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Blue Jays rally for win

Merryville jumped out to a 5-0 lead in the second inning, but the Blue Jays then went on a 16-0 run as St. Edmund rallied for the District 4-1A win.
The Panthers (7-12, 0-3) took advantage of two walks, a hit batter and three Blue Jay errors to take the five-run lead.
But the Blue Jays (15-6, 3-0) began the comeback in the bottom of the second inning when Brad Miller Dawson Ardoin and Ian Dupre walked to load the bases.
Brad Miller scored on a sacrifice by Wesley Driggs, while Ardoin and courtesy runner Henry Brown on a single by Will Turk.

All-District 4-1A team released

St. Edmund placed four players on the 4-1A All-District team.
Hamilton Christian and Grand Lake dominated the list after
Zion Stewart and Michael Thomas from Hamilton Christian head the first team, along with Grand Lake’s Kael Delcambre and Luke McCordle.
Elton’s Kervondrick Scott completes the All-District first team.
Thomas was named All-Disrict MVP, while Hamilton Christian’s Dexter Washington was named District Coach of the Year.

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.”

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