High School Sports

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Bobcats face new district challenges

A football state championship by the Bobcats will be remembered for a long time by the Eunice High faithful.
But a Class 3-A repeat isn’t possible as the Bobcats are moving up a division for at least the next two years.
In fact, four of the five teams in District 4-4A are moving in classification.
Rayne is the only original team in the district with Eunice, LaGrange, North Vermilion and Washington-Marion joining the Wolves.
Eunice, Washington Marion and North Vermilion- are moving up, while LaGrange is stepping down from Class 5-A.

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SHVP downs Lady Jays

MAMOU – A bases loaded hit by the Lady Trojans lifted Sacred Heart of Ville Platte to a 3-2 win over St. Edmund in Acadiana Softball League play.
The Lady Jays grabbed a 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning when Kinsley Marcantel walked and scored on a hit by Anna Belle Fontenot.
Sacred Heart answered with a two-run hit by Gena Manuel to push the Lady Trojans ahead in the bottom of the frame.
The Lady Jays threatened in the top of the second inning when Sarah Duplechain walked, Kaitlyn Lacour bunted and Ashton Marcantel was hit by a pitch to load the bases.

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The Bobcats’ Jahiem Mitchell was the leading hitter in a scoring drive Wednesday against the Kinder Yellowjackets. The Bobcats defeated Kinder 17-7 at home. Mitchell is shown in a file photo. (Photo by Barry Spears)

Bobcats swat down Yellowjackets

The Eunice Bobcats took on the Kinder Yellowjackets in summer varsity vaseball action on Wednesday at Bobcat Field following a junior varsity contest between the two teams.

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LSUE softball coaching staff recognized

LSU Eunice was voted as the 2019 NFCA NJCAA DII National Coaching Staff of the Year, the Association recently announced.
Under the guidance of head coach Andy Lee and assistant coach Raven Cole, the Bengals won the 2019 NJCAA Division II title, their third national championship in the last four seasons and sixth overall.
LSU Eunice compiled a 52-6 record and ended its season on a 17-game winning streak.

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The Bobcats’ Caiden Burson prepares to make the play at first base in the Sacred Heart game.(Photo by Barry Spears)

Bobcats defeat Breaux Bridge, Sacred Heart

The Eunice Bobcats defeated the Breaux Bridge Tigers by an 8-3 margin in baseball action at the LSUE Baseball Tournament this past weekend. The Bobcats scored two runs in the top of the first inning to take the early lead. Jahiem Mitchell tripled to leadoff the game and scored on a sacrifice fly by Braiden Rider. The Tigers managed to score a run in the bottom of the inning to cut the lead to 2-1.


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