High School Sports

Lady Jays finish third in Turkey Tournament

VILLE PLATTE – French Settlement jumped out to a quick start to remained undeafted on the season with a 64-23 win over St. Edmund in the semifinals of the annual Turkey Tournament at Sacred Heart of Ville Platte.
The Lady Lions (5-0) and the North Central Lady Hurricanes (4-1) both advanced girls tournament championship that was set for Wednesday night.
Quick baskets by Serenity Smith and Payton Clouatre gave French Settlement a 4-0 lead before St. Edmund’s Kinsley Marcantel drove the lane for the Lady Jays.

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Crowley’s Josh Burnett (24) returns one of his two interceptions on the night during the Gents’ 24-15 victory over Iowa Friday at Gardiner Memorial Stadium.

Crowley stuns Iowa to advance to quarterfinals

For the second week in a row, the Crowley Gents spotted a playoff opponent a two-touchdown lead.
And for the second week in a row, the Gents rallied for an improbable upset victory.
It all unfolded - again- Friday night at Gardiner Memorial Stadium when the No. 18-seeded Gents fell behind No. 2 seed Iowa 15-0 before rallying for four unanswered touchdowns in the final two frames to stun the Yellow Jackets, 24-15.

Rayne High's Trent Winbush (9) gets ahead of Leesville defenders for a touchdown Friday during the Wolves' 28-7 regional round win over the Wampus Cats. The Wolves will now move into the quarterfinals this week when they host Cecilia High. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

Rayne defense shuts down Leesville for regional win

LEESVILLE - The Rayne High Wolves traveled to Leesville on Friday where they met the Leesville Wampus Cats in the regional round of the 4A state playoffs.
The meeting was the teams’ second of the 2017 season with the Wolves taking a 28-18 win during the contest held in Leesville during week No. 5.
Friday’s contest was almost a repeat performance as the Rayne High defense limited the Leesville offense for a 28-7 regional round win.

Notre Dame’s Collin Kirsch runs away from a defender Friday during the Pios’ 45-0 romping of Episcopal of Baton Rouge in a Division III quarterfinal contest at Rayne High School.

Notre Dame cruises into semifinals with blowout victory

Bye week? What bye week?
Notre Dame picked up right where the regular season ended, in the opponents end zone.
The Pios were simply dominant in every phase of the game and the scoreboard reflected just that. Notre Dame advanced to the Division III semifinals with a 45-0 in over Episcopal of Baton Rouge and Pios Head Coach Lewis Cook could not have been more pleased with the effort.


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