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Bobcats split games in tourney

LAKE CHARLES – The Bobcats split a double-header in the Westlake tournament as Eunice won 18-3 against Merryville but fell short against DeQuincy, 8-7.
The Bobcats got going early against Merryville when they took a 1-0 lead after Jahiem Mitchell scored on a passed ball in the bottom of the first inning.
Zach Suire pitched a great game despite allowing three runs in the third inning on a base clearing double by Blaise Duncan, scoring Kade Royer, Cam’ron Williams, and Julian Hamilton.

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Lady Jays remain perfect

OAKDALE – The Lady Jays improved to 5-0 on the season as St. Edmund grabbed three wins over the weekend at the Oakdale softball tournament.
St. Edmund opened the Lady Warrior tournament with a hard-fought 12-10 victory over South Beauregard.
The Lady Jays scored a run in the top of the first when Jaedyn Soileau singled to left field and crossed home plate on a hit by Anna Chapman.
South Beauregard responded with three runs in the bottom of the inning begun when Makenna Rutherford walked, stole second, advanced to third on a wild pitch and scored on a passed ball.

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Vikings end Blue Jays’ season

OPELOUSAS – St. Edmund put up a vallient effort but the undersized and out-manned Blue Jay squad wore down against the Vikings as Opelousas Catholic earned a 83-49 win in the opening round of the LHSAA Division IV boys basketball playoffs.
The game started well for the Blue Jays as St. Edmund took a 15-12 lead into the second period.
After Caleb Rubin converted a three-point play fot the Vikings, St. Edmund’s Kieran Davis scored in the lane.
Rubin scored on a put-back bucket, but Luke Trahan then put in three straight free throws to tie the game.

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Lady Jays run past Port Barre

PORT BARRE – St. Edmund exploded for four runs in the top of the sixth inning as the Lady Jays grabbed a 6-3 road win Thursday over the Port Barre Lady Devils.
Lady Jay lead-off batter Jaedyn Soileau walked to begin the game, stole second and scored on a throwing error to give St. Edmund a 1-0 lead.
But no other runs were scored until the Lady Devils tied the game in the bottom of the fifth inning.
St. Ed’s Mary Beth Lafleur advanced on a dropped third strike in the second inning but could not advance.

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Bobcats down Jennings in opener

After the Cajun Prairie Mardi Gras celebration quieted down Tuesday, baseball action took center stage as the Eunice Bobcats began the season with a 9-5 win over the Jennings Bulldogs.
The Bobcats jumped out to an early two-run first inning advantage, begun when Grant Fontenot walked and then stole both second and third base.
Fontenot scored on a tripled by Zach Suire.
Suire scored on a fly out to centerfield by Dylan Darbonne to push the Bobcats ahead, 2-0.

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