River Parish Football

News Archives in October 2018

Rams face tough challenge from Varnado in WSJ 24-6 triumph

  • Tags:
  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • West St. John
  • Posted:
  • 10/20/18 3:06am

It was once again a dominating rushing attack and a suffocating defense for West St. John as the Rams defeated Varnado 24-6 in District 8-1A play Thursday night, extending WSJ’s winning streak to five games.  Each member of the Rams’ rushing committee - Kylan Duhe, Wantrell Williams and Niko Roy, found the end zone against the struggling Wildcats.  The opening score of the game came as the first quarter... Keep Reading

St. Charles makes quick work of Haynes in 42-0 District 10-3A win

  • Tags:
  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • St. Charles
  • Posted:
  • 10/20/18 2:43am

In their last home game of the regular season, St. Charles Catholic put on a dominant showing in a 42-0 blowout over Haynes Academy in District 10-3A action Friday night in Laplace. A dominant Comet defensive allowed just 36 total yards of offense and Haynes crossed over into St. Charles territory only once in the game. This defensive performance set up great opportunities for the Comet offense as they found themselves with an average starting... Keep Reading

Rebels score 35 first-quarter points in 42-13 rout of Fisher

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • Riverside
  • Posted:
  • 10/20/18 2:23am

On the second play of the game, Riverside Academy quarterback Gage Larvadain hit Jaylen Watkins on a touchdown toss and the game quickly turned into a rout as the Rebels defeated winless Fisher 42-13 in District 9-2A action Friday night in Lafitte. “Going into the game, I knew Fisher was a team we should beat and I wanted us to be as clean as possible and I wanted to be able to get... Keep Reading

Bulldogs break open tight game with 33-23 win over Woodlawn

  • Tags:
  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • Lutcher
  • Posted:
  • 10/20/18 2:12am

Lutcher held a narrow 20-17 lead with two minutes remaining in the third quarter but then pulled away for a 33-23 win over Woodlawn in District 6-4A action Friday night in Baton Rouge. “You don’t want to sound disappointed sometimes when you win but I thought tonight’s game is something we can learn from,” Lutcher coach Dwain Jenkins said. “I don’t think we came out... Keep Reading

East St. John rolls past Hahnville 21-7 in key district showdown

  • Tags:
  • Game Recap
  • Teams:
  • East St. John, Hahnville
  • Posted:
  • 10/20/18 12:04am

By Tate Roussel Big plays on offense by East St. John and a Wildcat defense that held Hahnville to 173 yards while forcing three turnovers, enabled ESJ to take a 21-7 win over the Tigers in District 7-5A action Friday night in Boutte. “We haven’t played our best football all year. I told our guys to come in and let’s play a good football game tonight – and I think... Keep Reading

St. James comeback falls just short losing to De la Salle 21-19

  • Tags:
  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • St. James
  • Posted:
  • 10/19/18 11:53pm

With St. James trailing 21-6 with less than three minutes left in the game, it looked like the Wildcats had put up a gallant effort against a De La Salle team that had beaten them 63-7 a year earlier. Then, the Wildcats almost pulled out a miracle finish. The St. James defense forced a punt from the Wildcats’ 41-yard line with less than three minutes left in the game and SJH figured to get... Keep Reading

Destrehan faces HLB’s Wing-T one week after dominating Trojans

  • Tags:
  • Game Preview
  • Team:
  • Destrehan
  • Posted:
  • 10/18/18 5:19pm

If you are going to have “one of those type of games,” you just as soon be on the winning side. Destrehan found itself in such a position last week in the Wildcats’ 51-21 domination of Central Lafourche. Central Lafourche had gone into the game 5-1 but saw the Wildcats score 51 first-half points in the rout. “It was one of those things where everything kind of went right,” Destrehan coach... Keep Reading

SJH Wildcats face biggest test of season against visiting De La Salle

  • Tags:
  • Game Preview
  • Team:
  • St. James
  • Posted:
  • 10/18/18 3:51pm

The St. James Wildcats went into their game last week against an undermanned Haynes Academy team just looking to work out some kinks. “We kind of went in there with the mentality of fine tuning some of the things with needed to work on,” St. James coach Robert Valdez said. “We have young receivers. Everybody knows that. We were aggressively trying to throw the football and trying to spread the ball around... Keep Reading

Hahnville back on track heading into contest with East St. John

  • Tags:
  • Game Preview
  • Team:
  • Hahnville
  • Posted:
  • 10/18/18 3:20pm

Two wins in a row at the right time of year can do wonders for the morale of a football team. “We have a chance, believe it or not – we looked at the power ratings for the first time this year – we are sitting at 20. So, we have a chance to get a home playoff game if we can finish this thing like we’ve played the last two weeks,”... Keep Reading

West St. John ramming through competition on Class 1A level

  • Tags:
  • Game Preview
  • Team:
  • West St. John
  • Posted:
  • 10/17/18 8:27pm

Since West St. John’s return to Class 1A, the Rams have yet to lose a game in District 8-1A. After sweeping all four district games a year ago, the Rams have added two more league victories, including last week’s 44-18 win over Covenant Christian. In those six district games, the Rams have outscored their opponents 303-25. West St. John’s win over Covenant Christian represented the tightest game the... Keep Reading