LHSAA Football Top Weekly Performances • Sept. 12
by Hunter Bower // GeauxPreps.com Owner
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Central Catholic’s Damondrick Blackburn was electric Friday night with 119 yards rushing along with two touchdowns. He also had four receptions for 65 yards and one pass completion.
Church Point’s Tylon Citizen finished with 170 yards on the ground in Friday’s 32-8 win over Kaplan. Citizen scored three touchdowns and averaged 10.6 yards per carry.
Homer’s Takeviuntae Kidd was 7-of-9 with 179 yards in Friday night’s 49-0 victory over Plain Dealing. Kidd found the endzone four times through the air to record the first district win of the season for the Pelicans.
Iota running back Jacob Cormier finished with over 300 rushing yards in Thursday’s 32-30 victory over St. Louis Catholic. The Bulldog tailback carried the ball 33 times for an average of nine yards per carry along with three touchdowns.
Morgan City quarterback Charlies Wells rushed for 104 yards and completed three passes for 61 yards as the Tigers snapped a 23-game losing streak in a 12-6 win over Jeanerette.
Ouachita Christian’s Chad Strickland turned in an exceptional performance in Friday’s district win over Oak Grove. The tailback rushed for 200 yards, averaging over six yards per carry, and found the endzone four times.
Parkway’s Jaylan White did it all for the Panthers Friday night with over 200 yards rushing and 100 yards receiving. White scored three rushing touchdowns and even hauled in a touchdown reception to help seal a 42-13 victory over North DeSoto. In just two games, White has accrued 518 yards on only 35 carries.
Pine Prairie’s Elijah George was phenomenal in a 62-26 win over Elton Thursday night as the tailback finished the game with 365 rushing yards, averaging 11 yards per carry, along with six touchdowns.
Pearl River running back Brian Jenkins carried the ball 28 times Friday night and rushed for over 300 yards along with five touchdowns to help lead his team to a 42-21 win over Pope John Paul II.
St. Edmund quarterback Luke Vidrine was electric in Friday’s victory over Basile where he threw for over 300 yards on 12 completions along with a passing touchdown. He also found paydirt three times on the ground.
University Lab’s Jason Barnes was spectacular in a 34-14 win over Class 5A Woodlawn-BR with eight receptions for 118 yards and one touchdown. Barnes also returned a kickoff 80 yards for a touchdown to help extend U-Lab’s lead.
Central Catholic’s Johnathon Picou totaled 11 tackles, two for a loss, along with one sack to help lead his team Friday night.
Travers Benoit’s performance in Covington’s victory Friday night was nothing short of amazing as he finished the game with nine total tackles, two sacks and one hurry.
Morgan City’s Hilton Hebert helped lead his team to a huge fourth quarter stop to help snap a 23-game losing skid. In addition to playing the entire game on the offensive line, Hebert recorded eight tackles and a sack while limiting the opposition to just six points.
St. Edmund linebacker Garrett Dubois had a hand in securing the victory of the Blue Jays Friday night with nine total tackles including two for a loss.