High School Sports
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.
Patterson High School held off a huge fourth quarter rally by Central Catholic for a 34-32 win in both teams’ season opener.