Newman rides Miles Lapeyre’s passing, strong defense to victory _lowres

Advocate photo by ZACH BRIEN -- Newman senior wide receiver Elbert Thomas returns a punt down the sideline versus Vandebilt Catholic on Friday, Oct. 2, 2015.

Schedule

Thursday

Central Lafourche at East St. John

Chalmette at Higgins (Memtsas), 6:30 p.m.

McDonogh 35 vs. Karr (Gormley)

Pope John Paul at Hannan

Sci Academy vs. McMain (Pan Am)

Sophie B. Wright at Riverside

St. Charles at Country Day (Bertolino)

West St. John at Newman

Friday

Carver at Belle Chasse

Cohen at Ben Franklin

East Jefferson vs. Bonnabel

Bogalusa at Holy Cross (Pan Am), 7:30 p.m.

Brother Martin vs. Jesuit

Crescent City at Covenant Christian

Franklinton at Pearl River

Hahnville at Thibodaux

Haynes at South Plaquemines

Helen Cox vs. Ehret (Memtsas)

Jesuit vs. Brother Martin (Gormley)

KIPP at St. James

Lakeshore at Salmen

Lutcher at De La Salle (Joe Brown)

Mandeville at Covington

Clark at Lusher

Ponchatoula at Hammond

Riverdale at Loranger

Slidell at Northshore

St. Helena at Northlake Christian

St. Martin’s at Ridgewood Prep

St. Paul’s at Fontainebleau

St. Thomas Aquinas at Pine

Thomas Jefferson vs. Fisher

West Jefferson vs. Landry-Walker

Saturday

Lake Area at Warren Easton (Pan Am), 2 p.m.

Shaw vs. Curtis (Memtsas), 2 p.m.

St. Augustine vs. Rummel (Yenni), 2 p.m.

Thursday’s capsules

Chalmette (6-3, 5-1) at Higgins (3-6, 3-3)

At Memtsas, 6:30 p.m.

Last week: Chalmette beat Cox 42-3; Higgins lost to West Jefferson 28-20

Last season: Chalmette won, 52-21

The buzz: District 8-5A game. ... With a win, Chalmette clinches a share of the district championship for the first time since 2004. The Owls rank 23rd in the LHSAA Class 5A power rankings. .... Higgins last beat Chalmette on Oct. 29, 2010, by a score of 13-10. ... Masen Mitchell has rushed for 1,343 yards and 20 TDs.

McDonogh 35 vs. Karr

At Gormley

Last week: McDonogh 35 beat Amite 36-0; Karr lost to Easton 40-14

Last season: Karr won, 37-19

The buzz: District 9-4A game ... McDonogh 35 and Karr rank eighth and 19th in the LHSAA Class 4A power poll. ... McDonogh 35 is ranked fifth in the LSWA poll and eighth in The New Orleans Advocate Super 10 among large schools. ... Karr has won five consecutive meetings against McDonogh 35. The Roneagles last beat Karr in the regular season on Oct. 23, 2009, by a score of 21-6.

Sci Academy (1-8, 1-5) vs. McMain (2-7, 2-4)

At Pan American

Last week: Sci Academy lost to De La Salle 62-0; McMain lost to St. James 44-14

Last season: Did not play.

The buzz: District 9-3A game. ... Sci Academy has lost five in a row since its district opener against KIPP, including being shut out three times. McMain is ranked 32nd in the LHSAA Class 3A power poll.

St. Charles (7-2, 3-1) at Country Day (7-2, 2-2)

At Bertolino

Last week: St. Charles beat West St. John, 45-15; Country Day lost to Riverside, 43-24

Last season: Did not play

The buzz: District 9-2A game. ... St. Charles and Country Day rank fifth and eighth in the LHSAA Division III power rankings. St. Charles and Country Day rank third and sixth among small schools in The New Orleans Advocate Super 10. ... The Comets have scored 42 points in three of their past four games and rank eighth in the LSWA Class 2A poll. ... The Cajuns have dropped two in a row and have been held to 19 points per game after averaging 55.9 points in their first seven.

Central Lafourche (5-4, 2-3) at East St. John (2-7, 1-4)

Last week: Central Lafourche beat Terrebonne 21-18; East St. John beat Franklin 36-0

Last season: East St. John won, 21-18

The buzz: District 7-5A game. ... East St. John has won two consecutive meetings in this series. East St. John earned its first shutout of the season against Franklin, the Wildcats’ first since Oct. 5, 2012 in a 28-0 win over Ehret.

West St. John (3-6, 1-3) at Newman (6-2, 2-2)

Last week: West St. John lost to St. Charles, 45-15; Newman beat Wright, 52-9;

Last season: Did not play

The buzz: District 9-2A game. West St. John is 15th in LHSAA Class 2A power poll. Newman is 10th in the LHSAA Division III power poll. The Rams never lost six regular-season games under previous coach Robert Valdez. The Greenies sit fourth among small schools in The New Orleans Advocate Super 10. Newman has won back-to-back games by an aggregate score of 92-23.

Pope John Paul (1-8, 1-4) at Hannan (6-3, 3-2)

Last week: Hannan beat St. John, 35-23

Last season: Hannan won, 17-14

The buzz: District 7-2A game. ... Hannan and Pope John Paul II rank 15th and 21st in the LHSAA Division III power rankings. ... The Jaguars have dropped five in a row by an aggregate score of 192-9. The Hawks have won four of their past five and are averaging 29.4 points in that span.

LSWA state leaders

Louisiana’s high school football statistical leaders through nine weeks of the regular season as submitted by local newspapers from around the state and compiled by Ron Brocato.

Season

Rushing

251-2,487, Brontre Griffin, Highland Baptist, 38 TDs

201-2,296, Travis Etienne, Jennings, 33 TDs

219-1,994 Stefano Guarisco, Central Catholic, 32 TDs

204-1,908, Raymond Calais Jr., Cecilia, 23 TDs

290-1,756, Jacobi Taylor, Washington-Marion, 14 TDs

218-1,724, Bruce Jordan-Swilling, Brother Martin, 29 TDs

102-1,684, Keshon Bell, Welsh, 25 TDs

186-1,673, Trevontai Thompson, Sam Houston, 20 TDs

221-1,607, Trey Ragas, Shaw, 18 TDs

213-1,587, DaQuan Hicks, Belaire, 19 TDs

233-1,570, J’Cobi Skinner, Sulphur, 21 TDs

183-1,522, Patrick Queen, Livonia, 21 TDs

186-1,513, Josh Pennebaker, Ouachita Christian, 19 TDs

209-1,503, Cory McCoy, Leesville, 21 TDs

217-1,492, T.J. Wisham, Episcopal, 17 TDs

187-1,491, Tyreik Campbell, Carencro, 12 TDs

133-1,433, Elijah Mitchell, Erath, 21 TDs

239-1,391, Julius Johnson, Kaplan, 14 TDs

176-1,389, Trey Hargrave, Lake Arthur, 21 TDs

188-1,369, Devin Brumfield, Covington, 16 TDs

179-1,362, Damariae Claiborne, Springfield, 11 TDs

223-1,343, Masen Mitchell, Chalmette, 20 TDs

182-1,318, Trivensky Mosley, Woodlawn, 21 TDs

181-2,306, Jace Griffin, Country Day, 22 TDs

196-1,265, Shea Holland, South Beauregard, 9 TDs

113-1,265, Trey Green Belle Chasse, 18 TDs

Passing

2,750, Hunter Frith, Vermilion Catholic, 138-233-7, 33 TDs

2,712, Matthew Beck, Alexandria, 199-296-4, 35 TDs

2,245, Zack Jongbloed, Iowa, 156-294-12, 23 TDs

2,143, Timothy Declouet, New Iberia, 157-276-13, 21 TDs

2,125, Pate Broussard, Crowley, 121-200-1, 14 TDs

2,098, Tyler Brown, Donaldsonville, 108-224-14, 17 TDs

2,091, Cole Kelley, Teurlings Catholic, 152-268-11, 17 TDs

2,081, Keondre Wudtee, Parkway, 109-191-7, 18 TDs

2,064, Garrett Hable, Benton, 165-296-6, 22 TDs

2,034, Gavin Nettles, Barbe, 144-212-5, 20 TDs

2,004, Justice McCoy, St. Augustine, 152-269-9, 16 TDs

1,988, Hayden Mallory, St. Amant, 149-264-8, 25 TDs

1,984, Jake Broggi, Brother Martin, 107-180-8 17 TDs

1,967, Terry Bozeman, Walker, 132-204-7, 25 TDs

1,952, Christian Kerut, Country Day, 99-163-5, 21 TDs

1,952, Miles Lapeyre, Newman, 144-212-6, 25 TDs

1,909, Lindsey Scott, Zachary, 110-159-2, 18 TDs

1,850, Aldon Clark, Karr, 118-180-4, 19 TDs

1,823, Kenny Sears, St. Paul’s, 172-268-8, 21 TDs

1,810, Jaylon Carey, Green Oaks, 95-193-12, 17 TDs

Receiving

41-1,006, Doug Coleman, Zachary, 9 TDs

46-983, Tyler Derouen, Vermilion Catholic, 9 TDs

54-981, Stephen Sullivan, Donaldsonville, 10 TDs

34-960, Kenya Dartez, Cecilia 10 TDs

61-919, Andre Sam, Iowa, 12 TDs

42-872, Audwin Williams, Berwick, 10 TDs

61-875, Keldrick Carper, Plain Dealing, 11 TDs

58-868, Gibson Lafleur, St. Edmund, 4 TDs

38-867, Terry Hampton, Walker, 12 TDs

47-860, Brandon Rachal, Natchitoches Central, 7 TDs

49-858, Marquez Stevenson, Northwood, 8 TDs

60-838, Elbert Thomas, Newman, 11 TDs

53-833, Trevor Begue, St. Thomas More, 14 TDs

39-820, Deonte Crawford, Green Oaks, 9 TDs

34-817, Terry Baham, Slidell, 5 TDs

44-807, Brian Smith, Barbe, 13 TDs

41-780, Jeremy Singleton, Brother Martin, 11 TDs

54-758, Suede Taylor, Alexandria, 5 TDs

44-744, Jorian Vallien, Alexandria, 10 TDs

44-734, Cole Fleming, Iowa, 9 TDs

31-728, Terrace Marshall, Parkway, 7 TDs

38-725, Briggs Bourgeois, St. Amant, 14 TDs

46-712, Tyler Khammany, New Iberia, 7 TDs

39-705, David Armstead, Scotlandville, 8 TDs

39-705, Vallien, Alexandria, 9 TDs

Scoring

282, Stefano Guarisco, Central Catholic, 38 TDs, 27 2-pt PATs

234, Travis Etienne, Jennings, 37 TDs 6 2-pt. PATs

232, Brontre Griffin, Highland Baptist, 38 TDs, 2 2-pt PATs

180, Bruce Jordan-Swilling, Brother Martin, 30 TDs

164, Ty’ Von Griffin, Crowley, 26 TDs, 8 PATs

156, Jace Griffin, Country Day, 26 TDs

156, Keshon Bell, Welsh, 26 TDs

152, Trivensky Mosley, Woodlawn, 23 TDs, 7 2-pt PATs

146, Trey Hargrave, Lake Arthur, 21 TDs 10 2-pt. PATs

144, Elijah Mitchell, Erath, 24 TDs

140, Gavin Landry, St. John, 18 TDs, 7 PATs, 11 2-pt PATs, 1 FG

138, Raymond Calais, Cecilia, 23 TDs

Single game

Rushing

30-407, Brontre Griffin, Highland Baptist, 4 TDs vs. Centerville Oct. 30

30-391, Travis Etienne, Jennings, 5 TDs vs. Church Point, Sept. 25

30-380, Patrick Queen, Livonia, 5 TDs vs. St. Michael Oct. 23

46-345, Shea Holland, South Beauregard, 3 TDs vs. Leesville, Sept. 11

19-344 Bruce Jordan-Swilling, Brother Martin, 7 TDs vs. St. Stanislaus, Sept. 11

31-342, A.J. Carter, Many, 3 TDs, vs. Union Parish, Sept. 25

20-341, Brian Rosa, Ridgewood, 5 TDs vs. Ecole Classique, Sept. 11

40-335, Jacobi Taylor, Washington-Marion, 3 TDs vs. Rayne, Oct. 30

22-315, Travis Etienne, Jennings, 2 TDs vs. South Beauregard, Oct. 16

36-314, J’Cobi Skinner, Sulphur, 5 TDs vs. Lafayette, Oct. 23

31-311, Matthew Uhlik, South Beauregard, 1 TD vs. Vinton, Oct. 2

36-307, DaQuan Hicks, Belaire, 4 TDs vs. Tara Oct. 23

Passing

537, Matthew Beck, Alexandria, 36-51-1, 3 TDs vs. Ruston, Oct. 23

455, Garret Hable, Benton, 31-53-0, 5 TDs, vs. Natchitoches Central, Sept. 12

427, Antonio Rivette, Minden, 17-31-1, 5 TDs, vs. Benton, Oct. 8

410, Zack Jongbloed, Iowa, 20-43-2, 5 TDs vs. Iota, Oct. 22

383, Hunter Frith, Vermilion Catholic, 11-11-0, 6 TDs vs. Gueydan Oct. 30

380, Gavin Nettles, Barbe, 28-35-1, 3 TDs vs. Sulphur, Oct. 30

378, Matthew Beck, Alexandria, 22-34-1, 4 TDs vs. Ouachita, Oct. 16

371, Matt Sullivan, Plain Dealnig, 23-34-2, 5 TDs, vs. Lakeside, Sept. 11

370, Cole Kelley, Teurlings Catholic, 26-46-1, 1 TD vs. St. Thomas More Oct. 23

369, Garrett Hable, Benton, 24-38-0, 4 TDs, vs. Minden, Oct. 8

Receiving

4-285, Brian Savoie, Madison Prep, 4 TDs vs. White Castle, Sept. 11

8-278, L’Jarius Sneed, Minden, 4 TDs, vs. Benton, Oct. 8

9-256, Keldrick Carper, Plain Dealing, 5 TDs, vs. Lakeside, Sept. 11

5-243, Jonathan Carter, Thibodaux, 2 TDs vs. Destrehan, Oct. 30

7-236, Brian Smith, Barbe, 4 TDs vs. Sam Houston, Oct. 16

10-222, Jorian Vallien, Alexandria, 3 TDs vs. Ruston, Oct. 23

8-216, Trevor Begue, St. Thomas More, 4 TDs vs. Carencro Oct. 16

6-209, Tony St. Julien, Vinton, 2 TDs vs. Kinder Oct. 9

8-207, Marquez Stevenson, Northwood, 4 TDs, vs. Oak Grove, Sept. 11

5-200, Hayden Weltz, Tioga, 3 TDs vs. Jena, Sept. 4

9-196, Cole Fleming, Iowa, 3 TDs vs. Iota, Oct. 22

4-196, Terrance Marshall, 2 TDs, vs. Bastrop, Sept. 4

8-194, Stephen Sullivan, Donaldsonville, vs. Port Allen, 2 TDs, Oct. 9

8-190, Deontea Crawford, Green Oaks, 2 TDs, vs. Benton, Sept. 4

5-188, Douglas Coleman, Zachary, 3 TDs vs. Wilkinson County, Miss., Sept. 4

5-184, Melieck Pappion, Westlake, 2 TDs vs. Iowa Oct. 9

12-169, Andrew Bell, Alexandria vs. Ruston, Oct. 23

11-168, Keldrick Carper, Plain Dealing, 1 TD, vs. Cedar Creek, Oct. 23

9-167, Brian Smith, Barbe, 1 TD vs. Sulphur, Oct. 30

10-165, Andre Sam, Iowa, 3 TDs vs. Leesville, Oct. 2

10-163, Andre Sam, Iowa, 1 TD vs. South Beauregard, Oct. 30

8-163, Briggs Bourgeois, St. Amant, 2 TDs vs. McKinley, Oct. 9

8-162, Drake Battaglia, Houma Christian, 1 TD vs. Ascension Christian, Oct. 2

6-152, Da’vontavean Martin, Ellender, 1 TD vs. South Terrebonne, Oct. 30

8-151, Cole Fleming, Iowa, 2 TDs vs. Oakdale, Sept. 25

Scoring

44, Travis Etienne, Jennings, 7 TDs, 1 2-pt. PAT, vs. DeRidder, Sept. 18

42, Bruce Jordan-Swilling, Brother Martin, 7 TDs vs. St. Stanislaus, Sept. 11

40, Brian Rosa, Ridgewood, 5 TDs, 5 2-pt. PATs vs. Ecole Classique, Sept. 11

37, Tate Savoie, Grand Lake, 5 TDs 5 PATs 1 2-pt. PAT vs. Lake Charles Prep, Oct. 2

36, Stefano Guarisco, Central Catholic, 5 TDs, 3 2-pt PATs vs. St. John, Sept. 3

34, Louis Blanchard, South Terrebonne, 5 TDs, 2 2-PTs, vs. Ellender, Oct. 30

32, Travis Etienne, Jennings, 5 TDs 1 2-pt. PAT vs. Iota Oct. 9

32, Travis Etienne, Jennings, 5 TDs 1 2-pt. PAT vs. Church Point, Sept. 25

32, Travis Etienne, Jennings, 5 TDs 1 2-pt. PAT vs. Kinder, Sept. 3

30, X.T. Dorty, Alexandria, 5 TDs vs. Ruston, Oct. 23

30, Colby Rodriguez, St. Louis Catholic, 5 TDs vs. Jennings, Oct. 23

30, J’Cobi Skinner, Sulphur, 5 TDs vs. Lafayette, Oct. 23

30, J’Cobi Skinner, Sulphur, 5 TDs vs. New Iberia, Oct. 16

30, Keshon Bell, Welsh, 5 TDs vs. Lake Arthur, Oct. 16

30, Trey Hargrave, Lake Arthur, 4 TDs 3 2-pt. vs. Jennings, Oct. 1

30, Ryheim Dupuy, Avoyelles, 4 TDS, 3 2-pt. PATs vs. Vidalia, Oct.2

30, Dontrell Taylor, White Castle, 5 TDs vs. Belaire, Sept. 25

30, Kenan Fontenot, Hamilton Christian, 5 TDs vs. Grand Lake, Sept. 25

30, Bruce Jordan-Swilling, Brother Martin, 5 TDs vs. Edna Karr, Sept. 18

30, Trevontai Thompson, Sam Houston, 5 TDs vs. St. Louis, Sept. 4

30, Cory McCoy, Leesville, 5 TDs vs. South Beauregard, Sept. 11

30, Keldrick Carper, Plain Dealing, 5 TDs, vs. Lakeside, Sept. 11

28, Trey Hargrave, Lake Arthur, 4 TDs 2 2-pt. PATs vs. Vinton, Oct. 23

26, Travis Etienne, Jennings, 4 TDs 1 2-pt. PAT vs. Westlake, Oct. 30

26, Shea Holland, South Beauregard, 4 TDs 1 2-pt. PAT vs. Westlake, Oct. 22

26, Tony St. Julien, Vinton, 4 TDs 1 2-pt. PAT vs. DeQuincy, Oct. 17

26, Curtlan Johnson, St. James, 4 TDs, 1 2-PT vs. Clark, Sept. 25

26, Jermaine Milton, Pickering, 4 TDs, 1 2-pt. conversion, vs. Merryville, Sept. 18