River Parish Football

News Archives in October 2017

Strong second half lifts Destrehan past Jesuit Blue Jays 27-10

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  • 10/28/17 2:59am

Destrehan got its running game on track in the second half to break a 10-10 halftime tie on its way to a 27-10 non-district victory over visiting Jesuit on Friday night. Kyle Edwards, who was held to less than 10 yards rushing in the first half, exploded for 116 yards in the second half, including a 25-yard touchdown in the closing minutes as the Wildcats pulled away. “Really, when we had to run the football our... Keep Reading

Destrehan-Jesuit meeting better than long-distance alternative

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  • 10/25/17 8:01pm

Destrehan’s game against visiting Jesuit on Friday night is akin to a marriage of convenience. Both teams had bye week their respective districts – 7-5A for Destrehan and the Catholic League for Jesuit – in Week 9 of the season. In looking to fill the void, Evangel Christian was one of the schools will to play that week, but the game would have to be in up north. So, the Wildcats and Blue... Keep Reading

Blood fires three touchdown passes to help pace Destrehan win

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  • 10/21/17 6:37am

Destrehan didn’t need a heart-pounding, come-from-behind win Friday night. Unlike many of the Wildcats’ games this season, Destrehan built a 21-3 halftime lead and pulled away with three more touchdowns in the third quarter on the way to a 42-3 victory over H.L. Bourgeois at Tom B. Smith Stadium in Houma. “Our kids played well on both sides of the ball,” Destrehan coach Stephen Robicheaux said. “Obviously, when... Keep Reading

Head-scratching season for Destrehan continues at HLB

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  • 10/19/17 10:06am

Not many coaches would be scratching their heads with his team 5-2 overall, including 3-1 in district play. “I can’t put my finger on it. I don’t think we like success. It’s way too many penalties and way too many mistakes. I’m just not doing a very good job of coaching this team up. We just have to be better,” Destrehan coach Stephen Robicheaux said. ... Keep Reading

Destrehan overcomes early deficit to defeat Central Lafourche 28-21

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  • 10/14/17 9:48am

For a team that has been accustomed to winning games by a comfortable margin in past seasons, the Destrehan Wildcats have found themselves in a number of nail-biters this season, Friday’s District 7-5A game against Central Lafourche on Friday night in Mathews was a case in point. The Wildcats fell behind 14-0 in the first half and later saw the Trojans score to tie the game at 21-21 before eventually pulling out... Keep Reading