Our kids played four quarters, credit to Holy Cross for playing a great game. I’m just real proud of my kids., they really over achieved tonight."

The Wolves advance to faced Division I’s #2 seed, Catholic of Baton Rouge.

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