River Parish Football

News Archives in October 2014

Destrehan Wildcats want to remain hot as playoffs approach

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  • 10/30/14 12:13pm

With a plethora of offensive talent, it’s not a matter of as goes the quarterback, so goes the team’s success for a program like Destrehan. Still, it doesn’t hurt any when Marquise Darensbourg can have a performance like he had last week against South Lafourche when the sophomore quarterback passed for two touchdowns and rushed to two more to direct a Destrehan offense to more than 500 total yards in... Keep Reading

West St. John Rams leap two spots in latest power rankings poll

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  • 10/29/14 8:21am

West St. John made the biggest move upward in the power rankings among River Parish teams, moving up two spots to rank third in Class 1A through Week 8 of the high school football season, according to Friedlander’s Prep Football Power Ratings, presented by Riverparishfootball.com. Each week throughout the regular season RPF.com will update the power rankings status in of Louisiana high school teams, focusing on River Parish teams, based on the... Keep Reading

Darensbourg accounts for four touchdowns in drubbing of Tarpons

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  • Spring Practice
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  • 10/24/14 5:08pm

Veteran big-play runners and receivers, an imposing offensive line and one of the top defenses in the state has kept Destrehan unbeaten all season. Friday night for Homecoming, sophomore quarterback Marquise Darensbourg proved to be much more than a caretaker of the offense, passing for two touchdowns and rushing for two more in the Wildcats’ 55-0 drubbing of South Lafourche in District 7-5A action Friday night. Darensbourg directed a balanced offense that amassed... Keep Reading

Power rankings: Week 7

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  • Feature Story
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  • 10/24/14 3:39pm

Friedlander’s Prep Football Power Ratings is a helpful tool for high school football fans to keep up with the power rankings status of Louisiana prep football teams each week, presented by Riverparishfootball.com. Each week throughout the regular season RPF.com will update the power rankings status in of Louisiana high school teams, focusing on River Parish teams, based on the system utilized by Ryan Friedlander. “After talking to coaches, athletic directors,... Keep Reading

New way of winning just fine for unbeaten Destrehan Wildcats

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  • 10/22/14 9:50pm

Destrehan’s new way of winning football games has proven to be just as successful as the formula used by the Wildcats in 2013. In last week’s 42-7 win over Central Lafourche, the Wildcats rushed for more than 300 yards. Will Matthews rushed for 201 yards and Kirk Merritt 93. That allowed Matthews to become the first 1,000-yard rusher of 2014 in River Parishes with 1,029 yards on 116 attempts. Merritt’s total is now 510 yards on 52 carries. ... Keep Reading