Bears, Bulldogs grab key wins

By Tom Dodge

sportsenews@bellsouth.net

The Church Point Bears and the Iota Bulldogs both picked up key wins Friday night in the final non-district games of the season.

Church Point (4-1) broke open a close 14-7 halftime lead and rolled to a 2807 win over previously undefeated Erath.

Von Duplechin scored twice and finished with 100 yards on 15 carries for the Bears.

Bruce Citizen gained 48 yards on 10 carries including a 15-yard touchdown run, while Joseph Carrier led the Bears with 122 yards on the night.

Erath quarterback Chris Tyson was limited to 60 yards and a touchdown on 14 carries. Tyson was 7-of-12 with an interception and 41 yards passing in the loss.

Church Point hosts Northwest Friday in the District 5-3A opener.

Iota 21, North Vermilion 8

Iota (4-1) grabbed a 12-0 first quarter lead and the Bulldogs cruised to a 21-8 win over North Vermilion.

Blaise Lejeune scored on runs of 5 and 8 yards to open the game and finished with 94 yards rushing on 14 carries.

Jeremy Ryder scored on a 2-yard run for North Vermilion (2-2) but the Bulldogs responded with a 2-yard touchdown run from Chad Abshire.

Iota closed the scoring with a 30-yard field goal by Trenton Pickett in the fourth quarter to seal the win.

Iota travels to Jena on Friday in the District 4-3A opener for the Bulldogs.

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