High School Sports

Bobcats sweep Bears

In the first game of a double-header in District 5-3A competition between the Church Point High Bears and the Eunice High Bobcats, the Bobcats prevailed with a 16-1 victory at Bobcat Field. The Bobcats, behind the pitching of Tyler Darbonne, limited the Bears to one run in the third inning after the Cats had taken a 3-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning.
Chris Dailey walked and later scored on a double by Wick Venable.

All-District 5-3A team released

Eunice High placed four players on the 2019 All-District 5-3A basketball team.
Northwest’s Chester Randall was named the District 5-3A Coach of the Year as the Raiders finished with a 12-2 district record.
Bobcat senior Carlin Vigers earned first team honors along with Co-MVP selections Colby Wilson from Iota and Pine Prairie’s Isaiah Payne.
Keshaun Lazard from Northwest and Crowley’s Marquarius Thorne were also named to the first team.

White signs with LSUE

Eunice High stand-out Stacie White will continue her basketball career at LSU Eunice as the Lady Bobcat senior signed her national letter of intent Thursday.
“It feels great to get this opportunity to play at the higher level,” White said. “It is all good.
“I have been playing since I was tiny,” she said. “It has alsways been on my mind to go further into it.”
White said she is proud of her accomplishments, including All-District 5-3A MVP honors.
“Coach (Wayne) Fontenot was always pushing me to more even when I was tired,” she said. “I will miss my teammates.”

Lady Jays split games with OHS

OBERLIN – It was the best of times and the worst of times for the Lady Jays spftball team Thursday.
St. Edmund won a 1-0 extra inning thriller over Oberlin, but the Lady Tigers responded with a 4-3 win to hand the Lady Jays their first district loss of the season.
After stranding nine baserunners over eight innings, St. Edmund (10-3, 4-1) earned the win in the ninth when Kennedy Ardoin doubled and scored on a Jacee Cobb double.
Karleigh Soileau earned the win as she allowed just two hits with 13 strikeouts and five walks.

Bobcats clip Gents

After being beaten by a 21-1 margin earlier in the week by the Eunice Bobcats, the Crowley Gents gave the Bobcats all they could handle in a baseball game played Thursday at Bobcat Field.
The Gents took a 3-0 lead in the top of the first inning and the Bobcats were forced to rally to overcome the early lead by scoring four runs in the bottom of the second inning.
Crowley fought back in the top of the fourth inning, scoring three runs to tie the game at 7-7.

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