Dogs celebrate Senior Night with win
by TOM PRECHT
Captains: Captains were seniors Landon Solari, Trey Gotte, Ross Edwards and Josh Newman.
Coin Toss: The Dogs lost the coin toss for the seventh time this season.
Game Ball: The game ball goes to the seniors: Jaylon Boutte, T.J. Davis, Keaton Bertrand, Brandon Hayes, Keagan Deaville, Landon Solari, Jarquis Brown, Charlie Matte, Andre Gant, Jonathan Hebert, Lesley Barker, Garrett Petry, Trey Gotte, Andrew Lamb, Ross Edwards, Keijun Levi, Blaine Berken, Gage Lopez, Reggie Sanders, Chris Broussard and Josh Newman.
Good Call: As usual, Coach Rusty Phelps subbed early and often, putting in the Pups to begin the second half, giving them valuable playing time under the lights.
Big Hit: Brandon Hayes delivered a big hit on Golden Knight running back Pryce Fontenot.
Big Play: Keagan Deaville’s interception of a Knight pass on the second play of the game set the tone for the night.
Longest Drive: The Bulldogs had a one-play, 74-yard drive. Charlie Matte sprinted 74 yards for a touchdown.
Short Drive: The Dogs had a one-play, 20-yard drive. Quarterback Jaylon Boutte hit Curtis Bell with a pass for the score.
Longest Pass: Curtis Bell caught a 20-yard pass from Jaylon Boutte good for six points. South Beauregard quarterback Matt Trahan hit Pryce Fontenot with a 20-yard scoring pass for their final score with time running out in the contest.
Longest Run: Charlie Matte had a 74-yard run in the second quarter.
Longest Returns: Brance Baca-White returned a kickoff 55 yards in the second half. Kegan Deaville returned a fumble 53 yards for the Dogs’ second touchdown.
The Wall: The Maroon Wall held the Golden Knights to 69 rushing yards and no yardage through the air in the first half.
Trick Play? South Beauregard’s first punt of the game did not cross the line of scrimmage and an alert Knight picked up the ball and rambled for a first down, netting their longest gain of the night.
Early Scoring: The Bulldogs put 21 points on the scoreboard in the first four minutes of the game. They had 41 at the half.
Wild Knight: South Beauregard did not line up in the Wild Knight but got in several different formations.
First Downs: The Golden Knights had 13 first downs while the Bulldogs had six.
Turnovers: Jennings played turnover-free ball. They claimed five turnovers. Keagan Deaville had an interception and claimed a fumble. Brance Baca-White, Reggie Sanders and Jude Bonin also recovered fumbles.
100-Yard Rushers: Charlie Matte rushed for 112 yards on six carries.
Series: Jennings leads the series 2-0.
Streaks: The Bulldogs have a two-game winning streak.
Winning Seasons: The win secured the Bulldogs’ 60th winning season in their storied history that began in 1926.
Young Pups: South Beauregard brothers Matt and Mark Trahan were born in Jennings. Their parents John and Vicky Trahan are JHS Alumni.
On Deck: The Dogs will close out their regular season with an important road game against the Iowa Yellow Jackets.
Congratulations: To the Lake Arthur Tigers and Welsh Greyhounds on their victories. A win this Friday by both squads and they will share the district championship. Good luck.
Seeing Pink: Thanks to everyone who made the Melissa Doise Hope for a Miracle Breast Cancer Race/Walk a success. We will continue to fight against this dreaded disease.
Save the Date: The Melissa Doise 4th Annual Hope for the Miracle 5K Breast Cancer Race/Walk will be held Oct. 26, 2013. There is also a one-mile fun run/walk. Mark your calendar early.
Week Eight, 1937: Jennings 40, Lafayette Mighty Lions 0
Week Nine, 1939: Jennings 54, Merryville Panthers 0
Week Nine, 1962: Jennings 13, DeRidder 12: The Bulldogs claimed their ninth straight win of the season and stretched their regular season winning streak to 18, dating back to 1963. Frank Matte scored all the Bulldog points on two one-yard runs and he also scored the only successful extra point of the night.
Week Nine, 1987: Jennings 29, Sam Houston 12: Stevie Van Hook scored two touchdowns and a two-point conversion on a two-yard and a one-yard run. Pete Gloston returned a punt 65 yards for a score and Brenton Soileau scored on a 10-yard run. Soileau rushed for 138 yards on 22 carries. Gloston also had an interception. Kyle LeJeune led the defense with 12 tackles and Jody Fontenot had nine stops. The JV was also successful, defeating the young Broncos 12-6. Jared Richard returned an interception 95 yards and Richard Williams had a 45-yard rushing touchdown.
Week Nine: Jennings 13, Iowa 7: Courtland ‘Joe’ Greis completed 15 of 24 passes for 272 yards and two touchdowns. He threw an 85-yard toss to John Solari and a 35-yarder to Aaron Hoffpauir. Jordy Daigle and Gary ‘Blue’ Riggs led the Maroon Wall with eight and seven tackles.For the complete story and more local news, please subscribe to Jennings Daily News by clicking subscribe or by calling 337-824-3011.
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