Tigers get by St. Amant, Destrehan over East Ascension

Hahnville had a close call against St. Amant, but came through when it counted to pick up a 35-21 win and a share of the 6-5A district championship. Meanwhile, Destrehan was able to get back into the win column with a 22-10 win over East Ascension.

Hahnville’s win over St. Amant gave the school its first district championship since 2004. However, while Alfred Blue rushed for 199 yards and scored four touchdowns, the Tigers were in trouble late after St. Amant took a 21-20 lead in the fourth quarter.

Hahnville was able to regroup though, using a seven-play, 67-yard drive that was capped by a four yard Blue touchdown to give the Tigers back the lead.

Fullback Llyod Richard then put the game away with a 69-yard run that was set up by a St. Amant turnover.

Destrehan committed three turnovers, but was able to overcome them for their 22-10 win over East Ascension.

The teams fought to a 7-7 tie in the first quarter, but the Wildcats took over in the second. Henry Lenox caught a 48 yard pass from Taylor Dunn to put his team on top, and while the extra point failed, Andrew Wyatt nailed a 22-yard field goal to give Destrehan a 16-7.

Neither team got on the board in the third, but a 71-yard touchdown pass from Dunn to Eric Johnson gave the Wildcats the victory.

 

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