Football

CCHS tops Westminster Christian Academy for semifinal berth

Central Catholic High School sophomore quarterback DeDe Gant runs for a 12-yard gain during the Eagles' Division IV quarterfinal contest against Westminster Christian Academy in Morgan City Friday. Gant, along with senior Samarick Paul, filled in for
injured senior starting quarterback Blake Byrne in the Eagles' 42-27 victory. Central Catholic will advance to the semifinals where it will travel to Youngsville to face top seed and undefeated Ascension Episcopal Friday at 7 p.m. The Blue Gators
advanced to the semifinals after defeating St. Frederick, 58-35, in other quarterfinal action. This will be the second meeting of the teams this season as Ascension Episcopal edged Central Catholic, 42-41, in week 10. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Central Catholic’s football team may be a battered and bruised bunch, but it keeps playing as a team and more importantly, winning.

CCHS to host Westminster Christian Friday

Central Catholic football players run through their banner prior to the squad's Division IV first-round playoff game against Lafayette Christian last week.
Central Catholic, Division IV's No. 12 seed, will host No. 4 Westminster Christian Academy Friday in a 7 p.m. contest. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Central Catholic will try to knock off its second’s consecutive top five seed in as many weeks when the Eagles host No.

Dantzler resigns football post at Patterson High

Patterson High School football coach Marvin Dantzler announced that he is resigning his football post immediately. Dantzler, a Louisiana native, spent a year leading the Lumberjacks after returning to Louisiana from Booker T. Washington in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He
finished his lone season at Patterson with a 3-7 mark. Above, Dantzler talks to his team after their spring game against Cecilia. Patterson Principal Rachael Sanders said a national search for Dantzler's replacement will commence. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

First-year Patterson High School football coach Marvin Dantzler has resigned, effective immediately.

Ascension Episcopal edges CCHS, 42-41, for outright district crown

Ascension Episcopal quarterback Jake Vascocu looks for a receiver while Central Catholic's Isaiah Skipper pressures Friday in Youngsville. Ascension Episcopal won a
thriller, 42-41, to earn the District 7-1A crown outright. Both teams advanced to the Class 1A postseason, Ascension Episcopal as the No. 1 seed in Division IV and Central
Catholic, the No. 12 seed in Division IV. Central Catholic will begin postseason play Friday in first-round action at district foe Lafayette Christian, Division IV's fifth seed. (The Daily Review/Bill Decker)

In a game filled with highlights and momentum swings, Central Catholic was dealt a heartbreaker as it fell just short to Ascension Episcopal, 42-41, in a Week 10 showdown for the District 7-1A titl

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