GONZALEZ, La – #15 East Ascension led the entire game en route to a 37-point shutout of #18 West Ouachita in the first round of the 5A state playoffs.

Spartans defender Sidney Joseph disrupted the backfield throughout the first half. He recovered a fumble on the Chiefs opening possession and later forced a fumble that was recovered for a touchdown in the end zone.

Despite not scoring a touchdown in the first 15 minutes, the East Ascension offense woke up in the second quarter. Quarterback Jaylon Lee handed the ball off to Antwone Foster who then passed it down field to Jackson Chiasson for a 62 yard touchdown.

East Ascension moves on to the second round to face #2 Neville.

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