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KHS head coach Stephen Lotief talks to his team during a time out. Mac Thibeaux (28) ran for 302 yards.

Berwick run over by Kaplan's Mac

The Berwick Panthers were run over by a “Mac” on Friday, in Kaplan.
That Mac was Mac Thibeaux of the Kaplan Pirates.
Thibeaux rushed for a career high 302-yards and scored three touchdowns to help the Pirates beat the Panthers, 46-28, in front of a homecoming crowd.
Thibeaux came into the game with 576-yards rushing and only four TDs. Friday, he carried the ball 30 times and averaged 10-yards a carry.
He had a 62-yard TD run, 52-yard TD run and a 10-yard TD run.
The win puts the Pirates (4-3, 2-0) in good position for a district title.

North Vermilion falls to Patterson

PATTERSON - The North Vermilion Patriots were three minutes away from upsetting the Patterson Lumberjacks.
NV was leading 21-20 with 3:30 to play, but the lead was short. After Patterson cut the lead to one point, the Lumberjacks did a successful on-side kick.
Patterson got the ball and then went down and scored the game winning touchdown with just over as minute to go in the game.
Patterson outscored NV 14-0 in the final quarter.
Malik Criner, who has yet to rush for under 140 yards this season, had 193 yards on 21 carries and scored twice.

Quarterback Blaire Broussard (1) led the Bears over Centerville.

Gueydan hangs on to beat Centerville

On Thursday, the Gueydan Bears hung on to beat the Centerville Tigers, 42-33, in district action.
Centerville scored 12 points in the final seven minutes to make it a game.
The two teams combined or 731 yards rushing.
Gueydan had 383 yards and Centerville had 348 yards.
The Bears had two players rush for 148 plus yards.
Spencer Broussard had 18 carries for 147 yards, while Mark Clark had 145 yards on 16 totes.
The game was tied 14-14 after the first quarter.

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.

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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