River Parishes Roundup

Published 5:14 am Saturday, September 13, 2014


RUMMEL 37, HAHNVILLE 31 — It was a heartbreaking defeat for Hahnville in the second game of the Nick Saltaformaggio era, but an exciting game for sure.

Brandon Phillips’ overtime touchdown run clinched the day for defending Division I champion Rummel (2-0) in triple overtime, his third scoring run of the day.

Hahnville (1-1) held a 31-24 lead in the second overtime after a go-ahead touchdown pass from Mike Neal to Brandon Singleton. Phillips ran in a touchdown to tie things up.

Hahnville’s Drew Dunn made a 2-yard touchdown run to force a 24-24 tie at the end of regulation. Devonte Cravin rushed for 67 yards on three carries to lead Hahnville on the ground.

LUTCHER 40, MCDONOGH NO. 35 39 — Lutcher came away with a win by the slimmest of margins in overtime, as Jontre Kirklin’s 1-yard touchdown run on fourth-and-one from the goalline cemented a Bulldogs victory.

The Bulldogs (2-0) survived a tremendous effort from the Roneagles’ Darius May, who totaled 273 yards and four touchdowns on the night.

Kendrick Jackson rushed for 54 yards and a score for Lutcher, while Gregory Clayton and Destin Porter each hauled in touchdown receptions.

Lutcher scored 20 fourth quarter points to rally and force overtime.

McDonogh No. 35 dropped to 0-2 with the loss.

DESTREHAN 48, HELEN COX 7 — The Wildcats’ Marquise Darensbourg completed nine of 13 passes for 154 yards and totaled three touchdowns as Destrehan (2-0) blistered Helen Cox (0-2).

Will Matthews rushed for 70 yards and two scores in just one half of play, as DHS went to its reserves at halftime.

Kirk Merritt hauled in a touchdown reception and added a kickoff return for a touchdown.

E.D. WHITE 20, ST. JAMES 14 — St. James hung tough, but a late fumble recovery by the Cardinals helped them preserve a six point victory.

Lowell Narcisse completed 17 of 30 passes for 218 yards and a touchdown to lead St. James (0-2). Houston Wiggins hauled in six receptions for 66 yards.

E.D. White (2-0) rushed for 249 yards in the game.