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WEEK 12 2019 LOCAL 5A GAMES AT A GLANCE

East Ascension’s Jerrell Boykins

UPCOMING LOCAL 5A PLAYOFF GAMES AT-A-GLANCE

(4) East Ascension at (20) Ruston

When: Friday, Nov. 22, 2019

Where: Hoss Garrett Stadium

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Records: East Ascension (9-2), Ruston (6-5)

Series: East Ascension leads 1-0

Bidistrict round: (4) East Ascension 20, (29) Terrebonne 6; (20) Ruston 29, (13) Dutchtown 27

Next week: East Ascension at Ruston winner plays (12) Hahnville (9-2) at (5) Zachary (8-2) winner

EAHS State Playoff Appearances: Semifinals (1991); Quarterfinals (1976, 2003, 2018); Regionals (1987, 1989, 1992, 2001, 2004, 2005, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019); Bidistrict (1968, 1981, 1982, 1984, 1985, 1990, 1994, 1996, 1997, 2006, 2011, 2015, 2018, 2019).

Playoff Notes: Friday night’s regional round game will be the second meeting all-time between the two schools. The other meeting occurred in 2016 in the 5A bidistrict round with EA winning 38-14 at Ruston.

EA’s Ralph Williams rushed for a school playoff record 254 yards on 26 carries and two touchdowns in the win.

The Spartans have reached the second round of the playoffs four straight seasons.

EA is 20-26 all-time in the postseason, including 6-14 away from Spartan Stadium.

Stat Leaders: EA quarterback Cameron Jones has passed for 1,617 yards on the season, completing 99 of 215 passes with 22 touchdowns and 5 interceptions. Jones completed 8 of 21 passes for 79 yards and one touchdown against Terrebonne last week. The senior also added a 2-yard touchdown run.

Jyrin Johnson is the leading receiver with 46 catches for 539 yards and six touchdowns on the season.

Hobert Grayson IV had two receptions for 28 yards last week, including a 19-yard TD reception.

Grayson has 7 receptions and 5 touchdowns this year.

The Spartans have 9 interceptions on the season led by Jyren Ester with 3 and Jerrell Boykins is the team leader in sacks with 10.

Coach Lee says: “We try to prepare for whatever is given. We want to take advantage of any match ups that we have.”

EAST ASCENSION SPARTANS (9-2)

2019 Football Schedule & Results

9/6 Zachary 40-31 W

9/13 at Haughton 41-23 L

9/20 Northwest 41-8 W

9/27 Warren Easton 42-41 W

10/4 at St. Charles Catholic 14-6 W

10/11 at Catholic 41-6 L

10/18 Dutchtown 29-24 W

10/25 at Woodlawn 45-0 W

11/1 at McKinley 40-14 W

11/8 St. Amant 34-7 W

11/15 Terrebonne (Bidistrict) 20-6 W

11/22 at Ruston (Regionals)

RUSTON BEARCATS (6-5)

2019 Football Schedule & Results

9/6 at Neville 21-20 L

9/13 at Acadiana 28-20 L

9/19 Airline 49-28 W

9/28 at Rummel 41-0 L

10/4 Woodlawn (Shreve) 49-14 W

10/11 Pineville 63-14 W

10/18 Ouachita Parish 31-13 W

10/25 at Alexandria 17-13 L

11/1 West Ouachita 42-16 W

11/7 at West Monroe 21-14 L

11/15 at Dutchtown (Bidistrict) 29-27 W

11/22 East Ascension (Regionals)

LHSAA CLASS 5A STATE PLAYOFFS

Bidistrict Round Results

(1) Acadiana 78, (32) Benton 28

(16) Walker 63, (17) Thibodaux 21

(24) East St. John 34 at (9) Central 30

(8) Airline 55, (25) Southside 21

(5) Zachary 39, (28) Live Oak 7

(12) Hahnville 28, (21) Chalmette 6

(20) Ruston 29, (13) Dutchtown 27

(4) East Ascension 20, (29) Terrebonne 6

(3) Alexandria 42, (30) West Ouachita 14

(19) Mandeville 38, (14) Barbe 14

(11) Haughton 28, (22) Ouachita Parish 7

(27) Comeaux 42, (6) Slidell 14

(7) Destrehan 48, (26) Ponchatoula 34

(23) Covington 42, (10) Sam Houston 21

(15) Captain Shreve 34, (18) John Ehret 7

(2) West Monroe 47, (31) Central Lafourche 7

Regional Round Pairings

(16) Walker (8-3) at (1) Acadiana (11-0)

(8) Airline (9-2) at (24) East St. John (7-4)

(12) Hahnville (9-2) at (5) Zachary (8-2)

(4) East Ascension (9-2) at (20) Ruston (6-5)

(3) Alexandria (10-1) at (19) Mandeville (8-3)

(11) Haughton (9-2) at (27) Comeaux (6-5)

(7) Destrehan (8-3) at (23) Covington (7-4)

(15) Captain Shreve (9-2) at (2) West Monroe (10-1)