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Bobcats lead All-District 4-4A team

It was a season to remember for Eunice head football coach Andre Vige and his football team.
It started with a limited eight game regular season and then Hurricane Laura prevented Washington Marion and LaGrange from fielding teams in 2020.
The Bobcats (6-3 overall, 2-0 in district) captured the District 4-4A championship with wins over Rayne and North Vermilion.
No. 10 Eunice opened the Class 4-A playoffs with 36-0 win over No. 23 Bastrop,
The Bobcats then shut out No. 26 Belle Chasse 35-0 before falling to No. 2 Edna Karr, 40-7.

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Bobcats, St. Ed's grab wins

The Eunice Bobcats improved to 7-3 on the season with a hard-fought 62-57 victory over Carencro.
The two teams battled for control in the first quarter as Eunice held a 17-16 advantage.
Treylon Cooper led the Bobcats with seven points in the period, while teammates Fred Guillory and Clarence Arceneaux both added four points.
Eunice continued to hold a slim lead with a 14-12 second period clash.
Dedric Vigers pushed in six points in the quarter, while Terrance Shilow and Simeon Ardoin both hit treys for the Bobcats.

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Jays, Hornets lead District 5-1A team

St. Edmund and Catholic High of Pointe Coupee battled for the District 5-1A championship and the two teams dominated the All-District football list.
The LHSAA announced the season would consist of eight games with no jamboree with only a preseason scrimmage.
The regular season kicked off on Oct. 2 and teams had to work around Hurricane Delta and COVID-19 protocols.
CHPC finished the regular season 6-2 overall and 3-0 in district.

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Shoot-out begins with local wins

By Tom Dodge
Sports Editor
The Brad Fontenot Memorial Holiday Shootout began with the St. Edmund and Eunice High teams rolling to wins.
St. Ed’s 53, S C 21
South Cameron scored first on a trey by Reilly Marks, but the Lady Jays led the rest of the way as St. Edmund cruised to a 53-21 over the Lady Tarpons in the Shootout.
Trailing 3-0, St. Edmund’s Mary Beth Lafleur drilled a trey and Rebecca Benoit later shot a jumper to push the Lady Jays ahead, 3-5.
Marks hit a free throw to pull South Cameron within a point midway through the first quarter.

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St. Ed’s to hold Brad Fontenot Memorial Holliday Shootout

Basketball fans looking for games to watch during the holiday break, St. Edmund will hold the a basketball tournament next week with 10 boys teams and five girls teams.
The Brad Fontenot Memorial Holiday Shootout at St. Edmund is a new adventure for the basketball programs.
“We want to build a tournament and bring teams to St. Ed’s,” Blue Jay head boys coach Nick Trosclair said. “I think this will be an exciting tournament.

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