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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.

Blue Jays soar past Hanson

The Blue Jays grabbed control of the game early as St. Edmund jumped out to a 38-0 halftime advantage and finished with a 45-12 win over Hanson Memorial.
“It is always good to win the first one,” St. Edmund head coach Andy Hargroder said. “We had a good beginning on offense, defense and special teams.
“We needed to get somemomentum heading in the rivalry war with Sacred Heart,” the Blue Jay coach said.
The St. Edmund defense stood firm in the game’s opening drive, sacking the Hanson quarterback twice to force a punt from the Tiger 4.

Blue Jays face Tigers in opener

The St. Emund Blue Jays open the 2018 season at home Friday night against Hanson Memorial.
The Blue Jays rolled to a 35-6 win over the Tigers in last year’s season opener en route to a 10-2 overall finish.
St. Edmund earned a 12-7 win over the Notre Dame junior varsity in the Joe Nagata Memorial jamboree.
A 25-yarder by Jack Miller and an 18-yard run by Brad Miller accounted for the Blue Jay points.
Kaden Fontenot snared an interception on the game’s final play to seal the win over the Pioneers.

Full results of Eighth Annual Mayor Greg Jones Invitational Amateur Boxing show announced

DaJuan Hayes def. Jayden Dixon
Thaddius Lewis def. Raynell Williams
Joseph Lewis Jr. (CBC) def. Saige Romero
Timothy Melancon def. Marquies Jones
Tucker Trahan (Frog Capital) def. Jaxon Rodriguez
Zurmydrick Bendy def. Derrion Orange
Keith Richard def. Timothy Batiste
Brylan Ardoin (CBC) def. Jaden Book
Marques Hampton def. Christopher Orange
Elijah Dunbar def. Robert Corley
Travis Chevis def. Evan Pregeant
Boris Williams def. Waldren Joseph
Darome Hilton def. Maxwell Cerda

Jamborees kick of football season

The exciting pre-season round of jamborees begins tonight in Church Point.
The Bears are coming off their first out-right district championship as Church Point plays host to the Acadia – Vermilion Parish jamboree.
Kaplan will take on Rayne at 6 p.m., followed by Church Point – Erath at 7:30 p.m.
North Vermilion will host the Friday night games.
Lake Arthur will take on Abbeville at 6:30 p.m.
Crowley will face North Vermilion at 8 p.m.
The sixth annual Joe Nagata Memorial jamboree will be held Friday at St. Edmund’s Blue Jay Field.

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