High School Sports

THE POST-SIGNAL / Kirk Meche
Crowley High defensive lineman Josh Richard races to the end zone for a 34-yard touchdown following an interception Friday during the Gents’ 45-6 victory over the Westlake Rams.

Crowley dominates Westlake to remain unbeaten

When the Westlake Rams marched 60 yards for a touchdown to open Friday’s game at Crowley High, little did the visitors know that the impressive drive and score would wind up being their lone highlight of the night.
That became evident when the unfazed Gents (2-0) responded by reeling off seven unanswered touchdowns, including five in the first half, and dominated play the rest of the night.
The result was a 45-6 victory for the Gents and a night of big plays and disappointment that the Rams would just as soon forget.

THE POST-SIGNAL / D. Sexton
Iota’s Dakota Breaux and Tayte Langley corral Oakdale’s Gabe Rodriguez Friday during the Bulldogs’ 44-7 victory over the Warriors.

Iota cruises past Oakdale in blowout victory

After his team’s flat performance in last week’s victory over Basile, Iota coach Josh Andrus was hoping a good week of practice would restore his team’s focus and have them ready to play hard for four quarters against the Oakdale Warriors.
Mission accomplished.
The 44-7 victory was never in doubt.
By the end of the first quarter, the Bulldogs led 30-0 and had already put the game out of reach.

John Robert Allums kicked two field goals in final three minutes of game for VC.

VC kicker nails game-winner

When the game was on the line, the Vermilion Catholic Eagles answered in a big way.
Sophomore kicker John Robert Allums kicked two field goals in the final three minutes of the game to help his team beat Opelousas Catholic 26-23 on Friday.
The young man nailed a 25-yarder with 15 seconds to play, giving the Eagles the dramatic 26-23 win over the Class 2A team.
“Our kicker has ice in his veins,” said VC head coach Kevin Fouquier.
Allums kicked a 27-yard field goal with 2:44 to play in the game that tied the game 23-23.

THE POST-SIGNAL / Jason Faul
Notre Dame quarterback Ben Broussard fights for yards Friday during the Pios’ 40-28 victory over Teurlings at Gardiner Memorial Stadium.

Pios outlast Tigers in offensive shootout

Sometimes things just don’t go as planned, but a good football team will handle adversity with a positive spin. That’s what Notre Dame did again, and again and again Friday night against Breaux Bridge.
Senior running back Noah Bourgeois rushed for 220 yards on 24 carries and scored two touchdowns as the Pio held off the Tigers, 40-28, in an old-fashioned shootout. Notre Dame head coach Lewis Cook had praise for both teams post game.

Trojans clip Jays

VILLE PLATTE – In a hard-hitting battle, Sacred Heart of Ville Platte pulled out a 10-3 win over rival St. Edmund.
“We can’t turn the ball over, give up big plays or hurt ourselves with penalties,” St, Edmund head coach Andy Hargroder said after the game.
After forcing the Blue Jays (1-1) to punt on gthe opening drive of the game, the Trojans (2-0) almost scored on its first play as Wesley Launey connected with Nicolas Perry for a 64-yard pass.

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