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Sub-varsity football: Airline freshmen stay unbeaten

Russell Hedges



The Airline freshman football team remained perfect on the season with a 41-6 victory over Northwood Monday at Airline Stadium.

In other freshman games, the Haughton Bucs fell to Minden 33-27 at Haughton and Louisiana New Tech at Plain Dealing edged Benton 8-6 at Benton.

Haughton’s loss was the first by a Bucs freshman team since 2009.

Airline 41, Northwood 6: Noah Hildebrand tossed four touchdown passes, giving him 11 in three games for the 3-0 Vikings.

Anthony Durgin had two touchdown receptions. KJ Bilbo and Phillip Lee had one apiece.

Bryan Fielding raced 85 yards for a touchdown. Bryson Vance returned an interception for a score.

Nathan Otis kicked three PATs.

Airline coach Pat Mason said Durgin, Josh James and Drew Brewster were defensive standouts.

Minden 33, Haughton 27: The Bucs didn’t go down without a fight.

Haughton trailed 27-20 at the half against a Tide team that was big across the offensive line.

Minden extended its lead to 33-20 in the third quarter..

But Josh Lister ran 60 yards for a touchdown and Nico Broadway booted the PAT to get the Bucs within seven.

The Haughton defense stopped a Minden drive at the Bucs 9 with 1:54 left in the game.

The Bucs drew Minden offsides on a fourth-and-4. Mason Cordell made a nice catch of a tipped pass near the Haughton bench for a 13-yard gain near midfield. But the Tide defense made a stop on fourth-and-4 and ran out the clock.

Lister, who also played in the JV game, ran back a kickoff for Haughton’s first touchdown.

He scored two more touchdowns in the second quarter, one on a pass from Pryce Curry and another on a run.

Broadway kicked three PATs.

Louisiana New Tech at Plain Dealing 8, Benton 6: Kylon Stromile threw a 55-yard touchdown pass to Jarvis Johnson and then ran in the two-point conversion to give the Lions the victory.

Jarvis Washington had a interception for Plain Dealing. Coach Coy Brotherton said Derreon Washington and Shavolyea McKinney played well on defense.

Benton’s touchdown came on a pass from Jonathan Thompson to Anthony Garcia.


Junior varsity


In junior varsity action Monday, Haughton shut out Minden 24-0, Benton edged Bossier 20-14 and Parkway tied Byrd 20-20.

D’Kovin Ware (10) scored two touchdowns in Haughton’s junior varsity victory over Minden Monday.
D’Kovin Ware (10) scored two touchdowns in Haughton’s junior varsity victory over Minden Monday.

Haughton 24, Minden 0: D’Kovin Ware scored two touchdowns to lead the Bucs.

Ware scored on a 25-yard run in the first quarter and a 22-yard run in the second.

Bucs quarterback Darius Brook had a big game running and passing.

He hooked up with Matthew David for a 60-yard score with 17 seconds left in the first half.

Christian Lopez’s interception with two seconds left in the first half set up the Bucs’ final score, a 30-yard Nico Broadway field goal.

Broadway was also 3-for-3 on PATs.

Ryan Jeffery, Colton McClain and Nathan Hollandsworth all had sacks.

Benton 20, Bossier 14: Keishaun McMillian scored on a short run as time expired to give the Tigers the victory.

McMillian hit Christian Smith for Benton’s first TD and Bryce Comeaux caught the conversion pass.

Colin Milton passed to Xavier Washington for Benton’s second TD.

Bossier’s team was a mixture of freshmen and JV players.

Curtis Brown led the Bearkats with 110 yards rushing. He scored a touchdown and a conversion. Freshman Mosse Smith had 75 yards on the ground and scored a TD.

Renard Robinson led the defense with three sacks and eight tackles. Freshmen Michael Taylor and Derek Jones had five tackles each.

Parkway 20, Byrd 20: Keondre Wudtee hit Harrison Hopkins for a touchdown, and Jared Hamilton and CJ Morgan scored rushing touchdowns for the Panthers.




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