Area high school football teams got their seasons started with annual jamborees on Friday night throughout the region.
For full stories on these games visit houmatoday.com or dailycomet.com or read Sunday’s issues of The Courier for a Terrebonne Parish roundup and Monday’s issue of the Daily Comet for a Lafourche Parish and St. James High roundup.
Here is a quick look at what happened on Friday night:
TGMC Community Sports Institute Jamboree presented by HTV in Houma: South Lafourche 20, H.L. Bourgeois 14
Quick Hits: Jake Pitre of South Lafourche returned a Hail Mary pass 90 yards for a touchdown as time expired for the win. It was his second INT of the game ... For the Braves, Jordan Rainey had a TD pass to Tyrik Jenkins and Rontrell Holmes returned a fumble 15 yards for a score.
Up next in Week 1: H.L. Bourgeois (0-0 overall) is at South Terrebonne; South Lafourche (0-0 overall) hosts St. Charles.
TGMC Community Sports Institute Jamboree presented by HTV in Houma: Terrebonne 7, E.D. White Catholic 7
Quick Hits: Terrebonne got a 10-yard TD run from Ja'Khi Douglas ... EDW got a 1-yard TD run from Hunter Becnel
Up next in Week 1: Terrebonne (0-0 overall) hosts Jesuit; E.D. White Catholic (0-0 overall) is at Vandebilt.
Thibodaux High Jamboree: Central Lafourche 30, South Terrebonne 21
Quick Hits: Led by quarterback Ashtrien Duncan, who went 5-for-7 for 186 yards and two touchdowns, the Trojans scored on four of their first five possessions, which included touchdown runs of 23 and 9 yards by Deon Jenkins … Jamala Ricks scored two short touchdowns on the ground for the Gators, who also got an 8-yard touchdown catch from Peyton Parr.
Up next in Week 1: Central Lafourche (0-0 overall) hosts White Castle; South Terrebonne (0-0 overall) hosts H.L. Bourgeois.
Thibodaux High Jamboree: Thibodaux 38, Ellender 0
Quick Hits: Ellender only ran four plays on Thibodaux's side of the field ... For the Tigers, Luke Alleman (TD run) hit Kyren Lacy for a 45-yard scoring pass and Darius Walter (INT) recovered a fumble for 14-0 halftime lead for the Tigers. Lacy also had a 29-yard catch for a score, Feronte Miller ran for a 64-yard score and Maurquel Price had an INT.
Up next in Week 1: Ellender (0-0 overall) is at Thomas Jefferson (Thursday night); Thibodaux (0-0) hosts Riverside Academy.
St. James Jamboree: St. James 26, Vandebilt Catholic 3
Quick Hits: St. James led 26-0 at halftime and Wildcats quarterback Shamar Smith completed 8-of-13 passes for 209 yards and three touchdowns with scoring strikes of 20 yards (Shen Joseph), 69 yards (Shazz Preston) and 45 yards (Logan Gravois).
Up next in Week 1: St. James (0-0 overall) is at West St. John; Vandebilt (0-0 overall) hosts E.D. White.
Centerville Jamboree: Covenant Christian Academy 15, Hanson Memorial 0
Quick Hits: The Lions got a 35-yard scoring run from Malachi Ayo (Dylan Griffin kick) for a 7-0 halftime lead and a 2-yard score from Connor Matherne (Matherne two-point run) for the 15-0 final.
Up next in Week 1: CCA (0-0 overall) is at Central Private