Wildcats power past South Lafourche, 37-20
The defense provided much of the punch in the first half beginning with a blocked punt that defensive end Dereck Robinson returned 25 yards for the Wildcats’ first score of the game. Then linebacker Zachary Agurcia intercepted a Tarpon pass on the next drive that led to a 51-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Dillon Dent to wide receiver Ricky Jefferson.
After the Tarpons struck back with a touchdown of their own to make the score 14-7, the Wildcat defense fought back with a blocked kick which was recovered by Wildcat defensive tackle Marrick Charles at the Destrehan one-yard line. Six plays later, the Wildcats were in the end zone again thanks to a 55-yard touchdown run from running back Kevin Smith.
Destrehan added another score before halftime when Dent broke off a 63-yard touchdown run to make the score 27-7.
The scoring slowed in the second half, but the Wildcats were the first to strike with a 33-yard field goal by Daniel Cimino. The Tarpons managed another touchdown near the end of the third quarter, but soon after Dent and Jefferson connected again on a 36-yard touchdown pass..
After that score, the Wildcats began resting the starters, which allowed South Lafourche to score once more on the last play of the game.
The Wildcats will take on St. James this Friday at 7 p.m. at home.
Subscribe Today and Save!!!
St. Charles Herald-Guide is an award-winning newspaper that covers all aspects of St. Charles Parish - from schools and parish government news to social events, features on our local residents and sports.
Order your subscription today!
When 25-year-old Luling resident Chad Robin entered the “American Idol” competition...
Most nonprofits would, in a perfect world, want to pay their volunteers. But for...
Local union workers at Shell and Motiva refineries in Norco went on strike after...
A steady stream of workers trickled in at the deli counter of Gre’aud’s Fine Foods...
Resolving a contentious legal battle dating back to 2011 between the St. Charles...
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested and charged a Boutte woman with...
Bent's RV is a Full Service RV Dealership in Louisiana.
Rescuers save drowning driver in Killona - 4474 views
Emily Charles, 21, had begun to drive herself and five longtime friends from a Luling hotel to Southern California on Feb. 18 when she rear-ended a vehicle and lost control of her SUV at the intersection of Louisiana highways 3127 and 3142 near Dow Chemical Co. in Killona. Charles hit the brakes, but could not avoid clipping the back of the car.
“After that, I don’t even know what happened. We must have flipped,” Charles said.