December 2, 2022

Belaire defeats St. John of Plaquemine in Thursday Night Action

Avante Givens from Belaire High School in Baton Rouge, LA
Avante Givens from Belaire High School in Baton Rouge, LA

The Belaire Bengals had a home game on the opening day of fall, a gorgeous 75°F down on the field for their game against St. John of Plaquemine. 

RBs Makih Palmer and Denichlass Jeter split carries, with Palmer get the first score of the game on Belaire’s first drive. Belaire’s Jakeydrick Richard got an interception, then Noah James broke off a 40 yard rush for the score. After a long St. John drive, they turn the ball over on downs on the 15 yard line. The Bengals drove 85 yards and Palmer got his second rushing td of the game. St. John had another turnover on downs with 20 seconds left in the first half, and Jeter got a rush for 70 yards and a score to make it 28-0 going into halftime.

The second half started with a Jeter kickoff return touchdown. St. John took advantage of starting with a first and goal after a pair of Belaire Intentional Grounding calls, and the score was 35-6 at the end of the 3rd quarter. Jeter got an interception on defense, and that sealed the game for Belaire, 35-6.

Both Jeter and Palmer had 2 touchdowns, Jeter and Richard each had an interception, and James had 1 touchdown.

Next Game: vs. Plaquemine High School at Belaire High School on Friday, October 1st at 7pm.

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