High School Sports

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Indians run past Eunice

The district struggles continued for Eunice High as Washington-Marion earned a sweep Friday night.
The Lady Indians (5-13 overall, 2-1 in District 4-4A) jumped out to a 10-4 first quarter lead, sparked by seven points from Makenzie Tillman.
Shanyia Toussaint pushed in three points and Olivia Thibodeaux added a free throw for the Lady Cats’ first period points.
Eunice regrouped for a 16-9 second period surge as the Lady Cats grabbed a 20-19 advantage at the intermission.

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St. Ed’s splits wins with Plainview

The Lady Jays hung tough with fourth-ranked Plainview for three quarters.
But the Lady Hornets out scored St. Edmund 20-8 in the final period to grab a 52-38 win.
The Lady Jays opened strong with a 5-2 first quarter surge, sparked by buckets from Rebecca Benoit and Tanzy Miller.
Three free throws by Savannah DeVillier pushed the Lady Jays ahead, 7-3.
Plainview’s Mackenzie Willis and Lady Jay Mary Beth Lafleur exchanged treys and DeVillier followed with a drive in the lane.
Kinsley Ashworth answered with an inside bucket for the Lady Hornets.

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Rayne sweeps Eunice

RAYNE – It was a district sweep over Eunice for Rayne Tuesday.
Rayne 59, Eunice 47
Eunice’s Leah Walker got it started for the Lady Bobcats after nailing two mid-range shots to start off the game.
Rayne responded with four points from Paige Figaro.
Walker answered with another 2-pointer, and Allison Freeman knocked down a shot as well.
Madison Freeman also pitched in for the Bobcats with a layup and a free-throw.

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Blue Jays sweep Sacred Heart

It was easy to tell that rivals were facing each other Wednesday as St. Edmund battled Sacred Heart of Ville Platte.
Using the emotion of a crowded gym filled with Blue Jay fans wearing white, St. Edmund earned a sweep over Sacred Heart.
The Lady Jays opened with a 15-5 run as St. Edmund earned a 47-32 win.
Mary Beth Lafleur pushed in 10 points in the first period including two treys to spark the Lady Jay attack.
A three pointer by Amanda Bergeron and drive in the lane by Blaire Lafleur accounted for Sacred Heart’s first quarter points.

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Blue Jays give out fall sports awards

St. Edmund athletics celebrated its fall sports with a ceremony as numerous athletes were recognized.
In volleyball, Anna Belle Fontenot, Savannah DeVillier, Rebecca Benoit and Sarah Duplechain received patches for earning All-District and All-Parish honors.
In team awards, DeVillier was named the Hitter of the Year, while Fontenot was given the Digger of the Year award.
Gracie Savoy was named the Most Improved Player, while Rebecca Benoit earned the Coaches Award.
In football, Peyton Marcantel was recognized for earning LSWA’s Class 1-A All-State team.

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