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Holy Cross snaps losing streak with 35-18 triumph over Bogalusa

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  • November 06, 2016 - 9:56am

File photosThe Holy Cross Tigers defeated the Bogalusa Lumberjacks to snap a five-game losing streak and close the regular season with a 3-7 record.


Holy Cross quarterback Chander Fields accounted for three first-half touchdowns as the Tigers jumped out to a 21-0 halftime lead on their way to a 35-18 non-district win at Bogalusa on Friday night to close out the regular season.

The Tigers (3-7) got their first score on a short touchdown run by Fields to cap a 60-yard drive.

A 39-yard pass from Fields to Kym Wimberly gave the Tigers a 14-0 lead after one quarter.

Fields tossed a 29-yard touchdown pass to Nolan Heitmeier early in the second quarter to give Holy Cross its 21-0 halftime lead.

Holy Cross, which snapped a five-game losing streak, added two more touchdowns in the second half.

A 4-yard touchdown run by Ashton Smith in third quarter extended the Tigers’ lead to 28-0.

The Tigers’ final score came early in the fourth quarter on a 2-yard run by Cleven Hulbert.

Bogalusa (1-9) countered with three touchdowns in the second half.

The Lumberjacks’ first score came on a 13-yard pass from quarterback Jay Baham to Tramarcus Turner.

Baham and Thomas hooked up from 17 yards early in the fourth quarter for Bogalusa’s final touchdown. Baham added a 32-yard run to account for the 35-18 final.

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