Pine captures district victory over Amite
Published 12:41 pm Tuesday, October 18, 2022
Pine defeated Amite, 28-26, in a District 7-3A contest that was held on Friday at home.
Amite won the Class 2A state title last year.
“Big for our program,” Pine coach Bradley Seal said. “Not too many schools in the state have a history like they do, so it’s a good win for our program.”
James Owens ran for 62 yards on five carries. He also caught a pass for a 60-yard touchdown.
Luke Spears threw for 86 yards and a touchdown on 6-of-11.
Defensively, Ethan Ryals made nine tackles and a sack.
Thomas Benard recorded eight stops.
Pine is 6-1 overall and 1-1 in league play. Pine is seventh in the Division III non-select powerpoints ratings according to www.geauxpreps.com.
Amite is 4-3 overall and 0-2 in district play. Amite is eighth in the Division III non-select powerpoints ratings according to www.geauxpreps.com.
Pine’s next game will be on Friday against Jewel Sumner on the road.
“Sumner’s a really good football team,” Seal said. “Their coach (Ross Currier) has done a really good job the last couple years and probably doesn’t get the credit he deserves. This will be a good challenge for us.”
Jewel Sumner is 4-3 this season and 0-1 in district after they were defeated by Bogalusa, 46-27, last week.
Jewel Sumner is ranked eighth in the Division III non-select powerpoints ratings according to www.geauxpreps.com.