BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - There were a few high school football season openers Thursday, starting at Glen Oaks with the Panthers playing host to Belaire.
In the very first play of the game, Bengals senior DaQuan Hicks made it a quick six, taking it all the way back for the touchdown and a 6-0 lead. Glen Oaks would tie it up at 6, but Hicks was not done as he took another kickoff all the way back for another six points and a 12-6 Belaire lead.
Belaire ended up winning the game 24-12 over Glen Oaks.
In Donaldsonville, both head coaches at Ascension Catholic and Catholic of Pointe Coupee were making their debuts.
With a score of 26-18, Tra Aucoin's punt for Catholic Pointe Coupee was blocked. The ball got scooped up in the endzone by Bubba Gautreau for a touchdown give Ascension Catholic a 33-18 lead.
Things going from bad to worse on the next possession for Catholic - PC as Nathan Carriere fumbles the ball which is recovered by Ascension Catholic's Jacob Lagrange.
Ascension Catholic Bulldogs went on to beat Catholic of Pointe Coupee, 53-25.
And finally in Plaquemine, the St. John Eagles opened up against another Eagles team from Central Catholic of Morgan City.
St. John was off to a great start with Gavin Landry scoring twice to put them up 13-0. However, Central Catholic's Stefano Guarisco started a big night for himself with the touchdown that cut the lead to 13-8.
Central Catholic came back to defeat St. John, 54-27.