Destrehan manhandled a District 7-5A opponent for the second week in a row, dismantling Terrebonne in a 63-7 home win Friday night.
The Wildcats (3-1 overall, 2-0 in district) forced Terrebonne (2-2, 1-2) into seven lost fumbles. Destrehan also scored two defensive touchdowns and added another on special teams to pound the Tigers.
Destrehan’s Tyler Morton was a major factor on both defense and special teams. He intercepted two passes while also returning two punts for touchdowns.
The Wildcats scored on their opening drive on a 46-yard run by Razan Keller to give Destrehan a quick 7-0 lead.
Morton made it 14-0 later in the first quarter, scoring his first punt return touchdown on a 60-yard sprint.
Destrehan made it 21-0 at the end of the first quarter when defensive lineman Quinton Clark returned an interception for a touchdown.
A 10-yard quarterback keeper by Jai Eugene early in the second quarter extended the Destrehan lead to 28-0.
Terrebonne’s only touchdown of the game came on a 4-yard scoring run by Jaylin Lucas to make it 28-7 at halftime.
Running back Shane Lee scored on a pair of touchdown runs in the second half and Morton added his second punt return for a score in the second half as Destrehan continued to build upon its lead.
One of Morton’s interception returns set up a 1-yard run by Dylan Gibbs, a linebacker by trade, who lined up at fullback for the score.
Destrehan found another way to score when Caleb Burks returned fumble 6 yards for a touchdown.
The Wildcats picked off four passes by Terrebonne quarterback Kyrin Robinson.