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Lady Jays fall in playoffs

After a first-round bye, St. Edmund fell 10-0 to Ascension Catholic Wednesday in the LHSAA Division IV softball playoffs.
The Lady Bulldogs (14-11) jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the top of the second, which proved to be enough to preserve the win.
Isabell Abadie and Bailey Acosta singled before Lauren Landry walked to load the bases.
Carson Dunn singled in Abadie, while Acosta and Landry crossed home plate on a hit by Angelle Theriot.

Bobcats roll in district finale

Eunice High completed play in District 5-3A with an 11-1 victory over the Port Barre Red Devils in baseball action at Bobcat Field on Tuesday.
Coach Scott Phillips’ Bobcats improved their overall record to 19-12 with the victory over the Red Devils.
The win over the Red Devils gave the Bobcats sole possession of second place in the district standings.
Eunice starting pitcher Jaydon Brasseaux earned his seventh mound victory of the season as he held Port Barre to only two hits and one run.

Blue Jays win on senior night

The St. Edmund Blue Jays closed District 5-1A competition with a 4-3 win over district chanpions Catholic High of Pointe Coupee.
The Blue Jays honored seniors Austin Gradney, Jack Brown, Michael Zaunbrecher and head statistican Sarah Fruge.
“They started with me three years ago,” St. Edmund head coach Scott Richard said. “They have been to the finals, the quarterfinals and they mean alot to our program.
“They are three good leaders we are going to lose,” he said. “They are going to be missed.

Softball playoff brackets released

Seven area teams earned playoff berths when the Louisiana High School Athletic Association relased its 2017 softball brackets Thursday.
In Division IV, No. 9 St. Edmund (11-14) will entertain No. 9 Ascension Catholic (13-11) 4 p.m. Wednesday.
Last season, the Lady Jays grabbed a 7-3 win over Lafayette Christian before falling 4-0 to Hanson Memorial.
In Division III, No. 9 Sacred Heart of Ville Platte (17-10) visits No. 8 Opelousas Catholic.

Lady Bobcats hold Senior Day

The Eunice High Lady Bobcats dropped a 15-3 decision to the Mamou Lady Green Demons in non-district softball action Monday.
The Lady Cats fell behind in the second inning when Mamou scored a run in the top of the first inning and two more in the second to take a 3-0 lead.
Eunice responded with a run in the bottom of the second inning when Nicole Vidrine reached base as a result of an error and later scored on a triple by Morgan Domingue.
Mamou answered back in the top of the third inning, scoring five runs to extend their lead to 8-1.

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