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.

LSWA CLASS 2A ALL-STATE FOOTBALL

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.

LSWA CLASS 1A ALL-STATE

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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