Rummel-Jesuit game to be carried live Saturday morning on Crescent City Sports, 106.1 FM
The annual Catholic League football rivalry game between Archbishop Rummel and Jesuit will air live Saturday morning from Joe Yenni Stadium as part of a simulcast on Crescent City Sports and 106.1 FM.
Ken Trahan of CrescentCitySports.com and Cumulus New Orleans will provide play-by-play while longtime college and prep coach Phil Greco gives color commentary as part of the Rummel radio broadcast. The pregame show on CCS and 106.1 FM. starts at 10:45 following an abbreviated edition of The Three Tailgaters Show with Trahan and Ed Daniels at 10 a.m. ahead of the 11 a.m. kickoff.
NASH ICON 106.1 FM can be streamed on nashfm1061.com and via the TuneIn app.
The Raiders (5-1, 3-1) have won three straight games, including a 20-14 victory over John Curtis Christian a week ago.
Senior quarterback Kyle Wickersham has been excellent for the Raiders. The Richmond commit has completed 81-of-124 passes for 1,053 yards and 15 touchdowns with just four interceptions. Wickersham has rushed 45 times for 206 yards and two touchdowns.
Rummel senior running back Logan Diggs has rushed 89 times for 600 yards and seven touchdowns. He also has 16 catches for 135 yards and two more scores.
Junior Nicholas Howard is the top receiver for the Raiders with 22 catches for 259 yards and five touchdowns.
Memphis commit Kolbe Fields leads the Rummel defense with 51 tackles, including 8.5 for loss. Senior defensive end Caboz Craig has 39 tackles, including 9.5 for loss.
The Blue Jays (4-3, 2-3), fresh off of a dominating effort in a non-district win over Hahnville, feature a pair of talented quarterbacks in Luke Laforge and Jack Larriviere.
In the strangest of years, Jesuit has persevered through shutdowns, the inability to mesh as a team and overcoming losses to good opponents.
Laforge has completed 45-of-80 passes for 851 yards with 10 touchdowns and two interceptions. He also has rushed for two scores and caught a touchdown pass. Larriviere is 58-of-98 for 790 yards and eight touchdowns with two interceptions while also adding 77 rushes for 219 yards and five touchdowns.
Blue Jays senior Luke Besh is one of the top receivers in Louisiana. He has 43 catches for 834 yards and 12 touchdowns.
Senior defensive lineman Max Jubenville leads Jesuit with 90 tackles while senior safety Giovanni Licciardi has 43 tackles and three interceptions.
Rummel has won the last seven games in the series, including a 27-0 victory in 2019.
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As a New Orleans-area native, Jude grew up a fan of all sports and teams in the area. It’s a passion for the games that brought him into the fields of sports broadcasting and journalism. Whether he’s informing, reporting or entertaining, Jude brings his own special flavor to the task at hand. This Jesuit High School and Loyola New Orleans…