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Lady Cats down Jennings

The Lady Bobcats exploded for eight runs in the bottom of the first inning as Eunice cruised to to 16-1 mercy-rule win over the Jennings Lady Bulldogs.
McKenzie Guillory walked, Natalie Vidrine singled and Cassie Thomas drilled a double to score both Lady Cats.
Alissa Pate followed with a triple to drive in Thomas as EHS moved ahead, 3-0.
Jailyn Pavich singled with two outs to score Pate.
Carli Boone and Kelsea Aguillard both walked to load the bases.

Lady Jays rally for win in season opener

The St. Edmund Lady Jays began the 2019 softball season with a win and a close loss.
In the season opener against Elizabeth, the Lady Jays rallied from a five-run deficit to grab a 10-6 win.
The Lady Bulldogs exploded for an early lead with five runs in the top of the first frame as St. Edmund struggled early with three errors, two walks and a hit batter.
Kaitlyn Lilly and Brylee Young both reached on errors and Ava Ramsey walked to load the bases.
Karlee Buxton then walked to plate Lilly, while Adri Johnson was hit by a pitch to score Young.

Lady Cats roll past Ville Platte

The Eunice Lady Bobcats opened the softball season this week with an impressive win over Ville Platte and a close loss at Crowley.
EHS 9, Ville Platte 3
Eunice coasted to a 9-3 victory over Ville Platte.
The Lady Cats jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the first, begun when Olivia Thibodeaux walked and scored on Mckenzie Guillory’s triple.
Guillory scored on a hit by Alissa Pate as the Lady Cats moved ahead, 2-0.
Eunice added a run in the bottom of the third inning when Natalie Vidrine singled and stole her way around the bases.

Blue Jays stun Hanson, 53- 34

FRANKLIN – It was a win to remember Wednesday night as No. 22 St. Edmund stunned No. 11 Hanson Memorial 53-34 in the opening round of the LHSAA Division IV playoffs
St. Edmund (4-21) will now travel to No. 6 Vermilion Catholic for regional round contest set for 7 p.m. Tuesday.
VC (11-15) received a first-round bye, while Hanson ends the season with a 11-10 record.
The two defenses domainated the game early as St. Edmund grabbed an 8-6 advantage.
Luke Trahan led the Jays with four points, while Easton Coleman and Henry Brown each added a bucket.

Lady Cats hold tourney

The Eunice High Lady Bobcats will hold the Eunice Invitational softbal tournament this weekend.
Friday’s games will be held at the Eunice Recreation Complex on Sittig Road, while the Saturday contest will he played at Lady Bobcat Field.
The tournament begins at 3:30 p.m. as Eunice will take on Jennings.
At 5:45 p.m. Mamou will battle Notre Dame on Field 7, while St. Edmund will take on Crowley on Field 8.
Friday’s action concludes at 8 p.m. when Northside and Ville Platte sqaure off on Field 7.

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