High School Sports

Ville Platte faces tough challenge with Notre Dame

It is hard enough to play in District 6-2A, with the success that teams like Kinder, Welsh and Lake Arthur have had over the past five seasons.
But, going up against arguably the best team in the state regardless of class is another challenge all its own.
That is what the Ville Platte Bulldogs (2-5, 0-2) will have to face tomorrow night when they host the Notre Dame Pioneers (7-0, 1-0).

No. 10 Blue Jays face Warriors

The St. Edmund defense recorded its fifth shutout of the season against Grand Lake and the Blue Jay offense scored the second most points in program history in the 67-0 victory.
With a 7-1 overall record, the Blue Jays finally broke in to the LSWA football polls at No. 10.
St. Edmund (7-1, 5-0)presently No. 8 in the LHSAA power rankings and will entertain Hamilton Christian (1-7, 1-4) Friday night.
The Blue Jays have outscored its opponents 269-28 so far this season.

No. 10 Eunice visit Raiders

With a berth in the LSWA Top 10, the Bobcats look to stay in the District 5-3A race as Eunice visits the Northwest Raiders.
Eunice improved to 7-1 overall and 4-1 in district with a 49-12 win over Mamou.
The Bobcats are presently ranked second in the LHSAA Class 3-A power rankings behind undefeated Iota.
“Our goal is to get the best ranking we can get for the playoffs,” Eunice head coach Paul Trosclair said, “It all comes down to the numbers in the computer.”

Jays soar past Hornets, 67-0

GRAND LAKE – St. Edmund exploded for 47 first half points as the Blue Jays soared to a 67-0 road win over Grand Lake.
It was the second highest scoring win for St. Edmund as the Jays cruised to a 68-6 victory over Amy Bradford Ware in 1992.
It took St. Edmund four plays to score the game’s first points, set up by a long kick off return by Cater Lejeune.
The Jays moved the final 25 yards, aided by a 28-yard pass from Jack Miller to Josh Landry.
Jack Miller scored on a 1-yard run to give the Jays a 6-0 lead with 10:28 left in the first period.

Bobcats run past Mamou

The Bobcats scored twice in the game’s first two minutes as Eunice rolled to a 49-12 win over the Mamou Green Demons.
jumped out to an early lead in the first quarter with Jordan Ledet returning the opening kickoff 85 yards for a touchdown and a 7-0 lead after Austin Phillips kicked the PAT at the 11:48 mark on the clock.
The Cats added to the lead seconds later when Deontae Gallow reovered a Demon fumble and Brodi Walker scored on a six-yard run to put Coach Paul Trosclair’s Bobcats to a 14-0 lead after Phillips nailed the PAT with 11:27 left in the first quarter.

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