Central Catholic High School
Central Catholic Eagles, from left, Gregory Leger, Drake Boudreaux and Kaden Scott surround Ascension Episcopal quarterback Jake Vascocu during Ascension Episcopal's Week 10 42-41 victory in District 7-1A action in Youngs
ville. Central Catholic and Ascension Episcopal will meet again Friday at 7 p.m. in Youngsville in the Division IV semifinals, this time with a trip to the Division IV finals on the line. Central Catholic is making its first semifinal appearance since
finishing as Class 1A state runner-up in 1997. Ascension Episcopal is back in the semifinals for the second straight season after falling in 2015 to eventual Division IV runner-up St. Mary's. (The Daily Review/Bill Decker)
Central Catholic enters its Division IV semifinals contest looking to advance to the state finals for the first time since 1997 when the squad finished as Class 1A runner-up to Kentwood.
Central Catholic High School sophomore quarterback DeDe Gant runs for a 12-yard gain during the Eagles' Division IV quarterfinal contest against Westminster Christian Academy in Morgan City Friday. Gant, along with senior Samarick Paul, filled in for
injured senior starting quarterback Blake Byrne in the Eagles' 42-27 victory. Central Catholic will advance to the semifinals where it will travel to Youngsville to face top seed and undefeated Ascension Episcopal Friday at 7 p.m. The Blue Gators
advanced to the semifinals after defeating St. Frederick, 58-35, in other quarterfinal action. This will be the second meeting of the teams this season as Ascension Episcopal edged Central Catholic, 42-41, in week 10. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)
Central Catholic’s football team may be a battered and bruised bunch, but it keeps playing as a team and more importantly, winning.
Patterson High School held off a huge fourth quarter rally by Central Catholic for a 34-32 win in both teams’ season opener.