Ascension Parish gridiron talent will be well represented at the 12th annual Red Stick Bowl on Sunday at Olympia Stadium.
Kickoff is slated for 2:30 p.m.
Local football players will play with the Black Knights squad competing against the Rattlers. Both teams are a cross-section of Baton Route area teams. Representing the Ascension Catholic Bulldogs will be linebacker Cole Amedee and Donaldsonville quarterback Tyler Brown.
Representing the Dutchtown Griffins will be wide receiver Averee York, running back Fitell Bolding and defensive back Ricky Thomas. Representing the East Ascension Spartans will be linebacker Jamien Sampson, linebacker Marshaud Melancon, running back Josh Bates and offensive lineman Gus Gutierrez. Representing the St. Amant Gators will be defensive back Jamie LeBlanc and defensive lineman Elliot Turner.
Paul Distefano from Plaquemine High School will coach the Black Knights and Ken Hilton from Central High will coach the Rattlers.