High School Sports

Patterson 12U All-Stars win bracket opener

The Patterson Babe Ruth 12U All-Stars won their first bracket game at the Babe Ruth Southwest Region Tournament with an 11-1 victory against Hamburg, Arkansas, Thursday in Mountain Home, Arkansas.
Patterson took a 3-0 lead after an inning, led 5-1 after three complete and extended its lead to 7-1 after the fourth. The game ended after five innings with Patterson ahead 11-1 against Arkansas’ northern state champion.

Wriborg tabbed to USA Today All-Louisiana Team

Hunter Wriborg’s list of accolades continue to grow well into the summer after the junior hurler helped lead the Iota Bulldogs to a Class 3A state championship appearance last month.
Wriborg, who was named the LSWA Class 3A MVP, recently earned a spot on the prestigious USA Today All-Louisiana Baseball second team.
Wriborg, who was also an All-District selection, went 10-1 on the mound and posted an earned run average of 0.86. At the plate, he hit for a .320 average with 31 RBI.

Area standouts named to LSCA All-State teams

2018 Louisiana Softball Coaches
Association Class 3A All State Selections
Name School CL Pos
Mary Cathryn Comeaux Brusly Jr. P
Victoria Abrams Caldwell Jr. P
Nella LaGrange Crowley Jr. P
Karlie Ortego Pine Prairie Sr. P
Kaylee Lopez North Vermilion Sr. C
Sckylier Baronet Crowley Jr. C
Rebkah Wood Sterlington Sr. C
Makenzie Droddy Iota Fr. C
Tori Johnson Pine Prairie Sr. OF
Jaclyn Deason S. Beauregard Jr. OF
Tanner Wilson Sterlington Sr. OF
Teri Johnson Iota Sr. OF

Bobcats go 2-1 in McNeese tourney

LAKE CHARLES – The Eunice Bobcats finished play at McNeese with a 2-1 record, losing on Friday to South Beauregard before defeating the DeRidder Dragons later on Friday and defeating the Legends 15, a team from the Lafayette area on Saturday.
Against South Beauregard, Eunice starting pitcher Grant Fontenot shutout the Knights over the first four innings.
The Bobcat offense gave Fontenot some help in the third inning on a double by Braiden Rider, who later advanced to score to give the Cats a 1-0 lead.

Hitting the showcase baseball tour

Eunice High’s Austin Phillips and Tyler Darbonne are enjoying a summer full of baseball.
As the Metro League winds down for the summer, the Bobcat duo along with EHS head coach Scott Phillips are participating in a summer showcase for underclassmen.
Along with Iota High junior Hunter Wriborg, Darbonne and Phillips helped the home state team win the Louisiana/Texas shootout.
Team Louisiana beat team Texas 10-1 and 14-2 in the doubleheader held in Lake Charles.
Phillips went 1-for-1 with a sacrifice fly, a RBI, three walks and a stolen base.

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