BREAUX BRIDGE - In Breaux Bridge, defense paved the way for the Tigers, forcing eight turnovers, to advance in the Class 4A playoffs with a 46-0 win over Vandebilt Catholic.

Breaux Bridge scored four of its seven TDs on defense.

In the first quarter, Josh Williams scored on a 46-yard interception, while Tyren Alexander ran 64 yards on a fumble recovery.

One quarter later, Kendall Broussard ran back a Vandebilt Catholic interception 68 yards to put Breaux Bridge ahead 34-0 at halftime.

Along with its strong showing on defense, Breaux Bridge gained 218 yards on offense. Josh Faulk ran for 70 yards with a touchdown.

Class 4A

ASSUMPTION 37, ST. MARTINVILLE 20: In Napoleonville, Assumption gained 480 yards on offense and held St. Martinville to 177 to pull ahead.

Assumption quarterback Hunter Gauthreaux connected with Dejuawn Oliver four times on the night for 130 yards and two touchdowns.

The duo led the Mustangs to their first score, when Oliver hauled in an 18-yard pass from Gauthreaux.

On 18 completions, Gauthreaux threw for 298 yards.

St. Martinville countered with a Jamiah Nelson 1-yard run, but after a Gauthreaux touchdown run and Assumption field-goal, fell behind 16-6 at halftime.

The second half started a lot like the first for the Mustangs. Gauthreaux threw a 47-yard touchdown pass to Oliver.

Class 3A

RAYNE 26, CHURCH POINT 14: In Church Point, the No. 26 seeded Wolves knocked off the No. 7 seeded Bears to advance in the Class 3A playoffs.

Rayne outgained Church Point 326-150. Running back Jalen Williams ran for 93 yards and a touchdown, while quarterback Clarence Leger passed for two scores.

Leger tossed a 13-yard touchdown pass to Dannie Harmon midway in the second quarter, to give the Wolves their first touchdown.

The Wolves jumped out to a 22-0 lead into the third quarter, before Church Point tried to amount a comeback.

Bears quarterback Jake Moruant connected with Brett Thibodeaux and Jacob Boone.

NOTRE DAME 49, DE LA SALLE 21: In Crowley, Notre Dame gained 385 yards and got a strong performance from quarterback Waylon Young.

Young, who had a 100 percent completion rate, passed for 221 yards and four TDs.

After a 2-yard score from Nick Gossen, Young threw a 33-yard touchdown pass to Josef Schmid. Schmid finished the game with five catches for 100 yards and two TDs.

De La Salle, led by running back Anthony Thomas, scored 14 points in the second quarter. Thomas scored from 29 and 4 yards out, respectively.

Despite a valid effort by Thomas - who ran for 187 yards on 23 carries - the Cavaliers struggled to stop the Pioneers offense.

EUNICE 30, RAYVILLE 25: In Eunice, the No. 8 seeded Bobcats held off No. 25 Rayville.

Both schools had similar offensive output, but it was the Trenon Tosclair led Bobcats that edged out Rayville.

Tosclair passed for 141 yards and threw two touchdown passes to Travus Woods - including the game-winning score in the fourth.

After back-to-back TD runs by Marquon Hunter and Deleyoung Miller, Rayville led 25-24. Tosclair then tossed the ball 58 yards to Tosclair for the go-ahead score.

Eunice benefited from 167 yards and two touchdowns from Miller. In the first quarter, Miller scored from 4 yards out, and added a 1-yard score in the fourth quarter.

AMITE 34, NORTH VERMILLION 6; In Amite, the Warriors put together a strong second half performance to beat North Vermillion.

Amite led 6-0 at halftime, after a 21-yard Reggie Porter run. The Warriors added 22 points in the second half.

Jermaine Joller scored on a 1-yard run, which was followed by an 18-yard James Oden score and a 61-yard interception return from Christen Cotton.

For Amite, Joller ran for 154 yards on 22 carries and two touchdowns. Porter added 63 yards and a score.

Class 1A

ST. EDMUND 42, ARCADIA 0: In Eunice, quarterback David Lafleur was in on five of the six touchdowns for St. Edmund, as he led the Blue Jays over Arcadia.

St. Edmund scored 35 first-half points, and gained 453 yards on offense - averaging 7.1 yards per play.

On the opening drive, Lafleur connected with Tyler Vidrine on a 21-yard touchdown pass to get the Blue Jays on the board.

Less than three minutes after their first score, St. Edmund struck again as Lafleur scored on a 39-yard run.

Following the quick 14-0 lead, Lafleur orchestrated three consecutive 7-play drives that led to 21 points.

KENTWOOD 40, BASILE 6: In Kentwood, the well-balanced offensive attack led Kentwood over Basile.

Kentwood turned out 17 first downs, and had 247 yards rushing and 124 passing.

Harlon Miller led the way on the ground for the Kangaroos with eight carries for 68 yards and two touchdowns.

Miller’s two touchdowns came in the first quarter from 7 and 2 yards out respectively.

Basile who totaled 148 yards on offense scored once on the night, when Dylan Matte scored from two yards out in the second quarter.

Kentwood went on to score 20 points in the second quarter, on three touchdown runs from, Tracey Davis, Jaquavis Roberts and Toranda Watson.

WESTMINSTER CHRISTIAN 46, ST. MARY 34: In Opelousas, the two teams combined for 839 yards and 28 first downs in an offensive showdown.

Crusaders running backs Thomas Kemp, Andrew Smith and Donyell Young accounted for 411 yards and six touchdowns.

For St. Mary, quarterback Steele Merritt passed for 260 yards and five touchdowns. Wide receiver Derion Porchia, who ended the night with 207 yards receiving and four TDs.