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Destrehan falls short in wild 67-57 semifinal shootout with Zachary

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • Destrehan
  • Posted:
  • 12/1/18 1:08am

When it rains it pours. As the raindrops fell harder, Zachary scored quicker. During a five-minute span in the third quarter at the height of an all night driving rainstorm the defending 5A State Champions turned a 36-33 deficit into a 54-36 lead on their way to a highlighy eventful 67-57 win earning a trip back to the 5A State Championship (where they will face West Monroe) while Destrehan's season comes to an end. ... Keep Reading

Dramatic come-from-behind win sends Rams to 1A semifinals

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • West St. John
  • Posted:
  • 11/24/18 1:18am

By Roy Lang III LOGANSPORT, La. - Despite three failed trips to the red zone Friday night, in the waning moments, defending Class A champion West St. John stood 10 yards from the end zone with a chance to return to the semifinals. There wasn’t really a play call, but an order. “We just told him to get the ball to the playmakers,” Rams coach Brandon Walters said. “Sometimes it&rsquo... Keep Reading

Cougars rain on SCC’s parade to oust Comets from playoffs 49-7

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • St. Charles
  • Posted:
  • 11/24/18 12:26am

The moment St. Charles Catholic was looking for came early in the second quarter of its Division II semifinal game against St. Thomas More on Friday night but it proved to be fleeting. Trailing 14-0, a 1-yard Phillip Tran run pulled the Comets to within 14-7 at the 9:05 mark of the second quarter. On the ensuing kickoff, St. Thomas More’s Dalen Cambre fumbled, with Luke Brouwer recovering for the Comets. The Comets were... Keep Reading

Emery’s four touchdowns propel Destrehan past Terrebone 31-14

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • Destrehan
  • Posted:
  • 11/23/18 11:06pm

By Tate Roussel Facing off for the second time in less than a month, it was J.R. Blood and John Emery who carried Destrehan to a 31-14 victory over the visiting Terrebonne Tigers on Friday night as the Wildcats move one game closer to a spot in the Class 5A state championship game.  “As a team, we’re all hungry,” said John Emery, the nation’s top-ranked running back... Keep Reading

Duhe, West St. John dominate in 49-8 playoff win over Homer

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • West St. John
  • Posted:
  • 11/17/18 1:19pm

The Homer Pelicans held West St. John’s Kylan Duhe to 36 yards in the second half – that’s because the senior running back rushed for 212 yards in the first half – as the Rams cruised to a 49-8 win in the second round of the Class 1A playoffs Friday night in Edgard. Along with 257 yards on the ground, Duhe also had five rushing touchdowns for West St. John (8-2). “He told... Keep Reading

No revenge for Hahnville in 41-20 loss to defending champ Zachary

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • Hahnville
  • Posted:
  • 11/17/18 10:54am

When Hahnville drove the length of the field on the opening drive of its Class 5A second-round playoff match with visiting Zachary, the Tigers seemed poised to get revenge on the team that denied them a state championship a year early. On fourth-and-goal from the Zachary 3-yard line, however, quarterback Andrew Robison was stopped a yard short of the goal line. Hahnville had nothing to show for a 73-yard drive except disappointment while the Broncos... Keep Reading

Three much-need scores by Emery lift Destrehan to 31-26 win

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • Destrehan
  • Posted:
  • 11/17/18 9:02am

Running back John Emery accounted for three touchdowns and the Destrehan Wildcats needed all of them in a 31-26 win over Landry-Walker in the second round of the Class 5A playoffs Friday night at Behrman Stadium in Algiers. Emery, who committed to LSU earlier in the week, scored on runs of 4 and 6 yards and added an 88-yard kickoff return for a touchdown in a back-and-forth contest. “We expected that type of game,” Destrehan... Keep Reading

SJH faces long journey home after playoff loss to North Webster

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • St. James
  • Posted:
  • 11/17/18 8:52am

By Shawn C. White SPRINGHILL, La. – They St. James Wildcats are headed for a long trip home following a 26-23 loss to North Webster on Friday night at Baucum-Farrar Stadium that knocked them out of the Class 3A playoffs in the second round. “Hats off to North Webster.  They came out with a lot of energy,” St. James coach Robert Valdez said. “It just didn’t seem like that... Keep Reading

Streaking Comets again use defense to advance past Parkview

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • St. Charles
  • Posted:
  • 11/17/18 8:04am

It was a familiar sight in the Division II quarterfinal matchup as No. 2 seed St. Charles relied on its defense, just as it has done all season to take down No. 7 seed Parkview Baptist 14-7 Friday night in Laplace. The Comet defense limited Parkview to 140 yards of total offense to advance to the semifinals. St. Charles will host No. 3 seed St. Thomas More, who defeated E.D. White 63-7. “We consider ourselves to be... Keep Reading

Defense rules in SJH Wildcats’ playoff win over Donaldsonville

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • St. James
  • Posted:
  • 11/10/18 3:01am

It might not have exactly been a “defense wins championships” type of game, but defense certainly won a playoff opener for St. James on Friday night in Vacherie. The Wildcats played top-notch defense all night, allowing St. James to maintain a 2-0 lead through halftime before pulling away for a 25-0 win over rival Donaldsonville in the opening round of the Class 3A playoffs. “Our defense played lights out. It’s... Keep Reading