River Parish Football

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Thrilling finish finally goes Bulldogs’ way in double-overtime

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • Lutcher
  • Posted:
  • 9/22/18 1:32am

With Lutcher leading 31-28 and St. Amant in possession of the ball in the second overtime, it came as no surprise that the Gators’ K.J. Franklin got the call on first down. Franklin had score twice earlier in the game and was perhaps the top nemesis the Lutcher defense faced all night. Franklin fumbled the ball on first down and Lutcher defensive back Rashaud Long recovered, allowing the Bulldogs to claim a three-point... Keep Reading

St. Charles surrenders late lead in 11-10 loss to Country Day

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • St. Charles
  • Posted:
  • 9/22/18 1:19am

For most of the afternoon, the St. Charles Comets defense contained Country Day’s high-powered offense. Then came the final five minutes of the game. A one-handed grab by Country Day receiver Christian Becnel allowed the Cajuns to get out of a deep hole when pinned at their own 7-yard line midway in the fourth quarter with St. Charles leading 10-0. Country Day concluded the drive with a 20-yard Andrew Lopez field goal to... Keep Reading

Strong finish not quite enough for ESJ in loss to McDonogh 35

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • East St. John
  • Posted:
  • 9/17/18 6:13pm

A 16-point first-half deficit was a bit too much for East St. John to overcome in the Wildcats’ 16-14 loss to McDonogh 35 on Friday. “We started off flat, for whatever reason,” East St. John coach Brandon Brown said. The Wildcats coach said he challenged his team at halftime. “I said in order for us to win this game, we can’t allow them to score again. The defense went out... Keep Reading

Ehret’s Mumphrey does it again in 37-35 victory over Destrehan

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • Destrehan
  • Posted:
  • 9/16/18 11:21am

Travis Mumphrey did it again. After tossing three touchdowns in a 26-0 win a week ago over Hahnville, Mumphrey accounted for almost 400 yards of total offense and five touchdowns as the John Ehret Patriots toppled River Parish kingpin Destrehan 37-35 Friday night at Hoss Memtsas Stadium in Harvey. Mumphrey rushed for two touchdowns and passed for three more. His pass to tight end Jacoby Windmon with slightly more than two minutes left in the game... Keep Reading

Wildcats unable to take rivaly sweep with 29-27 loss to EDW

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • St. James
  • Posted:
  • 9/16/18 9:45am

The St. James Wildcats finally found themselves on the opposite end of a rivalry thriller, falling 28-27 to E.D. White on Friday night in Thibodaux. Trailing 28-21, quarterback Shamar Smith and receiver Tyshon Williams – who connected in the final seconds of the Wildcats’ 29-26 thriller over Lutcher a week earlier – hooked up on a 9-yard touchdown pass with 1:03 left in the game to pull St. James to within one point. The... Keep Reading

Road provides nice remedy for Bulldogs in 42-12 victory

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • Lutcher
  • Posted:
  • 9/15/18 6:52am

Lutcher coach Dwain Jenkins learned something about his football team after the Bulldogs fell behind 6-0 on the road at Marksville on Friday night. The Bulldogs answered with a touchdown catch from Javian Jacque on the first of five touchdown tosses by the quarterback Kolby Bourgeois to pull ahead 7-6 on the way to a 42-12 victory that gave Lutcher its first win of the season. After Lutcher got a defensive stop to open the... Keep Reading

Hahnville unable to overcome early mistakes in loss to Brother Martin

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • Hahnville
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  • 9/15/18 6:32am

Early mistakes and missed scoring opportunities proved to be too much for Hahnville as the Tigers lost to Brother Martin 37-20 Friday night at Tad Gormley Stadium in New Orleans. Trailing 20-0 at halftime, the Tigers fought back to within in 10 points at 23-13 with 10:48 left in the game before a flurry of quick points in the final two minutes helped to account for the 37-20 final. “Our kids fought hard and they didn... Keep Reading

Defense leads charge in Comets’ 21-6 win over Wilkinson County

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • St. Charles
  • Posted:
  • 9/15/18 5:49am

Unable to generate much offense, St. Charles Catholic led only 7-6 through three quarters before scoring twice in the fourth quarter to defeat visiting Wilkinson County of Mississippi 21-6 Friday night. Clinging to a one-point advantage, the Comets marched 60 yards in 10 plays, capping the drive on a 2-yard run by Joe Chiarella to increase their lead to 14-6 less than a minute into the fourth quarter. St. Charles (2-1) sealed the victory with a 10-yard... Keep Reading

West St. John powers past 5A Bonnabel 40-20

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • West St. John
  • Posted:
  • 9/15/18 3:28am

By Tate Roussel Kylan Duhe and Niko Roy put the West St. John team on their backs and left the Bonnabel Bruins behind as the rushing game for the Rams carried them to a 40-20 win in their home opener Friday night.  Duhe’s performance saw him average more than 10 yards per carry as the game’s leading rusher had 24 carries for 258 yards and two touchdowns.  “He is really special.... Keep Reading