The Haughton Buccaneers swept the Cope Cougars in Bossier Parish middle school football action Tuesday evening at Haughton.
The Bucs won the eighth-grade game 41-32 and the seventh-grade game 16-12.
Elsewhere, the Rusheon Rams and Benton Tigers split games at Benton. Rusheon won the eighth-grade game 20-8 and Benton won the seventh-grade game 26-6.
The Greenacres-Elm Grove games scheduled for Airline Stadium were postponed due to poor field conditions. The Mustangs and Eagles will play Thursday.
At Haughton, the seventh- and eighth-grade games were tight all the way.
In the eighth-grade game, Haughton’s Pryce Curry tossed two touchdown passes to Mason Cordell, including a 65-yarder, as the Bucs improved to 4-0 overall and 3-0 in district with two games left.
Cordell also had an interception.
LaCharlston Markray ran 30 yards for a touchdown. Duncan Smith and Josh Lister both had long touchdown runs and rushed for more than 100 yards.
Haughton coach Aaron Oglesby cited Colton McClain for his defensive play.
Courtney Turner scored three touchdowns and a conversion to lead Cope (1-1 district).
Brian Fielding scored two rushing touchdowns, including one of 65 yards.
Dustyn Arceneaux hooked up with Chase Hodges on a 40-yard pass play.
Cope coach Daniel Turnbow said Arceneaux played a “tremendous game” at linebacker. Jamie Smith also had three tackles behind the line. Drew Brewster and Fielding blocked kicks.
In the seventh-grade game, Haughton’s Cameron Townsend threw a touchdown pass in the fourth quarter to give the Bucs the lead.
Cope (1-1 district) drove inside the Haughton 10 late in the game but the Bucs (4-0, 3-0) were able to turn away the threat.
Craedel Cook scored Haughton’s first touchdown on a 5-yard run and Mario Cook added the two-point conversion.
Kobe Johnson scored two touchdowns for Cope (1-1 district) on runs of 7 and 11 yards.
Cameron Davis rushed for 129 yards. Johnson and Quillen Dixon combined for 67 yards on the ground.
“We knew it was going to be a tough battle going in,” Cope coach Clint Walker said. “We won the first-half battle, and they won the second.”
At Benton, linebacker Carter Parks scored two touchdowns as the seventh-grade Tigers won their first game of the season.
Doyle Adams Jr. scored on a sweep from 8 yards out, and TJ Anderson had a conversion.
In the eighth-grade game, Kevin Bonapart scored on runs of 20 and 15 yards to help Rusheon win its first game of the season.
Keldrick Carper went in from 30 yards out, and Micah Wager scored a conversion.
Robin Moore scored Benton’s lone touchdown on a long run. Coach Jared Stowell said Jermaine Newton played well defensively.