During the final game of Patterson High School-based Frank’s Agency’s Swampland League season last month, plaques were given to graduates who earned Louisiana Sports Writers Association Class 3A honorable mention All-State honors in softball or baseball. Rachel Easley was given the award for softball, while Spencer Landry earned the honor for baseball. From left are former head softball coach Coby Minton, Easley, Landry and head baseball coach Ryan Jensen. The duo also was honored as Academic All-State athletes in volleyball and football, respectively, during the school year. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Patterson High School)
Patterson’s Deontay Jones celebrates with teammate Larry Turner after scoring a touchdown during the Lumberjacks’ season opener against Brother Martin. Jones leads Patterson’s rushers this season 635 yards and 11 touchdowns. Patterson, Class 3A’s No. 4 seed, will open the playoffs at home Friday at 7 p.m. against No. 29 seed Rayville. (Photo credit: Geoff Stoute)
The Patterson Lumberjacks will open bi-district playoff action Friday at the Sugar Dome against Rayville without standout quarterback Spencer Landry.