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Seven Lady Jays named to All-District

Seven St. Edmund players were named to the 2020 Division V, District 2 All-District team.
Lady Jay senior Anna Belle Fontenot was named to the first team.
Joining Fontenot are Carlie Horton and Caroline Lalonde from Westminster Christian Academy, Annelise Menuet and Riley Armstrong from the Academy of the Sacred Heart-Grand Coteau.
Also on the first team aer Riley Armstrong and Makenzie Droddy from Northside Christian along with Hamilton Chrisitian’s Anna Daugherty.
St. Edmund senior Savannah DeVillier was selected to the All-District second team.

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Youth leads the way for Lady Cats

For Eunice High girls head basketball coach Wayne Fontenot, the game goes beyond wins and losses.
“My job is not to make them Division I college basketball players,” he said. “It’s my job to help them become successful young women.
“I want them to be productive members of society and do well in life. I want to make a difference in their lives.”
In his sixth season as the Lady Cat head coach, Fontenot said he is striving to see his team get better as the year progresses.

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Lady Cat trio named to All-District list

Three Lady Bobcats were selected to the 2020 Division III – District 2 All-District Team.
Eunice High’s Gabbie Mitchell was named to the first team, while Sophie Vidrine and Rylea Gradney were placed on honorable mention list.
Iowa’s Lesley LeBleu was named the offensive MVP, while teammate Ana Alexander was selected the defensive MVP.
Iota’s Meredith Hebert was named the district coach of the year.
Joining Mitchell on the first team were Iota’s Dixie Guidry, Amelie Armand and Leah Hebert.

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Guillory signs with Xavier softball

Eunice High catcher McKenzie Guillory will see her softball career continue as the senior signed a national letter of intent Thursday to play softball at Xavier University of New Orleans.
The daughter of Damond Bushnell and Lori Bellard-Bushnell, Guillory is thrilled to sign with a college program.
“The coach came up to me one tournament and talked to me about Xavier,” Guillory said. “When I visited the campus, that sealed the deal.”
She plans to major in nursing.

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No. 2 Karr ends Bobcats’ season

No. 2 Karr proved to be worthy of its ranking as the Cougars rolled to a 40-7 win over No. 10 Eunice in the Class 3-A quarterfinals.
“Our guys were not intimidated,” Eunice head coach Andre Vige said. “We were ready for the match-up – but a play here and a play there really changed the outcome.
“I thought our hearts were there and these guys left it all out there on the field,” the coach said. “I am proud of all the guys, especially the seniors.
“I am proud of how our guys fought.”

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