By Tom Dodge
CREOLE – It was tale of two halves between the Blue Jays and Tarpons.
With the game tied 14-14 at the half, St. Edmund outscored South Cameron 41- 13 in the second half as the Blue Jays rolled to a 55-27 District 4-1A win.
“In the first half it was very sloppy and we made a lot of mistakes,” St. Edmund head coach Andy Hargroder said. “I was dissapointed by the fumbles and mistakes in the first half, but we did recover in the second half to put the game away.
“It wasn’t pretty, but it was still a win.”
High School Sports
By Tom Dodge
For all but seven minutes of the third quarter, the Notre Dame defense was all that Kaplan had hoped they wouldn’t be. By then, though, it was a little too late.
The Pios took advantage of field position with five scoring drives from mid field or closer to defeat Kaplan, 35-6, Thursday night at Gardner Stadium. Notre Dame head coach Lewis Cook has his team off to another fast start as the season moves into district play.
The Northwest Raiders were the preseason favorites to win District 5-3A both by the coaches and the media prior to the 2017 prep football season.
Friday, the Crowley Gents found out why.
The No. 10-ranked Raiders invaded Gardiner Memorial Stadium and put a damper on the Gents’ Homecoming festivities with a 25-22 victory thanks mainly to quarterback Montaze Sam and running back Kelvin Shorter.
Sam rushed 26 times for 85 yards and completed six passes for 70 yards and two touchdowns. Shorter picked up 119 yards and a touchdown on 10 carries.
The Iota Bulldogs soundly defeated the Mamou Green Demons by a score of 54-12 at Bulldog Stadium in Iota Friday night.
And the final score actually made the game sound closer than it was.
The game began at 7 p.m. sharp, By 7:07, the Bulldogs were up 14-0 compliments of a Nick Gravois’ interception on the Demons’ first drive that he returned to the six yard line. From there Iota’s workhorse Kaleb Guillory strolled through a nice hole compliments of the Bulldog offensive line for a six-yard touchdown.
Just as Rayne High is preparing for district to begin next week, the Wolves traveled to Leesville on Friday where they claimed a 28-18 win over the Wampus Cats.
“We collected ourselves, filled in where we needed to, and pulled out a win,” stated Rayne Head Coach Curt Ware following the Wolves’ closest score thus far as the Wolves now stand at 4-0 overall.