High School Sports

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Blue Jays face winlessTarpons

With every win, the Blue Jays move closer to their goal of winning the District 4-1A championship.
St. Edmund (3-1, 1-0) earned a 28-7 win over rival Basile last week and visit winless South Cameron in another district battle Friday night.
“Even with three wins, the next win is the most important,” St. Edmund head coach Andy Hargroder said. “We need to keep winning.”
The key to the Blue Jay offense so far this season has been the ground attack as St. Edmund has rushed for over 1,200 yards in the first four games.

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Notre Dame defense smothers Panthers

They came into the game having averaged 50 points scored in three wins, averaging over 500 yards on offense and heralded as one of the high powered offensive teams in Acadiana. They left the game still looking for answers to a Notre Dame defense that allowed Catholic High just 123 yards of offense and no points.
Notre Dame pounded out a 37-nothing win to go 3-0 on the season. It’s hard to imagine a more surprising two week stretch for Pios coach Lewis Cook.

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Gents shut out Bobcats, 39-0

The Crowley High Gents used an explosive offense and a stifling defense on their way to a 39-0 victory over the Eunice High Bobcats in 5-3A district action at Bobcat Field.
The Gents, who moved down this season from 4A to 3A, dominated the action from the early stages of the game with a running attack that finished with 234 yards and a total offense of 300 yards.

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Nick Mire (19) catches the ball against Rayne.

Rayne beats Erath

ERATH - The game was just about over after the second play of night when Rayne tailback Trent Winbush darted 55 yards for a touchdown 12 seconds into the game.
That would be the start of a long night for the Erath Bobcats on Thursday at EHS.
Winbush would score a total of five touchdowns to help the Wolves crush Erath 35-7 in a non district game. He had TD runs of 5, 16, 34 and 61 yards. He finished with 294 yards on 19 carries.
The Bobcats were able to hang with Rayne in the first period, down 7-0.

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Darius Davis catches one of his seven receptions for NV. (photo by Beverly Vincent).

North Vermilion beats Varnado in a close game

LEROY - The North Vermilion Patriots gave their homecoming crowd a thrilling game to watch.
The Class 3A Patriots scored 14 points in the fourth quarter to beat the Class 1A Varnado Wildcats 35-18.
While the score looked like a blowout, it was not.
Varnado took an 18-13 lead around the 8 minute mark in the third period.
But the Patriots did not panic. They just took their next possession and marched 60 yards down field and retook the lead for good.

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