Morgan City High School's Taaj Delaune returns an interception during Friday's District 8-4A contest with Assumption in Morgan City. Assumption, ranked No. 9 in the latest Louisiana Sports Writers Association Class 4A poll, defeated Morgan City, 61-0. (The Daily Review/Mico Aloisio)
Assumption tops Morgan City, 61-0
The Assumption Mustangs rolled past the Morgan City Tigers, 61-0, in District 8-4A action in Morgan City Friday.
Assumption (6-1 overall, 2-0 in district), which entered the game ranked No. 9 in the latest Louisiana Sports Writers Association Class 4A poll, led 14-0 after a quarter, 26-0 at halftime and 40-0 after three quarters.
Five Mustangs scored rushing touchdowns, and two Assumption quarterbacks threw touchdowns.
Tyran Cassie led Assumption’s ground game with 12 carries for 150 yards and two touchdowns, while Treyvin Brown had seven carries for 72 yards and a touchdown. Teris Consonery had three carries for 49 yards and a touchdown, Darnell Thompson scored two touchdowns, and quarterback Sage Rivere scored a touchdown.
Through the air, Rivere led Assumption as he completed 9 of 13 passes for 120 yards with one touchdown and one interception.
Jaden Tyler was the Mustangs’ leading receiver with six receptions for 76 yards and two touchdowns.
Assumption totaled 478 yards of offense (342 rushing and 136 passing), while the Mustangs limited Morgan City to 121 yards of offense (36 rushing and 85 passing).
Morgan City’s (0-7, 0-2) deepest drive into Assumption territory came just before halftime when the Tigers move the football to the Assumption 26. However, Morgan City’s 42-yard field goal attempt to conclude the drive was no good.
Kane Sanchez led Morgan City’s offense as he threw for 68 yards with one interception on 4 of 13 passing.
Devonta Grogan led the ground game with 12 carries for 32 yards, while Adrian Garrison had three catches for 63 yards.
Morgan City will return to action Friday as it continues District 8-4A play at South Lafourche.
Additional reporting by KWBJ TV 22 and www.theadvocate.com/sports.