Hahnville wins in OT, 27-24; St. Amant beats Lutcher 44-12

Published 5:24 am Saturday, September 28, 2013


LAPLACE — For the fourth time this season, a Hahnville game was decided by a touchdown or less.

But while each of the past two weeks resulted in heartbreak for the Tigers, this time Hahnville sent someone away disappointed. HHS toppled host Thibodaux 27-24 in overtime as both teams opened District 7-5A play.

Hahnville forced overtime on a 4th and 18 pass reception by Ricky Preston on a Logan Martindale pass that went for a touchdown.

Craig Ford’s 27-yard field goal provided the winning points in overtime after the Tigers defense stopped Thibodaux.

Lynn Simmons led Hahnville offensively, rushing for 206 yards on 27 carries.

Hahnville moved to 2-2 overall with the win. Thibodaux dropped to the same mark.



ST. AMANT DOWNS LUTCHER — Lutcher’s tough season continued Friday night at St. Amant, as the injury-riddle Bulldogs fell to the Gators 44-12.

Evan Matheny scored three touchdowns to lead St. Amant. He totaled 72 yards. Quarterback Tyler Dixon rushed for 87 yards and passed for 91 on 9 of 11 attempts.

St. Amant (3-1) led 31-0 at one point.

Nick Bourgeois scored Lutcher’s first touchdown on a 16-yard quarterback keeper. A Christian Matherne quarterback run netted Lutcher (0-4) its second score.

Dondre Semien rushed for 108 yards on 22 carries to lead LHS offensively.