Sports

Lady Jays fall to SHVP

The rivalry between St. Edmund and Sacred Heart of Ville Platte continyed Thursday as the Lady Trojans rolled to a 11-4 win over the Lady Jays in non-district softball action.
Sacred Heart (7-3) jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the top of the first inning, begun when Caroline Fontenot singled and scored on a sacrifice by Karli Fontenot.
Sydney Fontenot singled and scored on a hit by Olivia Hernandez for a 2-0 advantage.
Emylise Bergeron walked before Hernandez scored on a hit by Camille Solieau.
Erin Fontenot singled in Bergeron for a 4-0 Lady Trojan lead.

Young-Frey tourney begins today

The annual John R. Young Chevrolet/Frey Holding Company baseball tournament begins today at nine different baseball parks around Acadiana.
“We have 33 teams in the tournament,” Eunice head baseball coach Scott Phillips said. “We have coaches from the other schools who want to help and now this is the second-largest tournament in the state.
The Monroe tournament has 61 teams, according to Phillips.
“It takes a lot of work, but it is a great tournament as each site can make money.

Bobcats win Invitational

The Eunice Bobcats opened the 2017 track season with a win, while the Lady Bobcats finished third in the EHS Invitational.
Eunice scored 152 points, followed by Opelousas (125), Crowley (79), Pine Prairie (71.5), Port Barre (44), Opelousas Catholic (32.5) and Iota (29).
John Mayo won the 1,600-meter run with a time of 5:43.94.
Javondre Edwards captured the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 15.79 and finished third in the 300-meter hurdles (44.47).
Lornza Thomas won the shot put with a throw of 40-7 1/2.

Bulldogs top Bobcats, 9-5

Jennings handed Eunice its first team loss of the tennis season as the Bulldogs grabbed a 9-5 win over the Bobcats Thursday at the Fairground courts.
In boys singles, Eunice High’s Zachary Joubert defeated Shad Noe, 8-5.
Bobcat Matthew Miller fell 8-0 to Kain Babineaux, while Cameron Fontenot rolled to an 8-0 win over Slade Walker.
In boys doubles, Jennings grabbed a 3-0 sweep.
Joubert and Miller fell 8-6 to Jackson Person and Noe.
Eunice duo Fontenot and Ting Jaing lost 9-7 to Spencer Stelly and Babineaux.

Bobcats cruise past OHS, 19-1

The Eunice High Bobcats discovered their offense as they pounded out 15 hits in a 19-1 blowout over the Opelousas High Tigers at Bobcat Field in baseball action Monday.
The game was originally scheduled to be played in Opelousas but was moved to Eunice because of field conditions in Opelousas.
The Bobcats wasted no time in attacking the pitching of the Tigers, scoring four runs in the bottom of the first inning after Bobcat starting pitcher Austin Phillips shut out the Tigers in his first inning of work.

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