After a solid win against St. John during their first regular season game, the Brusly Panthers came into Friday’s home opener against the 4A Plaquemine Green Devils with plenty of confidence -- unfortunately for the Panthers, it takes more than confidence to beat a team as tough as this year’s Green Devils team.
Port Allen football players talked plenty, last week, about what fueled their motivation against Redemptorist.
Head coach Guy Blanchard didn’t like what he heard.
Blanchard told his players moments before the game to focus on the business at hand and not dwell on the 28-21 upset that shocked the Pelicans last season.
After a rainstorm put a damper on the Brusly Panthers Youth Football’s first team game experience at the jamboree in Donaldsonville the weekend of August 30, commissioner Randall “Blue” Gay and his coaches knew they had a lot of work to do to get ready for their first regular season home game this past Saturday at Brusly High School.
The dry spell is over.
Port Allen chalked its first victory in a 3-0 finish over Runnels (25-20, 25-14, 25-15) last week.
The Pelicans improved to 1-3 for the season.
Monica Gordon led PAHS with four kills and seven digs, while Claudia Arcenaux had four assists and four digs.