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An Anacoco man is accused of shooting at six people, according to a news release from Vernon Parish Sheriff Sam Craft. No injuries were reported, however.More >>
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There has been a delay in a Lake Charles double murder trial.More >>
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LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) -
Friday night lights is back. Well, almost. High school football stadiums across the state won't be lit up until the regular season kicks off next week, but Friday's jamboree was still a good indication of where teams' strengths and weaknesses lie.
Friday night's jamborees took place at McNeese's Cowboy Stadium with the Barbe Buccaneers and the Sam Houston Broncos ready to show the crowds what they're made of. The two District 3 5a schools clashed just after Westlake played Sulphur.
Coming into the season, the Bucs, while losing nine defensive starters from last season, returned this season with 8 offensive stars. While Sam Houston struggled with moving up to class 5a last season, the Broncos also returned nine starters on offense.
In the first half, Barbe QB Kennon Fontenot handed it off to speedy senior Courtney Galentine. Galentine dodged by all kinds of defenders to take it up the sideline for a huge gain. The very next play had Fontenot with the QB keeper running it to the endzone for a touchdown as Barbe scored in just two plays, making it 7-0.
Later on in the first half, Fontenot connected again on a pass to Galentine who ran it up the side deep into Broncos territory for another score.
The Bucs continued to persevere in the second half as they defeated Sam Houston 21-6.
Despite the fantastic showing, head coach Mike Cutrera says his team is still a work in progress.
"[We] ran offense well and defense was good. Young guys are growing up. They are getting to the ball. We make mistakes at times. All that is correctable. We want to build on what we did last year. we are ready to start the season. It's been a long august. It's time for that game routine."
Last season the Bucs shared district title with Carencro and Acadiana, but they lost in the quarterfinals to West Monroe, finishing with a 9-4 record. In contrast, the Broncos finished last in the district with only two wins.