The Northeast High School Vikings were stopped short Nov. 7 of an attempt to tie East Feliciana for the District 6-2A title.
The Vikings (7-2, 3-2) were outplayed by the Redemptorist Wolves, 19-14.
The loss means Northeast will finish in a second-place tie with Episcopal.
Redemptorist finished the regular season 2-8 and 1-4 in 6-2A.
“There’s no underestimating opponents from here on out,” Masterson said after Friday’s game.
“We have to put this one away, learn from it.