PLAQUEMINE - Mark Lewis didn’t touch the ball often Friday night, but when he did the Livonia running back was positively explosive.
Lewis had just 12 carries for 215 yards and five touchdowns to lead his team to a 52-28 win at St. John, ranked No. 10 in Class 1A.
St. John opened the scoring with a 45-yard TD run by Christian Primeaux. Then Lewis stole the show.
He scored on runs of 11, 58, 79, 9 and 16 yards as Livonia (2-0) pulled away by outscoring St. John (1-1) 26-0 in the fourth quarter.
Livonia quarterback Mason Torres also scored on a 6-yard run and was 11 of 17 passing for 152 yards. Derius Hammond and Malcolm Zedrick both returned interceptions for scores for LHS.
Primeaux was also outstanding, rushing for 218 yards on 19 carries, including a second TD run of 4 yards. Davante Williams also had 92 yards on 19 carries and scored on a 1-yard burst.
PONCHATOULA 17, AMITE 16: Mark Holland’s 20-yard TD run in the fourth quarter was enough to help Ponchatoula hold off rival Amite.
Amite scored on a 6-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter by Reggie Porter and a two-point conversion pass by Jarvis Saulsberry.
PHS improved to 2-0 while Amite fell to 1-1
BREAUX BRIDGE 28, NOTRE DAME 12: Randall Menard completed 10 of 13 passes for 197 yards as Breaux Bridge took down Notre Dame.
Menard threw TD passes of 86 and 13 yards to Travin Dural and a 75-yard strike to Kavahra Holmes. Both receivers are LSU commitments.
Lamar Louis also scored on a 47-yard run for Breaux Bridge. Dural had three catches for 107 yards, while Holmes had three for 85.
The Pioneers got both their touchdowns on TD passes of 40 yards to Blake Miller and 8 yards to Josef Schmid from quarterback Waylon Young. Young was 16 of 29 for 216 yards.
NEW IBERIA 28, LAFAYETTE 0: Daniel Lewis had an 87-yard interception return for a first-quarter touchdown and New Iberia’s defense forced four turnovers overall in a shutout of Lafayette.
Velot Khammany also scored on a 24-yard run, while Javaonte Johnson threw a 60-yard TD pass to Lamarchus Allen and Tyler Archon scored on a 10-yard run.
Ray Thompson rushed 24 times for 79 yards for a mistake-prone Lafayette offense.
Khammany had 74 yards on 16 carries.
LORANGER 41, COUNTRY DAY 12: B.J. Rainey threw for two touchdowns and passed for two more as Loranger coasted past Metairie Park Country Day.
Rainey was 9 of 15 for 224 yards, including a 60-yard TD pass to Jake Ingraffia and a 33-yarder to Jonathan Key. Rainey also scored on runs of 6 and 14 yards.
Loranger’s Gerald Brazil, an LSU commitment, also scored on a 27-yard run.
Country Day got a touchdown on an 85-yard kickoff return from John Karlin and an 11-yard pass from Jay Tufts to Logan Hoffman.
RIVERSIDE 15, SALMEN 9 (OT): Jonquial Sanders’ 4-yard touchdown run lifted Riverside to an overtime win over Salmen.
The teams were tied 9-9 after regulation. Riverside scored on a 2-yard run by Nate Williams and a safety, while Salmen got a 42-yard interception return by Larry Warren and a 34-yard field goal by Devon Montelongo in the fourth quarter to force the extra period.
RAYNE 20, WELSH 14: Jalen Williams and R.J. Buchanan rushed for 151 and 120 yards, respectively, and combined for three of Rayne’s four touchdowns as the Wolves held off visiting Welsh.
Williams scored on runs of 57 and 58 yards, while Buchanan scored on a 64-yard burst.
David Carraway led Welsh with 145 yards on 28 carries, including a 1-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter.
Welsh’s Nick Hebert also scored on a 4-yard run and had 55 yards on 15 carries.
ASSUMPTION 24, E.D. WHITE 7: Hunter Gautreaux went 14 of 26 for 153 yards and a touchdown and kicked a field goal as Assumption downed visiting E.D. White.
Gautreaux threw a 57-yard scoring bomb to Jeremiah Jarvis, who had four catches for 74 yards in all. Gautreaux also kicked a 28-yard field goal and three extra points.
Assumption’s Charles Jefferson scored on a 1-yard run and Chris Johnson scored on a 26-yard scamper. E.D. White’s only score came on an 8-yard pass from Benton Arceneaux to Parker Naquin.
ST. EDMUND 42, IOTA 6: David Lafleur was a one-man wrecking crew for St. Edmund, rushing for two touchdowns, throwing for two more and returning an interception 54 yards for a fifth score as the Blue Jays swamped visiting Iota.
Lafleur threw TD passes of 19 yards to Adam Cause and 10 yards to Perry Pitre while scoring on a pair of 3-yard keepers. He ruahed 10 times for 75 yards in all.
The Bulldogs’ only score came down 42-0 in the fourth quarter when Thomas Murrell threw a 16-yard TD pass to Ryan Chapman.
EUNICE 31, JENNINGS 28: Trennon Trosclair rushed for 112 yards and a pair of touchdowns on 18 carries as Eunice held on for a thriller against Jennings.
Eunice scored 15 points in the fourth quarter on a 2-yard run by Trosclair and a 25-yard fumble return by Kurt Viges, enough to offset a 19-yard TD pass from Jennings Malik Williams to Jaylon Boutte.
Dylan Lavergne rushed 22 times for 135 yards and a 5-yard touchdown for Jennings.
PORT BARRE 28, WESTMINSTER 7: John Sylvester broke free on a 99-yard scoring run in the first quarter to key Port Barre’s win over Westminster Christian.
Sylvester also scored on a 27-yard run.
He finished with 239 yards rushing on 17 carries.