Another Destrehan vs. Hahnville Battle on the River concluded Friday night with the Wildcats coming out on top 36-23.
It was all about the run for Destrehan in this win. The lesson of the night; When all else fails, deploy Razan Keller. With 26 rushes for 200 yards and 3 TDs, Keller was a difference maker for a Wildcats squad that had tried everything else.
Destrehan uses powerful running game to rally past rival Hahnville 36-23.@DHSWildcats @DestrehanSports @HHS_Football @hahnvillesports @DLuquet
See story:https://t.co/0SEgrFZJMq pic.twitter.com/ux663eosOd
— George Becnel (@becnel_george) November 21, 2020
That lesson came late in the game for Destrehan. In the first half, it looked like Hahnville was going to come out on top.
Senior Trey LaBranch was injured in the second quarter in what was shaping up to be a banner night for him. He ended his night with a heroic seven carries for 50 yards and a score. His strike for the first score certainly rallied the Tigers to new highs in first-half scoring.
HALF STATS@HHS_Football : 61 rushing, 80 passing — 141 total
Trey LaBranch: 7 car., 50 yards TD
Andrew Naquin: 9-of-15, 80 yards TD@DHSWildcats : 43 rushing, 24 passing — 67 total
Razan Keller: 8 car., 78 yards#nolaprep
— Joseph Halm (@JosephHalm) November 21, 2020
Destrehan Comes Back
Wildcats QB Jai Eugene Jr. would put one in on a quarterback sneak on the back (or legs) of Keller.
Great Win My Dudes❗️ @JaiEugeneJr1 @calvinB_11 @__Wugg1 💪🏾💪🏾 Savage Mode❗️ pic.twitter.com/YVWc7AYMpQ
— Jai Eugene Sr (@JaiEugene3) November 21, 2020
Northwestern State commit Jhase Gooden contributed with an end-zone fumble recovery.
Free safety Tyler Morton ended the night with two interceptions for Destrehan in a defensive effort that held Hahnville to only one score in the second half.
Destrehan dials in to win this year’s 5A district championship over Hahnville 36-23.
— DGibbs ✪ (@DickieGibbs) November 21, 2020
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