In a high-scoring shootout, the White Castle Bulldogs came out on top of the St. John Eagles Friday night, 50-30.
Bulldog quarterback Javier Batiste completed half of his six passes for 13` yards, an impressive 43.7 yard average. Kevin Coleman also tried his hand at passing, but his lone pass fell incomplete.
Batiste also led the team in rushing with 102 yards on 12 carries, averaging 8.5 yards per carry, the longest for 30 yards.
Another impressive set of rushing numbers waas posted by Jeremie Richard, who carried the ball eight times for 70 yards, averaging 8.8 yards each time he ran with the ball.
Other Bulldogs putting rushing yards into the stats were Joshaun Landry with one carry for 14 yards, Dionte Bracken -- while rushing numbers don't show up in the statistics -- scored a touchdown, Jacob Green with three carries for 18 yards, and Demarius Stewart, who picked up 17 yards with his single run.
Stewart did as well as a pass receiver, picking up 11 yards with his lone reception, while Unique Young surely lit up the crowd with two receptions for 120 yards and two touchdowns.
On defense, Young led the White Castle team with seven tackles, followed closely by Eddie Ned, who pulled down six Eagles, Jeremie Richard with six takedowns and Stewart, who added six more.
Others contributing tackles to the defensive side of the game were Tyron Simon with two tackles, Jashone Landry with three, Ira Anderson with one, Marcus Williams with two, Dionte Bracken with one, Kevon Williams with one tackle, Shawndrick Stevenson with two tackles, Dexter Jordan with one and Javier Batiste with three.
Young and Batiste also gathered up a St. John fumble each. Batiste also led the team in scoring with three touchdowns, followed by Young, who scored six to light up the scoreboard and Bracken who tacked on another TD.