Sports

Lady Cats roll on senior day

In their final home game of the season, the Lady Cats honored the seniors with a 15-1 mercy-rule win over Northwest.
With a 6-0 lead, the Lady Cats exploded for eight runs in the bottom of the third to put the game away.
Nicole Vidrine and Caroline Vienne both singled to start the rally.
Vidrine later scored on a Northwest error, while courtesy runner Jeslyn Edwards stole home to push the Lady Cats up 8-1.
Carli Boone tripled and Olivia Thibodeaux scored on an inside-the-park home,

White named to 3-A All-State team

BATON ROUGE – Champions Madison Prep and Loranger swept the top honors on the Louisiana Sports Writers Association’s Class 3A All-State basketball teams.
With a fifth consecutive title in three different classifications secured, Jahein Spencer represented the Chargers as the Outstanding Player on the boys squad.
Spencer averaged 23.4 points. 11.2 rebounds and 4.3 assists as a senior. MPA’s Jeff Jones was recognized as the boys Coach of the Year.
Loranger’s JaMya Mingo-Young was selected as the Outstanding Player on the girls squad.

Ardoin signs with Nunez College

St. Edmund senior Dawson Ardoin will continue his baseball career with the Nunez Community College Pelicans.
“They made me feel at home the first visit I made,” Ardoin said. “I want to be a part of the building blocks for their the foundation.”
NCC is in its second season as an NJCAA Division I baseball program, finishing 3-28 last season.
The Pelicans are presently 9-29, playing their home games at Chalmette High School.

Bobcat duo heads to next level

For the past four years they have been together on the football and baseball fields, but after graduation they are heading in different directions.
Austin Phillips is heading to LSU Eunice to play baseball, while Tyler Darbonne plans to be a tight end for the Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks.
Austin, the son of EHS head baseball coach Scott and Lauri Phillips, said he is thrilled to be part of the Bengal baseball team.
“It is the home town team,” Phillips said of the Bengals, “but I love their winning tradition and I want be a part of that.

Bobcats down Red Devils, 14-3

PORT BARRE – The Eunice High Bobcats claimed a 14-3 victory over the Port Barre Red Devils in District 3A baseball action Thursday at Red Devil Park.
The Red Devils (6-12, 2-3) took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning, taking advantage of a Bobcat error when Ethan Hidalgo singled to score Leighton Lacassin.
Eunice pitcher Luke Andrepont shut down the Red Devils over the next three innings, allowing the Bobcat bats to come alive in the third inning.
Dylan Darbonne doubled to open the inning and Jahiem Mitchell followed with a walk.

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