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Ardoin signs with Nunez College

St. Edmund senior Dawson Ardoin will continue his baseball career with the Nunez Community College Pelicans.
“They made me feel at home the first visit I made,” Ardoin said. “I want to be a part of the building blocks for their the foundation.”
NCC is in its second season as an NJCAA Division I baseball program, finishing 3-28 last season.
The Pelicans are presently 9-29, playing their home games at Chalmette High School.

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Bobcat duo heads to next level

For the past four years they have been together on the football and baseball fields, but after graduation they are heading in different directions.
Austin Phillips is heading to LSU Eunice to play baseball, while Tyler Darbonne plans to be a tight end for the Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks.
Austin, the son of EHS head baseball coach Scott and Lauri Phillips, said he is thrilled to be part of the Bengal baseball team.
“It is the home town team,” Phillips said of the Bengals, “but I love their winning tradition and I want be a part of that.

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Bobcats down Red Devils, 14-3

PORT BARRE – The Eunice High Bobcats claimed a 14-3 victory over the Port Barre Red Devils in District 3A baseball action Thursday at Red Devil Park.
The Red Devils (6-12, 2-3) took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning, taking advantage of a Bobcat error when Ethan Hidalgo singled to score Leighton Lacassin.
Eunice pitcher Luke Andrepont shut down the Red Devils over the next three innings, allowing the Bobcat bats to come alive in the third inning.
Dylan Darbonne doubled to open the inning and Jahiem Mitchell followed with a walk.

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Blue Jays rally for win

Merryville jumped out to a 5-0 lead in the second inning, but the Blue Jays then went on a 16-0 run as St. Edmund rallied for the District 4-1A win.
The Panthers (7-12, 0-3) took advantage of two walks, a hit batter and three Blue Jay errors to take the five-run lead.
But the Blue Jays (15-6, 3-0) began the comeback in the bottom of the second inning when Brad Miller Dawson Ardoin and Ian Dupre walked to load the bases.
Brad Miller scored on a sacrifice by Wesley Driggs, while Ardoin and courtesy runner Henry Brown on a single by Will Turk.

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All-District 4-1A team released

St. Edmund placed four players on the 4-1A All-District team.
Hamilton Christian and Grand Lake dominated the list after
Zion Stewart and Michael Thomas from Hamilton Christian head the first team, along with Grand Lake’s Kael Delcambre and Luke McCordle.
Elton’s Kervondrick Scott completes the All-District first team.
Thomas was named All-Disrict MVP, while Hamilton Christian’s Dexter Washington was named District Coach of the Year.

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