High School Sports

Girls basketball playoffs begin

The girls basketball playoffs begin today with several local teams fighting to advance to the LHSAA state championships to be held Feb.25 to March 2 at Rapides Coliseum in Alexandria.
In Division IV, No. 16 St. Edmund (10-17) will emtertain rival No. 17 Sacred Heart of Ville Platte (8-16) at 6 p.m. today at Lady Jay gym.
Last season, the Lady Jays cruised to a 55-21 win over St. Frederick in the bi-district before falling to No. 2 Houma Christian (74-40).
In Class 3-A, No. 17 Eunice (16-11) will travel to No. 16 Westlake (16-9) for a 6:30 p.m. tip-off today.

Bobcats battle on Senior Night

It was battle between rivals as the Bobcats faced the Raiders with 10 Eunice High seniors playing in front of the home crowd for the final time this season.
Northwest jumped out to an early lead, but Eunice High rallied to take a seven-point advantage into the final period.
The Raiders responded with a late rally to grab a 57-52 District 5-3A win over the Bobcats.
Eunice (9-15, 7-6) closes the regular season Friday at Iota.
Northwest began the game with a 10-0 run before Eunice answered with two free throws from Mykal Moore and a dunk by Carlin Vigers.

Lady Cats close district with win

MAMOU – The Eunice Lady Bobcats closed District 5-3A competition with a 48-37 victory over the Mamou Lady Demons.
The LHSAA will release the playoff brackets on Monday.
Presently the Lady Cats (16-11) are No. 16 in the Class 3-A power rankings.
Other teams in the district who will earn a playoff berth include No. 4 Northwest (23-9), No. 7 Iota (21-12), No. 17 Pine Prairie (20-11) and No. 25 Crowley (14-13).
Eunice jumped out to a 20-8 first quarter advantage over Mamou as the Lady Cats controlled the game from the opening tip.

Lady Bobcat White shines on Senior Night

It was Lady Bobcats’ Senior Night and Stacie White responded with 33 points to help Eunice High earn a 48-29 victory over Port Barre Friday night.
White did all the scoring for the Lady Cats in the first quarter with nine points.
India Savoie drove the lane and Brittney Sam hit a trey for the Lady Devils in the opening period.
Eunice began the second period with a 12-1, sparked by a three-pointer from White.
Jesslyn Reed added a put-back bucket and Shanyia Toussaint closed the run with back-to-back drives in the lane,

Grand Lake downs Jays on Senior Night

It was Senior Night for St. Edmund Thursday but Grand Lake took two wins in Distreict 4-1A play.
The Lady Jays opened with an 11-6 run over the Lady Hornets.
But Grand Lake then took control and rolled for a 54-35 win.
Mary Beth Lafleur sparked the Lady Jays early with five first quarter points.
Grand Lake rallied with a 12-2 run to begin the second period and push ahead, 18-13.
After an early lay-up by Kinsley Marcantel, Lafleur pushed in six points to help the Lady Jays closed the gap.


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