River Parish Football

News Archives in September 2011

Familar pattern continues in Riverside’s 48-0 loss to Curtis

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • Riverside
  • Posted:
  • 9/30/11 3:34pm

For Mickey Roussel, Riverside Academy’s 48-0 District 9-2A home loss to John Curtis on Friday night might have seemed more like a movie than a football game. Roussel had to feel he had just witnessed “Groundhog Day” in which events continued to repeat themselves. Whenever Roussel’s team takes on Curtis, the Rebels make crucial mistakes – normally in succession – that allows the Patriots to come away with... Keep Reading

Early deficit dooms West St. John in 44-6 loss to O. Perry Walker

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • West St. John
  • Posted:
  • 9/30/11 2:08pm

The Rams were unable to overcome an early 24-0 deficit in falling 44-6 to O. Perry Walker. Walker took its 24-0 lead on three first-half touchdown passes from Devin Powell and three two-point conversions. The Rams, meanwhile, were held to 79 yards of total offense in the game. WSJ struck first in the second half when Jarius Moll hauled in a 14-yard pass from Austin Howard, cutting the lead to 24-6, but it would get no... Keep Reading

LHS scores final 29 points of game in 42-14 victory over Broadmoor

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • Lutcher
  • Posted:
  • 9/30/11 1:08pm

Lutcher scored a pair of touchdowns late in the second quarter after falling behind 14-13 and outscored Broadmoor 14-0 in the second half to take a 42-14 home win over the Buccaneers in District 6-4A play. The win improved the Bulldogs, the fourth-ranked team in Class 4A, to 4-1 overall and 2-0 in district play as Lutcher extended its winning streak to four-straight games. Broadmoor fell to 3-2 overall and 1-1 in district. Trailing... Keep Reading

Hahnville’s ‘playoff mentality’ pays off in win over McDonogh 35

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • Hahnville
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  • 9/30/11 12:02pm

Hahnville’s Lou Valdin has spent the better part of his adult life coaching football. So moments after shaking hands with McDonough 35 coach Wayne Reese following the Tigers’ 57-38 win, the following statement stood out. “I ain’t ever been around a team that needed a win more than this one,” said Valdin. Following three heart-breaking losses in the first month of the season, the Tigers knew it was go... Keep Reading

St. James drops to 0-5 on season with 48-21 loss to Assumption

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • St. James
  • Posted:
  • 9/30/11 10:34am

St. James allowed more than 500 yards total offense as the winless Wildcats dropped to 0-5 on the season with a 48-21 home loss to Assumption. The Mustangs, ranked fifth in Class 4A, improved to 5-0 with the victory. Assumption jumped out to a 14-0 lead on a pair of Hunter Gauthreaux touchdown passes. The Mustang quarterback hooked up with Chris Johnson on a 39-yard touchdown strike late in the first quarter and connected with Jaylon... Keep Reading

Early big plays spark Wildcats’ 42-0 blanking of Capitol Lions

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • East St. John
  • Posted:
  • 9/30/11 10:33am

East St. John came up with a couple of big plays early and turned several third-quarter Capitol turnovers into points in a 42-0 home rout. ESJ took the early lead on an 83-yard run by Jacob McNeil. The Wildcats extended the lead to 13-0 after one quarter on a 54-yard pass from Monroe to Broussard. East St. John made it 21-0 at halftime on a 1-yard run by Monroe and a two-point conversion run by... Keep Reading

Collins, Dutchtown extend Destrehan’s losing streak

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • Destrehan
  • Posted:
  • 9/30/11 9:35am

Collins finished with a game-high 110 yards rushing. Nickens rushed for 74 yards and two touchdowns, while Magras ended with 67 yards on the ground. Smith rushed for 103 yards and had five catches for an additional 68 yards for the Wildcats. Destrehan quarterback Dillan Dent rushed for 33 yards while hitting on 14 of 23 passes for 238 yards. A pair of turnovers deep in Dutchtown territory proved costly in Destrehan’s 28-7 home loss Friday night. What proved more costly than... Keep Reading

Top-ranked Class 3A Comets roll past Miller-McCoy Lions 55-2

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • St. Charles
  • Posted:
  • 9/23/11 9:45pm

St. Charles Catholic coach Frank Monica was worried all week about how his team would be able to handle the speed that this week’s opponent Miller-McCoy possessed at nearly every position. After his Comets thoroughly dismantled the Lions 55-2, it should be SCC’s future opponents that should be doing the worrying. “I’m pleased with the way we came out and took control early,” said Monica. Lazedrick Thompson... Keep Reading

Five interceptions key Riverside’s 41-19 win over South Plaquemines

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • Riverside
  • Posted:
  • 9/23/11 3:29pm

Sparked by a defense that created six turnovers, a quarterback who played the best game of his career, and a rushing tandem that both players scored on rushing and receiving touchdowns, Riverside pounded its way to a third-straight victory Friday in Port Sulphur, beating South Plaquemines 41-19. “We got some turnovers early and that was good,” said Riverside coach Mickey Roussel. “We just need to be a little more consistent between offensive... Keep Reading

Matherne has hot hand in LHS’ win over Tara in district opener

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • Lutcher
  • Posted:
  • 9/23/11 12:59pm

Lutcher showed it intends to be the Big Dogs of District 6-4A with a resounding 56-24 home win over Tara. After years of playing in a New Orleans-based district, the Bulldog made their debut in the Baton Rouge-based District 6-4A by scoring on their first five drives of the game in coasting to the win over the Trojans. “We wanted to make sure we got off to a good start. It&rsquo... Keep Reading