Coach Eric Holden talks with The Daily Review's Geoff Stoute about the upcoming state football playoff game with West Feliciana.
Patterson High School's Dajon Richard dives with the football during regular-season action against Berwick. The Lumberjacks, Class 3A's No. 21 seed, fell on the road in Class 3A first-round action to No. 12 seed Iota 42-28 Friday. Richard led the Lumberjacks with 24 carries for 221 yards and two scores. He also completed 2 of 6 passes for 59 yards with a touchdown and an interception and caught three passes for 23 yards. Patterson finished its season with a 6-5 mark. (The Daily Review/Mico Aloisio)
The No. 21 Patterson Lumberjacks struck first against No.
Central Catholic High School's Yani Johnson hits the ball against the block of Metairie Park Country Day's Kelsey Dinvaut, left, and Mary Tebbe during Friday's Division V semifinal at the Pontchartrain Center. Central Catholic, Division V's No. 4 seed, fell to Division V's No. 1 seed in three sets, 25-22, 25-23, 25-22. The Lady Eagles finished their season with a 32-12 mark. Country Day won the Division V state championship Saturday with a 3-2 win (25-23, 25-18, 23-25, 23-25, 15-11) victory against No. 2 seed Louise McGehee. (The Daily Review/Mico Aloisio)
Things started out bad for No. 12 Central Catholic in its Division IV first-round matchup with No. 5 Catholic High-Pointe Coupee, and they never really got better.
Central Catholic High School's Taylor Picou signed with Delta State University Wednesday to continue her softball career. Seated, from left, are Michael Seneca, grandfather; Iris Seneca, grandmother; Michele Picou, mother; Picou, Billy Picou Jr., father; Faye Picou, grandmother; and Bill Picou Sr., grandfather. On the middle row are Latashia Wise, Central Catholic volleyball coach; Mary Thomas, Central Catholic assistant volleyball coach; Caitlyn Picou, sister; Joe Russo, Central Catholic softball coach; Jeannie Witten, godmother; and Billy Badeaux, former baseball coach. On the back row are Joe Jones, Central Catholic assistant girls basketball coach; Elton Navarro, Central Catholic assistant softball coach; Ree Case, Central Catholic athletic director; and Cory Brodie, Central Catholic basketball coach. (The Daily Review/Corwin Murray)
Central Catholic softball standout Taylor Picou has a colorful athletic legacy and she’s just getting started.