Central Catholic High School will begin postseason play Wednesday when it hosts West St. John in the first round of the Division V playoffs. The Lady Eagles enter the postseason as the No. 10 seed in Division V, while West St. John is the No. 23 seed. The teams also are District 6-V foes. Central Catholic, which won the district title, swept the season series between the two schools. Above, Central Catholic’s Quincee Wiggins hits the ball against West St. John during the second of two meeting of the schools last week. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)
High School Sports
Patterson took one step closer to the District 9-3A championship with a 61-21 win against rival Berwick Friday at Geisler Stadium.
Morgan City High School fell to Vandebilt Catholic in Houma Friday, 55-26. After stalling on its first drive, the Terriers scored on eight consecutive offensive possessions to overcome a 7-0 deficit and take control of the game. Above, Morgan City High School’s Jacolbi Francois heads for the end zone for a touchdown during the fourth quarter of Friday’s contest. (The Daily Review/Courtney Long)
Central Catholic High School upset No. 7 Metairie Park Country Day Friday with a 34-21 homecoming victory. While the Cajuns were ranked in the latest Louisiana Sports Writers Association Class 1A poll and Central Catholic wasn’t, the Eagles held the upper hand in the latest Louisiana High School Athletic Association Division IV (Class 1A select) power rankings, which determine playoff seedings. Above, Central Catholic’s Jalen Johnson looks for running room, while teammate Matt Vorenkamp blocks. (The Daily Review/Jean McCorkle)
Five forced turnovers, four of which led to Central Catholic scoring drives, were key in the Eagles’ 34-21 upset homecoming win Friday against the Metairie Park Country Day Cajuns.