High School Sports

Softball playoff brackets released

Seven area teams earned playoff berths when the Louisiana High School Athletic Association relased its 2017 softball brackets Thursday.
In Division IV, No. 9 St. Edmund (11-14) will entertain No. 9 Ascension Catholic (13-11) 4 p.m. Wednesday.
Last season, the Lady Jays grabbed a 7-3 win over Lafayette Christian before falling 4-0 to Hanson Memorial.
In Division III, No. 9 Sacred Heart of Ville Platte (17-10) visits No. 8 Opelousas Catholic.

Bears claim title over Bobcats

CHURCH POINT – The Church Point High Bears celebrated the opening of their new baseball facility Wednesday with a 7-1 victory over the Eunice High Bobcats.
The victory clinched the District 5-3A championship for the Bears, who finished with a 9-1 record in district play.
The Bobcats fell to 7-2 in district play, with one district game remaining on Tuesday when they host Port Barre.

Blue Jays soar past WCA

BELLEVUE – St. Edmund kept its grip on second place in District 5-1A as the Blue Jays rolled to a 9-3 win over Westminster Christian Academy Wednesday at the Crusader Field.
The Jays (11-12, 6-2) jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the first inning as St. Edmund took advantage of six walks.
Brad Miller, Jack Miller and Brock Bieber walked to load the bases.
After a strikeout, Luke Doucet walked to plate Brad Miller, while Dawson Ardoin walked to push in Jack Miller for a 2-0 lead.

Lady Bobcats hold Senior Day

The Eunice High Lady Bobcats dropped a 15-3 decision to the Mamou Lady Green Demons in non-district softball action Monday.
The Lady Cats fell behind in the second inning when Mamou scored a run in the top of the first inning and two more in the second to take a 3-0 lead.
Eunice responded with a run in the bottom of the second inning when Nicole Vidrine reached base as a result of an error and later scored on a triple by Morgan Domingue.
Mamou answered back in the top of the third inning, scoring five runs to extend their lead to 8-1.

Lady Cats finish third at Bear Paw Relays

CHURCH POINT – The Eunice Lady Bobcats finished third in the 2017 Bear Paw Relays, while the Bobcats finished seventh.
Cecilia swept the meet as the only school to score over 100 points in each division.
Cecilia scored 102 points to win the girls title, followed by Beau Chene (83), Eunice (65), Crowley (59), Church Point (58), Ville Platte (56), Elton (52.5), Breaux Bridge (44), St. Edmund (22), JS Clark (9.5), Port Barre (3) and Pine Prairie (1).
St. Edmund’s Mallory Allain won the shot put with a toss of 32-11.


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