Destrehan and Karr continue to hold the top two spots in the FOX 8 “Big 8″ rankings”
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Destrehan and Karr held steady to the top two spots in our “Big 8″ rankings after convincing wins.
St . Paul’s dropped out of our ranking after losing to Brother Martin, and Rummel moves into the Top-8 after beating Division III power, U-High.
The Wildcats dominated on both sides of the ball to produce a big win over John Ehret, 42-6.
Quarterback Jai Eugene, Jr., running back Shane Lee, and wide receiver Daniel Blood kept the offense rolling. Defensively, the Wildcats forced five fumbles.
Destrehan hits the road to face East Ascension on Friday.
Edna Karr crushed Scotlandville in a road test, 46-8.
Deantre Jackson rushed 12 times for 175 yards, 2 rushing TD’s. Christopher Vasquez rushed 12 times for 129 yards and a TD.
Karr and Warren Easton meet up on Saturday night at Behrman.
3. Brother Martin ran all over St. Paul’s 28-14. The Wolves scored touchdowns after Mark Bonis put his second unit in the game.
Jordan West found the end zone twice, and Torey Lambert (left the game early with an injury) rushed for a touchdown.
The ‘Saders are at St. Thomas More out of Lafayette on Friday night.
4. St. Augustine
The Purple Knights stifled Landry, 35-0. Amare’ Cooper threw three first-half touchdown passes in the contest.
St. Aug is at Class 5A champ Zachary on Friday.
5. John Curtis
The Patriots drop only one spot in our rankings after falling to powerhouse Zachary, 40-21.
Alabama commit Eli Holstein was dealing all night for the Broncos. Curtis trailed only 20-13 at the break, but Zachary was too much in the second half.
John Curtis visits Oak Grove (Hattiesburg) on Thursday
6. St. Charles Catholic
The Comets won in a thriller over Lutcher, 21-20. SCC is the defending Division III champs, and they’re primed for another run to a trophy.
The Comets are on the road this week in a matchup with Teurlings Catholic (Lafayette area).
7. Warren Easton
The Eagles drop only one spot after a close defeat to Division I champ Catholic, 43-34.
Fredrick Robertson rushed for 274 yards and 3 TD’s in a loss.
The Raiders have produced strong wins against Ouachita and U-High.
Quarterback Casey Avrard is in tune with his receivers this season, and could rack up some big numbers this season.
Rummel is at Shaw this Friday in our FOX 8 Football Friday “Game of the Week.”
Teams to keep an eye on in future polls: Newman, E.D. White, and Lutcher.
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