River Parish Football

News Archives in September 2013

Lutcher Bulldogs face unbeaten Spartans, LSU commitment Palelei

  • Tags:
  • Game Preview
  • Team:
  • Lutcher
  • Posted:
  • 9/30/13 6:02pm

Can Sione Palelei be stopped? That’s the question facing the Lutcher Bulldogs going into their game against East Ascension at 7 p.m. Friday in Lutcher. “No one has,” Lutcher coach Tim Detillier said. “I don’t know if it’s a question of stopping him; maybe it’s containing him. It would be good if we could just really center on him and stop him, but I... Keep Reading

St. Amant has too much firepower for injury-depleted LHS Bulldogs

  • Tags:
  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • Lutcher
  • Posted:
  • 9/28/13 1:58am

An injury-depleted Lutcher squad continued to struggle in a 44-12 loss Friday night at St.  Amant. St. Amant (3-1) scored on its first five drives and the Bulldogs (1-3) never recovered. Richard Williams’ 1-yard run capped an 82-yard opening drive to give the Gators a 7-0 lead in the first quarter. After a Trey Belleu 19-yard field goal less than a minute into the second quarter, a Bulldogs’ fumble set up a ... Keep Reading

Destrehan rolls in district opener 42-17 over Terrebonne Tigers

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  • Classification
  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • Destrehan
  • Posted:
  • 9/28/13 1:29am

HOUMA - It’s been six years since the Terrebonne Tigers have had to face a team from Destrehan, and eight since they played for district standings. After Friday night, Terrebonne might have been willing to wait a little longer. Destrehan went down the bayou with all of its offensive weapons at full force Friday night and left with a 42-17 victory in the District 7-5A opener for both teams, handing Terrebonne its... Keep Reading

Ford’s field goal in overtime gives Hahnville dramatic win over THS

  • Tags:
  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • Hahnville
  • Posted:
  • 9/28/13 1:03am

By Harmony Hamilton THIBODAUX – Craig Ford’s 27-yard field goal in overtime lifted Hahnville to a 27-24 victory at Thibodaux in the District 7-5A opener for both teams Friday night. Thibodaux got the ball first in overtime and reached the 3-yard line before Hahnville stopped THS from there on the final two plays. Ford kicked the game-winning field goal on Hahnville first play of overtime. “He put every kick in the... Keep Reading

Lewis, SCC get ground game going as Comets crush Miller-McCoy

  • Tags:
  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • St. Charles
  • Posted:
  • 9/28/13 12:41am

By Jason Duhe The St. Charles Comets (2-2) fly past the Miller-McCoy Lions (0-4) by the score 62-20. Erron Lewis elevated his play enough for the Comets to get a much needed win despite starting quarterback, Austin Weber, sitting out. Erron Lewis dominated the ball game for the Comets, gaining 216 yards on 24 carries with 4 touchdowns. The Lions kept trying to come up with an answer, but continued to come up empty play after play. While... Keep Reading

West St. John’s offense struggles as Holy Cross blanks Rams 23-0

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • West St. John
  • Posted:
  • 9/28/13 12:05am

Holy Cross’ 23-0 triumph against West St. John Friday night at Pan American Stadium may have improved the Tigers’ record to 4-0, but it did nothing to improve the Tigers’ physical well-being. Holy Cross scored once on offense, once on defense and three times on special teams but the effort was marred by the loss of three key starters before the players had barely a chance to break a sweat. Starting quarterback... Keep Reading

East St. John pulls off dramatic comeback for first win of season

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • East St. John
  • Posted:
  • 9/27/13 11:51pm

East St. John’s Nigel Anderson threw a 37-yard touchdown pass to Xavier Lewis with four seconds left and Eric Joseph kicked a 25-yard extra point to give the Wildcats their first win of the season, opening up District 7-5A play with a thrilling 35-34 win Friday at South Lafourche. “It was one for the ages,” said East St. John coach Phillip Banko. “ Going down to South Lafourche is very... Keep Reading

Opportunistic RA takes advantage of early miscues to romp past SJH

  • Tags:
  • Game Recap
  • Teams:
  • Riverside, St. James
  • Posted:
  • 9/27/13 11:23pm

The very first play from scrimmage demonstrated the type of game it would be for both Riverside Academy and St. James. Curtlan Johnson fumbled on the first snap of the game, with Xavier Ray recovering for the Rebels at the Wildcats’ 21-yard line. Seven plays later, Riverside faced third-and-goal from the St. James 1-yard. The Rebels put in their jumbo package with one defensive lineman, Richie George, lined up in the backfield, while another... Keep Reading

George named RPF.com Player of the Week 3

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Player of the Week
  • Team:
  • Riverside
  • Posted:
  • 9/27/13 11:51am

Proving once again that statistics don’t always tell the complete story, Riverside defensive tackle Richie George has been named the winner of the Riverparishfootball.com Player of the Week. “I was pretty excited,” said George when finding out about the honor. “To be the first Riverside defensive player to win the (Riverparishfootball.com Player of the Week), it was astounding.” George registered four tackles, two tackles-for-loss, and one game-clinching ... Keep Reading

East St. John seeks first win in district opener at South Lafourche

  • Tags:
  • Game Preview
  • Team:
  • East St. John
  • Posted:
  • 9/26/13 9:23am

A brutal pre-district schedule, concluding with a 39-7 loss last week against John Curtis, has left East St. John with a 0-3 record. Still, the Wildcats are a better team than when they opened the season. That’s the assessment of East St. coach Phillip Banko. “I think we are better personnel-wise – having the right personnel on the field,” the East St. John coach said. “There is things offensively, defensively... Keep Reading