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Fontenot signs with LSU Shreveport

Eunice High senior Gunner Fontenot signed on Monday to continue his baseball career at LSU-Shreveport. Fontenot, who has been selected to play in the LHSAA All-Star Game in May, is expected to catch for LSU-S next season according to LSU-Shreveport head coach Brent Lavalee.
“Gunner has all the qualities needed to be a great catcher. He has great leadership, can manage pitchers, and has great athleticism,” commented Lavalee, who is in his first year as head coach of the Pilots.
Fontenot will join a team which Lavalee said has 16 freshmen and 16 juniors on their roster.

Demons, Dogs and Bears win in opening game of playoffs

MAMOU – It only took five innings Monday for No. 12 Mamou to run past No. 21 Oakdale in the opening round of the Class 3-A baseball playoffs.
Mamou grabbed a 10-0 win and will travel to No. 5 Many for a best-of-three series in the second round.
Oakdale’s Hunter Longino walked four batters including the first three in the Demon lineup.
The an infield error allowed two runs to come across the plate for Mamou.
It then took three Oakdale pitchers to get out of the second inning.
Terrence Holmes walked two of the four batters he faced.

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Bobcats blast past Tigers

Eunice High opened the Class 3A state playoffs with a 15-1 victory over the Marksville High Tigers in a contest played Monday at Bobcat Field.
The Tigers threatened to score in the top of the first inning, but Bobcat starting pitcher Jaydon Brasseaux settled in, stranding leadoff hitter Noah Johnson at third base.
The Bobcats got a single by Gunner Fontenot in the bottom of the first, but Tiger starting pitcher Jorden Mayeux retired the side without giving up a run.

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Lady Cats - six in a row

With a margin of 18 points, the Eunice Lady Bobcats won the 2017 District 5-3A championship, their sixth straight district title.
Eunice scored 152 points, followed by Church Point (134), Ville Platte (130), Northwest (69), Port Barre (27) and Pine Prairie (8).
The Lady Cats swept the relays to help propel EHS to the win.
Jyhreh Johnson, Timia Thomas, A’mya Johnwell and Kiara White combined for a 52.40 finish in the 4x100 relay.
Johnson, Kiara White, Shanyia Toussaint and Johnwell also won the 4x200 relay with a time of 1:50.41.

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Cats outlast Jays, 20-16

The annual regular season-ending contest between the St. Edmund Blue Jays and the Eunice High Bobcats produced an offensive explosion for both teams and a nightmare for pitchers as the two teams combined to score 36 runs and bang out 35 hits as the Bobcats rallied late to claim a 20-16 victory.
Neither starting pitcher, Jack Brown for the Jays and Ian George for the Cats, survived the second inning.


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