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Blue Jays stun Bobcats

The Blue Jay faithful celebrated as St. Edmund grabbed a sweep over Eunice High.
The Lady Jays closed the regular season with a 56-31 over the Lady Bobcats before St. Ed’s capped the night with a 55-53 victory over the Bobcats.
The Lady Cats finish the season at 1-14 overall, while the Lady Jays (14-7) wait to see who they will face in the opening round of the playoffs.
The LHSAA is scheduled to release the brackets on Monday. The Lady Jays are presently No. 7 in the Div. IV power rankings with the top 16 teams earning playoff spots.

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Lady Cats ready for softball season

The Eunice High Lady Bobcats only played nine softball games in 2020 before the COVD-19 pandemic halted the season.
First-year head softball coach Trenon Trosclair was an assistant coach last season and he liked what he saw in his team in the shortened season.
“Experience will be a vital part to our success this season,” Trosclair said.
“We have six seniors,” he said, “three who have played since they were freshmen and that is crucial as leaders on the team.”

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Washington Marion downs EHS

By Tom Dodge
Sports Editor
Washington-Marion returned to Lake Charles with a District 4-4A sweep over Eunice High.
The Lady Indians (11-5, 4-1) went on a 21-3 run to open the game and cruised to a 68-24 win over the Lady Bobcats.
Madison Freeman scored all three points for the Lady Cats in the period, while Ry’n Guillory led Washington-Marion with 10 points and Shantell Guillory chipped in seven points.
The Lady Indians opened the second quarter with an 8-0 run before Madison Allison hit a jumper for the Lady Cats.

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Lady Jays ready for season

By Tom Dodge
Sports Editor
The Lady Jays were on an 11-1 roll last season before the conronavirus pandemic forced a halt to the softball season.
First-year St. Edmund head softball coach Lacey LaGrange is hopeful the 2021 season will be memorable for her team in a more pleasant way.
“They felt the hurt for the seniors who didn’t get to finish the season,” she said. “It was a huge wake-up call for all the team as they realize how quickly things can be taken away.

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St. Ed’s, WCA split games

BELLEVUE – St. Edmund and Westminster Christian Academy shared wins Tuesday as the teams fight to improve their LHSAA power rankings.
The Lady Jays jumped out for a comfortable halftime lead as St. Edmund (12-6, 2-1) rolled to a 45-27 road victory.
SEH opened with a 9-2 run, sparked by four points from Rebecca Benoit, a lay-up by Mary Beth Lafleur and a trey from Greta Miller.
WCA (5-7, 0-3) answered with a 5-0 surge including a three-point play by Amari Jones.

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