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Lady Jays grab tourney wins

VILLE PLATTE – The Lady Jays outscored the Lady Bearcats 10-6 in overtime as St. Edmund grabbed a 56-52 win over Basile in the second day of Turkey Tournament action.
St. Ed’s Savannah DeVillier hit two free throws early in the overtime period and later scored in the lane to push the Lady Jays ahead, 50-47.
Mary Beth Lafleur’s three pointer increased the Lady Jays’ lead to 53-47 with 1:47 left in the extra period.
Basile responded with a baseline bucket by Kyhlee Fruge and trey from Shayla Lavergne to close the gap to 53-52 with 1:18 remaining on the clock.

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Bastrop ends Bobcats’ season

BASTROP – It was a two-point conversion that proved to be the difference as No. 8 Bastrop edged No. 9 Eunice 8-7 in the second round of the Class 4-A playoffs.
Eunice finished the season with a 9-2 overall record, while Bastrop (9-2) advances the quarterfinals to face No. 1 Lakeshore.
Lakeshore downed No. 17 Leesville, 41-14.
Bastrop took the opening kickoff and converted two fourth downs to move into Bobcat territory.
Eunice defensive tackle Myles Woods forced a Ram fumble and Jahiem Mitchell recovered the loose ball at the Bobcat 15.

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Bobcats face tough road test

It could be the toughest test the Bobcats have faced all season as No. 9 Eunice visits No. 8 Bastrop for a second round match-up.
“We will have to have a great overall team effort,” Eunice High head football coach Paul Trosclair said. “That is the only way a win is going to happen as Bastrop is the toughest team we have faced this season.
“We will need to perform well in all three phases of the game,” he said. “There are no easy wins with 16 teams left in the playoffs.”

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Lady Bobcats win season opener

Eunice High’s Shaynia Toussaint hit two free throws with four seconds left to help lift the Lady Bobcats to a 42-41 win over Kaplan in the season opener.
The Lady Pirates grabbed an 8-6 first quarter lead, aided by a three-pointer from Alyia Broussard.
Allison Freeman, Madison Freeman and Jesslyn Reed all scored a bucket for the Lady Cats in the first period.
Kaplan out-scored Eunice 11-8 in the second quarter as the Lady Pirates took a 19-14 advantage into the locker room.
Jenna Romero led Kaplan in the second frame with six points.

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Bobcats slip past Plaquemine

The No. 9 ranked Eunice Bobcats defeated the number 23 ranked Plaquemine with a 35-27 victory.
The Bobcats will take on Bastrop in the second round of the playoffs.
Jeoul Hill got it started for the Bobcats with a four-yard rushing touchdown on a sweep play.
The PAT failed and the Bobcats led 6-0 with 9:45 left in the first quarter.
Plaquemine quickly responded when running back Melvin McClay rushed in the endzone from a yard out.
The PAT was good and Plaquemine led 7-6 with 5:00 left in the first quarter.


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