Hahnville quickly puts away Green Wave

Published 12:00 am Saturday, September 9, 2000

L’Observateur / September 9, 2000

HAHNVILLE – Ponchatoula showed up for the game and it was downhillfrom there, as the Hahnville Tigers pounded a 54-0 victory Friday.

Dawan Landry was the star of the evening with eight rushes for 13 yardsand three touchdowns. Skyler Boyle carried nine times for 82 yards andone touchdown. Aaron Alexander received two catches for 14 yards andtwo touchdowns.

In the first quarter, Boyle drew first blood with an 11-yard TD run with8:38 remaining. The point-after kick missed, leaving Hahnville with a 6-0lead. Kicker Matt Cummins followed up, though, with a 45-yard field goalwith 4:45 remaining in the first, for a 9-0 Hahnville lead.

The second quarter began with Dawan Landry scoring on a 1-yard run with9:52 remaining. Cummins added the point after for a 16-0 lead. Also inthat period, Landry connected with Alexander for the next touchdown,edging the tally to 22-0 for the half.

Hahnville cut loose in the third quarter, beginning with Landry’s 8-yardtouchdown run with 8:26 left in the period, capping that with a two-pointconversion which bumped the score to 30-0.

However, the scoring wasn’t over yet, as Landry came back with a 3-yardtouchdown run with 5:50 remaining. Cummins’ extra point left Hahnvillewith a commanding 37-0 lead.

Still in the third quarter, Landry again hit Alexander on a four-yard passfor the next touchdown, with 3:03 remaining. Cummins nailed the extrapoint to post a 44-0 tally on the scoreboard. Cummins ended the third-quarter bloodbath with a 28-yard field goal with one second remaining,edging the tally to 47-0.

Finally in the fourth quarter, Charles Taylor scored on a 1-yard run with7:23 remaining. Tim Sirmon added the extra point, which capped theevening’s entertainment with a 54-0 victory.

Hahnville led on first downs, 13-1. The Tigers had nine receptions in 18passes for 35 yards and two touchdowns. Ponchatoula hit on only one ofeight passes for three yards.

In rushing, HHS had 31 carries for 189 yards, while Ponchatoula had 27carries for a minus-12 yards. This gave the Tigers 274 yards in totaloffense, and minus-9 yards for Ponchatoula.

Hahnville fumbled once and lost it; Ponchatoula fumbled six times and lostfour of them. Hahnville had five penalties for a 35-yard loss whilePonchatoula had only two penalties for 13 yards.

This week, Ponchatoula goes against Destrehan, while Hahnville travels toNorthside.

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