Luke LeBlanc of Erath throws one of his nine completions in the first half.

Erath quarterback breaks 33-year-old passing record

ERATH - All records are meant to fall.
On Thursday in Erath, a 33-year-old Erath school record fell.
When Erath junior quarterback Luke LeBlanc took to the field Thursday night against the North Vermilion Patriots, it was reported that he was 300-plus yards away from tying Nathan Granger’s single-season passing record. Granger’s single-season record was 1,433 yards set in 1985.
However, after going back and recalculating his throwing stats, it was determined LeBlanc was a lot closer to tying the record than first reported.

Ethan Lege had 11 catches for 113 yards.

Vermilion Catholic surprises E.D. White

HOUMA - The Vermilion Catholic Eagles, a Class 1A team, upset the Class 3A E.D. White Catholic football team 27-20 on Friday night at Yockey Bernard Field at Harvey Peltier Memorial Stadium.
E.D. White fell to 3-3 overall and Vermilion Catholic of Abbeville improved to 6-0 on the season.
The Cardinals scored first after a bad snap on a punt gave E.D. White the ball on the Vermilion Catholic 9 and Michael Clement scored on an 8-yard run and the Cardinals led 7-0 early on.

New Erath head coach Eric LeBlanc got his first win as a new high school coach.

EHS running back Jax Thibodeaux runs the football for Erath.

Erath surprises Berwick; new Erath coach gets his first high school win

BERWICK - It was a win the Erath Bobcats needed and they got it in impressive fashion, beating Berwick 36-14 on Thursday night.
The win was the first all season for the Bobcats (1-5 overall), though you wouldn’t have known it by watching them Thursday. It was also the first win for new EHS coach Eric LeBlanc.
When Leblanc played his final high school game at Erath, the Bobcats beat Berwick 42-12 in 2007. Now, Berwick is the first team he beats as a new head coach.
So, Berwick now holds a special place in his heart.

Kaplan's Drake Abshire outruns the Abbeville defense.

Russo Trophy staying in Kaplan for another year

The Abbeville Wildcats gave the Kaplan Pirates a scare, but in the end, the Pirates won 42-30, bringing back the Peter Russo Trophy to Kaplan for the 13th straight year.
Kaplan head coach Stephen Lotief was not too happy after the game, but it was a win.
“Anytime you win, it is a good thing,” said Lotief. “We made some mistakes that we need to go back and correct.”
The Wildcats made the Pirates play all four quarters.
With nine minutes left in the game, Abbeville was behind only 28-24.

Abbeville's Tavion Menard rushed for a team-high 125 yards.

Abbevlle scores 50 points in win over Jeanerette

The Abbeville Wildcats needed to beat the Jeanerette Tigers on Friday.
The week before, the Wildcats committed 11 turnovers and were beaten badly by Church Point.
Abbeville head coach Kevin Kern could not afford to watch his team sink another week.
In the end, Abbeville scored 50 points after being down 14-0 in the first half. The Wildcats went on to win 50-20 against Jeanerette.
Abbeville had more than 400 yards of offense, including two running backs who rushed for more than 120 yards.


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