By John Burson
MAMOU – The Eunice High Bobcats completed a two-game sweep of the Mamou High Green Demons with a 13-4 victory.
The Bobcats took a 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning with a single by Grant Fontenot, a single by Tyler Darbonne, and a triple by Seth Deshotel.
The Mamou starting pitcher managed to keep the Bobcats from further damage and the Demons tied the game in the bottom of the inning on a single by Aubrey Martel.
The Bobcats broke the early tie by scoring four runs in the second inning.
High School Sports
By John Burson
IOTA – The Lady Bulldogs scored five runs in both the second and fourth innings as Iota earned an 11-0 win over the Eunice Lady Cats in the District 5-3A finale.
The Lady Bulldogs (20-9, 11-4) grabbed a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first when Greta Fontenot belted a home run over the centerfield fence.
The Lady Cats (11-15, 3-11) threatened in the first inning when Natalie Vidrine walked and again in the second frame when Jailyn Pavish reached in an error and Kelsea Aguillard but none could score.
The Eunice Lady Bobcats won their seventh straight parish title and the Bobcats won their first won second in the past four years as Eunice High swept the 2019 St. Landry Parish track meet.
The Lady Cats scored 128 points to edge Westminster Christian Academy’s 123 points.
Northwest finished third with 90 points, followed by Opelousas (75), Beau Chene (69), North Central (45), Port Barre (28), St. Edmund (8) and Academy of the Sacred Heart (2).
In their final home game of the season, the Lady Cats honored the seniors with a 15-1 mercy-rule win over Northwest.
With a 6-0 lead, the Lady Cats exploded for eight runs in the bottom of the third to put the game away.
Nicole Vidrine and Caroline Vienne both singled to start the rally.
Vidrine later scored on a Northwest error, while courtesy runner Jeslyn Edwards stole home to push the Lady Cats up 8-1.
Carli Boone tripled and Olivia Thibodeaux scored on an inside-the-park home,
BATON ROUGE – Champions Madison Prep and Loranger swept the top honors on the Louisiana Sports Writers Association’s Class 3A All-State basketball teams.
With a fifth consecutive title in three different classifications secured, Jahein Spencer represented the Chargers as the Outstanding Player on the boys squad.
Spencer averaged 23.4 points. 11.2 rebounds and 4.3 assists as a senior. MPA’s Jeff Jones was recognized as the boys Coach of the Year.
Loranger’s JaMya Mingo-Young was selected as the Outstanding Player on the girls squad.