St. Charles Catholic wins a close one over Newman and Arch Manning, 28-27

St. Charles Catholic wins a close one over Newman and Arch Manning, 28-27
St. Charles Catholic's Philip Tran scored on a 88-yard kick return for a TD. (Source: Josh Auzenne/WAFB-TV)

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) - St. Charles Catholic grabbed a stranglehold on the District 11-2A title with a win over Newman, 28-27.

Game of the Week: St. Charles Catholic 28-27 Newman

The Comets (7-1) were led by quarterback Justin Dumas. He racked up two rushing touchdowns, totaling a 155 yards on the ground. Dumas scored the winning touchdown on a 1-yard TD run to make the score 28-21.

On the other sideline, freshman Arch Manning went 28-37, for 307 yards through the air, with 3 TD passes. Manning also ran for a 12-yard touchdown.

The Greenies (7-1) led 14-6 at the half, but that lead was erased on a 88-yard kick return for a touchdown by Philip Tran to start the second half.

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