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Blue Jays soar past WCA

The Blue Jays used a dominating ground attack as St. Edmund stormed to a 47-14 Senior Night win Friday over Westminster Christian Academy.
The Blue Jays (6-3, 3-1) took the opening kickoff 56 yards in four plays, sparked by a 19-yard run by Kieran Davis and horse collar tackle flag on the play.
Peyton Marcantel then capped the drive with an 11-yard touchdown run.
Josh Landry’s kick gave the Jays a 7-0 lead with 10:33 left in the period.
Issac Richard recovered a Colby Lejeune’s fumble on the kickoff to give the ball back to the Jays at the WCA 23 -yard line.

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Bobcats visit Patriots in district showdown

The Bobcats are right where they want to be with two games left on the district schedule.
After earned a 32-27 stunning non-district win over previously unbeaten Tioga, Eunice (6-2, 1-1) travels to North Vermilion (5-3, 2-1) for a key District 4-4A battle.
“Everybody played hard from start to finish,” Eunice head coach Paul Trosclair said of the win over the Indians.
“Our guys were prepared and gave a great effort,” the coach said. “These guys can really rise to some pretty high levels and they did that against Tioga.

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Jays brace for WCA’s ground attack

St. Edmund remained in the chase for a share of the District 5-1A as the Blue Jays earned a 13-0 shutout win over rival Sacred Heart of Ville Platte in the rain last Friday.
Now St. Edmund turns its attention to Westminster Christian Academy as the Crusaders visit Blue Jay Field this week.
Presently, St. Edmund (5-3,2-1) is No. 12 in the LHSAA Division IV power rankings and WCA (5-3, 1-2) sits at No. 16 – the final spot in the playoff bracket.
“Our kids really wanted to win,” St. Edmund head coach James Shiver said. “We beat a big rival on their field in the rain.

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Blue Jays shut out Trojans

VILLE PLATTE – In a game between rivals, a shut out is always special.
St. Edmund scored twice in the first half and the Blue Jay defense did the rest in a 13-0 win Friday at Sacred Heart of Ville Platte.
St. Ed’s gained 237 yards on 51 carries, but it was a pass that provided the game’s first points.
The Blue Jays took the opening drive and went 58 yards on seven plays, including a 33-yard run by Marcantel who was pushed out at the Trojan 8.
On fourth-and-goal, Marcantel found a wide-open Hunter Brown in the end zone for a three-yard touchdown toss.

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Bobcats rally to stun Tioga, 32-27

BALL – The Bobcats knew they were in for a battle visiting undefeated Tioga Thursday.
Eunice answered the challenge as the Bobcats knocked off the Indians, 32-27.
Entering the contest, Tioga was the top-ranked team in the LHSAA Class 4-A power rankings and the No. 6 team in the LSWA 4-A polls.
With the win, Eunice improves to 6-2 overall and travels to District 4-4A opponent North Vermilion this week.
The Bobcats opened the game with a time-consuming drive, but was forced to punt near midfield.

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