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Bobcats blast past Tigers

Eunice High opened the Class 3A state playoffs with a 15-1 victory over the Marksville High Tigers in a contest played Monday at Bobcat Field.
The Tigers threatened to score in the top of the first inning, but Bobcat starting pitcher Jaydon Brasseaux settled in, stranding leadoff hitter Noah Johnson at third base.
The Bobcats got a single by Gunner Fontenot in the bottom of the first, but Tiger starting pitcher Jorden Mayeux retired the side without giving up a run.

Lady Cats - six in a row

With a margin of 18 points, the Eunice Lady Bobcats won the 2017 District 5-3A championship, their sixth straight district title.
Eunice scored 152 points, followed by Church Point (134), Ville Platte (130), Northwest (69), Port Barre (27) and Pine Prairie (8).
The Lady Cats swept the relays to help propel EHS to the win.
Jyhreh Johnson, Timia Thomas, A’mya Johnwell and Kiara White combined for a 52.40 finish in the 4x100 relay.
Johnson, Kiara White, Shanyia Toussaint and Johnwell also won the 4x200 relay with a time of 1:50.41.

Cats outlast Jays, 20-16

The annual regular season-ending contest between the St. Edmund Blue Jays and the Eunice High Bobcats produced an offensive explosion for both teams and a nightmare for pitchers as the two teams combined to score 36 runs and bang out 35 hits as the Bobcats rallied late to claim a 20-16 victory.
Neither starting pitcher, Jack Brown for the Jays and Ian George for the Cats, survived the second inning.

Lady Jays fall in playoffs

After a first-round bye, St. Edmund fell 10-0 to Ascension Catholic Wednesday in the LHSAA Division IV softball playoffs.
The Lady Bulldogs (14-11) jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the top of the second, which proved to be enough to preserve the win.
Isabell Abadie and Bailey Acosta singled before Lauren Landry walked to load the bases.
Carson Dunn singled in Abadie, while Acosta and Landry crossed home plate on a hit by Angelle Theriot.

Bobcats roll in district finale

Eunice High completed play in District 5-3A with an 11-1 victory over the Port Barre Red Devils in baseball action at Bobcat Field on Tuesday.
Coach Scott Phillips’ Bobcats improved their overall record to 19-12 with the victory over the Red Devils.
The win over the Red Devils gave the Bobcats sole possession of second place in the district standings.
Eunice starting pitcher Jaydon Brasseaux earned his seventh mound victory of the season as he held Port Barre to only two hits and one run.

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