PREP FOOTBALL UPDATE … St. John, White Castle victorious in Week 8 action

Candance Edwards
The St. John Eagles improved to 4-2 after their win over Jeanerette. St. John heads to Loreauville for district action Friday.

The St. John War Eagles maintained solid footing in District 9-2A action Friday with a 42-18 rout over Jeanerette. White Castle, meanwhile, registered a win over North Iberville while Plaquemine suffered a lopsided loss to St. Thomas More, a 6th-ranked team in Class 5A.

Shelby Hemmenway had runs of 14, 7 and 14 runs to power the Eagles, who led 28 -12 at halftime and added one touchdown apiece in the third and fourth stanzas.

St. John (4-2, 2-0)continues district fare this Friday at Loreauville.

In other action, Schimichael Valentine took at 19-yard pass from Jonathan Roberts to pull White Castle (3-3, 2-1 in district) past North Iberville 21-16 in a crucial 9-1A matchup.

Jyruss Edwards scored on a 32-yard scamper for WCHS.

Trevean Hawkins scored on a pass from Steven Williams and on a 16-yard run to lead North Iberville.

North Iberville remained winless after six games.

Plaquemine High of District 9-3A also remained winless after a 45-14 loss to St. Thomas More.

East Iberville forfeited its game against West St. John due to an inadequate number of players for the game.

The Green Devils visit 3A powerhouse Lutcher on Friday, while White Castle visits Ascension Catholic and North Iberville hosts West St. John. East Iberville travels to Hanson Memorial.