Lutcher dumped in 36-21 loss

Published 12:00 am Monday, October 25, 2004

Struggled to stay in game

THIBODAUX – Lutcher’s Bulldogs dropped a 36-21 game to Thibodaux Friday night, yet stayed in the game to keep trying.

In the first quarter, Thibodaux scored first on an 11-yard run by Kelvin Adams. The two-point conversion was a Kentrell Thomas run. This was followed by a 19-yard pass reception for a TD, Zack Chauvin to Edward Morgan for the 14-0 lead.

In the second quarter, Lutcher got on the board with Wayne Albert scoring on a 1-yard run with 9:24 on the clock. Drake Pittman nailed the PAT for the 14-7 total.

Jamie Granier scored for Thibodaux on a 2-yard run and a two-point converstion failed. This had Thibodaux leding 22-7.

Lutcher then came back to stay in the game, Dustin Mitchell passing to Carlos Brown. The two-point conversion try failed, and Lutcher trailed 22-13.

In the third quarter, Chauvin passed 23-yards to connect with Jason Thompson for the touchdown. The PAT by Ross Esteve was good for the 29-13 lead.

However, Thibodaux capped that effort with another touchdown this on a Kentrell Thomas 47-yard run, matched witn Esteve’s PAT to make it 36-13.

Finally, Rashad Webster scored on a 5-yard run with 11:06 remaining. The two-point conversion succeeded for Lutcher, a Mitchell-to-Osmond Brown pass for the final tally of 36-21.

Lutcher led on first downs, 14-8. Also, the Bulldogs dominated in the air, hitting 11 of 28 attempts for 186 yards and two interceptions. At the same time, Thibodaux managed but six of eight attemps for 141 yards.

In rushing, Thibodaux led with 38 carries for 151 yards, while Lutcher mustered 22 carries for 79 yards. Lutcher fumbled and lost once. Thibodaux did not fumble.