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Erath High School Football Playoff Trivia

Revised 11.10.2015

1. Erath High’s 17th Time to make it to the  playoffs! The years of playoff games are: 1958, 1959, 1962, 1963, 1973, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2012 and 2015.

2.  The 1958 football team was the first team in the school’s history to ever to make it to the state playoffs. That year, they made it to round 2. They lost the 2nd round game against St. James. The score was St. James 20-Erath High 13. St James went on to become State runner up that year.

3. Erath High Home Playoff Games-Erath has hosted playoff games in 1959 vs. St. James, 1962 vs. Clinton, 1963 vs. St. Michael's, 1973 vs. Jackson, 1991 vs. Newman, 1998 vs. Washington-Marion, 2003 vs. Westlake and 2004 vs. Belle Chasse. 2015 EHS vs. Iowa. Erath is 2-7 in home playoff games.

4. Erath High Coach with the most playoffs  under his belt is  Jacob Byler. He has 10 of the 17 years. His years were 1990, 1991, 1993, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005.

·         Other coaches for playoff seasons include:

o   Coach Willie Lutgring for the1958, 1959, 1962, 1963 seasons.  

o   Coach Paul MC Trahan in 1973.

o   Coach Doug Dotson in 2012.

o   Coach David Comeaux in 2015.

5. Erath High Years when the team got to Round 2-Erath High has never made it past the second round.  In the past, Erath has made it to playoffs 16 years. (The 2015 year marks the 17th year.) Of the prior 16 playoff years, the five teams who made it to round 2 were:
 

      1958 Round 2: EHS vs. St. James-St. James-20-EHS 13. (St. James was the 1958 state runner up that year).

      1962 Round 2:  EHS vs. Clinton (eventual state champs), Clinton 12-EHS 0

      1990 Round 2: EHS vs. Jeanerette High - Jeanerette 56-EHS 8

      2003 Round 2: EHS vs. West St. Mary- WSM 28-EHS 27

      2004 Round 2: EHS vs. Teurlings High- Teurlings 42-EHS 35). 

 

Email Addresses for the Athletic Director and Coaches

 

Erath High School

808 S. Broadway Street

Erath, LA 70533

Phone - 337-937-8451

School Fax - 937-5109

 

Athletic Director / Gym - 937-5221

Football Stadium - 937-5917

Basketball Office - 937-4933

Website - www.vrml.k12.la.us/ehsathletics

 

 

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