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Gonzales Weekly Citizen - Gonzales, LA
  • Griffin’s Lacy named to 5A All-State first-team

  • BATON ROUGE – Dutchtown senior running back Eddie Lacy was recently named to the Class 5A All-State football team by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association for the second consecutive season.


    Dutchtown junior defensive back Eric Reid was an honorable mention All-State selection.


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  • BATON ROUGE – Dutchtown senior running back Eddie Lacy was recently named to the Class 5A All-State football team by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association for the second consecutive season.
    Dutchtown junior defensive back Eric Reid was an honorable mention All-State selection.
    Lacy battled back from a knee injury early in the season that forced him to sit out two games to garner the District 6-5A Offensive MVP. Lacy carried 153 times for 1,046 yards and a team-high 17 touchdowns this season, while catching seven passes for 130 yards and one touchdown. He scored a career-night six touchdowns against Hahnville.
     
    Reid led the Griffins with four interceptions, while adding 53 tackles including three for losses, three fumble recoveries and six pass breakups.
    Dutchtown advanced to the Class 5A regionals for the second consecutive season, falling to Barbe to finish the season at 8-3.
    District 6-5A and Class 5A state champion Destrehan placed five members on the All-State first team, including senior offensive Bobby Gorman, senior place kicker Ryan Rome, senior defensive lineman Darrington Sentimore, senior linebacker Rufus Porter and senior defensive back Antonio Parker.
    Patrick Lewis, a senior offensive lineman from East St. John was named to the first-team. Also named honorable mention team from Hahnville were defensive lineman Wendell?Boyd and defensive back Danzell Lockett.
    Barbe senior quarterback Eric Cutrera was voted the Offensive MVP after completing 115 of 187 passes for 1,784 yards and 18 touchdowns, to go along with 212 yards rushing in nine regular-season games. Including playoffs, Cutrera accounted for 2,677 yards passing and 26 scores.
    Cutrera was joined by teammate, senior defensive back Janzen Jackson on the first-team and senior wide reciever Ernest Celestie and senior defensive back Eric Papion on the honorable mention squad.
    West Monroe senior linebacker Barkevious Mingo was named the Outstanding Defensive Player in Class 5A after making 59 tackles, four tackles for losses, seven sacks, four forced fumbles and seven fumble recoveries for the runner-up Rebels.
    Sid Edwards of semifinalist Central was the Coach of the Year after leading the Wildcats to their first playoff win since 1978 and its first semifinal appearance since 1975. Central finished 11-2.

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