Zoey Broussard and Emily Gallet of VC

VC doubles' tennis team reaches semifinals

The Vermilion Catholic doubles team of Emily Gallet and Zoey Broussard began the Division IV State Tennis Tournament with a losing match record of 6-7. The two ladies surprised everyone by reaching the state semifinals recently.
Broussard and Gallet lost to doubles team from Newman High School two matches to none. Newman would go on to win state.
Gallet and Broussad put together their longest win streak of three matches in the state tournament.
In the tournament, they beat Sacred Heart of Grand Coteau (2-0), Cedar Creek (2-0) and Metarie Park Country Day (2-0).

Connor Dupuy of North Vermilion

North Vermilion's Connor Dupuy district MVP

North Vermilion senior Connor Dupuy was Mr. Everything for the Patriots.
He could do it all on defense, offense and on the pitching mound.
Because he was so versatile, and very successful at it, Dupuy was named the MVP in District 8-3A.
When he was not pitching for the Patriots, he played short stop.
At the plate, he hit above .400 and knocked in more than 20 runs in district. When he was on base, he liked to run. In district, he stole just above 20 bases.
“NV head coach Jeremy Trahan was voted the coach of the year in the district.

New Gueydan head football coach Roderick Moy

Moy new head coach at Gueydan High School

A new head football coach is bringing in a different type of offense to Gueydan High School.
Goodbye Wing-T offense and, say, hello, to the new pro-style offense.
North Vermilion offensive coordinator Roderick Moy was hired as the new head football coach at Gueydan High School.
“We are going to be more balanced,” said Moy. “We are going to run and throw the football.”
Moy has been teaching and coaching in the parish for 12 years. He has been a head basketball coach, girls power lifting coach, assistant baseball coach and an offensive coordinator at NV.

VC pitcher Taylor Abshire

VC's Taylor Abshire named district MVP

Vermilion Catholic senior Taylor Abshire helped lead the Lady Eagles to the Division IV State Finals, along with the outright district title.
The coaches recently voted Abshire the MVP in District 7-A.
VC coach Kim Guidry said,”Taylor is a hard worker, compassionate and an outstanding young lady. She will leave large shoes to fill.”
Coach of the Year in district went to VC’s Jesse Faulk.
VC had four players land on the girls’ all-district first team, counting Abshire.

In the picture are Alex Detraz, his parents, Lisa and Dirk Detraz.

Alex Detraz commits to play baseball at Centenary

Alex Detraz of Abbeville recently committed to play baseball for Centenary College in Shreveport. Detraz has attended St. Thomas More for the last four years. For the last two years he played first base and lettered for three years. In the photo with Alex are his parents, Lisa and Dirk. Detraz is now the third baseball player from Vermilion Parish to sign with Centenary this year. Joining him on the team are VC’s Harrison and Griffin Vicknair.


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