East Ascension falls to Haughton

Staff reports
East Ascension wide receiver Chad Hill looks back for a pass from quarterback Adam Miller during the Spartans’ game against Woodlawn earlier in the season. Hill and Miller connected on a 65-yard scoring strike at Haughton last week.

HAUGHTON – East Ascension gave a valiant effort as the underdog in the bidistrict round of the state Class 5A playoffs against Haughton Friday.

The Spartans’ 25-21 loss marked the end of an improved season under first-year head coach Paul Bourgeois. East Ascension, seeded No. 21 in the postseason, finished with a 7-4 record.