High School Sports

Dreams do come true

At 4:10 p.m. Monday afternoon in Cincinnati, Ohio, the dream will come true for Stuart Turner as he will join his Reds teammates on opening day against the Philadelphia Philles.
But that historic event for the former Eunice High and LSU Eunice standout is no surprise to his former coaches.
“He is the first baseball player from Eunice High to make it to the major league,” EHS head coach Scott Phillips said. “He is very deserving of this opportuntity.
“He has worked hard to get where he is at and it couldn’t happen to a better person.

District 5-1A team selected

After a sixth-place finish in district, the St. Edmund Blue Jays had three players selected to the 2017 All-District 5-1A team.
St. Edmund senior Austin Gradney was named to the All-Defensive team, while Alex Dupre and Carter Andrus were placed on the Honorable Mention list.
First Team selections included three North Central players: Reginald Stoner, Derrick Tezeno and MVP Nikembe Johnson.
Catholic High of Pointe Couppe’s Andrew Lacour and Damian Johnson from False River Academy were also named to the first team.

Church Point clips Eunice

Church Point exploded for four runs in the top of the first as the Lady Bears held on for a 9-5 win over the Eunice Lady Cats.
Eunice (7-14. 3-3) travels to Port Barre today as Disitrct 5-3A compeition continues.
Haley Doucet opened with a bunt single, stole second and scored when Morgan Guidry reached on a fielder’s choice.
Jalin Jones walked and Mikayla Dupre then doubled in two more runs.
Dupre later scored on a passed ball to give the Lady Bears a 4-0 advantage.

Eunice cruises past Bears, 14-4

The Eunice High Bobcats scored eight runs in the bottom of the fifth inning to defeat the Church Point High Bears by a 14-4 mercy-rule victory in District 5-3A baseball action Tuesday night at Bobcat Field.
Eunice travels to Port Barre for a 4 p.m. district clash today.
The Bobcats took a 1-0 lead in the first inning against the Bears when Cade Richard singled, advanced to second on a sacrifice bunt by Austin Phillips, and scored on a single by Gunner Fontenot.

Blue Jays roll past Gators

St. Edmund opened Disrict 5-1A competition Tuesday with an impressive 10-3 win over False River Academy.
The Gators jumped out to a 3-0 first inning lead, begun when Gage Fuller singled, Cole Laprarie walked and James Kohl singled to load the bases.
Fuller scored when Cole Roche was hit by a pitch, while Laprarie crossed home plate as John Bizette reached on an error.
The Gators added a run on a steal as FRA held its only lead of the game.


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