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Lady Bengals place 4 on South Region team

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky – LSU Eunice placed four members on the 2019 NFCA NJCAA Division II All-Region team, the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) announced this week.
The Bengals were part of the South Region as 91 student-athletes were chosen in the three All-Region teams.
Jensen Howell and Sara Tate were placed on the first team of the South All-Region team, while Heather Zumo and Hannah Smith garnered second team nominations.
The four players were part of a six-member LSUE delegation on the All-Region 23 team last week.

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Lady Bengals sophomores leave a legacy

By Tom Dodge
Sports Editor
She was part of two of the Lady Bengals’ six national championships and it’s a memory Abby Trahan will carry for a lifetime.
In the 2017 title game, Trahan was a pinch runner and scored on a wild pitch to force a 7-7 tie before Emily Henderson advanced on a squeeze bunt by Haley Godeau to seal the 8-7 win over Jones County Junior College.
This season was a little less dramatic but still memorable as Trahan and the Lady Bengals earned a 10-5 win over Phoenix College for the championship.

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Lady Bengals celebrate national title

CLINTON, Mississippi – Her second-inning grand slam helped LSU Eunice earn the 2019 NJCAA DII softball championship with a 10-5 win over Phoenix College.
Kelci Bodin was proud of her accomplishments of being named the tournament MVP, but she was thrilled for her team mates as the Lady Bengals captured the sixth title in program history.
“I am so proud for my team and everything we accomplished this season.”
Bodin finished 5-16 in the national tournament with eight RBI, two home runs, two doubles and a triple.

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5-3A All-District baseball team released

Eunice High advanced to the quarterfinals for the second year in a row and the Bobcats placed 10 players on the 5-3A All-District team.
Iota claimed the district championship with Hunter Wriborg named the MVP and Bulldog head coach Leonard Cloud was named the district Coach of the Year.
Eunice pitcher Luke Andrepont was selected as first team pitcher, joined by Pine Prairie’s Jordan Ardoin, Ethan Hidalgo from Port Barre and Wriborg.

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LSUE advances to title game

CLINTON, Mississippi – In a battle between NJCAA Division II powerhouses LSUE and Phoenix, the top-ranked Lady Bengals grabbed a 2-1 win Friday to advance to Saturday’s championship game at Traceway Park in Clinton, Mississippi.
Jensen Howell earned the complete-game win as she limited the Lady Bears to three hits with three strikouts and no walks.
Lady Bengal Kelci Bodin ripped a solo home run, her tenth of the season, to give LSUE a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning of the semifinals.

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