MANDEVILLE - Charles Jones helped lead Class 5A Mandeville High to a 19-16 victory over top-ranked Parkview Baptist, of Class 3A on Friday night.
Jones, a Kansas State commitment, rushed for 180 yards and scored three times in the first half, including an 81-yard scamper.
Playing its first regular season game on a new field, Mandeville won despite Parkview Baptist tallying more rushing and passing yards, along with more first downs.
PBS quarterback Cole Wilson passed for 89 yards and rushed for another 92. The Eagles could not overcome the 19-0 halftime deficit.
CENTRAL 43, ISTROUMA 0: In Central, Lamonte Janeau ran for 119 yards and three touchdowns, all in the first half, to power the Wildcats.
Janeau broke off a 51-yard TD run in the first quarter and scores of 12 and 14 yards in the second quarter.
Jake Meyer and Brett Courville also added touchdown runs as CHS piled up 250 yards on the ground, and Shannon Scott returned a punt 34 yards for a fourth-quarter touchdown.
UNIVERSITY 27, NEWMAN 6: In New Orleans, Nick Brossette ran for two touchdowns, both in the first half, to lift University in a game with combined 12 fumbles.
Brosette ran for a 5-yard touchdown in the first quarter and a 4-yard TD in the second.
University, ranked sixth in Class 2A, blocked three punts and held Newman to 48 yards on 22 carries.
FALSE RIVER 34, HOUMA CHRISTIAN 14: In False River, both teams ran wild, but it was the Ashton Brooks-led False River Gators that came out on top with 403 total yards rushing.
Brooks, who ran for a team-high 183 yards, scored on a 39-yard run in the third quarter and again on a 76-yard kickoff return with 1:28 left in the game.
William Pearce, Brock Rockforte and Ryan Bossier also chipped in on the ground. The trio scored three touchdowns with Bossier starting it off in the first quarter from two yards out.
Nate Frye and Wendell Parker ran for a total of 66 yards and two touchdowns for Houma Christian.
Parker got Houma on the board in the fourth quarter with a 4-yard run with 11:07 remaining.
Parker’s counterpart, Frye added another score late, but it was not enough for Houma Christian
EPISCOPAL 36, ALBANY 0: In Albany, Mike Henry rushed for 127 yards and added two touchdowns as the Episcopal out-gained the Hornets 339-90.
Garrett Simpson scored with runs of 15 and 27 yards out in the first quarter to get things doing for the Knights.
Henry added insurance with a pair of his own in the second, including a 38-yard run to put Episcopal up 33-0 at halftime.
HANSON MEMORIAL 12, ASCENSION CATHOLIC 7: In Franklin, the two-headed running back duo of Beau Ancona and Kole Fluke helped propel the Tigers to victory with 124 yards and two touchdowns.
Trailing 7-0, Fluke scored on a 2-yard run in the third. With 2:24 left in the game, Ancona scored the winning touchdown from five yards out.
Ascension Catholic wide receiver Alex Olivier provided the lone score for the Bulldogs on a 29-yard reception in the first.
AMITE 36, ST. HELENA CENTRAL 0: In Amite, the Warriors rushed for 235 yards, while Jwon Rogers paved the way with two touchdowns in the first half.
Rogers scored from eight and 10-yards out, while teammate Reggie Porter started things off with an 8-yard touchdown run in the first quarter.
Amite didn’t stop there. Christian Cotton scored on a 30-yard punt block return in the second quarter giving Amite a 30-0 lead at the half.,
A.J. Seiber added the final score with a 30-yard run in the fourth quarter.
DUNHAM 21, CHRISTIAN LIFE 19: While The Dunham School controlled the ground game, Christian Life thrived passing the ball, with 150 yards, but it was a defensive stand that led to a failed two-point try by Christian Life.
Jordan Lange led Dunham with 88 yards rushing, while Christian Life wide receiver Frank Bartley gained 100 yards receiving with two touchdowns.
LIVONIA 27, LIVE OAK 6: In Livonia, Mark Lewis Jr. rushed for 93 yards and scored three touchdowns to help the Wildcats come out on top.
Quarterback Mason Torres completed 10-of-17 passes for 111 yards.
Live Oak out-rushed Livonia High with 224 yards on the ground, but only found the end-zone once in the second quarter.
Lewis scored on a 28-yard run to kick things off for Livonia. But, he didn’t stop there. Lewis also scored on a 26 and 4-yard run in the third quarter, giving his squad a dominating lead into the fourth.
BATON ROUGE CHRISTIAN 46, NEW ORLEANS HOME SCHOOL 6: With a well-balanced passing and rushing attack the Baton Rouge Christian Patriots cruised over the New Orleans Home School Saints.
The Patriots had a total of 351 yards on offense, 259 of that came by way of the ground, with four rushing and two passing touchdowns en route to victory.
SILLIMAN 14, CENTRAL PRIVATE 0: In Clinton, Silliman gained 397 yards, but it Colt Ducote who accounted for the majority of Silliman’s offense, with 287 yards of total offense, including a 40-yard touchdown pass to Caleb Blackard.
Silliman also got 157 yards in the passing game, as Ducote completed 8-of-20 passes.
Central Private added 152 yards of total offense, but lost two fumbles.
CHEF 35, LSD 0: Kevonta London ran for two touchdowns and threw for another and Christian Home Educators Fellowship piled up 234 yards on the ground to win its season opener decisively.
London completed CHEF’s only pass completion - on just three attempts - for an 80-yard TD and also ran for touchdowns on runs of 65 and 15 yards.