High School Sports

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.


By Lori Lyons
Written for the LSWA
Sterlington coach Jason Thompson said his team was heading to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome with nothing to lose in the Class 2A state final game against No. 2 seed Madison Prep.
Then the fourth-seeded Panthers won it all.
Sterlington, the No. 4 seed, claimed a 28-27 victory over Madison Prep in the Class 2A state final to give Thompson and his team the school’s first state title. The Panthers managed to knock off No. 1 seed Many and defending champion Kinder on the way to the title.

Bobcats fall in Jennings tourney

JENNINGS – The Eunice High Bobcats lost close decisions to Iowa and Barbe here this past week at the Jennings High School Tournament.
The Bobcats jumped to a 15-5 lead over Iowa at the end of the first quarter. Brandon Ndubueze and Avery Lee led the Bobcats with six and five points, respectively.


Logansport coach Kevin Magee got the storybook ending most coaches only dream of. Magee, who quarterbacked Logansport to a state title in 1995, watched his team erase a 20-6 deficit to beat Haynesville 34-28 in the Class 1A title game.
Now there’s a post-season win for Magee, who was voted the Louisiana Sports Writers Association’s Class 1A Coach of the Year. Logansport finished the season 14-0 and advanced to a state title game for the first time since winning 1A in 1995.


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