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Trojans clip Jays

VILLE PLATTE – In a hard-hitting battle, Sacred Heart of Ville Platte pulled out a 10-3 win over rival St. Edmund.
“We can’t turn the ball over, give up big plays or hurt ourselves with penalties,” St, Edmund head coach Andy Hargroder said after the game.
After forcing the Blue Jays (1-1) to punt on gthe opening drive of the game, the Trojans (2-0) almost scored on its first play as Wesley Launey connected with Nicolas Perry for a 64-yard pass.

Bobcats stun No. 10 Jennings

JENNINGS – The Jennings High Bulldogs dominated the action in the early going as they drove from their 35-yard line to deep within the Eunice Bobcat territory.
But the Bobcats held off the Bulldogs by forcing a fumble that was recoverd by Carlin Vigers at the Eunice 9-yard line to end the threat.
The Bobcats put together a drive into Bulldog territory.
The Cats were forced to punt, but fumbles by the Bulldogs allowed the Cats to put the first points on the clock on a Simeon Ardoin pass to Avery Lee for a touchdown and a 6-0 lead.

Bobcats face No. 10 Jennings

JENNINGS – Eunice High rolled to a 53-24 win over Opelousas High, while Jennings suffered a stunning 30-21 loss to Church Point.
But for Bobcat head coach Paul Trosclair, the results doesn’t mean much heading into Friday’s trip to Jennings.
“They are very good,” the coach said of the Bulldogs. “They made some mistakes against Church Point but they are very talented and it will be a real test for us.
“This is a game that will be a battle into the fourth quarter,” he said.

Blue Jays visit rival Trojans

VILLE PLATTE – Its easy to understand what makes the St. Edmund – Sacred Heart of Ville Platte clash a rivalry game.
The two towns are around 20 miles apart and many of the players know each other.
But for St. Edmund head coach Andy Hargroder, he is hopeful his Blue Jays treat it like any other game.
“The fans take it a little bit more of a rivalry game than we do.
“As coaches, it is business as usual,” he said. “We want to win every week.”
Sacred Heart is coming off a 20-7 win over the Ville Platte Bulldogs in Tee Cotton XV.

Bobcats maul Tigers, 53-24

OPELOUSAS – The Eunice High Bobcats took an early lead against the Opelousas High Tigers and continued to put pressure on the Tiger defense and offense to claim a 53-24 victory.
The game was interrupted for 50 minutes by a lightning delay in the second quarter.
Prior to the delay, the Bobcats appeared to be in control as they held off an offensive threat by the Tigers with 8:02 left in the first quarter.

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