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OC sweeps Jays

Defense dominated the night as Opelousas Catholic earned a non-district sweep over St. Edmund.
The Lady Vikings (4-10) opened with an 8-5 first quarter run as OC earned a 29-19 win over the Lady Jays (3-12).
St. Edmund’s Allison Lafleur scored the game’s first bucket before OC’s Allie Carriere and Danielle Leblanc pushed in buckets for OC.
Lady Jay Maggie Larriviere hit a free throw to close the margin to 4-3, but Elissa David later drilled a trey to give the Lady Vikings a 7-3 advantge.

Panthers run past Jays

PINE PRAIRIE – The Panthers opened with a 30-16 first quarter run as Pine Prairie cruised to an 89-49 win over St. Edmund Tuesday night.
Darnell Durgin pushed in 13 points to help the Panthers (10-4) grab the early advantage.
Stephan Thibodeaux scored six points for the Blue Jays (2-13), while Christian Fontenot and Alex Dupre each contributed four points in the period.
Pine Prairie continued its dominance with a 17-11 second period as the Panthers took a 47-27 lead into the locker room.

Blue Jays fall to Hackberry

The offensive struggles continued for St. Edmund as the Blue Jays dropped their sixth game in a row.
Hackberry jumped out to a 12-6 first quarter advantage and the Mustangs rolled to a 61-21 win Tuesday night at the Blue Jay gym.
The Mustangs (7-9) pushed out to a 5-0 lead before the Jays responded with a trey by Carter Andrus and a drive in the lane from Stephan Thibodeaux.
Blue Jay Alex Dupre later hit a free throw to close the gap to 10-6 but a last-second shot off the glass gave Hackberry a 12-6 advantage.

Cajuns fall in New Orleans Bowl

NEW ORLEANS - Southern Miss running back Ito Smith scored three touchdowns and wide receiver Allenzee Staggers set a pair of single-game receiving records as the Golden Eagles defeated Louisiana 28-21 in the 16th Annual R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl Saturday night at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

Lady Cats down Beau Chene, Bobcats fall to Northwest

PORT BARRE – The Eunice High Lady Bobcats opened play in the St. Landry Parish Basketball Tournament Thursday night and came away with a 57-43 victory over the Beau Chene Lady Gators.
The Lady Cats took a 12-9 lead after one quarter, with Shania Toussaint and Stacie White scoring four points apiece to lead the scoring.
Eunice High would extend its lead early in the second quarter.
White would drive for a basket at the start of the quarter, then steal a pass and go to the free-throw line when she was fouled driving to the basket.

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