Panthers top Port Allen; Saints defeat Glen Oaks
PORT ALLEN — Darien Cobbs and Blake Manola scored two touchdowns apiece as Brusly notched its first District 7-3A victory Friday night with a 40-6 win over Port Allen at Otwell Stadium.
Cobbs gained 94 yards on seven carries, while Manola added 75 yards on eight carries for the Panthers (2-4, 1-2). Kwanstan Atkins also had a 53-yard interception return for a touchdown.
Port Allen (2-4, 1-2) gained only 138 yards from scrimmage. The Pelicans threw three interceptions and lost two fumbles.
Port Allen visits University High next week. Brusly hosts Vandebilt Catholic in nondistrict play.
WEST FELICIANA 58, GLEN OAKS 20: In St. Francisville, Ryan Reid and Tre Bailey scored two touchdowns each and the Saints rolled up 281 rushing yards to remain undefeated in District 7-3A.
Reid scored on runs of 1 and 34 yards, while Bailey added a 32-yard TD and a 91-yard kickoff return.
West Feliciana (5-1, 2-0) also got a 28-yard touchdown pass from Michael Johnson to Jazz Ferguson en route to a 36-6 halftime lead.
The Panthers (3-3, 0-2) had minus-25 rushing yards, but got three touchdown passes from Christian Walker.
West Feliciana plays at Baker next week. Glen Oaks hosts Parkview Baptist.
TARA 24, BELAIRE 6: Leading by 10 points late in Friday’s game, the Trojans got fourth-quarter touchdown runs from Leonard Williams and Kendrick Burton to turn a tight game into a comfortable win in District 6-4A play at Scotlandville High.
Tara (4-2, 1-0) took a 7-0 lead into halftime, thanks to a 1-yard touchdown run by Jaylen Williams in the second quarter. The Trojans made it 10-0 on a 32-yard field goal in the third quarter.
Belaire (1-5, 0-1) visits Plaquemine next week. Tara will play at Lutcher.
PATTERSON 51, SOUTHERN LAB 24: Daylon Charlot scored three touchdowns and the Lumberjacks used a handful of big plays on defense to run away from Southern Lab in their final nondistrict game of the season at Louisiana Leadership Institute’s Doug Williams Stadium.
Patterson (4-2) opens District 9-3A play at Donaldsonville next week. Southern Lab (0-6) hosts Madison Prep to begin 6-1A play.
WEST ST. JOHN 62, ASCENSION CHRISTIAN 0: In Edgard, Jeremy Jackson scored three touchdowns and led an offense that gained 437 rushing yards as the Rams cruised in District 8-1A play.
West St. John (4-2, 1-0) built a 35-0 lead in the first quarter, thanks in part to touchdown runs by Jackson and Bradley Borne.
Austin Howard completed all seven of his pass attempts.
The Rams open District 8-1A play at East Iberville next week. Ascension Christian (1-5, 0-1) hosts Ascension Catholic.
ASCENSION CATHOLIC 34, ST. JOHN 13: In Donaldsonville, James Martin ran for three touchdowns as the Bulldogs won their District 8-1A opener at Boutte Stadium.
Martin scored on runs of 2, 4 and 7 yards for Ascension Catholic (4-2, 1-0), which took a 20-6 halftime lead.
St. John (0-6, 0-1) managed only 88 yards from scrimmage but scored on touchdown runs by Hunter Schnebelen and Gavin Primeaux.
The teams combined for eight turnovers.
St. John hosts White Castle next week. The Bulldogs visit Ascension Christian.
KENTWOOD 42, VARNADO 14: In Angie, Shyheim Carter threw three touchdown passes as the Kangaroos built a big early lead and won their District 6-1A opener.
Robert Trout scored on a 7-yard run and a 51-yard reception for Kentwood (4-2, 1-0), which gained 387 yards from scrimmage and took a 34-6 lead into the fourth quarter. Tavarious Battiste added two touchdowns for the Kangaroos.
The Wildcats (0-6, 0-1) scored their first touchdown on a 22-yard pass from Delrick Abrams to Demontrey Mingo.
Varando hosts Christian Life next week. Kentwood has an open date.
POINTE COUPEE CENTRAL 46, FALSE RIVER 0: In New Roads, Ernest Lemay scored five touchdowns as the Cougars steamrolled False River to win their District 5-1A opener.
Lemay had 147 rushing yards and 114 receiving yards for Pointe Coupee Central (4-2, 1-0). False River (0-6, 0-1) was shut out for the second straight week.
SILLIMAN INSTITUTE 23, BROOKHAVEN ACADEMY 20: In Clinton, a late punt return put the Wildats at the Brookhaven 10-yard line, setting up Zach Kelly’s game-winning 10-yard touchdown run with 40 seconds left.
Silliman improved to 5-3 in its bid to qualify for the MAIS playoffs.