Golden Knights begin new win streak
In this edition of the Three Point Stance, staff writers Rodrick Anderson and Warren Arceneaux discuss results from the third week of the high school football season.
Which area team had the best win?
RA: South Beauregard ended a 12-game losing streak Friday with a 30-13 win over rival DeQuincy. Golden Knights backs Colby Hollier and Jayden Derouen had a field day with the Tigers’ defense. Hollier had 13 carries for 140 yards and a touchdown and caught a 40-yard score from Kyler Kibodeaux. Derouen picked up 200 yards and two touchdowns on 28 carries. It was the Golden Knights’ first win since they beat Winnfield 36-6 in the first round of the 2016 playoffs.
WA: Lake Charles College Prep. The Trail Blazers beat Northside in Lafayette to earn their second consecutive win over a Class 4A team. The Blazers are undefeated and have won three games in a row for the first time in their history.
Who was the small school player of the week?
RA: Grand Lake’s Logan Granger. The junior running back helped the Hornets break into the win column Friday in a 31-8 win over Highland Baptist. Granger scored twice and rushed for 144 yards on 25 carries.
WA: East Beauregard’s Brycelyn Murphy ran for 240 yards and scored a pair of touchdowns in the Trojans’ win over Merryville.
Who was the large school player of the week?
RA: Finally back to 100 percent, Sam Houston’s Gerron Duhon had a career game on Friday to lead the Broncos to a 42-20 win over Iowa. Duhon rushed for 285 yards and three touchdowns on 27 carries and added two catches for 57 yards and a touchdown.
WA: Barbe running backs Devin Bates and Zene Chretien combined for 273 rushing yards and scored a total of four touchdowns, with Chretien scoring on a pair of runs and Bates scoring on a run and 98-yard kickoff return.