High School Sports

Bobcats face No. 10 Jennings

JENNINGS – Eunice High rolled to a 53-24 win over Opelousas High, while Jennings suffered a stunning 30-21 loss to Church Point.
But for Bobcat head coach Paul Trosclair, the results doesn’t mean much heading into Friday’s trip to Jennings.
“They are very good,” the coach said of the Bulldogs. “They made some mistakes against Church Point but they are very talented and it will be a real test for us.
“This is a game that will be a battle into the fourth quarter,” he said.

Blue Jays visit rival Trojans

VILLE PLATTE – Its easy to understand what makes the St. Edmund – Sacred Heart of Ville Platte clash a rivalry game.
The two towns are around 20 miles apart and many of the players know each other.
But for St. Edmund head coach Andy Hargroder, he is hopeful his Blue Jays treat it like any other game.
“The fans take it a little bit more of a rivalry game than we do.
“As coaches, it is business as usual,” he said. “We want to win every week.”
Sacred Heart is coming off a 20-7 win over the Ville Platte Bulldogs in Tee Cotton XV.

Bobcats maul Tigers, 53-24

OPELOUSAS – The Eunice High Bobcats took an early lead against the Opelousas High Tigers and continued to put pressure on the Tiger defense and offense to claim a 53-24 victory.
The game was interrupted for 50 minutes by a lightning delay in the second quarter.
Prior to the delay, the Bobcats appeared to be in control as they held off an offensive threat by the Tigers with 8:02 left in the first quarter.

Blue Jays soar past Hanson

The Blue Jays grabbed control of the game early as St. Edmund jumped out to a 38-0 halftime advantage and finished with a 45-12 win over Hanson Memorial.
“It is always good to win the first one,” St. Edmund head coach Andy Hargroder said. “We had a good beginning on offense, defense and special teams.
“We needed to get somemomentum heading in the rivalry war with Sacred Heart,” the Blue Jay coach said.
The St. Edmund defense stood firm in the game’s opening drive, sacking the Hanson quarterback twice to force a punt from the Tiger 4.

Blue Jays face Tigers in opener

The St. Emund Blue Jays open the 2018 season at home Friday night against Hanson Memorial.
The Blue Jays rolled to a 35-6 win over the Tigers in last year’s season opener en route to a 10-2 overall finish.
St. Edmund earned a 12-7 win over the Notre Dame junior varsity in the Joe Nagata Memorial jamboree.
A 25-yarder by Jack Miller and an 18-yard run by Brad Miller accounted for the Blue Jay points.
Kaden Fontenot snared an interception on the game’s final play to seal the win over the Pioneers.


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