Bogalusa victorious over Jewel Sumner

Published 1:44 pm Friday, November 3, 2017

Bogalusa’s Dianté Lenoir had a huge night in the Lumberjacks’ 29-13 victory over Jewel Sumner in District 7-3A competition on the road Friday.
Lenoir ran 34 times for 249 yards and four touchdowns, as Bogalusa displayed a strong running game.
Chas Smith added 59 yards on nine carries.
For the game, Bogalusa finished with 49 carries for 296 yards.
The Lumberjacks threw just two passes and were unable to complete them.
Bogalusa coach David Roberts said his team focused on the running game, because it was raining throughout.
“They couldn’t stop us, so we kept on running it,” Roberts said.
Roberts said the team went out there, and with the weather being bad, they just lined up and got the ball to their backs.
“Our line and fullbacks did a very good job blocking,” he said. “Defensively we played well. They scored on a hook-and-ladder and a halfback pass. Our defense did a good job of stopping them from running. We knew that’s what they wanted to do, and we were able to stop it.”
Defensively, O’Trevious Gatlin recorded 11 tackles for the Lumberjacks and he recovered a pair of fumbles.
Keltron Harry posted seven tackles with one for a loss.
Charles Taylor had seven tackles, including one for a loss, and also added a forced fumble and a fumble recovery.
Bogalusa’s defense forced three turnovers and held Jewel Sumner to 177 yards of total offense. The Cowboys ran for 88 yards and threw for 89.
Bogalusa is 4-4 overall and 2-1 in district play. The Lumberjacks are 21st in the unofficial LHSAA power rankings.
Bogalusa concludes the regular season Friday night when the Lumberjacks host Archbishop Hannan. The Hawks are 7-2 and are eighth in the unofficial LHSAA Division II playoff rankings. Hannan is on a two-game losing streak. The Hawks lost to Loranger, 35-12, last week.
Sumner falls to 0-9 overall and finishes up league play with an 0-4 record. Sumner plays Capitol in non-district play on Friday. Capitol is 0-9 and lost to Port Allen, 49-0, last week. Capitol is 36th in the LHSAA unofficial Class 2A power rankings.