High School Sports

Delhi Bears defeat Sicily Island Tigers, 48-19

The Delhi Bears defeated the Sicily Island Tigers 48-19 last Friday night.

The victory boosts the Bears to 6-1 on the season and 3-1 in District  play.

The Bears took a narrow 8-7 lead at the end of the first quarter and stretched it to 24-19 at the half. The Bears defense shut down the Tigers in the second half, allowing them to lead 32-19 at the end of the third quarter and 48-19 at the end of the game.

The Bears split their yardage evenly in the game, gaining 205 yards and two touchdowns in the air and 206 yards and four touchdowns on the ground.

Dragons fall to General Trass

The Mangham Dragons fell 36-20 to the General Trass Panthers last Friday night.

The loss drops the Dragons to 2-5 on the season and 1-3 in district play.

This week the Mangham Dragons will travel to Ferriday to take on the Trojans. 

Ferriday comes into the match at 4-3 overall and 3-0 in district.

Rayville Hornets defeat DCS Gators 26-14

The Rayville Hornets defeated the DCS Gators 26-14 last Friday night.

The win boosts the Hornets to2-5 overall and 2-2 in district play while the Gators fall to 4-3 overall and 2-1 in district.

The Gators started the game with a 7-0 lead in the first quarter and held it until into half time.

The Hornets were able to comeback, scoring twice in the third quarter to move ahead 12-7.

Raiders drop game to Leake Academy, 50-22

The Riverfield Academy Raiders were in action home this past Friday night against Leake Academy.

The Raiders came up short in the contest, suffering a 50-22 loss.

The Leake Academy Rebels came out strong against the Raiders, outscoring them 31-6 in the first half. Riverfield’s first-half score came on a second-quarter pass completion from Garrett Brakefield to Alex Allen, a 13-yard completion for a touchdown.

Delhi Bears get first loss, Mangham, Rayville follow

The Delhi Bears got their first loss of the season with a narrow 56-42 match against the OCS Eagles last Friday night.

OCS took a 20-6 lead at the end of the first quarter and bumped it up to 28-14 at the half. They were still ahead 49-28 at the end of the third quarter. Delhi rallied with 14 points to OCS’ seven in the fourth quarter, but still ended the game with a final score of 56-42.

Brandon Williams directed the air attack for Delhi, completing 26 of 41 pass attempts for 310 yards and five touchdownss. 


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