Karr took an early lead when senior running back Jawin Newman scored on a 3-yard run to go up 7-0 in the first quarter. Scotlandville put up a fight.
After a 31 yard field goal by Nick Montgomery and a 17-yard touchdown pass from Zae Teasett to Chance Williams, the Hornets had a 10-7 lead with 4:02 left in the second quarter.
Karr only led 14-10 the half. However, LSU commit Aaron Anderson who scored on a 17-yard reverse in the game and the Cougars would continue to put their foot on the gas.
The Cougars led 28-17 in the third quarter because of touchdown runs from senior quarterback A.J Samuel (1) & Jawin Newman (2).
The Cougars would prevail & go on to defeat the Hornets 48-33. Karr running back Jawin Newman finished with 97 yards rushing & 3 touchdowns.
The Hornets Scotlandville junior quarterback C'Zavian Teasett was very impressive finishing the game with 329 yards passing, 4 touchdowns & 0 INTs.
“We knew coming into the game that they had some really good players,” Karr head coach Brice Brown said. “Our special teams played a huge role into why we were able to pull away from them.”
“Watching film on Teasett we knew that he was a good quarterback, but after seeing him in person he looked even better. That was the best throwing performance from a quarterback that I’ve went against in all of my years of coaching.”
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Edna Karr took care of business vs John Curtis 33-19 on last Friday in a game televised by ESPN2. The most dynamic player in the state Aaron Anderson *LSU commit* got the Cougars on the board first with a 91 yard punt return for a touchdown.
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Karr quarterback A.J Samuel took matters into his own hands on 10 yard touchdown run and then a 35 yard touchdown pass to Yarun McMath to put the Cougars up 19-0 at the half in the opener for both teams.
John Curtis would not go away without a fight when Buddy Taylor would cut the lead to 19-6 after a 59 yard touchdown run.
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But, Aaron Anderson would respond quickly with a 88 yard touchdown return on the ensuing kickoff to put the Cougars up 25-6.
Curtis QB Buddy Taylor would add a 47 yard touchdown run making it 25-12 with 7:12 left in the third.
One of the biggest takeaways from the night was the Cougars’ defensive line.
Junior defensive end Jonathan Bax showed his athleticism chasing down Taylor to get a sack in the end zone for a safety to make the score 27-12.
Anderson put his final mark on the game after he took the kickoff 51 yards for another return touchdown to make it 33-12. He finished with 290 all-purpose yards on nine touches and three scores.
Buddy Taylor would connect with Michael Turner on a 43 yard touchdown pass on the final score of the game for the Patriots.
Prospects You May Not Know That Stood Out :
Edna Karr (JR.) DE Jonathan Bax
Edna Karr (SR.) CB Jonathan Jordan
Edna Karr (SR.) RB Jawin Newman
John Curtis (SR.) QB Buddy Taylor
John Curtis (JR.) RB Patrick LeBranch
John Curtis (JR.) DL Austin Ackel
The Cougars next test will be versus Scotlandville (1-1) this Friday at Berham stadium.
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Written by Kyle Valdez
Despite trailing 21-0, the visiting Warren Easton Eagles staged a heroic comeback to win their season-opener over the Scotlandville Hornets 42-28 in Baton Rouge.
In muddy conditions, Scotlandville found a rhythm right away, whereas Warren Easton was off-balanced for most of the first half. The Hornets jumped out to a 14-0 advantage during the second quarter after C’Zavian Teasett found John Hubbard for a 60-yard touchdown reception. Teasett ran the ball into the end zone for his second rushing touchdown to make the score 21-0.
A Jierra Johnson 2-yard endzone rush for Easton cut the lead to 21-8. With Scotlandville in possession, and the half seemingly tucked away, Easton found the spark they needed: Scotlandville fumbled the ball inside their 10-yard line with 15 seconds left in the half. Johnson made the Hornets endure another touchdown run, cutting the lead to 21-14 entering intermission.
The Eagles’ momentum never stopped for the remainder of the night. Dominant clockwork and a continuous attack from Fred Robertson and Jay Gordon.
Easton head coach Jerry Philips addressed the offense, “I’m not ashamed to tell people that we’re going to run the ball this year. People are used to seeing Easton with the high-flying offense and throwing the ball around. We can still do that, but I’m an old guy school guy and that’s what I like.”
Fred Robertson totaled 100 yards on the ground for the night, as well as scoring the final touchdown for Easton to put the nail in the coffin.
Easton looks like they will be one of the powerhouses in 4A once again with a slew of talent to go with an experienced head coach like Jerry Phillips.
Next week, Scotlandville’s tough schedule continues as they travel to face Edna Karr. Warren Easton returns to Baton Rouge to face Catholic High.
The Cubs won 35-0 vover Dunham in convincing fashion Thursday night on the road at Dunham Stadium.
U-High improved to 3-0 on the year & dynamic athlete Jason Barnes has played a big part in that the last two weeks. Barnes ran for a touchdown, had a receiving touchdown, & also threw for a touchdown versus Dunham.
The Tigers were clearly outmatched versus one of the most talented teams in the state regardless of class. Also in the game, running back Derrick Graham scored on a 7 yard touchdown run & Edan Stagg scored on a 75 yard touchdown catch.
University Lab Cubs gave the Woodlawn Panthers all they could handle with a score of 34-14 on last Friday.
U-High RB Derrick Graham scored from 5 yards out to give the Cubs a 7-0 lead with 6:53 left in the first.
Then, Woodlawn QB Rickie Collins hit Jaylon Henry on a 31 yard dart for a TD, extra point was blocked trailing the Cubs 7-6 in the first.
U-High ATH Jason Barnes returned a kick 71 yards for a touchdown putting his team up 14-6 in the first. Woodlawn QB Rickie Collins hit Jayveon Haynes on a screen pass for a 67 yard touchdown. 2 pt conversion would be good tying the game at 14 with 1:58 in the first.
The Cubs would get touchdown runs of 4 & 43 by Derrick Graham & Brian Beck to go up 27-14 in the third. And then, QB Blake Abney hit Jason Barnes on a slant that went 62 yards for a touchdown that would end up being the final score 34-14.
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In the wake of Hurricane Ida, the Ellender standout forward has seen the start of his senior year take an unexpected turn. Thomas & his family was heavily impacted by Hurricane Ida forcing them to be displaced to Houston, Texas.
"Our house got really messed up because of the hurricane," Thomas said. "The water damaged a good bit of our stuff & it caused us to have to move. To see my mom hurt like that because we have to start over has been real tough."
With Thomas & his family having to move, the next thing was to find out where he would be able to finish his senior year at.
"Me and mom had been been looking at different high schools for the last few weeks," Thomas said. "I feel like Legacy School of Sports Sciences in Houston, Texas is the best situation for me. I got to visit the school & see the type of basketball program they have. I was really impressed with how they workout & how the team welcomed me when I was there."
The Titans basketball program is one of the best in the Houston area after winning the 3A state championship last season. They also had seven players off their roster sign division one scholarships to Texas A&M, North Texas, Oral Roberts, McNeese St, Mt. St Mary, & Prairie View.
"I'm anxious to get started there because I know the coaches there will take my game to another level," Thomas said. "They have coaches on their staff that played in college & played professionally. We're also going to be traveling all over the country playing a national schedule so I'm excited about that."
The Ellender Patriots basketball team made it to the quarterfinals last season & with basically their whole team returning, many felt they would've been one of best teams in 4A to be in the mix to get to the top 28.
"Even though I wanted to finish what I started at Ellender & win a state championship with my brothers, I feel like all of this happened to me for a reason," Thomas said. "I'm ready to just take advantage of this opportunity & get my name out there even more."
Thomas had a really good summer on the Under Armour Circuit with Louisiana Elite picking up offers from Southern Miss, Tulane, Jacksonville University, Florida Atlantic, Texas St, McNeese St, & Southern.
"Right now, I'm looking to start taking some official visits in October to Florida Atlantic, Texas St, & Southern Miss," Thomas said. "I probably won't commit to a school until after basketball season so that I can really make sure where I want to be."
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