The Hahnville vs. Destrehan game is one of the toughest and most talked about games in Louisiana. These teams have played one another for years with this being the last game in the regular season. Both teams were looking for a share of the District Championship and also make it to the playoffs. This is one mean and tough Rivalry game between the two schools. The Hahnville Tigers hosted the Destrehan Wildcats tonight in the “Battle on the River” in Destrehan, Louisiana. Hahnville won last season’s battle, 34-3, to extend its winning streak in the series to 3 games. This series is one of the most passionate and thrilling rivalries in Louisiana, dating back to 1946. Destrehan leads the all-time series in wins 30-19-2. This year the rivalry game made history, having the highest scoring game with a combined total of 82 points with both teams going into overtime thriller with a 41-41 score and lasting 4 hours.
David is a 2-year letterman on the varsity football team and an honor student. He was nominated for student of the year and is also a member of National Honor Society. After high school, David intends to attend LSU and pursue a career in Chemical Engineering. Presenting the award is Marine Sergeant Townsend… Congratulations David!!
Eddie is a 4.0 student and is student body president. Eddie is back playing at Hahnville after sitting out the last two years for a total knee reconstruction surgery on all 4 ligaments. Eddie is happy to be back on the field and hasn’t missed a game since. Presenting the award is Marine Sergeant Earls… Congratulations, Eddie!!
Darryl played in this rivalry game for 3 years. Darryl was selected to the Army All American game, All Star Defensive Tackle, Academic All State and was the Destrehan valedictorian. At Georgia Tech, Darryl was All Conference and an Academic All American, there he earned his MBA. Darryl was drafted by the New England Patriots and now serves as the Budget Coordinator for Energy New Orleans and Louisiana.
Ryan was a member of the Hahnville Football team and played in this rivalry game. He was the most decorative defensive in Hahnville history and was part of the Global Junior Championship game where he was MVP. Ryan was state 5A defensive player of the year and 2-time all district.