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When Rummel takes the field against Byrd in the Division I state championship game Thursday, it will be the program’s third state title appearance in five years.
The Raiders sure know how to end a drought.
The program’s first championship game ended in a 30-0 loss to West Monroe in 2009, but it won its first state title with a 35-14 win over Barbe last season.
“It’s hard to believe,” Rummel Coach Jay Roth said. “(Before 2009), we hadn’t been there in 45 years.