Metairie Park Country Day

Eagles use turnovers to upset Country Day

Central Catholic High School upset No. 7 Metairie Park Country Day Friday with a 34-21 homecoming victory. While the Cajuns were ranked in the latest Louisiana Sports Writers Association Class 1A poll and Central Catholic wasn’t, the Eagles held the upper hand in the latest Louisiana High School Athletic Association Division IV (Class 1A select) power rankings, which determine playoff seedings. Above, Central Catholic’s Jalen Johnson looks for running room, while teammate Matt Vorenkamp blocks. (The Daily Review/Jean McCorkle)

Five forced turnovers, four of which led to Central Catholic scoring drives, were key in the Eagles’ 34-21 upset homecoming win Friday against the Metairie Park Country Day Cajuns.

Eagles to host Cajuns for homecoming, top 10 showdown

The Central Catholic Eagles will host Metairie Park Country Day for homecoming Friday. The matchup pits two teams ranked in the top 10 in Division IV power rankings as Central Catholic is ranked No. 3 and Country Day, No. 7. Above, Central Catholic’s Matthew Vorenkamp, left, and Sage Thibodeaux take down Lafayette Christian quarterback Bryce Badon during the Eagles’ 17-7 victory a week ago. (The Daily Review/Courtney Long)

CCHS to face Metairie Park Country Day today

Central Catholic’s Stefano Guarisco dribbles toward the basket during the Eagles’ first-round contest against Tensas Thursday. Also pictured is teammate Tyler Hoffpauir. The Eagles will hit the road today when they travel to face defending Class 1A state champion Metairie Park Country Day in a regional round contest at 5 p.m. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Central Catholic will be looking to pull an upset tonight when it travels to Metairie to face defending Class 1A state champion and No. 4 seed Metairie Park Country Day.

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