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Bears rally past Bobcats

The District 5-3A battle between the Eunice Bobcats and the Church Point Bears saw both teams providing their fans with highlights on both offense and defense, with the Bears finally claiming the victory by a by a 22-20 margin in back-and-forth action in Friday night at Bobcat Field.
The Bears received the opening kickoff and moved the ball down the field from their own 20 to the Bobcat 48-yard line thanks to the running of Rodney Dupuis Tyrin McDade.

Jays face Tarpons for homecoming

Homecoming week is usually filled with festivities and excitement.
But this week as St. Edmund prepares to take on South Cameron, the Blue Jays are also dealing with the death of Gracie Marie Zaunbrecher.
Following a nearly two-year fight with DIPG, a rare and aggressive brain tumor, the eight-year old passed away Monday morning.
“She put up quite a fight,” Hargroder said. “She was relentless for her battle for life – she was always positive.
“We need to keep that same spirit and remember that nothing is promised.

Bobcats, Bears collide

Heading in to the Church Point game last year, the Bobcats had a 1-3 record.
Not many expected Eunice to begin the 2018 season 4-0 with wins over Opelousas (53-36), Jennings (33-23), Rayne (36-14) and Crowley (36-32).
“We exceeded what we thought was possible,” EHS head coach Paul Trosclair said. “We are estastic about it but we have a big one this week.
“This should be an exciting game for the fans and we are happy we are playing them at home – it is tough winning in Church Point.
“Coach Arceneaux has developed a fine program, no doubt about it.

Blue Jays shut out Bearcats

BASILE – It all started with a 30-minute lightning delay just prior to the kickoff between the Blue Jays and the Bearcats.
It finished with the thunder of the St. Edmund defense earning a 14-0 shutout over No. 10 Basile in the District 4-1A opener.
The rain through the first quarter helped the field to be sloppy and slow, but the Blue Jays used it to their benefit.
Basile moved the ball 30 yards in eight plays on tje opening drive but the Bearcats were forced to punt.

Bobcats rally for win over Gents

CROWLEY – The Eunice High Bobcats improved their record to 4-0 with a 36-32 victory over the Crowley High Gents in District 5-3A action here Thursday night.
The Cats and the Gents battled in the first quarter of action, with the Gents taking the kickoff and advancing to the Eunice 38-yard line before the Cats defensive unit stopped the Gents on a fourth-down attempt.
The Bobcat offensive unit responded to the Gents on their first offensive play as Deon Ardoin executed a 12-yard run for a first down.

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