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Erath head coach Eric LeBlanc, shown talking to his team after playing a game earlier in the season, informed his players that the Bobcats made the playoffs despite not playing in the final two games of the season.

Surprise, surprise: Erath one of five teams in playoffs

It has been a strange high school football regular season, and now it is about to be a peculiar playoffs.
On Sunday, the LHSAA announced the playoff pairings based on power points.
The parish has five teams that landed in the LHSAA playoffs.
It was a no brainer that VC, Kaplan, Abbeville, and Delcambre were getting in. But the big shocker was Erath squeaking in despite not playing a football game in two weeks.

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LOUISIANA FOOTBALL VS. CENTRAL ARKANSAS CANCELED DUE TO COVID-19 CONCERNS

LAFAYETTE – No. 24 Louisiana Football’s home finale against Central Arkansas on Saturday, Nov. 21, has been canceled due to COVID-19 positive tests and contract tracing within the program.
The Ragin’ Cajuns did not hold practice Tuesday, Nov. 17, and will attempt to resume normal operations on Saturday, Nov. 21.
A total of 33 student-athletes are in the program’s COVID-19 safety protocol, which is a combination of contact tracing, isolation, quarantine and recovering cases.

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Erath High football coach Eric LeBlanc had to tell his players that the remaining two weeks of the season was canceled because of COVID 19.

Erath High Football coach reacts to canceling the rest of the season

On Thursday morning, Erath High Head Football Coach Eric LeBlanc had to tell his football players something he dreaded telling them.
At 10:30 a.m., he and other coaches gathered with EHS players to tell them that their football season was over because of COVID-19.
“I never had a tougher or more emotional conversation with the team,” said LeBlanc. “It was the right decision for everyone involved, but I still can’t help feel terrible for our seniors.”

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Joel Allen of EHS finished first with a time of 16:45.

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Catherine Sonnier of Erath keeps her eyes on David Thibodaux’s runners. Sonnier finished third in district.

Erath sweeps district cross country meet

There was not much drama when it came to running the District 6-3A Cross Country Meet.
The meet was held on Monday at Kaplan High School.
Kaplan, Erath, David Thibodeaux and Abbeville competed in the three mile course that was run around Kaplan High and the football and baseball stadiums.
In the end, the favored teams dominated.
The Erath boys and girls took home first place in team standings.
In the boys race, Erath had five out of the six top runners.
Joel Allen of Erath finished first with a time of 16:45.

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