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Blue Jays grab wins

St. Edmund started the week strong with wins over Sacred Heart of Ville Platte and District 4-1A foe Oberlin.
Against the Tigers, the Blue Jays (14-6) exploded for seven runs in the bottom of the first and held on for a 15-10 win.
Jack Miller walked and scored on a double by Brock Bieber, while Carter Lejeune bunted and Brad Miller walked to load the bases.
Lejeune scored when Dawson Ardoin was hit by a pitch and later a double by Ian Dupre pushed the Jays ahead, 4-0.
Remi Guillory singled in Ardoin, while Garrett Dubois scored on a sacrifice by Will Turk.

All-District 5-3A team released

Eunice High placed four players on the 2019 All-District 5-3A basketball team.
Northwest’s Chester Randall was named the District 5-3A Coach of the Year as the Raiders finished with a 12-2 district record.
Bobcat senior Carlin Vigers earned first team honors along with Co-MVP selections Colby Wilson from Iota and Pine Prairie’s Isaiah Payne.
Keshaun Lazard from Northwest and Crowley’s Marquarius Thorne were also named to the first team.

White signs with LSUE

Eunice High stand-out Stacie White will continue her basketball career at LSU Eunice as the Lady Bobcat senior signed her national letter of intent Thursday.
“It feels great to get this opportunity to play at the higher level,” White said. “It is all good.
“I have been playing since I was tiny,” she said. “It has alsways been on my mind to go further into it.”
White said she is proud of her accomplishments, including All-District 5-3A MVP honors.
“Coach (Wayne) Fontenot was always pushing me to more even when I was tired,” she said. “I will miss my teammates.”

Lady Cats cruise to win

The Lady Bobcats exploded for 12 runs in the second inning as Eunice High earned a 16-0 mercy-rule District 5-3A win over Port Barre.
The Lady Cats (7-9, 2-8) pushed across four runs in the bottom of the first frame, begun when Alissa Pate walked and scored on a hit by Natalie Vidrine.
Mckenzie Guillory doubled and later scored when Cassie Thomas reached on an error that also allowed Vidrine to score.
Thomas scored on a ground out by Jailyn Pavich to increase the Lady Cats’ lead to 4-0.

Eunice boys win Bobcat Relays

The Eunice High boys won the 2019 Bobcat Relays, scoring 126 points to out distance second place Crowley.
The Gents finished with 84 points, followed by Beau Chene (66), Notre Dame (52), Opelousas Catholic (47), Ville Platte (45), Southside (36), Church Point (34), Mamou (23) and Westminster Christian Academy (132).
Iota (10), Sacred Heart of Ville Platte (10), Port Barre (9) and St. Edmund (40) also scored in the meet.
Eunice High’s Avery Lee won the javelin with a throw of 164.
Lee also finished second in the discus with a toss of 128-2.

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