River Parish Football

News Archives in September 2017

Late rally against St. Amant falls short as SJH suffers first loss

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • St. James
  • Posted:
  • 9/30/17 9:47am

It had all the earmarks of another patented St. James comeback. Just like the season opener against West St. John in which St. James rallied from a 33-15 deficit with less than five minutes remaining to post a 36-33 win with a frantic comeback, the Wildcats fought back from a late deficit against St. Amant on Friday night in Vacherie. This time, the rally would ultimately come up a bit short in a 41-27 loss... Keep Reading

Destrehan bounces back from Hahnville loss with 24-6 win

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • Destrehan
  • Posted:
  • 9/30/17 5:32am

Destrehan bounced back from its loss last week to rival Hahnville with a 24-6 win at Thibodaux in District 7-5A action Friday night. The Wildcats (3-2 overall, 1-0 in district) built upon a 10-0 halftime lead and head Thibodaux quarterback Damarcus Mitchell in check. “We knew it would be a tough week coming off the Hahnville loss and having to go play what I thought would be a pretty good Thibodaux team. They... Keep Reading

WSJ Rams make bold statement with 61-6 win over White Castle

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • West St. John
  • Posted:
  • 9/30/17 5:20am

The West St. John Rams definitely know how to make a statement. After losing 41-18 a week ago at Class 4A Plaquemine, the Rams had a point to prove when hosting a fellow Class 1A foe Friday night in the White Castle Bulldogs. “The kids came out ready to go. They were really excited about getting out there and doing better than we did last week. We wanted to make a statement in this... Keep Reading

Injury-depleted St. Charles Comets fall to EA for first loss of season

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • St. Charles
  • Posted:
  • 9/30/17 5:00am

Jimel London rushed for two touchdowns and Jason Wakefield passed for 216 yards as East Ascension handed visiting St. Charles Catholic its first loss of the season with a 21-2 win Friday night in Gonzales. “It was a case of us not being able to handle their linemen on the offensive side of the ball or the defensive side of the ball. We were poorly prepared for the game. I think our kids played hard... Keep Reading

Things still not going Lutcher’s way after 24-21 loss to Dutchtown

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • Lutcher
  • Posted:
  • 9/30/17 4:39am

A 23-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Kolby Bourgeois to Rondell Mealey with 47 seconds left in the game seemed to signify overtime for the Lutcher Bulldogs in their game Friday night at Dutchtown. But the football gods, always so kind to the Bulldogs through the years, have not been cooperating this year. After the Bourgeois-to-Mealey connection, the Griffins moved quickly down the field to set up a 38-yard field goal by Cohen Parent for a 24-21... Keep Reading

Williams scores 5 touchdowns as Hahnville defeats Terrebonne

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • Hahnville
  • Posted:
  • 9/30/17 4:32am

When Hahnville rushed for 425 yards in a 41-6 season-opening win over West Jefferson in which HHS had no yards through the air, even Nick Saltaformaggio was wondering just how many times his team could continue to put up those kind of rushing numbers will little or no passing yards. Well, Hahnville just continues to run the ball for video game-like numbers despite the lack of a passing attack. The latest case in point was the 511... Keep Reading

East St. John picks up 34-13 homecoming win over HLB

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • East St. John
  • Posted:
  • 9/30/17 1:22am

Dasmain Crosby was on target as both a passer and runner in East St. John’s 34-6 victory over H.L. Bourgeois in District 7-5A action Friday night at Joe Keller Stadium in Reserve. Crosby was 13 of 20 passing for 175 yards and two touchdowns while rushing for 145 yards and another score as the Wildcats improved to 3-2 overall and 2-0 in district play. The Braves fell to 1-4 overall and 0-2 in district. &ldquo... Keep Reading

De La Salle powers over Riverside Academy in taking 42-21 win

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • Riverside
  • Posted:
  • 9/29/17 10:56pm

After pounding the ball on the ground for three long scoring series to take a 21-7 halftime lead, De La Salle quarterback Julien Gums mixed things up to open the third quarter when he fired a 38-yard touchdown pass to Aaron Marquez. It gave the Cavaliers a 28-7, and although Riverside showed fight in the second half, the long pass play proved to be the game-winner as De La Salle moved to 4-0 with a 4... Keep Reading

Marbley, Jackson making mark in senior season for Green Wave

  • Tags:
  • Alumni
  • Feature Story
  • Teams:
  • Destrehan, St. Charles
  • Posted:
  • 9/28/17 4:19pm

NEW ORLEANS - It was gut-check time for the Tulane football team late in the Green Wave’s game last Saturday afternoon versus Army at Yulman Stadium. The Black Knights had just scored to take a 17-14 lead and Tulane had the ball at its own 25-yard line with 5:32 left in the game. With the way Army controlled the clock in the second half with its relentless triple-option attack, the Green Wave knew it... Keep Reading

SJH looks to stay unbeaten going into district with win over Gators

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Game Preview
  • Team:
  • St. James
  • Posted:
  • 9/27/17 12:51pm

St. James’ winning formula continues to work even on the road. After opening the season with three-straight wins, the Wildcats went up to Monroe last Friday and blanked Wossman 19-0 to move to 4-0 on the season. “I’m very excited with the way our defense is playing. It’s a great formula any time in the season to play great defense and have solid special teams,” St. James coach... Keep Reading