Dutchtown tops East Ascension in second game of jamboree

Michael Tortorich
Dutchtown running back Antoine Margras scores the lone touchdown in the Griffins' game with East Ascension Friday.

A lone touchdown was enough for Dutchtown to down East Ascension in the second game of the annual Ascension jamboree Friday night in Gonzales.

Dutchtown running back Antoine Margras, a junior, carried around the right side as the Griffins struck from within the red zone on the touchdown. The score came at the 2:37 mark in the 15-minute game.

The Griffins started the match with the ball, but was forced to punt.

Dutchtown also turned the ball over on a fourth down that resulted in a batted pass by East Ascension's Ruben Stephens.

The Griffins answered with an electrifying punt return by Landon Collins.

The Griffins would suffer a turnover, though. East Ascension's D'Andre Darville recovered a fumble to set up the Spartans.

East Ascension was forced to punt, then the Griffins mounted a drive.

After a pass from Mason Nickens to Shelby Christy for a first down, Darville snagged an interception and appeared to have a clear path to a touchdown. The play was called back due to penalty.

Magras capped the scoring drive with the touchdown carry that proved to be the game-clinching play.

Dutchtown's Landon Collins returns a kick against East Ascension Friday night.