A lot of high school action tonight on the hard wood and the soccer field. Some district match ups we saw tonight were the St. Louis Lady Saints downing the Lady Trailblazers of LCCP to stay unbeaten in district play. Kinder picked up their second district win after beating Oakdale.
District play has started for the teams in our area and some wasted little time in making a statement in one of the most important parts of the season. Here are some final scores and highlights from some of the games.
Fast forward a few years and the senior guard is averaging a double-double with 12 points per game and she’s helped the Lady Dogs to a 17-5 record making them a top-three team in class 3A. Head coach Eric Guidry says she’s a competitor no matter the task at hand.
The two most notable Southwest Louisiana athletes for the 2022 class opted to sign in February (mostly due to coaching changes) and both happen to play the same position. Jennings’ Travis Etienne and LCCP’s TreVonte’ Citizen are both four-star ranked running backs according to the 247Sports Composite rankings and by Rivals.
Former LaGrange Lady Gator Jeriah Warren is earning playing time during her freshman season at the University of Florida, but on Thursday her assist went to a local AAU basketball team. Warren, the reigning Louisiana Gatorade Player of the Year, with the help of Gatorade and the “Play it Forward” initiative, awarded a $1,000 grant to the Gulf Coast Pelicans AAU basketball team.
The fifth edition of the I-10 Bowl is set to set to kick off this weekend with the best from Lake Charles and Lafayette matching wits. The Lake Area team brings players from as far north as Leesville and as far east as Jennings. The opportunity to play with athletes they have competed against their entire careers is an exciting experience for the players.
The Louisiana High School Coaches Association announced the fifth ‘I-10 Bowl’ will be held on December 18 in Westlake. The game will pit the Lafayette area all-stars vs. the Lake Charles area all-stars. The Lake Area team grabs players from as far north as Leesville and as far east as Jennings.
Jacilyn Brady, Kiley Boone, Cassidie Friend, and Abby Ramsey from South Beauregard High School in Longville, Louisiana are four of more than 600 high school cheerleaders and dancers from across the country that will represent the camp brands of Varsity Spirit in the Varsity Spirit Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade in Honolulu, HI from December 4-8, 2021.
With the uncertainty surrounding who will be the next head coach of LSU Football, Lake Charles College Prep standout and 4-star running back TreVonte’ Citizen took to Twitter to announce he is decommitting from the Tigers.
The Rosepine Eagles are still flying high after their double-overtime victory against Red River on Friday, but this week presents a new challenge as they get ready to take on top-seeded Many, the defending Class 2A State Champions.
The South Dakota signee set a pair of LHSAA records in the 50-yard and 100-yard freestyle events to win his fifth and sixth career state titles at day two of the LHSAA Swimming Championships in Sulphur on Thursday.
The LHSAA volleyball playoffs continued Thursday at the Cajundome in Lafayette with the quarterfinal round for Divisions I-V. Southwest Louisiana had a pair of Division III teams in play hoping to make history.
The seventh-ranked Iowa Lady Yellow Jackets are in the state tournament for the second time since 2019, and head Grant Anderson believes the team is trending in the right direction. Fellow Division III competitor Iota will make the trip to Lafayette as well for the first time since 2016. After two straight-set wins in the first two rounds, head coach Meredith Hebert says they’re itching to take the court.
The LHSAA released its initial proposal for redistricting for the upcoming 2022-24 seasons on Monday. Schools have five days to submit their alternative plans and suggestions in regards to the plan. November 15 will be the second classification meeting.
The LHSAA named 104 athletes from around the state to the 2021 All-Academic Composite Girls Volleyball Teams12 athletes hailing from Southwest Louisiana made the team in Barbe’s Sarah David, Hamilton Christian’s Sophie Gibbs, Iota’s Ella Jabusch, Iowa’s Ella Arabie and Bently Richard, Jennings’ Jillian Fontenot, St. Louis Catholic’s Dhara Brassieur, Vinton’s Brycelyn Bujard, Ava Burke and Karmen LeMaire and Welsh’s Caroline Cormier and Clara Ledoux.
The LHSAA named 125 runners from around the state to the 2021 All-Academic Composite Girls and Boys Cross Country Teams.18 runners hailing from Southwest Louisiana made the team in Barbe’s Carlson Black, Brady Burguiers, Phillip Forsyth and Nikolai Karpovs, DeRidder’s Hank Castilaw and Nelson Tamez, Hathaway’s Brea Baca-White and Skyler Thomas, Iowa’s Grace Smith and Jazmin Winford, Lacassine’s Elayna Gardiner, Lake Arthur’s Kali Hornsby, Leesvville’s Kalel Lopez, Rospine’s Sophia Jeffers, Alicia Kitchens and Lexa Thompson, Sam Houston’s Lucy Bellon and South Beauregard’s Ashley Graham.