St. Paul's scored 22 points in the final 68 seconds of the second quarter en route to a 42-28 win over District 6-5A opponent Fontainebleau last week.
The Wolves capped a six-play drive with a 46-yard touchdown pass from Jack Mashburn to Grant Grosch with 1:08 remaining before halftime to take a 17-7 lead.
On the first play of Fontainebleau’s ensuing possession, backup quarterback Joshua Bailey threw a pass into the waiting arms of St. Paul's William Duncan, who returned the interception 60 yards for a touchdown. The score and teh ensuing PAT increased the lead to 24-7.
On the ensuing kickoff, St. Paul’s (6-4, 4-2) pooched a kick that the Bulldogs failed to recover. The Wolves pounced and recovered the ball at the Fontainebleau 38.
On the next play, Mashburn dropped back and hit tight end Nicholas Stanton at the goal line and Stanton bulled his way in for the TD. A bad snap on the point-after forced holder Johntae McDowell to run in for the 2-point conversion, which gave St. Paul's a 32-7 lead with 32 seconds remaining before the break.
Fontainebleau (3-7, 3-4) tried to drive the field before halftime, but Bailey threw another interception with :03 remaining.
The Bulldogs attempted a valiant comeback in the second half, scoring twice in 36 seconds in the middle of the third quarter.
ARCHBISHOP HANNAN 30, BOGALUSA 27 (OT): The Hawks broke a two-game losing streak with a nail-biting victory last week on the road against the Lumberjacks.
Seth Caillouet kicked a 38-yard field goal with 23 seconds remaining in regulation to tie the game at 27.
After stopping Bogalusa on fourth down on the opening possession of the overtime period, three runs by senior quarterback Christopher Rabensteiner set up Caillouet for the 33-yard game-winning kick.
Rabensteiner rushed for 87 yards and a pair of touchdowns to lead the Hawks.
ST. HELENA 42, NORTHLAKE CHRISTIAN 14: The Wolverines ended the regular season with a loss to the Hawks last week.
Freshman DeVon Tott continued to improve under center for Northlake, completing 13 of 26 passes for 115 yards and a pair of scores. Nick Morman had two catches for 18 yards and a touchdown, and Titus Dillon caught three passes for 58 yards and a score.
Wesley Brown rushed 16 times for 74 yards to lead Northlake.
FRANKLINTON 37, PEARL RIVER 7: The Rebels dropped their fourth consecutive game, falling to the Demons 37-7 in their regular-season finale at home last week.
Quarterback Justin Dean had the lone touchdown for the Rebels, and he rushed 12 times for 21 yards. Courtney Moore (16 carries, 79 yards) was the leading rusher for Pearl River.
Dean completed 5 of 11 passes for 94 yards and threw a pair of interceptions. Ethan Levy was his top receiver, hauling in two passes for 35 yards.
PINE 20, POPE JOHN PAUL II 6: The Jaguars dropped to 2-8 on the season after a 20-6 road loss to the Raiders in both teams' regular-season finale.
After a scoreless first quarter, the Jaguars took a brief 3-0 lead in the second quarter following a 24-yard field goal by Kade Dixon. Pine responded by scoring the next 20 points of the game to put it out of reach on their way to the District 8-2A victory.
Dixon’s 34-yard field goal late in the fourth quarter was the final points of the game.
Jason Russell contributed to this report.