Giant third quarter sends Rebs to championship game

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161363793Riverside has a chance to win back to back state titles. And, if there was any doubt the Rebels erased that with a big 3rd quarter against North Caddo.

The Runnin’ Rebels outscored North Caddo 35-2 in the third on the way to a 101-52 in the class 2A semifinals Thursday at Burton Coliseum in Lake Charles.

Riverside’s 65 second half points tied a class 2A record. The Rebels will play Lakeview Saturday night at 6pm in the 2A championship. Lakeview eliminated St James 81-58.

In class 4A, East Jeff got 20 points from Shaquille  Preston in a 47-39 win over Northside of Lafayette. East Jeff, who won the 4A football title in December, goes for a rare double Saturday night against #1 seed Landry Walker.