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 will begin play in the state tournament Thursday against No. 5 seed Academy of Sacred Heart Grand Coteau at 10:50 a.m. The Lady Eagles, the No. 4 seed, enter the state tournament for the fourth consecutive year. They have fallen in the state semifinals the last three years and the prior year, the state quarterfinals. Above, from left, Megan Landry, Elizabeth Garber, Olivia Crawford, Meo Knight, Brittany Longman and Kaitlyn Gros celebrate late in the Lady Eagles’ regional round contest against No. 13 Northside Christian. Look for more in the coming days in print and at www.stmarynow.com on the Lady Eagles’ trip to Kenner as well as results. All Lady Eagles’ games at the state tournament will be broadcast on KBZE 105.9 FM. (Photo credit: Michelle Blanc)