River Parish Football

News Archives in November 2011

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

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  • Game Recap
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  • Lutcher
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  • 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
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  • St. Charles
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  • 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
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  • West St. John
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  • 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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  • Riverside
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  • 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
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  • Lutcher
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  • 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

St. John’s of Plaquemines no match for WSJ Rams in playoff rematch

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  • Game Recap
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  • West St. John
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  • 11/18/11 12:59pm

They say it’s hard to beat a team twice in one season, especially when that team is your rival and main competition for a district championship. “They” must not have ever seen the 2011 West St. John football team, who after beating St. John’s of Plaquemine 36-20 at the end of October to clinch the 9-1A Title, defeated the Eagles again by an even wider margin 40-7. “Big... Keep Reading

Comets take battle of unbeatens with 31-6 win over Patterson

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  • Game Recap
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  • St. Charles
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  • 11/18/11 10:07am

With all the talk of St. Charles having been ranked No. 1 most of the season in Class 3A, yet being a No. 2 seed, and with Patterson having been ranked No. 2 but went into the playoffs as a No. 15 seed, No. 200 snuck up on people. St. Charles’ 31-6 home win over Patterson on Friday night in the regional round of the playoffs marked win No. 200 for Frank Monica as a high school coach. “I... Keep Reading

East St. John unable to hold onto early lead in playoff loss to Jesuit

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  • Game Recap
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  • East St. John
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  • 11/18/11 9:50am

By Rishi Desai East St. John jumped out to a 14-0 lead but one Jesuit started scoring, the Blue Jays couldn’t be stopped. After falling behind by two touchdowns, Jesuit scored 49 straight points in eliminating the Wildcats 49-20 in the Class 5A regional playoffs Friday in Reserve. The loss ended the Wildcats’ season at 8-4. Jesuit, 12-0, advances to the Class 5A quarterfinals where the Blue Jays will host Carencro, a 28-24... Keep Reading

ESJ comes out passing in whopping 35-3 victory over Brother Martin

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • East St. John
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  • 11/12/11 9:43am

NEW ORLEANS – Seniors on the East St. John football team did not want to go out the way previous upperclassmen had before them. The Wildcats, who had not won a playoff game in six years, made sure that didn’t happen again on Saturday afternoon with a resounding 35-3 win over Brother Martin at Tad Gormley Stadium in the opening round of the Class 5A playoffs. ESJ entered the playoffs as the No. 18... Keep Reading

Comets cruise past Kaplan in opening round of Class 3A playoffs

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • St. Charles
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  • 11/11/11 10:29pm

By Rishi Desai The loss of star running back Lazedrick Thompson last week did not seem to show at all in St. Charles’ first-round playoff game as the Comets defeated Kaplan 48-6 Friday night. With the win, the 11-0 Comets advance to the Class 3A regionals. St. Charles will host Patterson, a 42-28 winner over Brusly. St. Charles jumped out to a 7-0 lead when senior Jeffrey Hall returned a punt 64 yards for a... Keep Reading