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Kaplan, Abbeville fall in first-round

The Abbeville Lady Wildcats and the Kaplan Lady Pirates were eliminated for the Class 3A playoffs.
The Lady Wildcats fell behind 12-5 in the first quarter and they were unable to recover against Loranger, the Class 3A defending state champs.
Loranger won 45-31 behind the scoring of Myan Barthelemy, who scored 22 points.
Abbeville was down 29-12 at halftime.
JaLearreia Soelv led Abbeville with 12 points, and teammate Chelsea Stewart made seven.

King Charter......48
Kaplan...............45

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Lane Patin gets ready to kick what would be the game-winning penalty kick for NVHS.

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Celebrating the victory are North Vermilion players Connor Goldsmith (left), Dane Doucet, Darian Duhon and Grant Touchet.

Patin’s penalty kick proves to be game-winner for North Vermilion Patriots

The North Vermilion Patriots advanced to the quarterfinal round of the Division III playoffs after nipping David Thibodaux High School 1-0 on Thursday.
The match had to be moved to Teurlings High because of a wet field at NV.
The Patriots and David Thibodaux are no strangers to one another. They played one another earlier in the season, and NV won 5-0.
Thursday’s match would be tougher this time around.

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The VC soccer team made history Thursday night by winning the school’s first-ever playoff game. VC beat Rapides, 2-0.

Vermilion Catholic soccer team advances

Vermilion Catholic head soccer coach Travis Blaize keeps reminding his soccer team, every time they do something great, it is a milestone for the soccer program.
Soccer is only in its third year of existence at VC, and this year’s team is making history each time they step on the field.

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The Abbeville Lady Wildcats celebrate after being declared the outright District 6-3A champs.

Outright champions: Abbeville Lady Wildcats declared district champs

The Abbeville Lady Wildcats and the Kaplan Lady Pirates made plans to meet Saturday night to settle who will be declared the outright District 6-3A champs. The plans were made Friday morning before their final regular-season game was played
Their thought was that Kaplan was going to beat Crowley and Abbeville would handle David Thibodaux High, and both teams would finish 8-2 in the district; the Saturday game would’ve broken the tie.
But, like in life, athletics does not go as planned.

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Zeb Green gets introduced to the student body at Calvary University at a recent basketball game.

Major accomplishment: Former Lighthouse basketball player scores his 1,000th point at Calvary

Zeb Green, a former Lighthouse Christian Prepartory School of Abbeville basketball player, is having a great college career.
Green recently scored his 1,000th point for the Calvary Warriors basketball team, a Division II team.
Calvary is located in Kanas City, Missouri and sports a 4-4 overall record.
Green is now finishing his senior year at Calvary with one of the best seasons he has ever had. He is currently averaging 18 points and 10 rebounds a game. He has added 14 steals and 19 blocks to his career stats as well.

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