High School Sports

Lady Cats open district with win

The Eunice High Lady Bobcats opened District 5-3A play with a 62-35 victory over the Port Barre Lady Red Devils in basketball action Monday night at the Bobcat gym.
The Lady Cats managed an 11-7 lead at the end of the first quarter, with sophomore Stacie White leading the scoring with seven points.
Eunice would pull away in the second quarter, outscoring the Lady Red Devils by a 23-12 margin.
Leah Walker had six points and White added five to lead the Lady Cats in scoring in the quarter to take a 34-12 lead.

Jays spilt with FRA

By Tom Dodge
Sports Editor
NEW ROADS – The trek for the the District 5-1A championship has begun.
The St. Edmund Lady Jays held off a late rally to earn a 53-50 win over False River Academy.
The Lady Gators opened with a 14-13 first quarter advantage, led by Kate Brooks’ five points.
St. Edmund’s Gabby Fontenot led the Lady Jays with five points.
The Lady Jays exploded for a 15-9 run in the second quarter to push ahead, 28-23 at the break.
Abby Miller scored six points in the period for the Lady Jays.

Eunice’s Carlin Vigers dribbles past Rayne’s Dewayne Smith during Tuesday’s non-district game. (Photo by Tom Dodge)

Eunice’s Malik Poullard drives past Rayne’s Notorius McCelland. (Photo by Tom Dodge)

Bobcats cruise past Wolves

The Eunice High Bobcats took an early lead and never surrendered it as they claimed a 69-48 victory over the Rayne High Wolves in non-district basketball action Tuesday evening at the Bobcat gym.
Eunice outscored the Wolves by a 17-6 margin in the first quarter and enjoyed a 35-17 lead at halftime.
Mykal Moore and Brandon Ndubueze combined to spark the early lead for the Bobcats with Moore scoring eight and Ndubueze scoring 10 in the first half.

OC sweeps Jays

Defense dominated the night as Opelousas Catholic earned a non-district sweep over St. Edmund.
The Lady Vikings (4-10) opened with an 8-5 first quarter run as OC earned a 29-19 win over the Lady Jays (3-12).
St. Edmund’s Allison Lafleur scored the game’s first bucket before OC’s Allie Carriere and Danielle Leblanc pushed in buckets for OC.
Lady Jay Maggie Larriviere hit a free throw to close the margin to 4-3, but Elissa David later drilled a trey to give the Lady Vikings a 7-3 advantge.

Panthers run past Jays

PINE PRAIRIE – The Panthers opened with a 30-16 first quarter run as Pine Prairie cruised to an 89-49 win over St. Edmund Tuesday night.
Darnell Durgin pushed in 13 points to help the Panthers (10-4) grab the early advantage.
Stephan Thibodeaux scored six points for the Blue Jays (2-13), while Christian Fontenot and Alex Dupre each contributed four points in the period.
Pine Prairie continued its dominance with a 17-11 second period as the Panthers took a 47-27 lead into the locker room.

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