GIANT fm will air the Indiana High School Athletic Association state championship Class A and Class 3A football games Friday beginning at 11 a.m.
The Class A game kicks off two days of state championship games at Lucas Oil Stadium in downtown Indianapolis. The first title game is a rematch of the 2022 Class A state championship game.
Class A, No. 1 Indianapolis Lutheran (12-0) is seeking a third-straight state title but will have to defeat No. 2 Adams Central (14-0) for the second straight year.
Adams Central’s last loss came to Lutheran, 30-13, in the 2022 state championship game. Lutheran enters the contest with a 42-game win streak.
Adams Central’s only football state championship came in 2000.
The Class 3A state championship game also features the defending state champion and No. 1 ranked team in the class.
Top-ranked Indianapolis Bishop Chatard (14-0) will face Heritage Hills (13-1) in the 3A state championship game scheduled to start at 3 p.m.
Chatard has won three of the last four 3A state championships, including the 2019 title over Heritage Hills, 34-3.
Heritage Hills’ only state title in football also came in 2000. The program’s only loss this season came to Gibson Southern on Sept. 22, 31-28. That loss was avenged Friday in a semistate win by Heritage Hills, 23-20.
Chatard has won 16 state football championships.