High School Sports

Basile runs past Tigers in comeback thriller

BASILE – In a rematch from last year’s Class 1-A playoffs, the Basile Bearcats battled the Montgomery Tigers in game between two different styles of offense.
Montgomery led 22-6 early in the second period, but Basile rallied in the second half to grab a 63-40 win.
The No. 6 Bearcats now advance to the quarterfinals and travel to No. 3 Kentwood after the Kangaroos earned a 34-6 win over No. 19 Merryville.
It only took two plays for Montgomery to grab an early lead as Tiger quarterback Logan Graves connected with J.T. Turner for a 45-yard scoring strike.

Lady Jays soar past ASH Saints

GRAND COTEAU – St. Edmund controlled the game from the opening tip as the Lady Blue Jays cruised to a 57-5 romp over the Academy of the Sacred Heart of Grand Coteau.
The Lady Jays grabbed a 12-0 first quarter lead, begun on put-back buckets by Rebecca Benoit and Savannah DeVillier.
Kinsley Marcantel then scored four straight points as St. Ed’s led, 8-0 midway through the first quarter.
DeVillier pushed in a shot on an inbound’s pass and Tanzy Miller hit a jumper in the closing seconds to push the Lady Jays ahead, 12-0.

Bobcats roll past Brusly, 34-20

It was catfight as the Bobcats battled the Panthers before No. 2 Eunice earned a 34-20 win over No. 31 Brusly in the first round of the Class 3-A playoffs.
Brusly (5-6) opened the first quarter by scoring on their first possession thanks to a 62-yard touchdown run by Tra Snearl and a successful PAT point to take a 7-0 lead.
But Eunice (9-2) would answer with an eight-play drive to tie the game at 7-7 with 7:39 left in the opening quarter.

Hornets sting No. 7 Blue Jays

No. 10 Catholic High of Pointe Coupee scored two second half touchdowns as the Hornets stunned No. 7 St. Edmund 19-12 in the opening round of the LHSAA Division IV playoffs.
CHPC (8-2) advances to take on No. 2 Ascension Catholic, 52-8 winners over No. 15 Hanson Memorial.
St. Edmund finishes the season at 9-2.
“I am proud of this team as they fought all game long,” Andy Hargroder said. “We battled and fought well but just came up short.”
“It was a great group of seniors that led the whole way for back-to-back district titles.”

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