District Begins: Comets-Wildcats clash in opener

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, October 6, 2004

St. James is coming an impressive win over Vandebilt Catholic, while St. Charles is coming off a game in which their defense allowed West St. John running back Patrick Jackson to rush for more than 300 yards in a 68-45 loss.

These two teams have spilt the last two meeting’s, both were held at St. James.

Tyrell Fenroy rushed for 203 yards in the loss, while quarterback Jesse Martin threw for 212 yards to help his team’s offensive attack.

Jason Zennon rushed for two touchdowns in the Wildcats victory over Vandebilt last week. In addition, St. James scored 32 unanswered points before allowing a touchdown. St. James (3-1) have been platooning the quarterback position for most of the year, going with Nick Narcisse and Antonio Phillips.

In their meeting last year, the Comets, behind Fenroy’s 150 yards rushing, defeated the Wildcats 30-20 in Vacherie.


versus Riverside

After a week one loss, Riverside has won three straight games to start district 10-2A play. In their game with St. John, Riverside rushed 40 times for 160 yards in the 26-13 non-district victory.

Jared Caesar rushed for 97 of the 160 yards in the win.

The Rebels defense stepped up too, forcing three fumbles while recovering two in the victory.

Redeemer-Seton comes into this came winless at 0-5.

In last year’s meeting, the Rebels lost a close one to the Rams, 14-9. Ceasar provided the lone touchdown for Riverside, an 80-yard kickoff return.

Kickoff is 7PM in Reserve.

Buras versus West St. John

It is going to be one of the weakest teams in 10-2A going against one of the best 2A teams in the state. Led by Patrick Jackson, the West St. John Rams will begin district play at Dinvaut Stadium Friday night when they host the Buras Wildcats.

The Rams just finished a brutal non-district schedule by going 3-2, losing to Patterson and 3A powerhouse Parkview Baptist, 21-20.

In last season’s game, West St. John crushed Buras 50-8, racking up 408- yards of total offense and holding the Wildcats to 64-yards of rushing.

Kickoff is set for 7PM in Edgard.

Hahnville versus South Lafourche

On paper, it looks as if Hahnville should just walk through South Lafourche.

However, the last regular season loss for the defending 5A state champions came against South Lafourche in 2002 in Galiano.

Sporting a perfect 5-0 record, the Tigers are led offensively by quarterback Bryant Lee and running back Terrence Isaac and defensivly by defensive end Rashad Roussel.

The Tigers knocked off the Tarpons last year, 21-10 in Boutte. Isaac had 64-yards rushing on 11 carries in the victory.

So far this year, the Hahnville defense has allowed only 43 points. On the other hand, the Tarpons offense has only managedto score 80 points in the victory.

Kickoff is set for 7PM in Galiano.

Lutcher versus Donaldsonville

After an 0-3 start, the Lutcher Bulldogs begin district play with hopes of sporting a .500 record (3-3). Lutcher will play a Donaldsonville team that has already won more games than they did all last year.

The Bulldogs defeated Assumption 41-20 last Friday night in Napoleonville.

It was a game in which the Bulldogs rolled up 581 yards of total offense. Juan R. Johnson finished with three catches for 138 yards in the victory.

Last year, the Bulldogs shutout the Tigers 41-0 in Lutcher.

Lutcher rolled up 322 yards rushing in the victory.

Running back Wayne Albert ran 11 times for 81-yards in the victory.

Kickoff is set for 7PM in Donaldsonville.