High School Sports

Bears rally past Bobcats

The District 5-3A battle between the Eunice Bobcats and the Church Point Bears saw both teams providing their fans with highlights on both offense and defense, with the Bears finally claiming the victory by a by a 22-20 margin in back-and-forth action in Friday night at Bobcat Field.
The Bears received the opening kickoff and moved the ball down the field from their own 20 to the Bobcat 48-yard line thanks to the running of Rodney Dupuis Tyrin McDade.

LSWA Prep Polls

CLASS 5A
School rec pts prev
1. John Curtis (9) 4-0 119 1
2. West Monroe (1) 4-0 99 2
3. East Ascension 4-0 85 3
4. Zachary 3-1 83 4
5. Acadiana 4-0 73 5
6. Catholic-BR 3-1 70 6
7. Destrehan 3-1 61 7
8. Barbe 4-0 53 9
9. John Ehret 3-1 35 10
10. Live Oak 3-1 22 8
Others receiving votes: Terrebonne 16, Captain Shreve 10, Byrd 9, Haughton 9, Holy Cross 8, Ruston 5, Sam Houston 4, Alexandria 3, Evangel 1, Walker 1, Jesuit 1.
CLASS 4A
1. Karr (9) 4-0 117 1
2. Warren Easton 4-0 107 2

THE POST-SIGNAL / D. Sexton
Iota’s Luke Doucet slips into the end zone last week during the Bulldogs’ 49-12 victory over Northwest. Iota will travel to Mamou Friday for a 5-3A contest against the Green Demons at 7 p.m.

Bulldogs not looking past Mamou

The undefeated Iota Bulldogs (4-0) will be on the road this Friday to take on the winless Mamou Demons.
Coming off their biggest win of the season against Northwest Raiders and with a big game against Crowley set for next weekend, it would be easy for the Bulldogs to overlook the Demons, having defeated them 54-12 last season.
However, Iota coach Josh Andrus is working with his players this week to avoid having that happen.

Jays face Tarpons for homecoming

Homecoming week is usually filled with festivities and excitement.
But this week as St. Edmund prepares to take on South Cameron, the Blue Jays are also dealing with the death of Gracie Marie Zaunbrecher.
Following a nearly two-year fight with DIPG, a rare and aggressive brain tumor, the eight-year old passed away Monday morning.
“She put up quite a fight,” Hargroder said. “She was relentless for her battle for life – she was always positive.
“We need to keep that same spirit and remember that nothing is promised.

Bobcats, Bears collide

Heading in to the Church Point game last year, the Bobcats had a 1-3 record.
Not many expected Eunice to begin the 2018 season 4-0 with wins over Opelousas (53-36), Jennings (33-23), Rayne (36-14) and Crowley (36-32).
“We exceeded what we thought was possible,” EHS head coach Paul Trosclair said. “We are estastic about it but we have a big one this week.
“This should be an exciting game for the fans and we are happy we are playing them at home – it is tough winning in Church Point.
“Coach Arceneaux has developed a fine program, no doubt about it.

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