High School Sports

Eunice splits games with Pine Prairie

The Eunice High Lady Bobcats claimed their fourth district win with a 59-47 victory over Pine Prairie in basektball played Friday night at the Bobcat gym.
The Lady Bobcats opened the first quarter with a 7-0 start behind the play of Leah Walker, Shanyia Toussaint and Stacie White.
Pine Prairie’s Asia George scored the first two points with a driving layup to cut the Eunice lead to 7-2, but the Lady Cats responded as White drove to the Pine basket for two points for a 9-2 lead.

Lady Jays cruise in district win

The Lady Jays picked up their second District 4-1A win of the season Friday as St. Edmund rolled to a 59-19 victory over Hamilton Christian Academy.
The Lady Jays (8-11, 2-4) eploded for a 27-4 run to open the game over the winless Lady Warriors (0-12, 0-5).
St. Ed’s went on a 13-0 surge, aided by seven points from Mary Beth Lafleur along with buckets off HCA turnovers by Tanzy Miller, Kinsley Marcantel and Savannah DeViller.

Eunice takes two from Church Point

By John Burson
Sports Writer
The Eunice High Lady Bobcats claimed their second victory in district play with a 56-32 win over Church Point in basketball action played at the Bobcat gym this past Friday.
Coach Wayne Fontenot’s Lady Cats took an early lead by outscoring the Lady Bears by an 11-6 margin in the opening quarter.
Leah Walker and Stacie White combined to score eight points in the quarter. Hailey Sonnier chipped in with two points in the quarter.

St. Ed's falls to Oberlin

By Tom Dodge
Sports Editor
Oberlin grabbed a sweep over St. Edmund Friday as the Lady Tigers earned a 61-42 win over the Lady Jays before the Tigers battled to a 63-47 win over the Blue Jays in the finale.
The Lady Tigers (7-12, 2-2) jumped out to a 16-7 first quarter advantage including an 8-2 run to open the game.
The Lady Jays (7-10, 1-3) closed the margin to 11-7 on a free throw by Mary Beth Lafleur and an inbounds bucket from Savannah DeViller.
Oberlin finished the period with a lay-up and a three-pointer at the buzzer by Kristian Anderson.

Lady Cats, Bobcats fall in tourney

OPELOUSAS – The No. 2 seed Eunice Lady Bobcats went 0-2 in the St. Landry Parish basketball tournament held this past weekend at Opelousas High.
In the opener, Northwest exploded for a 31-10 first quarter run as the Lady Raiders cruised to 82-14 win.
With a bucket by Jesslyn Reed and another by Stacie White, the Lady Cats closed the gap to 15-4 midway through the quarter.
White hit a jumper to pull Eunice closer, 22-6.
White later converted a three-point play with 1:43 remaining as Lady Cats closed the margin to 24-10.


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