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The Football Tradition of the Catholic League in 

1993

Copyright 1993 The Times-Picayune

The 1993 game was played on Saturday, October 23, 1993

Blue Jays Shut Down Holy Cross

By BRYAN LAZARE
Correspondent

Brett Kreller rushed for 114 yards and two touchdowns as Jesuit defeated Holy Cross, 31-0, in a District 7-5A game Saturday night at Tad Gormley Stadium.

Kreller, who normally starts at fullback, moved to tailback, replacing Todd Golemi, who did not play because of a shoulder injury.  Kreller scored on runs of 7 and 16 yards.

The victory was the third in a row for the Blue Jays, who lost four of their first five games.  Jesuit needs victories against Brother martin and Rummel in its last two games to gain a wild card playoff berth.  Holy Cross lost its fifth straight league game after winning three non-district games.

The Blue Jays' average starting field position was their 47-yard line.  The average starting point for Holy Cross' possessions was its 21-yard line.

In the first half, while Jesuit was building a 17-0 lead, five plays were run in Holy Cross territory.*  None of the Blue Jays' scoring drives starter outside the Holy Cross 40.  

 

* Editor's note:  Hmmm, I think they had that part wrong.

 

STATISTICS

HCross

Jesuit

First Downs

9

16

Yards Rushing

78

177

Yards Passing

37

81

Total Offense

115

258

Passes

10-2-2

10-8-0

Punts

4-34

3-38

Yards Penalized

4-42

7-66

Fumbles-Lost

1-0

1-0

BY QUARTERS

1

2

3

4

T

Holy Cross

0

0

0

0

0

Jesuit

7

10

14

0

31

SCORING

J: Giddens 2 run (Neely kick)

J: Kreller 7 run (Neely kick)

J: Neely 37 FG

J: Kreller 16 run (Neely kick)

J: Scott 2 run (Neely kick)

 

JESUIT SEASON RECORD FOR 1993

Mark C. Songy, Coach

Opponent

Score

Comments

Mandeville

10-0

 

John Ehret

23-33

(L)

O. P. Walker

49-6

 

Catholic

12-17

(L)

St. Augustine

12-15

(L)

Shaw

0-32

(L)

Slidell

28-7

 

De La Salle

24-8

 

Holy Cross

31-1

 

Brother Martin

0-19

(L)

Rummel

41-40

 

Fortier

38-12

*

St. Augustine

6-18

(L)*

* - State playoffs

Totals 7-6

 

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