Sports

Locals shine in regionals

ABBEVILLE – Eunice High sent several athletes to the upcoming state track championships after strong regional performances.
Lady Cat Leah Walker won the 100 meters with a time of 12.71, while teammate A’Mya Johnwell finished third (13.02).
Walker also won the 200 meters with a time of 26.21 and was named Most Outstanding Performer for the LHSAA Region II Class 3-A meet held Wednesday
Johnwell, Shanyia Toussaint, Zakayla Citizen and Walker combined to win the 4x100-meter relay with a time of 50.37.

Next stop: state semifinals

Their Cinderella seasons continue as District 5-3A rivals Mamou and Church Point advance to the LHSAA state softball semifinals at Frasch Park in Sulphur.
No. 20 Church Point earned a 3-2 win over No, 5 Kaplan in the quarterfinals, while No. 7 Mamou rolled to an 11-1 road win over No. 10 Sterlington.
Church Point (18-13) will take on top-seed Brusly (32-2) at 1:30 p.m. Friday, while Mamou (19-8) will face No. 3 Caldwell Parish (24-5).

Bobcats rally past Red Devils

Eunice senior shortstop Austin Phillips hit a walk-off single with two outs in the bottom of the seventh as the Bobcats rallied for a 5-4 win over Port Barre in the Bi-District round of the Class 3-A baseball playoffs.
Eunice will travel to No. 6 Loranger (20-12) Friday for a a best-of-three game regional series.
The Wolves defeated Jewell Sumner 15-5 to open the playoffs.
The Bobcats fell behind in the first inning as the Red Devils scored three runs against Eunice starting pitcher Grant Fonteno.

Iota wins District 5-3A title

IOTA – The Bulldogs earned an 8-1 win over the Bobcats on Monday to force a winner-take-all game for the District 5-3A championship.
On Wednesday, Iota completed the sweep as the Bulldogs battled for a 4-2 victory over the Eunice Bobcats.
Eunice jumped out to an early lead in the top of the first, begun when Austin Phillips walked and scored on a triple by Seth Deshotel.
Deshotel then scored on a hit by Luke Andrepont as Bobcats held a 2-0 advantage.

Blue Jays honor seniors

It wasn’t the way the Blue Jays wanted to end the regular season as Westminster Christian Academy handed St. Edmund a 3-1 loss on Senior Night.
The No. 8 The Blue Jays (21-10) await the LHSAA playoff brackets expected to be released today.
WCA (16-12) jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the frist inning, begun when Holden Broussard singled, Jobee Boone walked and both scored on an Blue Jay error.
St. Edmund closed the gap to 2-1 in the bottom of the inning when Jack Miller walked and scored om a hit by Brad Miller.

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