Week 7 Area Prep Football Boxes
Thu. October 11, 2012 at 9:13 a.m. | By Kelly McElroy/Staff Writer
METAIRIE PARK COUNTRY DAY AT HOUMA CHRISTIAN
4 p.m. Friday at Warriors Stadium in Houma (District 10-1A game).
Records: Country Day (5-1 overall, 1-0 in district); Houma Christian (2-2, 2-1 in district).
Coaches: Country Day — Richard Wood; Houma Christian — Chuck Battaglia.
2011 meeting: Country Day defeated Houma Christian, 58-0.
Last week's results: Country Day defeated Landry, 28-21; Houma Christian defeated Ecole Classique, 34-14.
Key players: Country Day — OL/DL Richmond Jackson, LB Jackson Jansen, OL Hugh Reily; Houma Christian — RB Nate Frye, QB Dakota Durkes, WR Keamon Sims.
Notes: Country Day has just four seniors ... Frye is fourth in the area with 515 yards rushing this season ... Wood is in his 16th year as head coach at Country Day and the team is coming off a 7-3 record last season.
WESTGATE AT CENTRAL LAFOURCHE
7 p.m. Friday at Trojans Stadium in Mathews (District 7-5A game).
Records: Westgate (0-6, 0-3 in district); Central Lafourche (2-3, 1-1 in district).
Coaches: Westgate — Ryan Antoine; Central Lafourche — John Callahan.
2011 meeting: Westgate defeated Central Lafourche, 35-0.
Last week's results: Westgate lost to South Lafourche, 24-7; Central Lafourche lost to Terrebonne, 19-14.
Key players: Westgate — QB Aaron Bird, WR Byrick Broussard, OL Josh Boutte; Central Lafourche — QB Tyler Hebert/Luke Falgout, RBs Bryson Davis/Thomas Wesley, DB John Paul Williams.
Notes: Boutte is a 6-foot-5, 305-pound LSU commitment ... Antoine is in his first season as head coach of the Tigers and Callahan is in his first season as head coach of the Trojans ... Wesley is eighth in the area with 432 rushing on the season.
H.L. BOURGEOIS VS. VANDEBILT CATHOLIC
7 p.m. Friday at Buddy Marcello Stadium in Houma (nondistrict game, H.L. Bourgeois is home team).
Records: H.L. Bourgeois (2-4 overall); Vandebilt (5-1 overall).
Coaches: H.L. Bourgeois — Ben Powell; Vandebilt — Brad Villavaso.
2011 meeting: Vandebilt defeated H.L. Bourgeois, 42-21.
Last week's results: H.L. Bourgeois lost to New Iberia, 55-12; Vandebilt defeated South Terrebonne, 42-21.
Key players: H.L. Bourgeois — QB Jake Broggie, WR Chris Harris, DB Gerard Barrow, OL Kyle Barrios; Vandebilt — QB Elijah McGuire, RB Aaron Smith, DB Matt Bergeron, DL Kevin Gordon.
Notes: The game is a home game for H.L. Bourgeois but will be played on the Vandebilt campus. H.L. Bourgeois plays its home games at Tom B. Smith Stadium where Terrebonne will host Thibodaux on Friday night ... McGuire leads the area by far with 1,135 yards rushing on the season and is one of the leaders in the state. He also leads the area with 12 touchdowns ... Broggie is second in the area with 153 pass attempts this season.
ASSUMPTION AT SOUTH TERREBONNE
7 p.m. Friday at South Terrebonne Memorial Stadium in Bourg (District 8-4A game).
Records: Assumption (4-2, 1-0 in district); South Terrebonne (1-4, 0-1 in district).
Coaches: Assumption — Anthony Paine; South Terrebonne — Richard Curlin.
2011 meeting: Assumption defeated South Terrebonne, 48-29.
Last week's results: Assumption defeated Ellender, 56-32; South Terrebonne lost to Vandebilt, 42-21.
Key players: Assumption — QB Cameron Blame, RB Acquindas Brown, LB Slye Ourso, WR DeJuawn Oliver; South Terrebonne — RB Justin Johnson, OL Adam Ziepke, LB David McCormick, P/K Matt Benoit.
Notes: The Gators are allowing 33.6 points per game this season and are coming off allowing back-to-back 40-plus point outings ... Blame is second in the area with 923 yards passing this season and has thrown eight touchdowns ... Johnson has 469 yards rushing the season despite missing two games and is coming off a 194-yard, two-touchdown performance against Vandebilt.
E.D. WHITE CATHOLIC AT DONALDSONVILLE
7 p.m. Friday at Donaldsonville High Stadium in Donaldsonville (District 7-3A game).
Records: E.D. White (4-2, 0-1 in district); Donaldsonville (1-5, 0-1 in district).
Coaches: E.D. White — Kyle Lasseigne; Donaldsonville — Terence Williams.
2011 meeting: Donaldsonville defeated E.D. White, 28-27.
Last week's results: E.D. White lost to Brusly, 43-7; Donaldsonville lost to St. Charles Catholic, 50-6.
Key players: E.D. White — QB Benton Arceneaux, RB Darius Charles, S Levi Boudreaux, K Rene Thibodaux; Donaldsonville — WR Jaquel Grant, WR Drew Rosemond, DE Floyd Foster, S Leondre James.
Notes: The Cardinals are looking to break at two-game losing streak after a 4-0 start to the season ... Donaldsonville's only win came in Week 3 in a 32-29 victory over Dunham ... Arceneaux is third in the area with 809 yards passing this season ... Donaldsonville's starting quarterback from last year's team, Devon Breaux, is now a freshman receiver at Tulane.
BRUSLY AT ST. JAMES
7 p.m. Friday at Wildcats Stadium in St. James (District 7-3A game).
Records: Brusly (5-1, 1-0 in district); St. James (0-5, 0-1 in district).
Coaches: Brusly — Erik Willis; St. James — James Bell.
2011 meeting: Brusly defeated St. James, 21-14.
Last week's results: Brusly defeated E.D. White, 43-7; St. James lost to Port Allen, 28-6.
Key players: Brusly — QB Jay Christophe, TE Donald Williams, DT Ben Crockett, DB Terrance West; St. James — DB Shaquille Narcisse, LB Seth Keller, SE Rashaan Dennis, C Juwan Lumar.
Notes: Brusly is ranked seventh in the latest Louisiana Sports Writers Association poll ... St. James is on a 17-game losing streak which includes the final two games (one was a playoff game) of the 2010 season, all of the 2011 season and the five games in 2012 ... St. James has been outscored 178-33 this season.
COVENANT CHRISTIAN ACADEMY AT ST. MARTIN'S EPISCOPAL
7 p.m. Friday at Tony Porter Field in Metairie (nondistrict game).
Records: CCA (3-0); St. Martin's (3-2).
Coaches: CCA — Blyght Wunstell; St. Martin's — Frank Cazeaux.
2011 meeting: Did not play.
Last week's results: CCA defeated Highland Baptist, 51-6; St. Martin's defeated Ridgewood 42-8.
Key players: CCA — QB Mark George, RB Jordan McCay, DB Datren William, DT Justin Scott; St. Martin's — ILB Brandon Roohi, QB Desmond McGovern, RB Colin Hansen.
Notes: The Lions had scoring plays of 73, 75, 60, 58, 44 and 20 yards last week ... St. Martin's will be the most established football program the Lions have faced since joining the Louisiana High School Athletic Association prior to the start of the season ... St. Martin's is on a three-game winning streak after starting the season with a 7-0 loss to Class 2A Thomas Jefferson and a 7-0 loss to Class 4A Ben Franklin.