High School Sports

Lady Cats roll past Ville Platte

The Eunice Lady Bobcats opened the softball season this week with an impressive win over Ville Platte and a close loss at Crowley.
EHS 9, Ville Platte 3
Eunice coasted to a 9-3 victory over Ville Platte.
The Lady Cats jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the first, begun when Olivia Thibodeaux walked and scored on Mckenzie Guillory’s triple.
Guillory scored on a hit by Alissa Pate as the Lady Cats moved ahead, 2-0.
Eunice added a run in the bottom of the third inning when Natalie Vidrine singled and stole her way around the bases.

Blue Jays stun Hanson, 53- 34

FRANKLIN – It was a win to remember Wednesday night as No. 22 St. Edmund stunned No. 11 Hanson Memorial 53-34 in the opening round of the LHSAA Division IV playoffs
St. Edmund (4-21) will now travel to No. 6 Vermilion Catholic for regional round contest set for 7 p.m. Tuesday.
VC (11-15) received a first-round bye, while Hanson ends the season with a 11-10 record.
The two defenses domainated the game early as St. Edmund grabbed an 8-6 advantage.
Luke Trahan led the Jays with four points, while Easton Coleman and Henry Brown each added a bucket.

Lady Cats hold tourney

The Eunice High Lady Bobcats will hold the Eunice Invitational softbal tournament this weekend.
Friday’s games will be held at the Eunice Recreation Complex on Sittig Road, while the Saturday contest will he played at Lady Bobcat Field.
The tournament begins at 3:30 p.m. as Eunice will take on Jennings.
At 5:45 p.m. Mamou will battle Notre Dame on Field 7, while St. Edmund will take on Crowley on Field 8.
Friday’s action concludes at 8 p.m. when Northside and Ville Platte sqaure off on Field 7.

LCA ends Lady Jays’ season

LAFAYETTE – The No. 16 Lady Jays knew the challenge ahead of them when they faced top-seed Lafayette Christian Academy Monday in the regional round of the LHSAA Division IV girls basketball playoffs.
The two-time defending champions lived up their ranking as the Lady Knights rolled to a 85-28 victory.
The Lady Jays (11-18) battled to keep the game close in the first quarter as St. Ed’s only trailed 12-7 midway through the period.
Tanzy Miller drained a trey and then Savannah DeVillier added four points for the Lady Jays.

Westlake downs Lady Bobcats

WESTLAKE – The Lady Bobcats’ basketball season ended Thursday as Westlake grabbed a 67-52 win over Eunice High.
The Lady Rams (17-9)jumped out to a 2-19 first quarter, sparked by 11 points from Jada Gassaway.
Eunice senior Stacie White began the game with eight points in the period, including two three-pointers.
Jesslyn Reed hit a free throw for the only other Lady Cat point in the period.
Eunice (16-12) regrouped in the second frame to get back in the game with a 20-6 scoring barrage.

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