High School Sports

Eunice boys win Bobcat Relays

The Eunice High boys won the 2019 Bobcat Relays, scoring 126 points to out distance second place Crowley.
The Gents finished with 84 points, followed by Beau Chene (66), Notre Dame (52), Opelousas Catholic (47), Ville Platte (45), Southside (36), Church Point (34), Mamou (23) and Westminster Christian Academy (132).
Iota (10), Sacred Heart of Ville Platte (10), Port Barre (9) and St. Edmund (40) also scored in the meet.
Eunice High’s Avery Lee won the javelin with a throw of 164.
Lee also finished second in the discus with a toss of 128-2.

All-District 5-3A team released

Eunice High senior Stacie White was named District 5-3A MVP, while three other Lady Bobcats earned all-district basketball honors.
White was joined on the first team by Northwest’s Katlyn Manuel and Khahli Malone along with Kameron Allen from Pine Prairie and Iota’s Kendall Miller.
Northwest’s Nicole Manuel was named the District Coach of the Year.
The second team included Pine Prairie’s Asia George, Marcy Miller from Crowley, Northwest’s Mary Leday along with Avery Young and Colleen Johnson from Iota.

Lady Jays cruise to wins

LAKE CHARLES – The Lady Jays exploded for 13 runs in the first inning as St. Emund cruised to a 16-1 mercy-rule victory over Lake Charles College Prep.
Jaedyn Soileau walked, Karleigh Soileau singled to open the game, while Kinsley Marcantel and Mary Beth Lafleur followed with back-to-back doubles.
Anna Bell Fontenot singled and Kenndy Ardoin followed with a double.
Three consecutive walks by Elizabeth McGee, Rebecca Benoit and Kaitlyn Lacour completed the first time through the Lady Jay lineup without an out.

Lady Cats drop district games

The Lady Cats fell to 1-3 in District 5-3A with a pair of losses to rivals Port Barre and Iota.
Iota 11, Eunice 2
Eunice grabbed an early 1-0 lead, but Iota took over as the Lady Bulldogs rolled in an 11-2 win.
The Lady Cats scored first when Natalie Vidrine singled and scored on a hit by Cassie Thomas.
The Lady Bulldogs (7-3, 2-0) exploded for four runs in the top of the second, begun when Dixie Guidry singled and scored on a hit by Maci Wright.
Ameille Armand followed with a home run over the centerfield fence to push Iota ahead, 3-1.

Blue Jays earn two big wins

St. Edmund grabbed a pair of impressive victories this week over Class 3-A baseball teams as the Blue Jays prepare for next week’s District 4-1A opener.
SEH 4, Port Barre 3
St. Edmund scored three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning as the Blue Jays rallied for a 4-3 home win over Port Barre.
After both teams threatened over three scoreless innings, Port Barre (4-6) pushed across two runs in the top of the fourth to seize the lead.
Ethan Hidalgo reached on an error and later scored on a ground out by Cody Fontenot.


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