High School Sports

Blue Jays grab 35-6 win over Hanson in season opener

FRANKLIN – The Blue Jays scored in every quarter as St. Edmund grabbed a 35-6 season-opening win over Hanson Memorial Saturday in Franklin.
After forcing a punt on the game’s opening series, the Blue Jays moved from its own 18 to the Tiger 19 before a fourth-down fumble ended the drive.
St. Edmund stopped Hanson on fourth down near midfield and the Blue Jays then went 50 yards in six plays, aided by three runs by Luke Doucet and capped by a 24-yard touchdown run from Brad Miller.
Peyton Marcantel’s PAT gave the Jays a 7-0 lead with 1:21 left in the first quarter.

Jays open at Hanson on Saturday

As the remnants of Hurricane Harvey linger, the season-opening game between St. Edmund and Hanson Memorial has been moved from Friday night to 4 p.m. Saturday in Franklin.
Game coverage will be available at eunicetoday.com.
“We are excited to get to play the game even if it is on Saturday,” St. Edmund head coach Andy Hargroder said.
“I am glad they didn’t cancel because we need the kids play a complete game and improve from the jamboree.”

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.

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