River Parish Football

News Archives in 2011

Outcome never in doubt in Hahnville’s 34-3 win over DHS

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  • 11/4/11 9:41am

When Hahnville got off to an uncharacteristic 1-3 start, a possible district championship might have seemed very far away to some. From that point on, the Tigers lost only once more. When Hahnville defeated rival Destrehan 34-3 Friday in Boutte, the Tigers were able to claim a share of the District 8-5A title and their accustomed spot in the playoffs. “These kids are never going to quit. We have a lot of tradition... Keep Reading

Destrehan avoids slow start but still loses 18-14 to Bonnabel

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  • 10/28/11 9:40am

Destrehan avoided its usual slow start, scoring 14 points in the first quarter but was shut out for the final three periods in falling to Bonnabel 18-14 in the Wildcats’ home finale. The Wildcats’ seventh-straight loss dropped Destrehan to 2-7 overall and 0-4 in District 8-5A. Bonnabel improved to 5-3 overall in winning its first district game in four tries. “Hats off to Bonnabel; they played hard. They fought after us and... Keep Reading

ESJ grabs sole possession of first place with win over Destrehan

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  • 10/21/11 8:55am

East St. John scored all the points in would need in the first half to defeat Destrehan 20-0 to gain sole possession of first place in District 8-5A Friday night in Destrehan. ESJ’s win, coupled with Hahnville’s 25-8 victory over Higgins, left East St. John as the only unbeaten team in district. ESJ improved to 6-2 overall and 3-0 in district play with its fifth-straight victory. Destrehan lost its sixth-straight... Keep Reading

Second-straight overtime loss drops Destrehan Wildcats to 2-5

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  • 10/14/11 9:37am

Destrehan lost in overtime for the second-straight game, falling to previous winless John Ehret 26-20. A week ago, the Wildcats lost in overtime to Higgins by the identical 26-20 score. The loss dropped Destrehan to 2-5 overall and 0-2 in District 8-5A play. Ehret improved to 1-6 overall and 1-1 in district play. The Patriots got the ball first in overtime. After Patriots quarterback Mike Alexander gained 2 yards on first down, Paul Belton was... Keep Reading

Missed opportunity against Higgins drops Destrehan to 2-4

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  • 10/8/11 9:36am

Destrehan rallied from a 12-0 halftime deficit to tie the game in regulation but was unable to score in overtime in falling at home to Higgins 26-20 Friday night in the District 8-5A opener for both teams. The Wildcats (2-4 overall, 0-1 in district) got the ball first in overtime but failed to score when Daniel Cimino’s field goal attempt hit the right upright. Needing only a field goal to win, Higgins (... Keep Reading