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John Roberts Allums was busy kicking extra points for VC.

VC keeps district game interesting until half time

At least this district game was exciting until half time.
A week ago, the Vermilion Catholic Eagles scored 35 points in the first quarter against Hanson.
On Friday, it took the Eagles two quarters to score 35 points en route to a 42-10 win over Highland Baptiste in front of a homecoming crowd.
VC’s offense seems to be clicking. They have scored 42 points twice and 50 points once in VC’s last three victories.

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Drake Lejeune takes a high pitch and runs 22 yards on this play for Kaplan.

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Mason Frick (15) goes up for a pass in the end zone but it was off his fingertips.

Kaplan ends four game losing streak

KAPLAN - The Kaplan Pirates ended a four-game losing in front of a homecoming crowd Friday.
The Pirates beat the St. Martinville Tigers 26-15 Friday in Ed Douglas Memorial Stadium.
The win improves Kaplan to 3-4 overall and 1-1 in the district.
Kaplan head coach Stephen Lotief said it felt like eight years since the last time Kaplan won a game.
On Friday, his saw his squad play Kaplan football.
“We relaxed and played better,” said Lotief. “We won the line of scrimmage, and we played as good as we can play.”

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Erath remains No. 38 in power ratings; Kaplan, Abbeville drop in ranking; VC Eagles stay at No. 3

A win did not do anything in helping the Erath Bobcats move up in the latest Class 3A power ratings.
A week ago the Bobcats were ranked No. 38 in the Class 3A Power ratings, according to the website, Louisianasportsline.com
The Bobcats improved to 3-3 on Friday with a win over the Kaplan Pirates. Despite the win, the Bobcats remained at No. 38 in power standings with four games remaining.
On the other hand, the Pirates were ranked No. 30 before playing Erath. With the loss, the Pirates fell 11 slots to No. 41.

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Abbeville High’s Jaxon Wiggins (4) gets ready to tackle a Vermilion Catholic runner earlier in the season.

Wildcats play Thursday night in Abbeville

Here we are in Week 7, and the Abbeville Wildcats are still trying to find themselves.
The Wildcats sport a 1-5 record and will be at home tonight against the 4-2 Crowley Gents.
Abbeville head coach Kevin Kern is waiting for his team to play up to their potential.
“We have been inconsistent,” said Kern. “One play we do this well and then next play we mess up. We commit a penalty or do something to hurt us. I have not seen us play four quarters of good football.”

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