Southern Lab pulls away from CLA

Advocate staff photo by HEATHER McCLELLAND -- Catholic High's Derrius Guice avoids a tackle by McKinley High's Yoseff Banks in October. Show caption
Advocate staff photo by HEATHER McCLELLAND -- Catholic High's Derrius Guice avoids a tackle by McKinley High's Yoseff Banks in October.

Southern Lab recorded its second District 6-1A victory in as many weeks with a 40-14 win over Christian Life on Friday night.

Kittens quarterback Bladrick Veal connected with Curtlan Williams from 26 yards out to give Southern Lab an early 6-0 lead.

Christian Life answered in the second quarter on a 78-yard touchdown pass from Jacob Williams to Justin Hutchinson.

The Kittens answered as Veal and Williams connected again for a 79-yard TD score.

Southern Lab (2-6, 2-0 6-1A) pulled away in the third quarter, scoring 22 unanswerd points on a pair of Veal touchdown passes to Derrick Pate and Tevis Abraham and a Demonte Lang 26-yard rush.

Both teams traded scores in the fourth. Charrod Brumfield extended the Southern Lab lead on a 22-yard run. The Crusaders (6-2, 2-1) answered with a Malik Harrison rush from one yard out.

Southern Lab will try to say undefeated in district play next week at home against Varnado. Christian Life will travel to Kentwood.

BAKER 24, GLEN OAKS 20: Baker secured its first District 7-3A victory in thrilling fashion as Preston Bell scored the game-winning touchdown from 1 yard out with 13 seconds left.

Glen Oaks (3-5, 0-4) took a 20-18 lead with 1:30 remaining, forcing the Buffaloes to go the length of the field to win.

Panthers running back Christian Walker completed 1 of 2 passes, hitting Derrick Garner for a 69-yard score.

Baker visits Brusly in 7-3A play next week. Glen Oaks will host Port Allen.

West Feliciana 28, Brusly 6: In Brusly, the Saints won their sixth straight contest and improved to 4-0 in District 7-3A play.

West Feliciana got a pair of rushing touchdowns in the first quarter from Ryan Reed and Anthony Ebbs.

The Panthers responded with a 5-yard rushing touchdown of their own from Darien Cobbs.

Reed put the game away for the Saints with a pair of touchdown passes to Jazz Ferguson and Tre Bailey.

West Feliciana (7-1, 4-0) will travel to University High next week for a marquee district matchup. Brusly (3-5, 1-3) will host Baker.

Donaldsonville 46, Berwick 0: In Berwick, the Tigers racked up 379 rushing yards and got four touchdown passes from Tyler Brown to grab their first victory in District 9-3A play.

Steven Sullivan caught touchdown passes of 17 and 15 yards in the first quarter.

Brown completed 6 of 9 pass for four scores and no interceptions for Donaldsonville (4-4, 1-2).

Tajh Gillard broke free on TD runs of seven and 42 yards.

Brown’s final two scoring passes came in the third quarter to Jaquell Gant and Leondre James.

Berwick (1-6, 0-2) plays at Patterson next week. Donaldsonville will host Franklin.

St. John 47, East Iberville 16: In St. Gabriel, St. John recorded its second District 8-1A victory of the season, cruising past East Iberville.

The Eagles tallied 20 points in the first quarter on a fumble recovery by Ben Poirrier and a pair of rushing touchdowns from Willie Williams.

Gavin Primeaux found the end zone from 2 yards out in the second quarter, putting St. John in front 26-0.

East Iberville scored twice in the fourth on the legs of Joseph Bailey and Janius Chung.

St. John (2-6, 2-1) will travel to West St. John next week. East Iberville (0-7, 0-2) hosts Ascension Christian.

White Castle 66, Ascension Christian 6: In Gonzales, White Castle improved to 2-1 in District 8-1A play with an easy win.

Dontrell Taylor gave White Castle its first score of the night on an 18-yard rush in the first quarter.

Later, Robert Franklin returned a punt 72 yards, giving White Castle a 14-0 lead.

Franklin recorded another Bulldog touchdown on a 34-yard reception from Jacory Jones. Jones delivered another touchdown pass to Taylor in the second quarter.

Daryl Young found the end zone twice in the second quarter on an interception and a 1-yard rush, putting White Castle in front 46-0 at halftime.

Moses Young also reached the end zone on both sides of the ball on a 3-yard rush and an interception.

White Castle will host Ascension Catholic next week. Ascension Christian (1-7, 0-3) visits East Iberville.

Dunham 49, Istrouma 6: Dunham’s John Austin-Volland recorded four rushing touchdowns in a blowout win.

Kirk Wilson gave the Tigers an early 7-0 lead on a 3-yard score.

After an Istrouma score, Dunham’s Chase Day connected with Jyron Walker on a 13-yard touchdown pass.

The Tigers pulled away with a trio of Austin-Volland scores from 3, 7 and 6 yards out. Tony Huey added a 6-yard score of his own in the third quarter.

Dunham (6-2, 4-1 District 6-2A) hosts Capitol next week, while Istrouma (1-7, 0-5) travels to Live Oak.

Loranger 48, Albany 0: The Wolves returned a kickoff and a punt for touchdowns to grab its second win in District 8-3A play.

Deandre Bickham returned an Albany punt 75 yards for Loranger’s first score of the night.

Wolves quarterback Hunter Flanagan threw four touchdown passes — one each to Cody James, Jake Ingraffia, Hagan Populis and JaVunte Andrews.

Evan Johnson scored on a 7-yard touchdown run and a 65-yard kick return in the third quarter.

Loranger (4-4, 2-1) travels to Jewel Sumner next week, while Albany (3-5, 1-2) will host Bogalusa.

Thursday

CHEF 48, BR-Homeschool 6: Tyler Dixon’s four-touchdown performance propelled CHEF to a runaway victory over Baton Rouge Homeschool.

In the first quarter, Spencer Costa recovered a BR-Homeschool fumble and ran 15 yards to give CHEF its first score.

Later in the quarter, Timothy Costa snagged a 14-yard pass from Arek Moslander, putting CHEF in front 12-0.

Dixon broke the game open in the second quarter, taking two BR-Homeschool punts into the end zone from 55 and 52 yards out. Before halftime, Dixon gave CHEF another touchdown on a 54-yard reception.

Dixon’s fourth score came in the third quarter on a 42-yard scamper. Moslander also added to the lead with a 2-yard rush.

Josh Arnold provided BR-Homeschool with its only score on a 5-yard run.