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.