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Ascension Catholic High School senior RB Jai Williams (Photo provided by Jai Williams)

Ascension Catholic’s Record Setting Running Back Runs Past His Father In The Record Books

Ascension Catholic’s Record Setting Running Back Runs Past His Father In The Record Books

by Alexis Mason

Jai Williams is a 5-10, 175 pound senior running back at Ascension Catholic High School in Donaldsonville, LA. Williams has football in his bloodline as his father Germaine “Juice” Williams set records at Ascension Catholic and also played at LSU. Mr. Williams broke Louisiana high school rushing record in 1989 with 8,048 yards. His son Jai is still on the path to defeat his dad with having a current total of 7,100 rushing career yards, and has actually defeated his father’s record for having 101 touchdowns in Ascension Catholic, which is the most in history. 

Jai’s record setting performances have led his team to two Division IV state championship game appearances. This season, the Bulldogs have just completed their regular season with an undefeated record. Jai is known for giving 100% during every game, keeping a high momentum, and not backing down easily. Currently, Williams has an offer from Nicholls State and is looking forward to receiving more. He has made the 1st Team All-South Louisiana Team for Louisiana Football Magazine, was named a two time All-State selection, and was named the Sportsline Player of the Week on two occasions.

 

Click the link below to check out Jai Williams’s highlights:

https://www.hudl.com/video/3/8364841/5dbafca6176c1711f8b36816

 

Alexis Mason is a Maryland native, but went to high school in Atlanta. She is a junior studying Sports Administration at LSU. Her future plan is to own a recruiting program that helps high school athletes receive college scholarships. Her ultimate goal in life is to help others and to make their life just a little easier any way possible. She is a big believer of having faith and knowing that every obstacle that comes in life is there for a reason and can be tackled.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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About Jace LeJeune

Jace is from Addis, LA but resides in Port Allen, LA. Jace attends Southeastern Louisiana University and is majoring in Journalism. This is Jace's third year as Associate Editor at Louisiana Football Magazine. He is also a graduate from Catholic High School in Baton Rouge where he was the editor of the school newspaper the “Bearly Published.” While at CHS, Jace also announced their football, basketball, and baseball games for the Bruin Broadcast Network which is the Catholic High’s streaming website for their events. On weekends, Jace is the PA announcer for his middle school football games. At home, Jace enjoys time with his family and friends. Besides being a huge football fan, Jace is also an avid NHRA drag racing fan.