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Blue Jays, WCA clash

With two district games remaining, St. Edmund head coach James Shiver knows how important Friday’s game at Westminster Christian Academy is if the Blue Jays want to claim the District 5-1A title.
Opelousas Catholic and Sacred Heart have both seen two district games erased because of COVID-19 issues.
St. Edmund will not face the Vikings or Trojans in the regular season as the Blue Jays have only played North Central in district competition.

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Blue Jays run past Panthers

St. Edmund set a school record for points scored in a game as the Blue Jays soared to a 69-6 win over Pine Prairie.
The previous record was set in 2018 when St. Edmund rolled to a 67-0 win at Grand Lake.
The home field record was previously set in 2013 when the Blue Jays scored 63 points against Catholic High of Pointe Coupee.
The Blue Jays were supposed to face Sacred Heart of Ville Platte in a District 5-1A contest, but the Trojans were sidelined with COVID-19 issues.

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Lady Bobcats make volleyball history

Eunice head coach Wayne Fontenot’s fortune cookie’s message at lunch was “your hard work will pay off.
Now after six years of volleyball competition, the Lady Bobcats made program history as Eunice High earned a berth in the 2020 LHSAA playoffs.
“Nobody expected us to a have a winning season or make the playoffs,” Fontenot said. “This all about respect – we want to see a winning tradition start in volleyball.”

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Lady Jays make history

PLAQUEMINE – In only their second season of varsity competition, the Lady Jays earned a berth in the LHSAA Division V volleyball playoffs.
No. 26 St. Edmund traveled to No. 7 St. John on Tuesday.
The Lady Eagles grabbed a 25-8, 25-13, 25-17 win over St. Edmund.
Savannah DeVillier and Anna Belle Fontenot had 22 digs for the Lady Jays.
Ellie Manuel and Devillier each had two kills.
Hannah Benoit had two aces against the Lady Eagles.

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Blue Jays cruise past Hurricanes

St. Edmund opened District 5-1A play Friday with a 57-0 win over North Central.
The Blue Jays (3-1, 1-0) will entertain rival Sacred Heart of Ville Platte this Friday.
St. Edmund held North Central (0-4, 0-2) on its first possession and the Blue Jays took over on the Hurricanes’ 25 when Easten Coleman tackled punter Kylin Joseph.
It took three plays for St. Ed’s first touchdown – an 11-yard pass from Henry Brown to Gus Brown.
Justin Landry’s kick gave the Jays 7-0 lead with 9:04 left in the first quarter.

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