(photo by Joseph Halm, Nola.com)
Lions @ White Castle Bulldogs live webcast here (starts Thursday, 9/21 at 7PM)
Lusher Lions football improved to 2-1 on the season Friday night (9/15)by defeating the Thomas Jefferson Jaguars 37-7. Lusher was led by Freshman QB Arnold Little, in his first start. Sophomore running back Miles Stewart led the scoring with 3 touchdowns, while Senior Ari Broussard added a touchdown run and an interception of his own. The Lions next face off against the White Castle Bulldogs in White Castle, LA. Kickoff is 7PM Thursday night (9/21)
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Broussard finished with 63 total yards of offense, a touchdown run, an interception, and 6 tackles.
Stewart finished the scoring with a 65-yard touchdown run. The sophomore running back finished with seven carries for 155 yards and two touchdowns. He also a catch for 16 yards and a touchdown.
Little finished 11-of-22 for 152 yards and two touchdowns and an interception.
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After Lusher’s loss to McMain last week, the 1-1 Lions look to rebound this Friday when they host the Thomas Jefferson Jaguars. The game will be held at Brees Family Field, on the school’s Freret campus. Kickoff is at 7:00. If you can’t make the game, be sure to click the above link to follow the game live.
Lusher’s varsity football team kicked off the 2017 regular season last Friday night when they hosted Bonnabel at the Brees Family Field. The Lions shut out the Bruins 19-0, led by an incredible display by senior running back/linebacker Ari Broussard. Ari’s been nominated for Nola.com’s “South Shore Player of the Week” for his 3 touchdown performance. VOTE FOR HIM HERE!
This week, Lusher will travel to City Park’s Pan American Stadium to play the McMain Mustangs. Game starts Thursday at 7PM.
Ari Broussard, Lusher
Playing both sides of the football in a 19-0 win against Bonnabel, the senior running back/linebacker scored all three of Lusher’s touchdowns with 15 carries for 104 yards and two scores and two catches for 50 yards and another score. He also had four tackles on defense.