High School Sports

Bobcats’ Edwards wins state

BATON ROUGE – Eunice Bobcat Javondre Edwards won the Class 3-A title in the 110-meter hurdles and finished second in the 300-meter hurdles at the state meet held Saturday at LSU’s Bernie Moore track complex.
Edwards recorded a run of 14.71 seconds in the 110-meter hurdles, while running 40.37 in the 300-meter hurdles.
Eunice’s John Mayo finished fourth in the 800 meters with a time of 2:03.82.
Bobcat Avery Lee finished sixth in the javelin with a best throw of 145-02.
Church Point’s Trevon Wheeler finished third in the 100 meters with a time of 10.74.5.

Eunice falls in quarters

LONGVILLE – The Eunice High Bobcats fell short in their quest to advance to the Class 3A semifinals Friday night, falling to the South Beauregard Knights by a 7-3 margin in the quarterfinal round of the best of three game series.
No. 3 South Beauregard will take on No. 10 Iowa in the 3A state semifinals 1:30 p.m. today at McMurry Park in Sulphur.
No. 4 Berwick advanced to the other semifinal game after defeating No. 5 Iota in their quarterfinal series and will take on top-seed Sterlington at 10:30 p.m.

All-District 5-3A list released

The District 5-3A softball season was one to remember as two teams advanced to the state smifinals - but not the two squads who shared the district title.
No. 20 Church Point and No. 7 Mamou both advanced to the Class 3-A state semifinals, while Crowley and Pine Prairie shared the district title.
Pine Prairie’s Woody Harvey and Crowley’s Josh Schrader were named Co-District Coaches of the Year.
Crowley senior pitcher Nelia LaGrange and Pine Prairie senior third baseman Jacie McFarlain eartned Co-MVP honors.

Bobcats fall 4-3 to No. 3 Knights

LONGVILLE – The No. 11 Bobcats were forced into a season defining moment Thursday night as No. 3 South Beauregard grabbed a 4-3 win over Eunice High in the opening game of the Class 3-A quarterfinal series.
The Bobcats had to win two games Friday night to advance to this week’s state semifinals at McMurry Park in Sulphur.
After two scoreless innings, the Knights grabbed a 1-0 lead in the third frame when Leland Broussard walked and scored off Chase Fisher’s single to left field.

Bobcats advance to quarterfinals

LORANGER – Eunice High and Loranger completed their best of three-game regional this past week as the Bobcats grabbed two wins to earn a trip to South Beauregard in a quarterfinal Class 3-A Regional round.
Games are scheduled for a 6 p.m. start today and will continue on Friday with a doubleheader to determine which team will advance to the semifinal round.
South Beauregard earned 7-, 6-3 sweep over Eumice in the 2017 regional round of the playoffs.

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