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Sacred Heart cannot sustain momentum; loses two in a row

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OPELOUSAS -- What looked to be a classic finish to an ever important game in the race for the District 5-1A title, turned into a runaway contest as the Opelousas Catholic Vikings scored 21 points in the second half on their way to a 35-7 win over the Sacred Heart Trojans here Friday night.

Panthers pounce

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Pine Prairie running back JJ Sims (21) breaks free from Mamou High’s Parker Granger (54) while Ethan Granger (10) gives chase. Pine Prairie took advantage of several Mamou miscues on their way to a 42-8 win. Pine Prairie improves to 3-3 and Mamou falls to 1-5. (Gazette photo Nick Jagneaux)

MAMOU – Like a big jungle cat, the Pine Prairie Panthers pounced on three early Mamou Demon miscues and converted them into points, as they rolled to a 42-8 District 5-3A win here Thursday night.

Lightning attack

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NEW ROADS -- Electricity was felt in the air and on the gridiron, as the Sacred Heart Trojans jolted the District 5-1A world with a resounding 53-27 win over the False River Gators here Thursday night. With the win the Trojans move to 4-0 on the year and 1-0 in league play.

On the right path

VILLE PLATTE -- If Friday night’s contest between the Basile Bearcats was a measuring stick for each team before heading into district, then the 42-14 Trojan win revealed a lot for both clubs.

Pine Prairie fall to Tioga 33-7 in first game of season

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Pine Prairie running back JJ Sims (21) tries to get loose from a Basile player in last week’s jamboree. Sims picked up 116 yards on the ground in a 33-7 loss to Tioga. (Photo courtesy of Joe Richard)

PINE PRAIRIE – Hurricane Harvey wasn’t the only thing Pine Prairie Panthers had to deal with this week.


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