Sports

White, Walker land on 5-3A team

The Eunice Lady Bobcats finished fourth in district competition and placed two players on the 5-3A All-District list.
Stacie White was named to the All-District first team, while Leah Walker earned All-Defensive team honors.
District champion Ville Platte placed Ty’Reona Doucet and Miya McKinney on the first team, along with Northwest’s Jordan Duplechain and Tori Bordelon from Pine Prairie.
Doucet was named district MVP, while Ville Platte’s Dorothy Doulet earned District Coach of the Year honors.

Lady Jays run past False River

St. Edmund opened District 5-1A play with a strong win as the Lady Jays rolled to a 9-1 win over False River Academy Tuesday.
St. Edmund jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning as Kelli Richard was hit by a pitch, Gabby Fontenot reached on a fielder’s choice and both scored on a triple by Maggie Larriviere.
The Lady Jays added three more runs in the bottom of the third to push ahead, 5-0.
Richard and Gabby Fontenot both singled and the duo scored again on another Larriviere triple.

OHS, Crowley win Bobcat Relays

The Crowley High Ladies and the Opelousas Tigers grabbed wins in the 2017 Bobcat Relays held Friday at Eunice High.
Crowley won the girls division with 111 points, followed by Notre Dame (108), Beau Chene (90), Eunice (85), Opelousas (68), Ville Platte (39), Opelousas Catholic (15), Port Barre (11), Sacred Heart (5), Mamou (4) and St. Edmund (1).
Jyhreh Johnson won the 400 meters with a time of 1:05.47.
Robbie Palmer won the high jump with a leap of 5-0.
Amya Johnwell finished second in the 100 meters with a time of 12.85.

District 5-1A list released

Five St. Edmund Lady Jays were selected as part of the 5-1A All-District basketball team.
St. Edmund junior Gabby Fontenot was voted to the first team as the Lady Jays finished in a a four-way tie for second place behind district champion North Central.
Other first team members including North Central’s Quaniqa Joseph and Tricia Tyler along with Kennedy Broussard from Catholic High of Pointe Coupee and Westminster’s Andrea Bradley.
Joseph was selected as the District MVP.

Lady Cats rally in thriller

Eunice High’s Katelyn Joubert ripped a double to score Destiny Edwards in the bottom of the seventh as the Lady Bobcats earned a 8-7 walk-off win Tuesday over the Port Barre Lady Devils.
Trailing 7-3 heading into the bottom of the sixth inning, the Lady Cats began their comeback surge.
Joubert doubled, Amber Arvie was hit by a pitch and Morgan Domingue singled to load the bases.
Cassidy Thomas then blasted a grand-slam home run over the centerfield wall to force a 7-7 tie and set up the next inning’s thrilling finish.

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