For as long as most can remember, Cardinal Gibbons has gotten to a certain point with its football program but just couldn’t get past that next hurdle.
Not since 1990, has the program been to that level – when they lost in the Class 3A title game to Live Oak Suwannee.
“People usually ask us, ‘What have you won?’” the Roneagles quarterback said. “They always say, ‘Y’all haven’t won anything.’”
Wilson and the rest of his McDonogh 35 teammates silenced the doubters Saturday afternoon by winning the first-ever Airo 7v7 Louisiana state championship with a 26-4 victory against John Ehret in the finals, held at East Ascension's Spartan Stadium.