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Erath's Luke Frederick is tackled by North Vermilion players.

North Vermilion blows by Erath

LEROY – The North Vermilion Patriots are sitting pretty. Just don't expect them to rest on their laurels. There's simply too much left to accomplish.
Coach Richard Prejean's squad rebounded from last week's narrow loss to Patterson with a resounding 34-0 victory over winless Vermilion Parish rival Erath on Friday, improving to 5-2 on the year.
It was the kind of performance every coach wants to see in answer to adversity.

Bernadette Dawson Benoit and Don Chauvin hold their awards at the banquet.

Abbeville High inducts two into athletic hall of fame

Two were inducted into the Abbeville High Athletic Hall of Fame on Thursday.
They were also honored at Friday’s football game at halftime.
Inducted were Bernadette Dawson Benoit, 1989 AHS graduate, and Don Chauvin, who was inducted for the work he did to make Abbeville High athletics better and was also one of the founding fathers of the AHS Athletic Hall of Fame.
Benoit was a two-sport (basketball and track) athlete. Her freshman year she quit track but came back strong, the following three years.

Abbeville quarterback Chad Celestine scored against Patterson.

Abbeville almost pulls off upset against Patterson

The Abbeville Wildcats actually outplayed the Patterson Lumberjacks for three out of the four quarters. It was that one quarter that cost them the game.
The Wildcats fell 34-24 to Patterson in front of a homecoming crowd.
“After the Jeanerette game, we had people crying,” said AHS head coach Kevin Kern. “Tonight, they had enough (of losing). They wanted to come out and show what they are made of. This game proved that we can do better than what our record shows. This game should go a long way.”

Junior quarterback Colt Dooley ran for 182 yards on Friday.

Dooley shines for Delcambre

Delcambre junior quarterback Colt Dooley ran for 182 yards and threw for another 81 yards in the Panthers’ 35-25 loss to Ascension Christian.
His longest run was a 33-yard run. He also scored two TDs on 1-yard TD runs. He led the team in carries with 27.
He also threw two touchdowns. He had a 14-yard TD pass to Katom Migues.
At the start of the second quarter, Delcambre (0-7) led 13-7. Ascension tied it 13-13 and then took a 21-13 lead.
With two minutes to play in the third period, DHS scored to make it 29-25.

Cauy Menard keeps his balance for VC after a catch and then heads up field for a touchdown.

VC too much for Gueydan

The Vermilion Catholic Eagles were too much for the Gueydan Bears, cruising to a 48-0 victory on Friday in Abbeville.
It was 21-0 after the first quarter and 41-0 at half time.
The Eagles had to punt on their first possession of the game, but then scored each time they had the ball in the first half.

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