High School Sports

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Alumni tourney crowns champions

The 13th annual Eunice High Alumni Tournament avoided a rain out and crowned three champions.
In the Rookie League semifinals, Class of 2017 downed the Class of 2012 (12-7), while the Class of 2013 slipped past the Class of 2016 (10-9).
The Class of 2013 won the Rookie League title with a 15-9 win over the Class of 2017.
The Class of 2013 captured its second straight title after finishing as runners-up in 2017.

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Scrimmages kick off football season

The high school football season moves one step closer today with several scrimmages around the area.
Eunice High will hold a three-team scrimmage set to begin at 5:30 p.m.
The Bobcats will face Kaplan and Catholic of New Iberia.
“Our varsity will go offense against Kaplan one round and then Catholic another,” Eunice head coach Paul Trosclair said. “Our varsity defense will go once against each of them.”
According to the coach, each of the teams will get two rounds on offense and defense.

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Bulldogs look to repeat as district champs

IOTA – Last year, the Bulldogs had its best season since winning the state championship in 1999.
Iota finished 13-1 overall, won the District 5-3A title and advanced to the semifinals.
The Bulldogs entered the state playoffs last season, opening with a 49-0 win over Kipp Renaisance.
The Bulldogs went on to defeat Baker 31-14 and North Webster 21-14 before a 21-12 loss to Sterlington.
Josh Andrus is entering his fifth season as the Bulldogs head coach and the Iota faifthful are excited about the possibliities in 2019.

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Basile looking to compete in district

BASILE – There are only five seniors on the Bearcats football team this season, but Basile head coach Kevin Bertrand believes that group can help lead the way to a District 4-1A championship.
“They are a lead by example group,” Bertrand said of seniors Issac Cortez, Keeman Ivory, Gabe Duplechin, Isaiah Ceaser and Logan David.
“They have been starters and they have experience in the big games so I think they will be a big part of our success this season.”
Basile will scrimmage DeQuincy on Aug. 22 and then host the Evangeline Parish jamboree on Aug. 30.

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Bears hungry for District 5-3A title

CHURCH POINT –When you face all four teams that advanced to the Class 3-A state semifinals, you know you had a tough schedule.
That’s exactly what the Church Point last season as the Bears beat Kaplan (30-24 and Eunice (22-20) but lost to Iota (15-12) for the district title and Sterlington (57-56) in the second round of the playoffs.
With Class 3-A state champion Eunice moving up to 4-A, the Bears could be one of the favorites to battle for the district title this season.


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