St. Louis accepts invitation to Geico State Champions Bowl Series

The Crusaders have won the Hawaii Open Division four consecutive seasons and are currently...
The Crusaders have won the Hawaii Open Division four consecutive seasons and are currently riding a 38-game winning streak.(Hawaii News Now)
Updated: Dec. 3, 2019 at 7:02 PM HST
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HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - It appears the Saints, will continue marching before 2019 is through.

After recently completing the four-peat as Open Division state champions just last month, earlier today St. Louis School officially accepted an invitation to compete in the Geico State Champions Bowl Series on Dec. 21.

The announcement was made by Paragon Marketing Group via Twitter and Instagram.

“Congratulations to Saint Louis School for being selected for this honor,” said HHSAA Executive Director Chris Chun. “This bowl game provides national exposure of Hawaii high school football and is a win for our state. Thank you to ESPN and Paragon Marketing Group for this tremendous opportunity for Saint Louis School.”

The Crusaders are nationally ranked #6 by USA Today High School Sports and #7 by MaxPreps, as legendary head coach Cal Lee closes in on his 27th season as a high school head coach.

The 2019 GEICO State Champions Bowl Series features highly ranked prep football champions competing against one another in two separate match-ups.

St. Louis will play on December 21st against a yet to be determined opponent.

The remaining participants will be announced after state champions have been crowned in mid-December. In addition to Hawaii, teams from Arizona (AIA), Florida (FHSAA), Georgia (GHSA), Nevada (NIA) Utah (UHSAA) and Washington (WIAA) are eligible to participate.

This year’s games are slated for December 20th and 21st in Las Vegas, Nevada, and will be televised live on ESPNU.

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