River Parish Football

News Archives in November 2016

Destrehan back in 5A Semifinals after 21-14 win over Ehret

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  • 11/26/16 12:50am

This time they didn't need a miracle. Top-seed Destrehan used a power running game combined with a shutdown defense to defeat No.9 seed John Ehret to advance to the 5A Semifinals where they will host No.5 seed Landry-Walker. "Our defense came up big," said Destrehan coach Stephen Robicheaux. "We've been talking about it all year, that we had to replace nine starters and they came up extremely big. They gave up two big... Keep Reading

Destrehan faces rematch against Ehret’s improved passing game

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  • 11/22/16 6:59pm

The John Ehret Patriots have run roughshod over teams from the River Parishes. Ehret already owned wins this season over Riverside Academy and East St. John before knocking Hahnville out of the playoffs last week with a 35-28 triumph in the second round of the Class 5A playoffs. A state finalist a year ago, the Patriots only have two losses this season – one to Destrehan in Week 3. The Patriots get another shot at the... Keep Reading

Blood helps rally Destrehan to dramatic win over Mandeville

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  • 11/19/16 2:27am

They know about Blood pressure in Destrehan. Wildcats sophomore quarterback J.R. Blood came off the bench to direct a game-winning 82-yard drive in the closing seconds to lead Destrehan to a 37-36 come-from-behind win at Mandeville in the second round of the Class 5A playoffs Friday night. The top-seeded Wildcats were on the ropes late, trailing Mandeville, the No. 17 seed, 36-22 with slightly more than six minutes remaining in the game. “They had... Keep Reading

Road game is next text for top-seeded Destrehan Wildcats

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  • 11/18/16 12:09am

Top-seeded Destrehan passed its opening-round test with flying colors. The Wildcats were coming off a Week 10 open date when they hosted district rival Terrebonne in the first round of the Class 5A playoffs last Friday. If Destrehan had any rust, it didn’t show it with a 47-7 domination of the Tigers. “We got a shutout by our ones on defense and whenever you put up 40 points in a playoff game, you have... Keep Reading

Next test for Destrehan is road game against Mandeville

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  • 11/17/16 4:38pm

Top-seeded Destrehan passed its opening-round test with flying colors. The Wildcats were coming off a Week 10 open date when they hosted district rival Terrebonne in the first round of the Class 5A playoffs last Friday. If Destrehan had any rust, it didn’t show it with a 47-7 domination of the Tigers. “We got a shutout by our ones on defense and whenever you put up 40 points in a playoff game, you have... Keep Reading