LAFAYETTE — Jeff Brown scored on a 53-yard run and a 50-yard pass and Shane Francis broke off a 97-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter as Acadiana, ranked third in Class 5A, cruised by Sam Houston 44-0 Friday night in high school football action.

Acadiana (3-1) outgained Sam Houston 469-172, with the Rams picking up 378 yards on the ground.

Francis had four carriesfor 147 yards, while Brown totaled 103 yards on 13 carries.

Acadiana quarterback Stryker Trahan threw the ball only three times, but all three went for completions and two of those produced touchdowns.

First, he and Austin Waguespack connected on a 48-yard touchdown pass midway through the first quarter. And in the fourth quarter, he and Brown teamed for their 50-yard touchdown.

Dylan Scott also scored on a 7-yard run, with that score with 29 seconds before halftime giving the Rams a 21-0 halftime lead.

Acadiana scored in all four quarters, capping the scoring with a safety.

ASSUMPTION 34, PLAQUEMINE 0: In Napoleonville, Hunter Gauthreaux threw for three touchdowns and kicked four PATs, Chris Johnson ran for 136 yards and a touchdown on 20 carries and Assumption, ranked No. 5 in Class 4A, rolled.

The Mustangs (4-0) scored in all four quarters and outgained Plaquemine 298-133.

Gauthreaux, who was 9-for-14 for 92 yards, found Malike Mills for an 8-yard touchdown pass as the first quarter, Jaylon Knockum for a 4-yard TD with 4:41 until halftime and Chris Skidmore for a 13-yard TD with 46 seconds until halftime.

Skidmore, who ran for 58 yards, added a 2-yard TD run in the third quarter and Johnson found the end zone on a 1-yard carry in the first minute of the fourth quarter.

Assumption held Plaquemine (1-3) to six first downs while registering 19.

NEW IBERIA 31, THIBODAUX 14: In New Iberia, Javonte Johnson threw two touchdown passes, Derek Olivier had a 72-yard interception return for a touchdown and Colby Delahoussaye kicked a 26-yard field goal to lead New Iberia (3-1, 1-0) in a District 7-5A opener.

LSU commitment Trey Granier scored on a 58-yard fumble return in the first quarter and Nigel Robertson threw a 15-yard TD to Aaron Thomas in the second quarter to provide all the scoring for Thibodaux (0-4, 0-1), which outgained New Iberia 277-231.

Johnson finished 11-for-16 for 112 yards and the two touchdown passes.

Donta Johnson ran for 103 yards on 15 carries and caught three passes for another 38 yards to pace Thibodaux.

EUNICE 37, CECILIA 33: In Eunice, Darius Richard had 17 carries for 73 yards and two touchdowns, and Eunice scored 17 fourth-quarter points to win a shootout.

Trailing 27-20 entering the fourth quarter, Trenon Trosclair found Travus Woods for a 33-yard touchdown, Richard ran for a 9-yard touchdown and Taylor Aguillard kicked a 27-yard field goal to give the Bobcats (3-1) a 37-27 lead.

Cecilia closed to 37-33 on De’Andre Dartez’s 18-yard touchdown catch from Tylor Robin but got no closer.

Dartez, who had 18 carries for 172 yards and four catches for 62 yards and two touchdowns, had earlier scored on a 33-yard run and caught a 32-yard pass from Robin.

SACRED HEART-VILLE PLATTE 61, NORTH CENTRAL 14: In Lebeau, Drew David ran for 343 yards and five touchdowns to power SHVP by NCHS in a District 6-1A opener.

SHVP (3-1, 1-0 in 6-1A) held outgained (1-3, 0-1) to minus-27 rushing yards and held a 400 to 77 advantage in total offense.

RIVERSIDE 41, SOUTH PLAQUEMINES 19: Tate Scioneaux went 9-for-19 for 147 yards and three touchdowns to power Riverside Academy, ranked ninth in Class 2A, to victory.

After SPHS scored first, RA responded with three TDs, with Scioneaux finding Brandon Millet for a 22-yard TD pass and Jonquial Sanders for a 14-yard TD before Sanders carried for a 14-yard touchdown.

Kalen Jenkins added a 1-yard TD run while, in a 14-point fourth quarter, Nate Williams caught a 20-yard TD from Scioneaux and ran for a 9-yard score.

Sanders finished with 89 yards and the touchdown on five catches, while Williams had 88 yards on 11 carries.

For South Plaquemines, quarterback Lorne Barthelemy had 22 carries for 111 yards and two touchdowns and went 16-for-20 for 260 yards and another TD passing.

ST. CHARLES CATHOLIC 55, MILLER-MCCOY 2: In LaPlace, Lazedrick Thompson ran for four touchdowns — covering 3, 29, 4 and 19 yards — and 109 total yards to place St. Charles Catholic (4-0), ranked No. 1 in Class 3A.

The Comets scored 28 points in the first quarter, with Thompson scoring three touchdowns and Nick Montegut returning an interception 26 yards for a score — one of four interceptions by St. Charles Catholic.

SCC put up another 21 points — all on short scores — in the second quarter, getting a 1-yard touchdown pass from Donnie Savoie to Michael Millet, a 1-yard Brandon Zimmer touchdown run and a 5-yard Marcus Hall touchdown run.

Thompson then added his 19-yard touchdown run in the third quarter.

RAYNE 28, VILLE PLATTE 12: In Rayne, Trent Duhon ran for 150 yards and two touchdowns on 13 carries and Jalen Williams ran for 107 yards and two touchdowns on 17 carries to lead Rayne (4-0).

Williams’ scores covered 13 and 36 yards, while Duhon had scoring carries of 4 and 64 yards as Rayne piled up 329 yards on the ground.

Cody Jones threw for 226 yards and one touchdown, on 15-for-33 passing, to lead Ville Platte.

Rayne held the ball for 28:13.

IOWA 21, PORT BARRE 20: In Port Barre, Iowa stopped Port Barre’s two-point conversion, preserving a victory.

After Gerald Marshall’s 66-yard touchdown run and Christen Rodriguez’s PAT gave Iowa (3-1) a 21-14 lead in the nondistrict matchup of Class 3A teams, Jeremy Rose ran for a 3-yard touchdown run go get Port Barre (2-2) within 21-20.

Iowa’s Austin Theriot both ran for a score, a 1-yard run, and threw for another, a 7-yard pass to Tanner Buller.

Earlier, Rose scored on a 22-yard fumble recovery. And John Sylvester’s 22-yard touchdown run gave Port Barre a 14-0 lead.

Iowa outgained Port Barre 269-79, but four turnovers, including the fumble recovery for a touchdown, kept the Red Devils in the game.