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Blue Jays fall to Vinton, 47-30

St. Edmund opened with a 7-0 run against the Lions, but Vinton finished with a 47-30 victory over the Blue Jays.
Kieran Davis scored on a put-back bucket, Henry Brown nailed a trey and Esston Coleman scored in the lane as St. Edmund jumped out to an early lead.
Vinton answered with a 5-0 run before Davis scored again on a baseline shot.
The Lions closed the gap to 9-8 before Brown hit a free throw in the closing minute of the first quarter.
After Vinton tied the game, Davis pushed in a lay-up for the Jays to retake the lead.

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Kaplan downs Lady Jays

The Lady Jays kept the game close in the first half before Kaplan rolled to 51-34 win over St. Edmund.
The Lady Pirates (4-1) jumped out to a 5-0 lead before free throws by Savannah DeVillier and Mary Beth Lafleur helped St. Edmund (3-2) close the gap to 5-3.
Anna Belle Fontenot scored in the lane as the Lady Jays battled to stay in the game, but a 9-0 run pushed Kaplan ahead, 14-5.
Lafleur hit a trey and later added two free throws as the Lady Jays closed the gap to 14-10 as the first quarter ended.

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Lady Jays fall in Turkey Tourney finale

VILLE PLATTE – French Settlement jumped out to a 19-9 first quarter lead as the Lady Lions rolled to a 63-39 win over St. Edmund Wednesday in the Turkey Tournament held at Sacred Heart of Ville Platte.
The Lady Jays (3-1) will entertain Kaplan at 6 p.m. Tuesday.
French Settlement (6-0) opened the first quarter with a 10-2 run, aided by back-to-back treys from Dannah Martin.
Savannah DeVillier hit two free throws for the first Lady Jay points of the game.

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Lady Jays grab tourney wins

VILLE PLATTE – The Lady Jays outscored the Lady Bearcats 10-6 in overtime as St. Edmund grabbed a 56-52 win over Basile in the second day of Turkey Tournament action.
St. Ed’s Savannah DeVillier hit two free throws early in the overtime period and later scored in the lane to push the Lady Jays ahead, 50-47.
Mary Beth Lafleur’s three pointer increased the Lady Jays’ lead to 53-47 with 1:47 left in the extra period.
Basile responded with a baseline bucket by Kyhlee Fruge and trey from Shayla Lavergne to close the gap to 53-52 with 1:18 remaining on the clock.

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Bastrop ends Bobcats’ season

BASTROP – It was a two-point conversion that proved to be the difference as No. 8 Bastrop edged No. 9 Eunice 8-7 in the second round of the Class 4-A playoffs.
Eunice finished the season with a 9-2 overall record, while Bastrop (9-2) advances the quarterfinals to face No. 1 Lakeshore.
Lakeshore downed No. 17 Leesville, 41-14.
Bastrop took the opening kickoff and converted two fourth downs to move into Bobcat territory.
Eunice defensive tackle Myles Woods forced a Ram fumble and Jahiem Mitchell recovered the loose ball at the Bobcat 15.

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