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Bobcats win district track title

IOTA – The Eunice Bobcats edged rival Northwest for the 2019 District 5-3A track championship.
The Bobcats scored 164 points to win its first district title since 2016, followed by Northwest (158), Crowley (108), Iota (56), Port Barre (35), Church Point (32), Mamou (31) and Pine Prairie (1).
Eunice’s Javondre Edwards won both 110-meter hurdles (14.62) and the 300-meter hurdles (41.83).
John Mayo won the 800 meters with a time of 2:10.04 just ahead of teammate Travis Thomas (2:10.05).
Mayo also finished third in the 1,600 meters with a time of 5:12.64.

Bobcats remain in district lead

PRAIRIE RONDE – Eunice remained undefeated in District 5-3A with a 15-0, 20-2 sweep over the Northwest Raiders.
The district title will be determined in a doubleheader against Iota this week.
On Monday, Eunice will face the Bulldogs at Bobcat Field for Senior Day.
The district finale will be played at Iota on Thursday.
Eunice 20, NWHS 2
The Bobcats jumped out to 7-0 lead in the top of the first inning as Eunice cruised to a 20-2 road win over the Raiders.
Grant Fontenot walked, Austin Phillips singled and Tyler Darbonne walked to load the bases.

Patterson stuns Lady Bulldogs

IOTA – The Lumberjills jumped out to 4-0 lead and No. 24 Patterson held on for a 4-2 vicrory over the No. 9 Iota Lady Bulldogs in the opening round of the Class 3-A softball playoffs.
Patterson (9-16-1) will now face the winner between No. 8 South Beauregard ad No. 25 Baker in the regional round.
Iota ends the season with a 20-10 record.
After a scoreless first inning, Patterson scored two runs in the top of the second, when Madelyn Harrington reached on a fielder’s choice, Katelyn Larson singled and they both scored on a double by Gabby Marcel.

Eunice tennis honors seniors

The Eunice tennis team sent its four seniors out in fine fashion Thursday with a 7-2 win over Lafayette Christian Academy.
In boys doubles, Zach Joubert and Ting Jiang grabbed an 8-1 win over LCA’s Silas Lafleur and Kaleb Lafleur.
In boys singles, Jiang earned a 8-3 win over Kaleb Lafleur, while Joubert fell in an 8-6 tiebreaker to Silas Lafleur.
In girls singles, Anya Williams cruised to a 6-0 victory over LCA’s Mia Theroit and Lady Cat Melodee Kennedy earned an 8-2 win over Samantha Boudreaux.

Lady Jays win back-to-back titles

The Lady Jays earned the District 4-1A softball championship with a 10-0 mercy-rule win over South Cameron.
St. Edmund grabbed the 2018 title, its first since 2004.
After threatening in the first inning on a single by Karleigh Soileau, the Lady Jay exploded for three runs in the bottom of the second begun when senior Olivia Clark walked and later scored on a sacrifice by Jaycee Cobb.
Anna Belle Fontenot and Kennedy Ardoin both reached on Lady Tarpon errors to keep the rally alive.

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