Patterson High School's Dajon Richard runs with the football while teammates block during Friday's 28-21 victory against North Vermilion in Patterson's District 8-3A opener. Richard scored the game-winning touchdown late in the fourth quarter to secure the win. He rushed 17 times for 112 yards and threw for another 139 and two touchdowns. Patterson will continue district play Friday when it travels to face Abbeville. (The Daily Review/Mico Aloisio)
Patterson and North Vermilion went blow-for-blow until the fourth quarter when the Lumberjacks scored twice to upend the Patriots 28-21 in the District 8-3A opener for both teams.