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Grand Lake clips Blue Jays

Grand Lake scored three runs in the top of the ninth and then held off St. Edmund to grab a 6-5 District 4-1 win.
After both defenses held tough for a scoreless eighth inning, the Hornets (10-13, 3-2) rallied to take the lead as Bobby Garza singled, Kris Reina reached on an error and Drake Johnson walked to load the bases.
Devin David was then hit by a pitch to plate Garza, while Reina crossed home plate on a passed ball and Johnson scored on a ground out by Kade Massey.

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Bobcats down Green Demons

By John Burson
Sports Writer
MAMOU – The Eunice High Bobcats completed a two-game sweep of the Mamou High Green Demons with a 13-4 victory.
The Bobcats took a 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning with a single by Grant Fontenot, a single by Tyler Darbonne, and a triple by Seth Deshotel.
The Mamou starting pitcher managed to keep the Bobcats from further damage and the Demons tied the game in the bottom of the inning on a single by Aubrey Martel.
The Bobcats broke the early tie by scoring four runs in the second inning.

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Lady Cats win seventh straight parish title

The Eunice Lady Bobcats won their seventh straight parish title and the Bobcats won their first won second in the past four years as Eunice High swept the 2019 St. Landry Parish track meet.
The Lady Cats scored 128 points to edge Westminster Christian Academy’s 123 points.
Northwest finished third with 90 points, followed by Opelousas (75), Beau Chene (69), North Central (45), Port Barre (28), St. Edmund (8) and Academy of the Sacred Heart (2).

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Lady Cats roll on senior day

In their final home game of the season, the Lady Cats honored the seniors with a 15-1 mercy-rule win over Northwest.
With a 6-0 lead, the Lady Cats exploded for eight runs in the bottom of the third to put the game away.
Nicole Vidrine and Caroline Vienne both singled to start the rally.
Vidrine later scored on a Northwest error, while courtesy runner Jeslyn Edwards stole home to push the Lady Cats up 8-1.
Carli Boone tripled and Olivia Thibodeaux scored on an inside-the-park home,

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White named to 3-A All-State team

BATON ROUGE – Champions Madison Prep and Loranger swept the top honors on the Louisiana Sports Writers Association’s Class 3A All-State basketball teams.
With a fifth consecutive title in three different classifications secured, Jahein Spencer represented the Chargers as the Outstanding Player on the boys squad.
Spencer averaged 23.4 points. 11.2 rebounds and 4.3 assists as a senior. MPA’s Jeff Jones was recognized as the boys Coach of the Year.
Loranger’s JaMya Mingo-Young was selected as the Outstanding Player on the girls squad.

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