Those three losses came against a state champion (Riverside), a state semifinalist (Destrehan) and a state quarterfinalist (John Ehret). Ask The Advocate: Saltaformaggio points to defense being the area where the Tigers must improve to dethrone Destrehan and make a run at their first state finals appearance since 2003.
The Tigers return one of the state’s most dynamic running backs and an All-Metro performer in senior Anthony “Pooka" Williams. 32 Terrebonne 47-7 in the first round, then beat No. Linebackers Amontae Jernigan and Coby Ambler and free safety Hunter Leblanc are proven playmakers, with Jernigan being a returning All-District performer.
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River Parishes supremacy for the past four years has taken up residence at Destrehan High, where the Wildcats have not lost a game save for the postseason and a 2013 forfeit. There are no question marks about linebacker D’Andrei Pittman and safeties Jarius Monroe and Chris Thompson. The quest for the school’s sixth state title and first since 2008 ended in buzzsaw fashion in the semifinals, where eventual state champion Landry-Walker recorded a 50-14 victory. Emery, a junior, projects as one of the state’s top prospects. Moving forward: The Wildcats kick off 2017 riding a 30-game winning streak in regular-season play and have not lost a district or regular-season game since Robicheaux’s return in 2013, save for a Week 8 forfeit to South Lafourche in 2013. Torbor, another junior, is receiving SEC attention from Auburn, Georgia and other schools. Anderson, 5-9, 170, Sr.; WR *Quinton Torbor, 6-2, 185, Jr.; WR Carl Lewis, 5-8, 155, Jr.; WR Mark Trahan, 5-9, 160, Jr.; TE/HB Carson Rieder, 6-4, 215, Jr.; OT Avery Wagner, 6-1, 210, Jr.; OG Brandon Oubre, 5-10, 260, Sr.; C Chase Cooke, 5-11, 205, Jr.; OG Jalen Richard, 5-10, 210, Jr.; *Samson Matthews, 6-1, 290, Sr.; QB *J. Blood, 6-2, 165, Jr.; RB *John Emery, 6-0, 210, Jr.; RB Kyle Edwards, 6-0, 190, So. A 37-1 record in regular-season play along with a 25-1 mark in 7-5A speak volumes about the domination of coach Steve Robicheaux’s program. Pittman recorded 12 sacks last season, and Thompson had four interceptions with one returned for a touchdown. Hahnville has come closest to catching the 'Cats: Last year’s meeting of the St. Monroe is rated among the nation’s top junior defensive back prospects, Foster said.