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Jays look for win over Bears

After back-to-back losses, the Blue Jays are hoping to rebound at home today as St. Edmund faces Highland Baptist.
The Blue Jays began the season with a 32-18 win over Vinton, but St. Ed’s then dropped games to Bunkie (14-9) and Avoyelles (36-7).
Last week against the Mustangs, the Blue Jays were out manned as Avoyelles rolled up 410 yards on the ground.
The St. Ed’s offense was limited to 138 yards of total offense against Avoyelles.

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Mustangs run past Blue Jays

St. Edmund head coach James Shiver knew what his Blue Jays were up against Friday night as Avoyelles came to visit.
The Mustangs stampeded through the St. Ed defense for 410 yards on 62 plays as Avoyelles grabbed a 36-7 win over the Blue Jays.
“Playing bigger classification teams hopefully Tmay help our power points,” Shiver said. “The kids never quit and they hustled all game.
“I think we will be fine as the season continues and hopefully we can turn it around against Highland Baptist.”

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Bobcats down Bulldogs

By Sylis Manuel
Ville Platte Gazette
VILLE PLATTE – Eunice High grounded out 350 yards of rushing that resulted in the Bobcats taking a commanding 47-6 victory over the Ville Platte Bulldogs Friday night.
Ville Platte slides down to 1-2 on the season and will travel to North Central to take on the Hurricanes next week.
Eunice improves to 3-0 on the season and will host a tough opponent in Breaux Bridge next week.

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Blue Jays face 2-A Mustangs

Just about everything that could go wrong for the Blue Jays against Bunkie did go wrong, but St. Edmund still had a chance to win.
The Blue Jays suffered two lost fumbles, two interceptions and was held to 53 yards of total offense.
St. Edmund failed to convert on all 12 third down attempts and was limited to four first downs.
But it took a fourth quarter touchdown by the Panthers for Bunkie to grab a 14-9 win.

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No. 7 Bobcats visit Ville Platte

Eunice looks to remain perfect on the season with a trip to Ville Platte Friday.
The No. 7 ranked Bobcats opened the season with wins over Northwest and Jennings.
Ville Platte won the annual Tee Cotton Bowl with a 34-14 victory over rival Sacred Heart of Ville Platte, but the Bulldogs suffered a 22-7 defeat at Grand Lake.
Ville Platte jumped out to a 7-0 first quarter lead on a short touchdown run by Jahmal Byers, but after that it was all Grand Lake as the Hornets picked off three Bulldogs passes to stop the VPHS offense.

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