Provencal Panthers take the lead against Magnet

By Javonti Thomas

Natchitoches Magnet School started their season with a strong win last week but failed to keep the momentum going. Provencal defeated the Warriors team 32-14 at Tuesday night’s game, Sept. 13.

The first quarter of the game proved difficult for the Warriors defense. The Provencal Panther’s offense quickly scored back-to-back touchdowns and never looked back.

In the second quarter of the game, the Warriors offense exploded with a short pass to Jalen Wilson, #2, leading to the team’s first touchdown. Followed by a two-point conversation by quarterback Colby Raupp, #9.

Provencal quickly bounced with a touchdown of their own and a successful field goal attempt pushing their lead to 24-10.

In the third quarter, the Warriors offense didn’t put any points on the board and their defense failed to stop Provencal. The Panthers extended their lead from 24 to 32 with a touchdown pass and a field goal.

The last quarter the Warriors defense was successful at keeping the Panthers at bay. Warrior’s offense fought hard, and player #43 was able to out run the defense and scored one final touchdown.

“We need to do a better job coming off the ball,” Head Coach Brian Raupp said. “We need to do a better job defensively blocking and being more aggressive.

The team will face Vaughn/Parks Sept. 20, at 6:30 p.m. The Warriors team is made up of Magnet and NSU Middle Lab students.

2 thoughts on “Provencal Panthers take the lead against Magnet

  1. For all the Provencal fans. Provencal will also play Sept 20th at 6:00 against Mansfield. The boys are undefeated so far in the season.

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