River Parish Football

News Archives in 2011

Comets claim first state title with dramatic 9-8 triumph over Amite

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • St. Charles
  • Posted:
  • 12/10/11 10:22am

NEW ORLEANS – Since the start of the season, many said St. Charles Catholic was a championship-caliber team. The one guy who would never say so was Comets coach Frank Monica. Was Monica finally ready to admit what everyone else seemed to know after a 9-8 win over Amite on Saturday afternoon in the Class 3A state championship in the Superdome Classic? “They anointed us at the beginning of the year and we had... Keep Reading

Rams show future is bright despite 23-7 loss to Ouachita Christian

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • West St. John
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  • 12/9/11 11:48am

NEW ORLEANS – West St. John may have failed to come away with a state championship Friday afternoon in the Class 1A title game of the Superdome Classic, but the young Rams served notice they will be a teamed to be reckoned with for the foreseeable future. “I think it means we are on the right track. We are doing some good at West St. John and our kids who exemplify our attitude and... Keep Reading

Lutcher denied trip to Superdome with 20-7 semifinal loss to Karr

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • Lutcher
  • Posted:
  • 12/2/11 2:16pm

Lutcher’s normally prolific offense was shut down by Karr’s defense, ending the Bulldogs’ quest for a possible seventh state title in a 20-7 loss in the Class 4A semifinals Friday night at Behrman Stadium in Algiers. The loss snapped a 12-game winning streak for Lutcher, which ended its season 12-2. Karr, 11-3, advances to the state championship game next Friday against Neville in the Superdome. The Tigers defeated Breaux Bridge 1... Keep Reading

Late touchdown runs by Favorite help to send WSJ Rams to finals

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • West St. John
  • Posted:
  • 12/2/11 11:33am

ABBEVILLE, La. – Even West St. John coach Robert Valdez thought his team may have scored a bit too early in the closing moments of the fourth quarter in the Class 1A semifinals against Vermilion Catholic. In a game in which the teams traded touchdown for touchdown, the Rams pulled ahead 48-41 on a 40-yard run by Kylum Favorite with 3:12 left in the game. “I thought we might have scored a little too fast... Keep Reading

Juneau’s kick sends St. Charles to Class 3A championship game

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • St. Charles
  • Posted:
  • 12/2/11 10:18am

Since the very first day of practice in fall camp, the realistic goal at St. Charles was clear; the Comets believed they belonged in the ‘Dome.  After Patrick Juneau’s 21-yard field goal with four seconds remaining, mission accomplished for the Comets who rallied from a 14-0 deficit to edge the defending Class 3A champs, Parkview Baptist 24-21. “Our kids were resilient, we knew we in for a dogfight,” said... Keep Reading

Lutcher wins low-scoring affair to advance to Class 4A semifinals

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • Lutcher
  • Posted:
  • 11/25/11 2:04pm

Revenge may not have been the major focus for Lutcher on Friday night, but it had to be sweet nonetheless. Teurlings Catholic knocked the Bulldogs out of the 2010 postseason with a 32-25 win in the second round of the playoffs. The Rebels also seemed to be a thorn in the side of other Lutcher programs over the years as well. “At the beginning of the year, we set goals. One of our goals is... Keep Reading

St. Charles Comets not satisfied after big playoff win over Rayne

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • St. Charles
  • Posted:
  • 11/25/11 10:14am

If you would have walked on to the football field at Rayne High School, following Friday’s Class 3A quarterfinal showdown, the only way you would have known who won the game would be to glance at the scoreboard. It read: St. Charles 52 Rayne 24. But there was no celebrating coming from the Comets’ post-game gathering. Far from it. “We didn’t play well,” said a noticeably miffed St. Charles coach... Keep Reading

WSJ earns trip to 1A semifinals with late win over Haynesville

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • West St. John
  • Posted:
  • 11/25/11 9:10am

After an early West St. John touchdown and a late one by Haynesville in a low-scoring affair, overtime loomed as a possibility with a trip to the Class 1A semifinals on the line. The Rams, however, having had a really long day with the drive up to Haynesville from Edgard, were in no mood to spend any additional time in north Louisiana. So, WSJ answered Haynesville’s game-tying touchdown moments later with a game-winning... Keep Reading

Riverside offense struggles in playoff loss to University High

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • Riverside
  • Posted:
  • 11/18/11 5:35pm

Riverside Academy’s offense was never able to get on track as the Rebels were eliminated from the Class 2A regional playoffs with a 27-7 loss Friday night to University High in Baton Rouge. The loss ended Riverside’s season at 8-4. U-High, 12-0, advances to the quarterfinals where the Cubs travel to take on Cavalry Baptist, a 40-14 winner over Pope John Paul. Riverside trailed 20-0 at halftime and was down 27-0... Keep Reading

Powerful rushing attack paces Lutcher past Washington-Marion

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • Lutcher
  • Posted:
  • 11/18/11 2:00pm

Lutcher used an overpowering ground attack to defeat Washington-Marion 49-14 Friday night in Lake Charles in the regional round of the Class 4A playoffs. With the win, 11-1 Lutcher advances to the quarterfinals where the Bulldogs will host Teurlings Catholic. Teurlings Catholic defeated O. Perry Walker 35-34 in overtime. The Rebels eliminated Lutcher 32-25 in the 2010 regionals. “Last year, we were eliminated (in the regionals). It was a good season, but that’s... Keep Reading