High School Sports

THE POST-SIGNAL / Jacob Dupuis
Crowley’s Donald Francis (4) and Markel Domino (7) stop Church Point’s Trey Babineaux Thursday evening during the Gents’ 42-34 loss to the Bears at Gardiner Memorial Stadium.

Church Point fends off late rally to top Crowley

You can add the Crowley Gents to the list of teams unable to stop the Church Point Bears’ running game this fall.
Thursday, Gents became the latest team to try and like Iota, Northwest, Eunice and others, they failed
The Bears (6-1, 5-0) racked up 545 total yards of offense against the Gents - all on the ground- in a posting a 42-34 victory Rice Festival eve that had CHS coach Jeptha Wall shaking his head afterward.

Jays surge past Hornets, 29-7

Grand Lake scored first, but the Blue Jays scored 29 unanswered points as St. Edmund earned a 29-7 homecoming win over the Hornets.
With the victory, the Blue Jays improved to 7-1 overall, 5-0 in District 4-1A.
Grand Lake falls to 1-6 overall and 0-5 in district play.
“It wasn’t pretty, but we finally made enough plays in the second half to put the game away,” St. Edmund head coach Andy Hargroder said.
“Grand Lake’s record doesn’t show how good they are,” he added. “They kept all their games close and played everybody tough.

Bobcats crush Demons, 53-8

MAMOU – The Eunice High Bobcats evened their overall record to 4-4 Friday night with a 53-8 victory over the Mamou High Green Demons in District 5-3A action.
Coach Paul Trosclair’s Bobcats wasted no time in taking the lead as Dameon Frank intercepted a Landon Deshotels pass and returned it 40 yards for a touchdown to give the Cats a 7-0 lead, following a successful PAT kick by Austin Phillips.
The Cats would extend their lead to 14-0 later in the first quarter on an 11-yard run by Frank, which was set up by a Jaden Brasseaux to Jordan Ledet 15-yard pass.

Blue Jays to celebrate homecoming Friday

After defeating two ranked teams in a row, the Blue Jays are in the driver’s seat for the District 4-1A title.
But St. Edmund head coach Andy Hargoder said his team still can’t let down against Grand Lake (1-5, 0-4) as the Blue Jays (6-1, 4-0) celebrate homecoming at 7:30 p.m. Friday.
“We have reminded them of the reason behind homecoming,” the coach said.
“It is for those coming back to visit – their main focus should be winning the football game.”

Bobcats visit Green Demons

The Bobcats have won two straight in district and are hoping to stay in the playoff hunt with a road win over Mamou Friday.
“We are fighting to get to .500,” Eunice head coach Paul Trosclair said. “We are getting better each week.”
The Bobcats (3-4 overall, 2-2 in District 5-3A) opened the season with a 24-0 win over Opelousas, but then lost four straight to Jennings (26-10), Rayne (42-10), Crowley (39-0) and Church Point (28-17).


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