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Defense rules in SJH Wildcats’ playoff win over Donaldsonville

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • St. James
  • Posted:
  • 11/10/18 3:01am

It might not have exactly been a “defense wins championships” type of game, but defense certainly won a playoff opener for St. James on Friday night in Vacherie. The Wildcats played top-notch defense all night, allowing St. James to maintain a 2-0 lead through halftime before pulling away for a 25-0 win over rival Donaldsonville in the opening round of the Class 3A playoffs. “Our defense played lights out. It’s... Keep Reading

Bulldogs’ season ends with 29-28 overtime loss at Breaux Bridge

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • Lutcher
  • Posted:
  • 11/10/18 1:14am

By Steve Peloquin BREAUX BRIDGE - The 2018 season came to an excruciating end for the Lutcher Bulldogs on Friday night. Lutcher, the No. 18 seed, fell to 15th-seeded Breaux Bridge 29-28 in overtime in the opening round of the Class 3A state playoffs on a cold, windy night. “It's a tough loss, but any loss that ends you season is difficult,” said Lutcher coach Dwain Jenkins. “It was a good game, and... Keep Reading

Rebels’ season ends with 35-13 playoff loss at Ascension Episcopal

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • Riverside
  • Posted:
  • 11/10/18 12:34am

By Cody Junot LAFAYETTE - Riverside Academy’s season came to an end Friday night at the hands of the seventh-seeded Ascension Episcopal Blue Gators as the Rebels fell 35-13. Friday evening was the tale of two halves for the Rebels. In the first half, both teams traded blows, each countering the other, forcing a stalemate for much of the first 24 minutes. Offensively, Riverside was able to move the ball on the ground, rushing... Keep Reading

Two defensive scores not quite enough in ESJ’s loss to Spartans

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • East St. John
  • Posted:
  • 11/10/18 12:12am

By Tate Roussel GONZALES - Despite two defensive touchdowns, the No. 28 seed East St. John Wildcats were defeated in the first round of the Class 5A playoffs for the second year in a row, falling 17-13 to East Ascension, the No. 5 seed, Friday night. “Our kids came out and played hard. We had our chances, but we just never capitalized. At the end, hats off to our defense. We continued to get the ball... Keep Reading

Hahnville win sets up state-title rematch with defending champs

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • Hahnville
  • Posted:
  • 11/9/18 11:37pm

Hahnville amassed 338 yards of total offense while holding Walker to 141, including only 56 yards on 20 rushing attempts, as the Tigers won 35-9 on the road Friday night in the opening round of the Class 5A football playoffs. “We’ve been playing really good defensively for a while now,” Hahnville coach Nick Saltaformaggio said. “I think our kids are just getting better and better on that side of the ball. They have great... Keep Reading

LHS unable to earn share of district title with loss to Plaquemine

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • Lutcher
  • Posted:
  • 11/3/18 9:40am

Lutcher’s quest to host a first-round game in the opening round of the Class 4A playoffs took a hit with a 35-19 home loss to Plaquemine in a District 6-4A showdown in the 2018 regular-season finale Friday night. The Bulldogs, who entered the game holding the No. 14 seed in the unofficial Class 4A power rankings, finished the regular season 6-4 overall and 3-2 in district play. A win by Lutcher would have helped... Keep Reading

‘No going back’ for ESJ after 50-0 blanking of South Lafourche

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • East St. John
  • Posted:
  • 11/3/18 9:10am

There’s no going back for the East St. John Wildcats. First-year Wildcats coach Brandon Brown spoke earlier in the week of his team’s need to win Friday night at South Lafourche in order to finish 5-5 and not take a step back in terms of seasonal wins from a year ago. East St. John did that in grand fashion with a 50-0 blanking of the South Lafourche Tarpons in Galliano. The... Keep Reading

Riverside closes out regular season with 56-8 win over North Central

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • Riverside
  • Posted:
  • 11/3/18 2:40am

Riverside Academy bounced back from last week’s loss to Country Day in resounding fashion with a 56-8 victory over visiting North Central in non-district action Friday night to close out the regular season. “It’s always good getting a win going into the playoffs. It was good to get that Country Day game behind us after getting on the field tonight. You always want to go into the playoffs coming off... Keep Reading

Robison sharp in season debut leading Hahnville to convincing win

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • Hahnville
  • Posted:
  • 11/3/18 2:06am

It may have said Week No.10 on the schedule ending the regular season, but for Hahnville and senior quarterback Andrew Robison it was a new beginning. There was the firing, the move, the ineligibility, the appeal, the Temporary Restraining Order, the arbitration, the ruling, and after over 350 days, there was finally a football game for Andrew Robison. The senior quarterback, making his season debut three days after an arbitrator ruled in Hahnville's favor making... Keep Reading

Rams finish as unbeaten district champs for second year in a row

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • West St. John
  • Posted:
  • 11/3/18 2:02am

The West St. John Rams sure know how to put on a Homecoming. Playing at home for the first time since Week 3 of the season, the Rams took a resounding 55-0 win over St. Martin’s Episcopal on Friday night in Edgard to go undefeated in District 8-1A play for the second year in a row. “It’s great to be back home. Being Homecoming and Senior Night all wrapped up... Keep Reading