High School Sports

Lady Jays cruise to wins

LAKE CHARLES – The Lady Jays exploded for 13 runs in the first inning as St. Emund cruised to a 16-1 mercy-rule victory over Lake Charles College Prep.
Jaedyn Soileau walked, Karleigh Soileau singled to open the game, while Kinsley Marcantel and Mary Beth Lafleur followed with back-to-back doubles.
Anna Bell Fontenot singled and Kenndy Ardoin followed with a double.
Three consecutive walks by Elizabeth McGee, Rebecca Benoit and Kaitlyn Lacour completed the first time through the Lady Jay lineup without an out.

Lady Cats drop district games

The Lady Cats fell to 1-3 in District 5-3A with a pair of losses to rivals Port Barre and Iota.
Iota 11, Eunice 2
Eunice grabbed an early 1-0 lead, but Iota took over as the Lady Bulldogs rolled in an 11-2 win.
The Lady Cats scored first when Natalie Vidrine singled and scored on a hit by Cassie Thomas.
The Lady Bulldogs (7-3, 2-0) exploded for four runs in the top of the second, begun when Dixie Guidry singled and scored on a hit by Maci Wright.
Ameille Armand followed with a home run over the centerfield fence to push Iota ahead, 3-1.

Blue Jays earn two big wins

St. Edmund grabbed a pair of impressive victories this week over Class 3-A baseball teams as the Blue Jays prepare for next week’s District 4-1A opener.
SEH 4, Port Barre 3
St. Edmund scored three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning as the Blue Jays rallied for a 4-3 home win over Port Barre.
After both teams threatened over three scoreless innings, Port Barre (4-6) pushed across two runs in the top of the fourth to seize the lead.
Ethan Hidalgo reached on an error and later scored on a ground out by Cody Fontenot.

All-District 4-1A girls team released

Five St. Edmund Lady Jays earned a spot on the 2019 All-District 4-1A basketball team.
The Elton Lady Indians cruised undefeated to earn the district title with Vici Woods named MVP and Roland Lacombe named District Coach of the Year.
No. 3 Elton (30-3) defeated Delhi 51-44 for the Class 1-A state title.
Elton’s Summer Ceasar also earned a spot on the All-District first team.
No. 10 Grand Lake (23-10) earned a 69-33 win over Kentwood to open the playoffs before falling to West St. John, 42-39.

Lady Bobcats improve to 6-2

PRAIRIE RONDE – For the second game in a row, the Lady Cats exploded to score 18 runs in a pair of one-sided wins.
Eunice improved to 6-2 on the season and 1-1 in District 5-3A as the Lady Cats rolled to an 18-2 victory on Thursday over the Northwest Lady Raiders.
The Lady Cats cruised to a 18-8 win over Jennings on Wednesday.
Northwest (0-2, 0-2) scored in the bottom of the first inning when Kamille Manuel doubled and scored on a hit by Kjahli Malone.

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