Advocate staff report
October 04, 2012
BREAUX BRIDGE — Aaron Lastrapes scored on a 5-yard touchdown pass from Lane Landry as Breaux Bridge held off visiting Woodlawn 14-7 Friday night in overtime.
The Tigers, ranked No. 7 in Class 4A, improved to 4-1. The Panthers remained winless in five games.
Woodlawn broke in front 7-0 in the first quarter on a 1-yard run by Juavon Brown. Breaux Bridge didn’t score until the third quarter when Derrick Williams ran it in from the 6, eventually forcing overtime.
Williams led Breaux Bridge with 15 carries for 95 yards, while Woodlawn’s Jude St. Julien had 21 carries for 107 yards.
KENTWOOD 31, ST. JOHN 7: On his own, Kentwood’s Tavarious Battiste was too much for St. John of Plaquemine.
Battiste threw for two scores and ran for two more as the Kangaroos, ranked No. 3 in Class 1A, opened District 7-1A play with a romp at Plaquemine’s CoPac Stadium.
Kentwood powered to all of its points in the first half with Battiste getting things started with a 19-yard TD run. After a 24-yard scoring run by Leslie Collins, Battiste took over.
He threw a 38-yard TD pass to Collins, scored on a 46-yard run and threw an 81-yard bomb to Shyheim Carter.
St. John’s lone score came in the fourth quarter on a 1-yard blast by Trevor Curry.
ST. EDMUND’S 40, FALSE RIVER ACADEMY 12: In New Roads, Perry Pitre ran for 153 yards and two touchdowns and threw for two more scores as St. Edmund’s rolled past False River Academy in a District 6-1A contest.
The Blue Jays rebounded from last week’s wild 40-34 loss to Pointe Coupee Central to improve to 3-2 overall and even their district record at 1-1. The Gators dropped to 1-3 and 0-2.
Pitre scored on runs of 67 and 4 yards. Meanwhile, Austin Lafleur had 15 carries for 115 yards, including a 4-yard run to open St. Edmund’s scoring.
Pitre was 6 of 8 passing for 83 yards with an interception.
Brock Rockforte led FRA with 12 carries for 21 yards, including a 1-yard TD blast in the second quarter.
SILLIMAN 21, BOWLING GREEN 14: In Franklinton, Zach Kelly scored the winning touchdown on a 2-yard run in the third quarter as Silliman Institute rallied from a 14-0 first-quarter deficit to beat Bowling Green in a battle of unbeatens District 6-2A teams in the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools.
Zach Kelly caught a 20-yard TD pass from Cobb Kelly in the third quarter to pull Silliman within 14-7. Cobb Kelly then threw a 20-yard TD pass to Trey Rockforte to even the score 14-14.
TRINITY EPISCOPAL 40, CENTRAL PRIVATE 6: Tanner Cage ran for two touchdowns and caught a 55-yard scoring pass from Garrett Vinson as visiting Trinity Episcopal cruised past Central Private in a nondistrict game.
Trinity, which is from Natchez, Miss., improved to 5-2, while Central Private fell to 2-5 with its fifth straight loss.
Cage scored on runs of 34 and 35 yards, while teammate Carter Smith scored on a 55-yard interception return. Vinson also scored on a 25-yard keeper.
CPS’ only score came on a 25-yard run by Carlos Emanuel.
in the third quarter.