HOPE?YOUTH’s Flag Football Wraps Up
Gonzales Youth Flag Football and Donaldsonville Youth Flag Football wrapped up its five-week season recently with over 100 kids participating. This was the fifth season in Donaldsonville and first in Gonzales. Everyone joined together in Gonzales on the last day June 18 for “Super Sunday” where kids played in front of fan and recieved trophies and certificates for participating. Hope Youth Development director Mark Peters said, “It was a hot summer but kids were fired up and ready to go each and every week even when it rained. We are proud of all the kids for participating, being active and playing team football. We look forward to expanding and attracting more players next year.” The players also caravaned to the first New Orleans Saints’ practice of the season at thier facility in Metairie where they got autographs and took pictures with the players. Anyone interested in coaching, refereeing or playing next year, contact Peters at 647-3927. Participating in?Gonzales are from left, bottom: Jayvon Anthony, Jaden Young, Rayden Jackson, Kenyon Hebert, Jayden Hilliard, Landon Liles and Cameron Dunbar. Second row: Jalib Eugene, Breeze Sincere, Markel Brooks, Dalton Morris, Ruben Williams, Grayson Hobert IV and Alynzea Smith. Third row: Jon-Travis Banks, Diamante Banks, Richard Williams Jr., Blake Martin, Garrett Rhodes, Dionte Banks, Ernest Londa and Steven Williams. Fourth row: Adam Eugene, Bailey Spillers, Tristan Eugene, Garett Keller, Alec Ortega, Aston Ursin, Tyler Green, Whitney?Rhodes and Johnell Lane. Top row: coaches Corey Williams, Todd Keller, Roydell Lewis, Damian Lewis, Joe-Ray Lewis,?Grayson Hobert III and director Mark?Peters. Participating in Donaldsonville are from left, bottom; Destin Moore, Ty’Anthony Jackson, Joshua Collier, Ouinntaz Dadney and De’Andre Dumas. Second row: Kendall Converse, LaChad Jefferson Jr., Shemar Carter, Antonio Zanders, Kentrell Garnett Jr. and Ky’lin Joseph. Third row: Darnell Moore, Kobe Smith, Emmett Dumas, Darryl Johnson, Deshae Jefferson and Cameron Jefferson. Fourth row: Tyler Green, Marlon Dennis, Devante LeBlanc, Glenn Smith, Blake Landry, Matthew Martin, Landon Falcon and JaQuel Monroe. Fifth row: coaches John Smith, Artis Collier, Tony Zanders, Terry Joseph and Darryl Johnson. Top, director Mark Peters.