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MONROE — Ruston High School must have felt like it hit the jackpot Saturday as the Bearcats blasted West Ouachita 20-0 in game three of Bayou Jamb 2016 at the University of Louisiana-Monroe’s Malone Stadium. That’s because the Bearcats took advantage of powerball to help build momentum moving toward next week’s regular season opener. “It was a tale of two halves,” said RHS head coach Brad Laird. “That’s a little frustrating, but it’s like I told the team — we come out and won the football game, and that’s what we wanted to do. But three turnovers isn’t going to win many. We did a lot of good...

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