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Lady Bobcats win season opener

Eunice High’s Shaynia Toussaint hit two free throws with four seconds left to help lift the Lady Bobcats to a 42-41 win over Kaplan in the season opener.
The Lady Pirates grabbed an 8-6 first quarter lead, aided by a three-pointer from Alyia Broussard.
Allison Freeman, Madison Freeman and Jesslyn Reed all scored a bucket for the Lady Cats in the first period.
Kaplan out-scored Eunice 11-8 in the second quarter as the Lady Pirates took a 19-14 advantage into the locker room.
Jenna Romero led Kaplan in the second frame with six points.

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Bobcats slip past Plaquemine

The No. 9 ranked Eunice Bobcats defeated the number 23 ranked Plaquemine with a 35-27 victory.
The Bobcats will take on Bastrop in the second round of the playoffs.
Jeoul Hill got it started for the Bobcats with a four-yard rushing touchdown on a sweep play.
The PAT failed and the Bobcats led 6-0 with 9:45 left in the first quarter.
Plaquemine quickly responded when running back Melvin McClay rushed in the endzone from a yard out.
The PAT was good and Plaquemine led 7-6 with 5:00 left in the first quarter.

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Kittens down Jays

BATON ROUGE –Southern Lab ended the Blue Jays’ season as the Kittens rolled to a 53-7 win over No. 11 St. Edmund at A.W. Mumford Stadium.
“It wasn’t the way we wanted the season to end,” St. Edmund head coach James Shiver said. “We couldn’t stop them when we needed to - but I am proud of what our kids accomplished this year.
“We had a great group of seniors and they helped build on a foundation so we can be better next year.”

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Fontenot signs with McNeese baseball

It was a special day Wednesday for Grant Fontenot’s family and the Bobcat nation as he signed to play baseball for the McNeese State Cowboys.
“This means a lot to me to be able to sign with McNeese,” Grant said. “I have worked since I was nine years old to get to this chance.
“This a great opportunity to live my dream.”
Fontenot said he liked the coaches and atmosphere at McNeese.
“It seemed to be a great fit for me,” he said.
Fontenot earned All-District and All-Parish honors last season.

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Blue Jays travel to No. 6 Southern Lab

The Blue Jays missed their goals of a district championship and a home game to begin the playoffs.
But head coach James Shiver’s team earned a playoff spot in his first season at St. Edmund as the No. 11 Blue Jays (6-4 overall, 3-2 in District 5-1A) travel to No. 6 Southern Lab (6-3 overall, 3-0 in District 6-1A).
“Looking back on our season it has been unselfish players doing whatever we asked them to do to be successful,” Shiver said. “I am proud of what they accomplished.”

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