High school football: Woodlawn pulls away in second half against Bossier

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The Bossier Bearkats got off to a great start against Woodlawn on Friday at Independence Stadium, but the Knights pulled away in the second half for a 56-24 District 1-4A victory.

Bossier fell to 1-7 overall and 0-5 in district. Woodlawn improved to 4-4 and 3-2.

The Bearkats jumped out to a 14-0 lead. Deondre Summage completed a 59-yard touchdown pass to Roderick Francis on a fake punt for the first score.

A fumble recovery by Ja’Cory Tyler set up the second touchdown. Rico St. Fluer capped a six-play, 38-yard drive with a 5-yard run. Jamaal Brooks’ two-point conversion run gave the Bearkats the 14-0 lead.

Another fumble recovery led to a 15-yard St. Fluer field goal.

But Woodlawn got its offense going and rallied for a 22-17 halftime lead. The Knights then scored four more touchdowns in the second half.

St. Fluer, who had a very good all-around game, had an interception in the third quarter. Michael Green recovered a fumble. The Bearkats’ lone second-half touchdown came on a 75-yard pass from Daniel Moore to Dewayne Smith.

St. Fluer rushed for 73 yards on 14 catches. He also caught one pass for 34 yards.

Green gained 67 yards on 21 carries. Moore had 44 on nine.

Bossier plays its final home game of the season Friday night against Minden. The Crimson Tide (2-6, 2-3) lost to undefeated and third-ranked Northwood 20-14 Friday.