Late touchdown give Storm win over Lakeview

Published 12:56 am Saturday, September 30, 2023

CAMPTI, La. — A back-and-forth game between LHSAA Class 1A Delta Charter School and Class 2A Lakeview High School came down to wire as the Storm scored a touchdown in the fourth quarter to defeat the Gators 44-38 last Thursday night.

Delta Charter led Lakeview (3-2) 16-8 at the end of the first quarter. Both teams scored a touchdown and a two-point conversion in the second quarter, giving the Storm a 24-16 halftime lead.

The third quarter was a wild one as far as scoring was concerned. The visiting Storm from Ferriday scored 14 points, but they gave up 22 points to the host Gators, making it a 38-38 game by quarter’s end. Delta Charter’s fourth-quarter touchdown gave the Storm the road victory,

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Efforts to reach Storm head coach Blake Wheeler for any possible statistics as well as comments on the game were unsuccessful.

Delta Charter (3-1) begins LHSAA District 4-1A play next Friday when the Storm hosts the Tensas High School Panthers for homecoming.