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Lexie Gisclair pitching for Erath.

Alexis Stelly pitching for Abbeville.

Erath Lady Bobcats blank Abbeville

Erath pitcher Lexie Gisclair threw a gem on Wednesday for the Lady Bobcats, allowing zero runs and besting the Abbeville Lady Wildcats, 15-0
The Lady Bobcats secured the victory thanks to eight runs in the first inning. They smacked three straight singles. Carrington Neveaux, Madison Mouton and Chloe Landry had the singles and would later score. Rylee Vincent had a double in the same inning.
Gisclair was the winning pitcher for the Lady Bobcats. She allowed two hits and zero runs over five innings, striking out seven and walking one.

Luke Frederick of Erath hits a fly ball in the air.

Iota beats Erath, Kaplan in tourney

In the North Vermilion Baseball Tournament on Thursday and Friday, Iota beat parish teams Kaplan and Erath.

Iota.......5
Erath....3

ERATH - The Bobcats watched the game slip away early and couldn’t recover in a 5-3 loss to Iota on Friday.
Matt Domingues took the loss for Erath. He lasted four innings, allowing three hits and three runs while striking out seven.
EHS had five total hits.
Parker Bourque led Erath with two hits in four at bats.
Domingues, Jakob Sanflippo and JT Langlinais had the other hits for EHS.

Britney Primeaux hit a solo home run on Saturday for NVHS.

North Vermilion Lady Patriots win three straight

The North Vermilion Lady Patriots claimed a 5-4 victory on Saturday over St. James by scoring the game winning run in the bottom of the eighth inning.
The game was tied 4--4 heading into bottom of the eighth frame.
Abigail Lopez led off the inning with a walk and she would later score the game winner thanks to an infield error.
North Vermilion took the lead with one run in the fifth inning. In the fifth, Brittney Primeaux hit a solo homer.

The Abbeville boys are the co-champs of the state meet.

The Abbeville girls had to settle for second place after finishing in a two-way tie for first place with Peabody High. AHS lost the state title on a tie breaker rule.

Abbeville Powerlifting Teams have crazy finish at state meet

Abbeville head powerlifting coach Travis Werner cannot ask for a better finish from his two teams.
The Abbeville Wildcats and the Lady Wildcats finished in first place, however, tied with two other teams at the Division III State Powerlifting Meet.
In powerlifting, there are tiebreaker rules that help break the tie.
When the tiebreaker rules were applied, the Lady Wildcats finished in second place, and the Wildcats finished still tied for first place with Church Point.
Last year the Wildcats won the title outright, winning by two points.

The Kaplan Lady Pirates improved to 10-2 on the year with a win over Central Catholic on Wednesday.

Kaplan Lady Pirates defeat Central Catholic

The Kaplan Lady Pirates were tied 3-3 but went on to beat Central Catholic 6-3 in a non-district game on Wednesday.
The Lady Pirates got things started in the first inning. Lauryn Packard singled on a 0-2 count, scoring two runs.
Kaplan pulled away for good with one run in the third inning. In the third inning, Janyia Small doubled on a 2-1 count, scoring one run to make it a 4-3 game.
Carina Chargois pitched Kaplan to victory. She lasted seven innings, allowing three hits and three runs while striking out 11.

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