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RHS mission: Bouncing back

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It not only marked Ruston’s first loss of the overall and District 1-5A campaign, but also forced a complete drop out of the Louisiana Sports Writers Association’s Class 5-A top 10 poll.

Humbling it was for the Bearcats and Laird hopes the defeat got a message across to his players.

“I think we learned a lesson,” Laird said. “Our players are hurt and embarrassed over what happened and they’re ready to play.”
Now, he’s also hoping it can lead straight to a win at James Stadium on Friday night when league opponent Shreveport Huntington High comes in for a 7 p.m. meeting.

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