High School Sports

White named to 3-A All-State team

BATON ROUGE – Champions Madison Prep and Loranger swept the top honors on the Louisiana Sports Writers Association’s Class 3A All-State basketball teams.
With a fifth consecutive title in three different classifications secured, Jahein Spencer represented the Chargers as the Outstanding Player on the boys squad.
Spencer averaged 23.4 points. 11.2 rebounds and 4.3 assists as a senior. MPA’s Jeff Jones was recognized as the boys Coach of the Year.
Loranger’s JaMya Mingo-Young was selected as the Outstanding Player on the girls squad.

Lady Jays grab crucial wins

The St. Edmund Lady Jays improved to 14-4 on the season and remained at the top of the District 4-1A standings with a 13-1 win over Grand Lake.
The first six Lady Jay batters scored as Jaedyn Soileau opened with a single, while Karleigh Soileau, Kinsley Marcantel and Mary Beth Lafleur followed with consecutive doubles.
Olivia Clark then tripled and Anna Belle Fontenot doubled before the first Lady Jay out of the inning.
Jaycee Cobb doubled and Jaedyn Soileau also doubled at her second at bat of the inning as the Lady Jays pushed ahead, 6-0.

Ardoin signs with Nunez College

St. Edmund senior Dawson Ardoin will continue his baseball career with the Nunez Community College Pelicans.
“They made me feel at home the first visit I made,” Ardoin said. “I want to be a part of the building blocks for their the foundation.”
NCC is in its second season as an NJCAA Division I baseball program, finishing 3-28 last season.
The Pelicans are presently 9-29, playing their home games at Chalmette High School.

Bobcat duo heads to next level

For the past four years they have been together on the football and baseball fields, but after graduation they are heading in different directions.
Austin Phillips is heading to LSU Eunice to play baseball, while Tyler Darbonne plans to be a tight end for the Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks.
Austin, the son of EHS head baseball coach Scott and Lauri Phillips, said he is thrilled to be part of the Bengal baseball team.
“It is the home town team,” Phillips said of the Bengals, “but I love their winning tradition and I want be a part of that.

Bobcats down Red Devils, 14-3

PORT BARRE – The Eunice High Bobcats claimed a 14-3 victory over the Port Barre Red Devils in District 3A baseball action Thursday at Red Devil Park.
The Red Devils (6-12, 2-3) took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning, taking advantage of a Bobcat error when Ethan Hidalgo singled to score Leighton Lacassin.
Eunice pitcher Luke Andrepont shut down the Red Devils over the next three innings, allowing the Bobcat bats to come alive in the third inning.
Dylan Darbonne doubled to open the inning and Jahiem Mitchell followed with a walk.


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