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Eunice tennis honors seniors

The Eunice tennis team sent its four seniors out in fine fashion Thursday with a 7-2 win over Lafayette Christian Academy.
In boys doubles, Zach Joubert and Ting Jiang grabbed an 8-1 win over LCA’s Silas Lafleur and Kaleb Lafleur.
In boys singles, Jiang earned a 8-3 win over Kaleb Lafleur, while Joubert fell in an 8-6 tiebreaker to Silas Lafleur.
In girls singles, Anya Williams cruised to a 6-0 victory over LCA’s Mia Theroit and Lady Cat Melodee Kennedy earned an 8-2 win over Samantha Boudreaux.

Lady Jays win back-to-back titles

The Lady Jays earned the District 4-1A softball championship with a 10-0 mercy-rule win over South Cameron.
St. Edmund grabbed the 2018 title, its first since 2004.
After threatening in the first inning on a single by Karleigh Soileau, the Lady Jay exploded for three runs in the bottom of the second begun when senior Olivia Clark walked and later scored on a sacrifice by Jaycee Cobb.
Anna Belle Fontenot and Kennedy Ardoin both reached on Lady Tarpon errors to keep the rally alive.

Grand Lake clips Blue Jays

Grand Lake scored three runs in the top of the ninth and then held off St. Edmund to grab a 6-5 District 4-1 win.
After both defenses held tough for a scoreless eighth inning, the Hornets (10-13, 3-2) rallied to take the lead as Bobby Garza singled, Kris Reina reached on an error and Drake Johnson walked to load the bases.
Devin David was then hit by a pitch to plate Garza, while Reina crossed home plate on a passed ball and Johnson scored on a ground out by Kade Massey.

Bobcats down Green Demons

By John Burson
Sports Writer
MAMOU – The Eunice High Bobcats completed a two-game sweep of the Mamou High Green Demons with a 13-4 victory.
The Bobcats took a 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning with a single by Grant Fontenot, a single by Tyler Darbonne, and a triple by Seth Deshotel.
The Mamou starting pitcher managed to keep the Bobcats from further damage and the Demons tied the game in the bottom of the inning on a single by Aubrey Martel.
The Bobcats broke the early tie by scoring four runs in the second inning.

Lady Cats win seventh straight parish title

The Eunice Lady Bobcats won their seventh straight parish title and the Bobcats won their first won second in the past four years as Eunice High swept the 2019 St. Landry Parish track meet.
The Lady Cats scored 128 points to edge Westminster Christian Academy’s 123 points.
Northwest finished third with 90 points, followed by Opelousas (75), Beau Chene (69), North Central (45), Port Barre (28), St. Edmund (8) and Academy of the Sacred Heart (2).

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