Trailing 14-6 after the first quarter, South Beauregard found its rhythm in the second period to pick up its first win of the season.

The Knights scored 34 straight points to defeat Rosepine 40-14 Friday night at home.

"We were able to establish our run game," South Beauregard head coach Dwight Hudler said. "We eliminated penalties and mental mistakes. We really just got back to doing what we want to be doing – establishing the run game and hitting some play action. We ended up with 305 yards on the ground, which is one of our goals."

The Eagles fall to 0-2 on the year and is searching for ways to keep the ball moving.

"We just have to get more consistent," Rosepine head coach Brad Ducote said. "On offense, at times, we looked average then bad at times. Defensively, we have to get better."

Rosepine went up 6-0 early with a 12-yard touchdown pass by Ethan Frey to Cole Dounahue, but South Beauregard quarterback Kyler Kibodeaux tied it up with a 3-yard keeper.

With 2:27 left in the first, Rosepine running back Grant Ducote broke off a 28-yard run to take the 14-6 lead.

"We were able to stop them on their first drive and ran and threw the ball well early," Brad Ducote said. "We got into a rhythm on the first two drives and even on our third drive where we fumbled. We looked really good, but once we turned it over, it was a whole different ball team."

After the Grant Ducote score, South Beauregard rushed for two touchdowns – one from Colby Hollier and one from Jackson LeBouef – and Kibodeaux threw a touchdown pass to Hollier with 14 seconds left to give the Knights a 26-14 lead at halftime.

"We told them coming in that Rosepine has a lot of young kids," Hudler said. "Their leading rusher is a freshman, and the quarterback is a sophomore. We told them that they are used to winning, and they have had a turnaround over the last couple of years. Those kids play hard, so we told them coming in that they don't care that we are 3A. They are going to try and kick our tails."

Jaydon Derouen ran in a 13-yard touchdown in the third quarter, and Kibodeaux threw a 7-yard touchdown with 5:40 to play for the game's final touchdown.

"Our guys just did what they needed to do," Hudler said. "We didn't have to say a whole lot. We have a lot of kids that have played a lot of football. They know what we expect. It was just motivating each other.

"Rosepine is a good team. They are going to win some games."

Grant Ducote led Rosepine with 137 rushing yards on 16 carries, and Frey went 4-for-13 with 36 yards and a touchdown.

"(Grant) just ran hard," Brad Ducote said. "He's a good vision runner. He sees the openings and makes the cuts when he needs to. Usually, one person doesn't bring him down. I was really proud of him."

Hollier picked up 131 rushing yards on 14 carries, and Derouen added 90 yards on 13 carries. LeBouef provided an extra punch with 83 yards on 13 carries and a touchdown.

Kibodeaux went 9-for-12 for 85 yards and a pair of scores – both going to Hollier.

"We're trying to make to make it so if you take away one of our guys, we have two other guys that will make us effective," Hudler said. "We're trying to spread the ball around.

"We're not flashy or even fun to watch for some of our fans. We're just trying to be efficient and move the ball."