With the game well in hand, Central players drained seven treys and missed several more in the final period of regulation, notching 35 points in a concerted effort to pass the century mark on the score board.
Central Catholic took came out of the gates with a 12-4 run and would never trail in the game. They held a 23-12 first-quarter advantage, which they would build to 48-27 at the half.
VC held the visitors to a low of 20 points in the third quarter, while putting up 17 to keep hope alive, but that hope was dashed with Centrals scoring bonanza in the fourth quarter.
Louisiana Tech commitment (at outside linebacker) Lloyd Grogan put up 29 points on VC in the game. He was 7-of-10 from the charity stripe.
Grogan was actually outdone by VC’s Emile Chiasson, who led all scorers with 33 points. Chiasson was 14-of-16 (87.5 percent) from the line. He hit three treys on the night.
Blair Landry scored nine points for the Eagles. Joey Faulk had eight points, Reiss Hebert had seven points, Brennan Gallet had three points, Aaron David had two points and Eric Patout scored one point.
Vermilion Catholic is currently seeded 11th in the most recent, yet unofficial, LHSAA power rankings. Central Catholic has a strangle hold on the number one seed.
Both teams now await the release of the official final rankings and playoff pairings.
The LHSAA is set to release those pairings on Friday, Feb. 17. As the 11 seed, Vermilion Catholic is most likely looking at a first-round home playoff game.