High School Sports

Blue Jays rally for win

Merryville jumped out to a 5-0 lead in the second inning, but the Blue Jays then went on a 16-0 run as St. Edmund rallied for the District 4-1A win.
The Panthers (7-12, 0-3) took advantage of two walks, a hit batter and three Blue Jay errors to take the five-run lead.
But the Blue Jays (15-6, 3-0) began the comeback in the bottom of the second inning when Brad Miller Dawson Ardoin and Ian Dupre walked to load the bases.
Brad Miller scored on a sacrifice by Wesley Driggs, while Ardoin and courtesy runner Henry Brown on a single by Will Turk.

All-District 4-1A team released

St. Edmund placed four players on the 4-1A All-District team.
Hamilton Christian and Grand Lake dominated the list after
Zion Stewart and Michael Thomas from Hamilton Christian head the first team, along with Grand Lake’s Kael Delcambre and Luke McCordle.
Elton’s Kervondrick Scott completes the All-District first team.
Thomas was named All-Disrict MVP, while Hamilton Christian’s Dexter Washington was named District Coach of the Year.

Bobcat trio signs with Bayou Prep

The chance to continue their football careers came Tuesday when Eunice High seniors Avrey Lee, Jordan Ledet and Carlin Vigers signed with the Bayou Prep Gators.
“It is really a blessing to get this opportunity,” Lee, the All-District first team linebacker, said. “I worked hard for four years to get this point.”
Lee was the Class 3-A title game MVP as he gained 87 yards and scored a touchdown, while throwing for two more scores, he will play linebacker with the Gators.

Blue Jays grab wins

St. Edmund started the week strong with wins over Sacred Heart of Ville Platte and District 4-1A foe Oberlin.
Against the Tigers, the Blue Jays (14-6) exploded for seven runs in the bottom of the first and held on for a 15-10 win.
Jack Miller walked and scored on a double by Brock Bieber, while Carter Lejeune bunted and Brad Miller walked to load the bases.
Lejeune scored when Dawson Ardoin was hit by a pitch and later a double by Ian Dupre pushed the Jays ahead, 4-0.
Remi Guillory singled in Ardoin, while Garrett Dubois scored on a sacrifice by Will Turk.

Bobcats sweep Bears

In the first game of a double-header in District 5-3A competition between the Church Point High Bears and the Eunice High Bobcats, the Bobcats prevailed with a 16-1 victory at Bobcat Field. The Bobcats, behind the pitching of Tyler Darbonne, limited the Bears to one run in the third inning after the Cats had taken a 3-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning.
Chris Dailey walked and later scored on a double by Wick Venable.

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