VINTON — The Vinton Lions led 12-6 at halftime, but St. Edmund scored 26 points in the third quarter to win 32-14 Friday night at B.S. Walker Stadium.
Jaden Carrier caught a 13-yard pass from Drew Heinen to tie the game at 6-6 and senior linebacker picked off St. Edmund quarterback Clay Miller and returned it 46-yards for a 12-6 lead in the second quarter.
Miller and Peyton Marcantel had a hand in all four of the Blue Jays third quarter touchdowns. Marcantel scored on a 83-yard run and kicked the extra point for a 13-12 lead and later scored on a 35-yard interception return. Miller scored on a 1-yard run and threw a 25-yard pass to Will Turk for another.
Marcantel finished with 138 yards on 19 carries.
Carrier caught seven passes for 90 yards and Heinen completed 13 of 25 passes for 110 yards.
SCORE BY QUARTERS
St. Edmund60260 — 32
Vinton01206 — 18
St. E: Clay Miller 4 run (kicked failed)
V: Jaden Carrier 13 pass from Drew Heinen (run failed)
V: Austin Beniot 46 interception return (pass failed)
St. E: Peyton Marcantel 83 run (Marcantel kick)
St. E: Miller 1 run (Marcantel kick)
St. E: Will Turk 25 pass from Miller (kick failed)
St. E: Marcantel 35 interception return (Marcantel kick)
V: Carrier 49 pass from Heinen (pass failed)
RUSHING — St. Edmund: Peyton Marcantel 19-138, Isaac Richard 10-72, Clay Miller 12-57, William Driggs 2-11. Vinton: Jordan Janice 9-17, Drew Heinen 11-15.
PASSING — St. Edmund: Miller 1-7-2 24, Brown 3-5-1 15. Vinton: Drew Heinen 13-25-1-110.
RECEIVING — St. Edmund: Will Turk 1-24, Easton Coleman 2-13. Vinton: Jaden Carrier 7-90, Keishawn Budwine 2-13, Austin Benoit 1-12.
NEW ROADS — The DeQuincy Tigers started strong, but Catholic-Pointe Coupee scored 38 consecutive points to run away with a 46-22 win Friday night.
DeQuincy took an 8-0 lead in the first quarter after an 8-yard touchdown pass from Gunnar Gearen to Rayden Rosalis and Cooper Hext’s two-point conversion catch.
But Catholic-PC pounded away with its ground game with five different players scoring, including a 57-yard run by Matthew Longlois.
Taije Ceasar led DeQuincy with 13 carries for 82 yards and Hext caught four passes for 93 yards. Gearen completed 7 of 21 passes for 142 yards and was picked off twice.
SCORE BY QUARTERS
DeQuincy81400 — 22
Catholic-PC30880 — 46
DQ: Rayden Rosalis 8 pass from Gunnar Gearen (Cooper Hext pass from Gearen)
PC: Aaron Beatty 6 run
PC: Matthew Longlois 57 run
PC: Aiden Vosburg 1 run
PC: Collin Grezaff 15 run
PC: Nick Carriere 20 run
DQ: Taije Ceasar 65 run (run failed)
DQ: Hext 68 pass from Gearen (Corben Royer run)
PC: Nick Carriere 5 run
RUSHING — DeQuincy: Taije Ceasar 13-82, Cooper Hext 2-22.
PASSING — DeQuincy: Gunnar Gearen 7-21-2—142.
RECEIVING — DeQuincy: Hext 4-93, Reese Ashworth 1-40, Rayden Rosalis 1-8.