Football

Dantzler resigns football post at Patterson High

Patterson High School football coach Marvin Dantzler announced that he is resigning his football post immediately. Dantzler, a Louisiana native, spent a year leading the Lumberjacks after returning to Louisiana from Booker T. Washington in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He
finished his lone season at Patterson with a 3-7 mark. Above, Dantzler talks to his team after their spring game against Cecilia. Patterson Principal Rachael Sanders said a national search for Dantzler's replacement will commence. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

First-year Patterson High School football coach Marvin Dantzler has resigned, effective immediately.

Ascension Episcopal edges CCHS, 42-41, for outright district crown

Ascension Episcopal quarterback Jake Vascocu looks for a receiver while Central Catholic's Isaiah Skipper pressures Friday in Youngsville. Ascension Episcopal won a
thriller, 42-41, to earn the District 7-1A crown outright. Both teams advanced to the Class 1A postseason, Ascension Episcopal as the No. 1 seed in Division IV and Central
Catholic, the No. 12 seed in Division IV. Central Catholic will begin postseason play Friday in first-round action at district foe Lafayette Christian, Division IV's fifth seed. (The Daily Review/Bill Decker)

In a game filled with highlights and momentum swings, Central Catholic was dealt a heartbreaker as it fell just short to Ascension Episcopal, 42-41, in a Week 10 showdown for the District 7-1A titl

McCorkle's field goal lifts Berwick past North Vermilion

Berwick High School's John McCorkle follows throw on a kick during Week 1 action against Morgan City, while holder Cody Roberie looks on. McCorkle nailed a 23-yard field goal with 15 seconds remaining in Friday's regular season finale against
North Vermilion to lift the Panthers to a 31-30 win. Berwick has advanced to the postseason for the first time in 20 years. The Panthers, Class 3A's No. 11 seed, will host No. 22 seed Brusly Friday at 7 p.m. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Greg Roussel)

The Berwick Panthers edged the North Vermilion Patriots Friday, 31-30, on a 23-yard game-winning field goal by John McCorkle to finish the regular season 8-2 heading into the playoffs.

Franklin shocks Patterson, 28-20

Patterson High School's Tyric Garrett runs downfield with the ball during Patterson's 28-20 loss to Franklin Friday while teammate John Brooks looks to block defenders.
Patterson will open the Class 3A playoffs Friday as a No. 28 seed and will travel to face No. 5 seed Marksville in a 7 p.m. contest. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Franklin held off Patterson, 28-20, Friday to break a lengthy losing streak to the Lumberjacks in high school football action at the Sugar Dome.

Assumption shuts out MCHS, 58-0

Morgan City High School's Ethan Scioneaux carries the football while teammate Keith Henderson blocks during the Tigers' 58-0 loss to Assumption in Morgan City Friday. Scioneaux finished his final high school game as the
Tigers' leading rusher with 13 carries for 62 yards and added one reception for 5 yards. Henderson had one reception for 29 yards. Morgan City concludes its season with a 3-7 record. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Mico Aloisio)

Assumption High School may have shut out Morgan City, 58-0, in the Tigers’ season finale Friday in Morgan City, but the Tigers put up a fight in their final game of the 2016 season.

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