High School Sports

Mangham defeats Kentwood to advance in playoffs

The Mangham Dragons will face the Port Allen Pelicans Dec. 10 in the Louisiana Class 2A football tournament.

The Dragons earned the chance to move up in the tourney last Friday night by defeating Kentwood 33-27.

Mangham’s quarterback Kaleb Pleasant completed six of 13 pass attempts for Mangham, adding 81 yards and one touchdown. 

He connected with Shun Haynes twice for 14 yards and a touchdown, J.T. Smith three times for 28 yards, Joe Williams once for 27 yards and Cam Wilmore once for 12 yards.  

Mangham, Delhi head to next playoff round

The Mangham Dragons won their first-round playoff game last Friday night, defeating the Madison Jaguars 55-18.

The win boosts the Dragons to 9-0 on the season, leaving them undefeated as they prepare to play Kentwood in the next round of the playoffs Friday.

The Dragons rolled up 385 yards offense against the Panthers, earning 347 yards on the ground and 38 in the air.

Kaleb Pleasant led the air attack, going three for eight as he hit Tae Gayden twice for 38 yards an a touchdown. Pleasant also carried the ball 12 times for 85 yards and a touchdown.

Raiders win back-to-back titles

The Riverfield Raiders are the back-to-back MAIS-4A champions following their victory over the Wayne Academy Jaguars last Friday night. (Photo by Brandy Wilson Photography)

Raiders make history with back to back titles

The Riverfield Raiders completed their 2020 football season this past Friday afternoon in Jackson, Miss.

 The game was the MAIS-4A championship game in which the Raiders entered into very well prepared and ready to take the victory. 

The Raiders outscored their opponent, the Wayne Jaguars, in the game, seven touchdowns to two for a final score of 49-14. 


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