St. Charles Comets dominate D’ville, 37-6

Published 12:00 am Monday, October 10, 2005

By Steve Aicard

Contributing writer

LAPLACE — The classical football game, the rivalry between two strong, undefeated teams from the tenth district of 2A high school football, teams eager for victory and to be one step closer for the playoffs.

The Donaldsonville Tigers came to St. Charles Catholic High School with the intention of going home with a victory, but the Comets held strong despite several costly penalties and four turnovers and defeated the Tigers 37-6.

The Comets remain undefeated at five wins and zero losses while Donaldsonville falls to four wins and one loss.

During the first quarter, it was Donaldsonville who struck first by Robert Thomas recovering a fumble from the Comet’s offense and ran forty-nine yards into the end zone putting the Tigers in the lead 6-0.

Then during the next St. Charles drive; Tiger, John Jones intercepted a pass thrown by Philip Sutton.

Early in the second quarter, the Comets defense retaliated by recovering the ball from a blocked Tiger’s punt, which set up a three-yard touchdown by Christopher Jones.

On the next St. Charles drive, Jones exploded through the Tiger’s defense and ran forty-one yards to give the Comets their second touchdown bringing the score to 14-6.

Dean Werner led the Tigers down the field threatening to score before the end of the first half but was stopped by Jared Nowell intercepting a pass at the St. Charles twelve-yard line.

Late in the third quarter, the Comets blocked another punt from the Tigers deep in their side of the field. Donaldsonville was able to recover the football but it was in their end zone scoring a safety for the Comets.

The fourth quarter brought playing time for the Comets second string players and as the Tigers continued to struggle, the Comets continued to light up the scoreboard.

Casey Robottom ran twenty-three yards into the end zone. Then after the Comets defense denied the Tigers a second set of downs, Christopher Jones ran four yards giving him over 150 yards rushing and scoring his third touchdown for the evening.

With less than two minutes left to play, Jonathan Cancienne, scored the final touchdown for St. Charles.