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The VC football team had to run sprints across the field when practice ended.

Vermilion Catholic/Catholic High matchup features two good quarterbacks

Tonight’s Vermilion Catholic/Catholic High football game is going to feature the two best quarterbacks in Acadiana who run contrasting styles of offense.
The VC Eagles (0-0) open the season on the road in New Iberia to play the Catholic High Panthers (0-0). The Panthers are coming off a 12-2 year and reached the finals of the Division III state finals two years in a row.
CHS has been able to have success because of their quarterback, Trey Amos. Amos, now a senior, committed to UL in August to play defense.

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Science Academy visits Gueydan to open season

GUEYDAN - At the time, it looked like a good team to schedule, thought Gueydan head coach Roderick Moy.
Tonight the GHS Bears entertain the Science Academy Nautilus football team out of New Orleans. They are a Class 3A football team with just over 35 players. Last year they finished 3-7 and barley lost to Jeanerette 21-20 in the season opener.
Moy saw that the Science Academy football team was searching for pre-district opponents on the LHSAA website. He contacted them and set up a home and home matchup with them.

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Ethan Weygand (26) goes out for a pass for Kaplan in the jamboree. Kaplan threw the football seven times in the jamboree.

Erath at home; Kaplan travels to Franklin

Tonight’s game in Erath could be a long one.
Two of the top five quarterbacks from Acadiana will go head-to-head in Erath.
Ascension Episcopal Blue Gators travel to Erath tonight to open the season for both teams.
The Gators are coming off a 9-3 season and bring back eight starters on offense, including Cole Simon. Simon, a three-year starter, threw for 1,851-yards and 13 touchdowns last year. He completed 115 out of 203 passes.
Simon had the fifth-most passing yards in Acadiana.

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Kaplan tight end Andre Gaspard heads up field after catching the ball.

Kaplan Pirates score three times against Rayne

It does not seem to matter who runs the Wing T offense for the Kaplan Pirates. It is still hard to stop, no matter who executes the plays.
The Pirates scored three times en route to an 18-0 jamboree win over Rayne on Friday night.
Kaplan’s running game produced 100-yards rushing behind three players.
Hayes Abshire had eight carries for 57 yards. Nathan Sistrunk carried it seven times for 28-yards and scored twice.
Drake Lejeune ran six times for 18 yards.

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Saul Dartez had five catches for 70 yards for VC.

VC blanks St. Ed's in jamboree

The Vermilion Catholic Eagles, behind 101 yards passing, shut out St. Ed’s of Eunice 9-0 Friday in the Eunice Jamboree.
Quarterback Drew Lege completed 11 out of 16 passes for 101 yards and one touchdown.
Saul Dartez was VC’s top receiver with five catches for 70 yards.
Josh Sagrera had a 21-yard touchdown reception. Camden Sellers had two catches for three yards, and Moe Maxile had two receptions for seven yards.
The Eagles did not run the football too much. Lege had two carries for 15 yards. Andre LeBlanc and Maxile combined for five yards on three carries.

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