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Bobcats receive rings at awards ceremony

The 2018 Class 3-A state championship was still the headliner at Thursday’s Eunice High annual football award ceremony.
Bobcat head football coach Paul Trosclair thanked the parents and the Eunice community for their support throughout the championship season.
Eunice opened the season with a 6-0 shutout win over Opelousas Catholic in the Joe Nagata Memorial jamboree.
The Bobcats rolled to a 53-24 win over Opelousas High and then stunned No. 10 Jennings, 33-23.
Eunice celebrated homecoming with a 36-14 victory over the Rayne Wolves.

Bobcats’ Edwards wins state

BATON ROUGE – Eunice Bobcat Javondre Edwards won the Class 3-A title in the 110-meter hurdles and finished second in the 300-meter hurdles at the state meet held Saturday at LSU’s Bernie Moore track complex.
Edwards recorded a run of 14.71 seconds in the 110-meter hurdles, while running 40.37 in the 300-meter hurdles.
Eunice’s John Mayo finished fourth in the 800 meters with a time of 2:03.82.
Bobcat Avery Lee finished sixth in the javelin with a best throw of 145-02.
Church Point’s Trevon Wheeler finished third in the 100 meters with a time of 10.74.5.

Eunice falls in quarters

LONGVILLE – The Eunice High Bobcats fell short in their quest to advance to the Class 3A semifinals Friday night, falling to the South Beauregard Knights by a 7-3 margin in the quarterfinal round of the best of three game series.
No. 3 South Beauregard will take on No. 10 Iowa in the 3A state semifinals 1:30 p.m. today at McMurry Park in Sulphur.
No. 4 Berwick advanced to the other semifinal game after defeating No. 5 Iota in their quarterfinal series and will take on top-seed Sterlington at 10:30 p.m.

All-District 5-3A list released

The District 5-3A softball season was one to remember as two teams advanced to the state smifinals - but not the two squads who shared the district title.
No. 20 Church Point and No. 7 Mamou both advanced to the Class 3-A state semifinals, while Crowley and Pine Prairie shared the district title.
Pine Prairie’s Woody Harvey and Crowley’s Josh Schrader were named Co-District Coaches of the Year.
Crowley senior pitcher Nelia LaGrange and Pine Prairie senior third baseman Jacie McFarlain eartned Co-MVP honors.

Bobcats fall 4-3 to No. 3 Knights

LONGVILLE – The No. 11 Bobcats were forced into a season defining moment Thursday night as No. 3 South Beauregard grabbed a 4-3 win over Eunice High in the opening game of the Class 3-A quarterfinal series.
The Bobcats had to win two games Friday night to advance to this week’s state semifinals at McMurry Park in Sulphur.
After two scoreless innings, the Knights grabbed a 1-0 lead in the third frame when Leland Broussard walked and scored off Chase Fisher’s single to left field.

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