High School Sports

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Rivals Blue Jays, Basile split games

St. Edmund and Basile split games Tuesday as the two rivals faced off in non-district battles.
SEH 66, Basile 52
In the boys action, the St. Edmund Blue Jays exploded for 21 points in the first quarter as St. Ed’s earned a 66-42 win.
Basile’s Keeman Ivory scored the game’s first three points, but the Jays answered with a 15-1 run.
Travis Mondares hit a trey for the Bearcats with two minutes left in the period, but the Blue Jays closed the quarter with a 6-2 run for a 21-9 advantage.
Henry Brown led the Jays with eight points in the first period.

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Eunice places 16 on 4-4A All-District list

The Bobcats finished as co-champions in their first season back in District 4-4A and Eunice placed 16 players on the All-District lists.
Eunice finished the season 9-3 overall, 3-1 in district.
The No. 9 Bobcats opened the playoffs with a 35-27 win over No. 24 Plaquemine before falling in a 8-7 heartbreaker at No. 8 Bastrop.
District co-champions No. 21 Rayne (6-5, 3-1) lost in the opening round to No. 12 Northwood Shreveport, 7-6.
North Vermilion went 5-6 overall, 2-2 in district as the No. 25 Patriots lost to Bastrop 56-14 in the first round.

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Blue Jays, Lady Jays suffer defeats

LOREAUVILLE – Turnovers and missed free throws were costly for St. Edmund as Loreauville earned a 47-34 win over the Blue Jays.
The Tigers (2-2) held a slim 11-10 advantage after the first quarter but started to pull away with a 13-8 second period run.
Nathan Butler led LHS with six points in the first period, while Karon Jean Louis pushed in four points in the second period.
St. Ed’s Kieran Davis opened with six points, while Easton Coleman added five points in the second frame.

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Vikings run past Bobcats

The Vikings started the game with a 9-2 run and the Bobcats were never able to catch up as Eunice suffered a 90-55 loss to Opelousas Catholic.
As soon as tip-off occurred, OC’s Caleb Relbin came out strong and knocked down a three pointer to start the game.
This led to a big early lead for the Vikings in a 9-2 run.
OC didn’t stop their when Bone Patin nailed a deep three to put the Vikings ahead by 10.

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Local teams earn wins

OPELOUSAS – After a sluggish second period, the Bobcats used a strong fourth quarter as Eunice earned a 62-54 win over Port Barre in the Opelousas Catholic tournament.
Eunice (1-1) will travel to J.S. Clark next Monday and Northwest on Tuesday before participating in the St. Landry Parish tournament that is set to begin Dec. 19 at North Central.
The Bobcats opened with a 16-9 run, aided by five points from Dedrick Vigers and four points by Shawn Hudson.
Frank Lazard pushed in six of the Red Devils’ nine points in the period.


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