St. Amant notches third straight victory with homecoming win over Glen Oaks

Staff reports
St. Amant’s Tendrick Cooper tackles a Glen Oaks ball carrier Friday night at the Pit.

ST. AMANT – In this year’s homecoming game, St. Amant gave the crowd at the Pit plenty to cheer about as the Gators won their third consecutive game in convincing fashion.

The Gators cruised to a 42-20 win over Glen Oaks in the Friday night match.

The opening kickoff proved to be a false alarm as Glen Oaks’ Corey Washington stripped the ball and ran it back for this first of his two touchdowns.

After the Gators (3-1) approached the line of scrimmage, they found success. St. Amant scored touchdowns on their first four offensive possessions.

The Gators compiled 389 yards of offense.

Quarterback Tyler Guillory accounted for three touchdowns in the win.

Two running backs surpassed the century mark in rushing:?Grady Miles had 114 yards and a touchown and Trey Washington picked up 104 and two scores to mark his birthday.

St. Amant head coach David Oliver called it a solid win for the home team.

Ryan Cardinale caught four passes for 111 yards, including a touchdown reception.

Johnta’ Herbert led Glen Oaks with 119 yards rushing and a score.

Glen Oaks (1-3) struggled through three quarters before completing scoring drives late in the game.

Glen Oaks head coach Landry Williams said his team continued to fight despite St. Amant’s success.

After Glen Oaks’ Washington scored the opening points, St. Amant’s Washington reached the end zone on a 3-yard run.

The Gators struck again when Guillory connected with Cardinale on a 69-yard touchdown pass.

St. Amant continued to score unanswered points as Miles carried on a 5-yard touchdown play, and Washington added a 6-yard scoring run. Guillory followed on a 6-yard touchdown carry.

Glen Oaks added late touchdowns on a 21-yard pass from Christian Walker to Washington and an 18-yard run by Herbert.

Guillory rounded out the scoring for the Gators with a 1-yard touchdown run.

St. Amant scored at least one touchdown in every quarter. The Gators scored three times in the opening quarter.

St. Amant travels to Central Friday for the final nondistrict game of the season.

The 2011 St. Amant homecoming court at the game Friday.