High School Sports

Bobcats ready for Tigers

The Eunice Bobcats rolled to a 27-7 win over Iota in the Joe Nagata Memorial jamboree on a relatively dry field.
The elements will be a lot different Friday night as the remnants of Hurricane Harvey soaked the Bobcat Field grass all week.
EHS head coach Paul Trosclair said the wet conditions could impact both teams.
“I think ball handling is the number one issue when you are playing on a field like that,” the coach said. “It will come down to who makes the lease amount of mistakes because the conditions will not be great.”

Eunice rolls past Bulldogs

Eunice High didn’t waste any time in taking control of their game against Iota in the Joe Nagata Memorial Jambore played at Bobcat Stadium.
The Bobcats received the opening kickoff and drove 75 yards in 11 plays to take a 7-0 lead over the Bulldogs.
Coach Paul Trosclair’s Bobcats ran eight times and completed one pass to advance down the field. Avery Lee carried four times for 26 yards and Trevin Ceaser added 19 yards on three carries as the Cats moved down the field, with Ceaser scoring the touchdown on a three-yard run.

Trojans down Blue Jays, 28-6

The Blue Jays got an early turnover on an interception by Kaden Fontenot, but the Sacred Heart Trojans would control the scrimmage for a 28-6 win over St. Edmund as the the two teams opened the fifth-annual Joe Nagata Memorial Jamboree at the Eunice High Bobcat Field.
After the early turnover, Sacred Heart rallied back on a 58-yard touchdown run by Alex Gotro to give the Trojans a 7-0 lead.
The Jays responded with runs of eight and five yards, respectively, by Luke Trahan and Jack Miller.

Jamborees kick off season

Thursday night, the lights will turn on and the fans will fill stadiums all around the area ina a preview of the high school footbal season.
The threat of stormy weather has forced the change for the fifth-annual Joe Nagata Memorial jamboree.
Originally set for Friday, the games will held tonight at Eunice High.
The St. Edmund Blue Jays will face long-time rival Sacred Heart of Ville Platte at 6:30 p.m.
Eunice High will entertain the Iota Bulldogs in the finale.

Nagata jamboree to honor Fuselier

The Joe Nagata Memorial football jamboree was spearheaded by Tony Fuselier who served as jamboree chairman with its first games played in August 2013.
Fuselier died at age 64 on April 14, 2017 and the jamboree board will honor his memory Friday night at Eunice High School.
Eunice High booster club president Roger Pedigo said the legacy that Fuselier left is immense.
“This year we are dedicating the jamboree to Tony,” Pedigo said. “It was his dream to see the Joe Nagata jamboree happen.

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