Lady Cats split games in parish tourney

The Eunice High Lady Bobcats were unable to overcome a weak first quarter as they suffered a 61-40 loss to the North Central Lady Hurricanes Friday in the second round of the St. Landry Parish basketball tournament.
Coach Wayne Fontenot’s Lady Cats got off to a slow start, trailing the Lady Hurricanes by a 12-2 margin with 4:08 remaining in the first quarter.

Parish tourney tips off today

Eunice High will play host for the 2017 St. Landry Parish basketball tournament that tips off today at the Bobcat gym.
Defending champions Northwest Lady Raiders and the Opelousas High Tigers are the top seeds entering the tournament and will receive first round byes.
“We are excited to be the host team,” Eunice head coach Chad Andrepont said. “The players really want to play well on their home court and the tournament is always fun.

East Beauregard sweeps Blue Jays

East Beauregard grabbed a 58-26, 74-37 non-district sweep over St. Edmund Tuesday night at the Blue Jay gym.
The Lady Trojans (4-6) opened the game witha 4-0 run including a three pointer by Karlei Thompson.
St. Edmund (2-5) responded with five straight points, sparked by a trey from Mary Beth Lafleur for the only Lady Jay lead of the game.
East Beauregard answered with a 10-0 run including treys from Maili Bartz and Karly Bullock.
Gabby Fontenot scored on a put-back bucket for the Lady Jays with 50 seconds left in the period.

4-1A All-District team released

St. Edmund captured its first district football championshipsince 2014 as the Blue Jays went 7-0 in District 4-1A and finished 10-2 overall.
Second-year St. Edmund head coach Andy Hargroder was named District Coach of the Year.
Blue Jay quarterback Brad Miller was selected was named Offensive MVP, while St. Ed’s Peyton Marcantel and Basile’s Andre Reed shared Defensive MVP honors.
With the district title to their credit, 23 Blue Jays players were named to the list including six first team selections.

Tigers run past Bobcats

Eunice opened Thursday’s game with a quick lead, but Breaux Bridge finished with a 84-42 win over the Bobcats.
The Tigers rolled to a 25-11 first quarter advantage, led by 11 points from Terry Steward.
Carlin Vigers led EHS with eight points and Mykal Moore added a three-pointer in the period.
Breaux Bridge extended its lead with a 17-11 second quarter run as the Tigers forged ahead, 42-22 at the break.
Carol Davis hit two treys and added six more points to scored 11 points in the period for the Tigers.


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