A battle between two Louisiana powerhouse programs who have put numerous players into college and into the NFL. These two teams have been battling since a bridge was built over the Mississippi River which made it easier for both teams to play each other. This has been coined “The Battle on the River.” Both schools have strong spirit weeks leading up to this game. Some of the players have played with, and against each other since they were young due to the close proximity of the two schools.


Anthony "Pooka" Williams


Phillip Stratton


Phillip has maintained a 4.0 GPA throughout his high school career. He as made the all-district team in soccer two years running. Phillip plans to attend LSU and pursue a degree in chemical engineering.
Dylan DeJean


Dylan Dejan is a 3 year letterman on the Hahnville tiger varsity football team. He is also a member of the national honor society and beta club, and he participates in numerous food and toy drives benefitting St. Charles parish residents. With a 3.8 GPA, Dylan is the epitome of the student-athlete and represents HHS with great Pride. He plans to attend the University of Louisiana at Lafayette to pursue a degree in mechanical engineering.


Devon Walker


Devon Walker is the true example of the “fighting wildcat” spirit. Devon won the state championship in 2008. After earning an academic scholarship to Tulane and working to earn the starting safety position, Devon had a life changing injury in the second game of his senior year. Devon never gave up and continued his studies to earn a degree in Cell and Molecular biology, and will earn a masters degree in Neuroscience.
Art Auclair


Art is a 1982 graduate of hahnville, He played in this rivalry three years as a WR and RB. He returned to his alma mater in 1987 as a teacher and assistant football coach. Art coached for 8 seasons including the 1992 undefeated 15-0 season with a LHSAA State Championship.


Hahnville’s win on Friday was a long time coming. Friday’s 20-13 victory marked the first win for Hahnville over Destrehan since 2012. Hahnville’s game plan was run straight at Destrehan and to hold tough on defense, and that is exactly what they did. The game’s Most Valuable Player, Anthony “Pooka” Williams, was the difference maker in the game. Williams rushed for 260 yards and two touchdowns on 33 carries. Hahnville quarterback, Jha’Quan Jackson, was a key player as he scored a touchdown to help secure the victory.