High School Sports
They all wanted a chance to play at the high school state tennis championships, but that dream was taken away by the COVID-19 pandemic.
But their accomplishments in the classroom were recognized by the LHSAA as part of the Academic All-State honors.
Six local tennis players earned academic all-state honors.
Eunice High’s Megan Fontenot and Caroline Andrus were named to Composite Academic All-State list with a 4.0 GPA along with St. Edmund scholar athlete Brianna Bertrand.
In Class 4-A, Lady Bobcat senior Emily Gotreaux made the list with a 3.95 GPA.
It was worth every mile that Crystal DeVillier put on her SUV taking her daughters to hundreds of softball games.
Oldest daughter Jaedyn Soileau started with T-Ball at age four and soon after was joined by younger sister Karleigh as the treks began for the family.
“It will be a long conversation to talk about all the teams,” the mom said. “But their travel ball together started with Cajun Heat when Karleigh was 9 and Jaedyn was 11.