Ecole Classique’s experience too much for Lions

Staff reports

Ascension Christian began its football era with a 34-6 loss to Ecole Classique Friday night at the school’s field on campus.

In only its second year of existence, the Lions opened the season with the school’s first varsity football game.

Ascension Christian was limited to just 60 yards of total offense as Ecole Classique churned out 258 yards rushing.

The Lions did not lose any fumbles but the Spartan recovered 5-of-7 balls that they put on the ground and had two interceptions. Ecole also gained 17 first downs to just three from Ascension Christian

Ecole Classique took an early 19-0 lead on  touchdown runs by Joshua Villarejos, Michael Tiblier and David Sheuermann from 1, 11 and 21 yards.

Ascension Christian cut it to 19-6 when Hadley connected with Aaron Lancols from 13 yards out for the first touchdown in school history.

Scheurrmann would return an interception 30 yards to pay dirt in the third quarter and added another 30-yard touchdown run to make it 32-6.

The final tally came on a safety by the Spartans.

Scheurmann was 4-of-6 passing from 75 yards while Hadley was 3-for-17 and 34 yards.

Ascension Christian will not play another varsity game until Sept. 25 when they travel to Lafayette to face Ascension Epsicopal. The Lions close out their first season with a varsity contest at home against Pointe Coupee Central.

Although they will not play for district honors, Ascension Christian is in District 8-1A with Ascension Catholic, West St. John, East Iberville, White Castle and Christian Life.