One Tri-City area prep football team remains in contention for a championship after the second week of playoff action.
Central Catholic’s Jalen Johnson sacks St. Martin’s Episcopal quarterback Desmond McGovern during the Eagles’ 49-0 win in the bi-district round of the Division 4 playoffs. The Eagles’ defense has been especially good the last two weeks and will need another solid performance Friday when they travel to Abbeville to face top seed and District 7-1A foe Vermilion Catholic in regional round action. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. (The Daily Review/Valerie LeBlanc)
In a battle of Eagles Friday, Central Catholic will be looking to silence the Screaming Eagles.
Central Catholic’s Gee Garrett defends while Country Day’s Tai Bierria fires a spike at the Lady Eagles. Bierria was one of several Country Day hitters who provided a balanced attack against Central Catholic in a 3-0 Country Day victory in the Division 5 state semifinals Friday at the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner. The semifinal loss was the fourth straight for the Lady Eagles. Country Day went on to win its fifth straight title Saturday against Episcopal School of Acadiana. (Photo credit: Geoff Stoute)
Central Catholic’s Matthew Barbier connects on an extra point during the Eagles’ 49-0 win against St. Martin’s Episcopal Friday. Barbier finished 7-for-7 in the win. Central Catholic now will advance to the second round where they will travel to face District 7-1A foe and Division 4 top seed Vermilion Catholic. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. in Abbeville. (Photo credit: Valerie LeBlanc)