The Patterson defense makes a stop during week one against West St. Mary. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)
Patterson to host South Terrebonne
The Patterson High School Lumberjacks will return home after two consecutive road games when the squad hosts South Terrebonne Friday at 7 p.m. at Lumberjack Stadium.
Patterson (1-2) will be looking to snap a two-game losing streak after starting the season with a home victory against West St. Mary. In week two, Patterson fell to Assumption, while a week ago, the Lumberjacks fell to Lafayette High 41-7.
Against Lafayette High, the home team jumped out to a 27-0 halftime lead and extended its lead to as much as 41-0.
Patterson scored its touchdown with 3:20 remaining in the game on Allen Langston’s 1-yard run.
This season, Langston leads the Lumberjacks’ rushing attack with 32 carries for 140 yards and one touchdown, while Kyler Paul has 23 carries for 109 yards and a score.
Louis Jones is Patterson’s leading passer this season as he has completed 11 of 22 passes for 98 yards with one interception. He also has rushed 13 times for 50 yards this year.
Kai Schexnayder is Patterson’s leading receiver this year with 10 catches for 75 yards.
As for South Terrebonne (2-1), the Gators suffered their first loss a week ago, falling 46-7 to Terrebonne following a 2-0 start to the season.
While Patterson lost quarterback Louis Jones for the game to an injury in the second quarter its week three loss to Lafayette, South Terrebonne’s Colby Chelette left the game in the first half of the Gators’ contest with Terrebonne with a shoulder injury, according to Bayoupreps.com.
Chelette, who had a big game the week prior in the week against Berwick, had hurt his shoulder in the Berwick win, South Terrebonne Coach Richard Curlin told Bayoupreps.com.
In last week’s loss, South Terrebonne was held to 203 yards, including just 39 rushing.
South Terrebonne quarterback Christian Arceneaux threw for 174 yards and a touchdown.
His top target was Peyton Parr, who had 103 yards and a touchdown on eight receptions.
Additional reporting by www.bayoupreps.com.