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Blue Jays stun Hanson, 53- 34

FRANKLIN – It was a win to remember Wednesday night as No. 22 St. Edmund stunned No. 11 Hanson Memorial 53-34 in the opening round of the LHSAA Division IV playoffs
St. Edmund (4-21) will now travel to No. 6 Vermilion Catholic for regional round contest set for 7 p.m. Tuesday.
VC (11-15) received a first-round bye, while Hanson ends the season with a 11-10 record.
The two defenses domainated the game early as St. Edmund grabbed an 8-6 advantage.
Luke Trahan led the Jays with four points, while Easton Coleman and Henry Brown each added a bucket.

Lady Cats hold tourney

The Eunice High Lady Bobcats will hold the Eunice Invitational softbal tournament this weekend.
Friday’s games will be held at the Eunice Recreation Complex on Sittig Road, while the Saturday contest will he played at Lady Bobcat Field.
The tournament begins at 3:30 p.m. as Eunice will take on Jennings.
At 5:45 p.m. Mamou will battle Notre Dame on Field 7, while St. Edmund will take on Crowley on Field 8.
Friday’s action concludes at 8 p.m. when Northside and Ville Platte sqaure off on Field 7.

LCA ends Lady Jays’ season

LAFAYETTE – The No. 16 Lady Jays knew the challenge ahead of them when they faced top-seed Lafayette Christian Academy Monday in the regional round of the LHSAA Division IV girls basketball playoffs.
The two-time defending champions lived up their ranking as the Lady Knights rolled to a 85-28 victory.
The Lady Jays (11-18) battled to keep the game close in the first quarter as St. Ed’s only trailed 12-7 midway through the period.
Tanzy Miller drained a trey and then Savannah DeVillier added four points for the Lady Jays.

Westlake downs Lady Bobcats

WESTLAKE – The Lady Bobcats’ basketball season ended Thursday as Westlake grabbed a 67-52 win over Eunice High.
The Lady Rams (17-9)jumped out to a 2-19 first quarter, sparked by 11 points from Jada Gassaway.
Eunice senior Stacie White began the game with eight points in the period, including two three-pointers.
Jesslyn Reed hit a free throw for the only other Lady Cat point in the period.
Eunice (16-12) regrouped in the second frame to get back in the game with a 20-6 scoring barrage.

Lady Jays advance to regionals

It was a feisty finish as St. Edmund battled to a 45-32 win over rival Sacred Heart of Ville Platte Thursday in the opening round of the LHSAA Division IV girls basketball playoffs.
The No. 16 Lady Jays (11-17) travel to No. 1 seed Lafayette Christian Academy (29-5) for a 6:30 p.m. Monday regional round contest.
The defenses dominated the game game early as the Lady Jays took a 7-6 advantage into the second quarter.
Kinsley Marcantel led St. Ed’s with four points in the period, while Savanah DeVillier added three points.

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