High School Sports

MCHS’ Williams signs with Southern

Celestina Williams signed her national letter of intent to play college softball at Southern University in Baton Rouge. Seated from left are Mark Johnson, uncle; Christina Williams, sister; Richard Williams, father; Williams; Elizabeth Williams, mother; and Tony Gallegos, uncle. Standing from left are Joseph Hebert, Tyler Hebert, Katelyn Alvarez, Sky Acosta, Aliya Green, Brandi Ingram, Kennedy Hebert, Morgan City softball coach Tamara Keller and Dallas Gallegos, aunt. (The Daily Review/Corwin Murray)

Morgan City’s Celestina Williams took the scenic route to Baton Rouge.

Patterson Lumberjacks roll past Richwood Rams, 56-18

The No. 7 seed Patterson High School Lumberjacks rolled past No. 26 seed Richwood High School 56-18 in Class 3A first-round action Friday. The Lumberjacks will continue playoff action this Friday when they host No. 10 seed Loranger. Above, Patterson’s Mykel Jones returns a kickoff for a touchdown against Richwood. Jones also caught a touchdown pass. (The Daily Review/ Crystal Thielepape)

The Patterson Lumberjacks dominated on both sides of the ball en route to a lopsided 56-18 win against Richwood in Class 3A first-round playoff action Friday.

CCHS Eagles escape upset bid by Delhi Charter

No. 3 seed Central Catholic escaped an upset bid by No. 14 seed Delhi Charter with a come-from-behind 12-8 victory in Division IV (Class 1A select) first-round action Friday in Morgan City. Central Catholic took the lead for good with less than 2 minutes remaining when quarterback Blake Byrne connected with wide receiver Matthew Barbier for a 51-yard touchdown strike. Above, Byrne throws during earlier action in the game. (The Daily Review/ Michelle Blanc)

In a defensive struggle, the No. 3 seed Central Catholic Eagles had one more play in them than the No. 14 seed Delhi Charter School Gators in Friday’s Division IV first-round playoff game.

Central Catholic, Patterson win first-round playoff games

Central Catholic and Patterson remained in the Division IV (Class 1A select) and Class 3A postseasons, respectively, with wins in first-round action Friday involving east St.


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