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VC cornerback Cody Verret fights off the block of an ED White player before trying to make a tackle. (photo by Mia Bacilla)

E.D. White too much for VC

First-year Vermilion Catholic coach Brady Thomas had a date to fill on his 2017 schedule when he took over the Screaming Eagles’ reins.
His choice of Class 4A member E.D. White shows how strongly Thomas wants his team to be able to compete, a matchup that could pay dividends down the road.
On Friday night, though, his Eagles fell behind 21-0 after one quarter and were no match for the visiting Cardinals, who departed with a 35-7 victory.

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Kris Constantine follows his blocker, Ethan Zaunbrecher into the end zone. Constantine had only three catches but they were all for TDs.

Blowout Win: Vermilion Catholic scores 35 points in first quarter

So much for being 4-0.
That was Centerville’s record before they played the VC Eagles on Friday.
From the get go, the Tigers never looked like a 4-0 team.
Four minutes into the game, VC led 21-0. At the end of the first quarter it was 35-0. At halftime, it was 49-0.
When the game was over, the score was 49-6.
At halftime, VC freshman quarterback Drew Lege threw for 352-yards and amazing six touchdowns. He completed 18 of 23 passes and threw no interceptions in the first half.
Drew and the starters did not play the entire second half.

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Abbeville’s Tavis Briggs wraps his arms around the Marksville quarterback. (photos by Shannon Feehery)

Abbeville Wildcats beat Marksville, 39-16

When this play happened right before halftime, the Abbeville Wildcats could have done two things in the second half.
The Marksville Tigers tied the game 16-16 as time ran out in the first half. The Wildcats had first down and 10 from the Tigers’ 8-yard-line with 24 seconds left in the first half.

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LSWA Prep Football Polls

CLASS 5A
Record Pts PV
1, West Monroe (6) 4-0 114 1
2, John Curtis (3) 3-1 102 2
3, Evangel (1) 2-1 101 3
4, Rummel 3-0 89 4
5, Acadiana 4-0 80 5
6, Scotlandville 4-0 74 6
7, Barbe 4-0 63 7
8, Zachary 3-1 49 8
9, Covington 4-0 44 9
10, Catholic-BR 3-1 24 NR
Others receiving votes: Ruston 23, St. Amant 5, Sulphur 4, John Ehret 3, East Ascension 2, Ouachita 2, Hahnville 1, Destrehan 1.

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Nick Mire (19) catches the ball against Rayne.

Rayne beats Erath

ERATH - The game was just about over after the second play of night when Rayne tailback Trent Winbush darted 55 yards for a touchdown 12 seconds into the game.
That would be the start of a long night for the Erath Bobcats on Thursday at EHS.
Winbush would score a total of five touchdowns to help the Wolves crush Erath 35-7 in a non district game. He had TD runs of 5, 16, 34 and 61 yards. He finished with 294 yards on 19 carries.
The Bobcats were able to hang with Rayne in the first period, down 7-0.

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