River Parish Football

News Archives in September 2016

West St. John in need of home win going into start of district action

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  • 9/29/16 7:44am

Two 1-3 teams in need of a win going into district play meet Friday when West St. John plays host to Woodlawn of Baton Rouge. In Woodlawn, the Rams will be taking on a Panthers team playing their third River Parish team in five weeks. The first two outings didn’t go too well for Woodlawn with the Panthers losing 41-20 to Hahnville and 34-7 to Destrehan. Both teams were shut out in their... Keep Reading

Offensive struggles continue for Rams in 15-0 loss to Kentwood

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  • 9/24/16 3:24am

West St. John’s offensive struggles continue as the Rams were blanked 15-0 by Kentwood on Friday night in Edgard. The result left both teams 1-3 on the season. “Defensively, we were solid, but we could not put anything together on our offense,” said West St. John coach Brandon Walters.   Through four games, West St. John has been outscored 122-63. Except for a 49-40 victory over Donaldsonville, the Rams have... Keep Reading

Injuries mount for WSJ as Rams prepare to face winless Kentwood

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  • 9/21/16 5:08pm

Southern Lab is never an easy team to beat. That certainly holds true when you are playing with an inexperienced backup quarterback. West St. John trailed 14-6 early in its game last week against Southern Lab before losing quarterback Austin Alexander. “After the offense got settled in, Austin Alexander got hurt in the second quarter with a concussion and that kind of deflated the entire offense. We put the young kid, D’Andre... Keep Reading

River Parish players have key role in Nicholls State turnaround

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  • 9/18/16 8:29pm

THIBODAUX – Nicholls needed someone to make a final defensive stop. Through three quarters, the Colonels’ defense held visiting University of Incarnate Word to one first down and 23 yards of total offense. An 11-yard pass from freshman quarterback Chase Fourcade to Christian Booker gave Nicholls what seemed like a commanding 35-14 lead with 11:44 left in the game. Yet, touchdown passes from Trent Brittain to Jamari Gilbert covering 40 and 63 yards in a span of less... Keep Reading

Rams unable to produce much offense in loss at Southern Lab

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  • 9/17/16 3:01am

Inclement weather went through the region earlier, but not long enough to keep the Southern Lab Kittens from ripping apart the West St. John Rams 34-6 on Friday night in Baton Rouge. The total offense produced by West St. John was only 165 yards versus 336 for Southern Lab. “We just didn’t play well and struggled against their strong defense,” said West St. John coach Brandon Walters said. The Rams (1-2) fell behind... Keep Reading