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North Vermilion’s Cooper Derouen (left) is able to hang on and make a tackle in the first quarter.

Ailing North Vermilion Patriots suffer first defeat

YOUNGSVILLE – A season marked by early promise has taken a sobering turn for the North Vermilion Patriots.
Coach Richard Prejean's squad brought a 2-0 record into Thursday's road test at Ascension Episcopal, the first such start in 8 seasons.
But, NVHS was looking for a new direction from freshman Dale Martin after starting quarterback Garrett Becker injured his shoulder the previous week against Franklin.

Abbeville, Delcambre both lose on the road

JEANERETTE - The first half went well for the Abbeville Wildcats on Friday against the Jeanerette Tigers. The second half did not go as well as the first half.
In the end, the Wildcats dropped a 22-20 road loss to Jeanerette.
Abbeville was leading 14-0 at one point in the first half and they went into the locker room still up, 14-8.
The Wildcats opened the game with a 69-yard TD kick off return by Channing Spears. Junus Derouen nailed the extra point that put AHS up 7-0, 30 seconds into the game.

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King Spencer Broussard takes a picture with Gueydan Homecoming queen T’Nia Leger.

Gueydan wins homecoming game

GUEYDAN - The Gueydan Bears won their homecoming game in impressive fashion, beating South Cameron, 45-23, on Friday.
Homecoming King Spencer Broussard had a great night rushing the football. Broussard rushed for 194 yards on only 13 carries. He averaged 15 yards a carry. He had also had a 25-yard TD run late in the third quarter to make it 30-8.
As a team, Gueydan (2-1) rushed for 376 yards and passed for another 91 yards. The Bears ripped off 467 yards of offense. They also did not punt one time.

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Kristal Guerrero gets a dig for Abbeville.

Abbeville volleyball team falls to Catholic High

The Abbeville Lady Wildcat volleyball team dropped three sets to Catholic High of New Iberia on Thursday.
The AHS varsity, junior varsity and and freshman team all fell.
Kristal Guerrero, a senior, had 12 digs and one assist for AHS.
Destiny Alarcon, a sophomore, also had a busy night with 11 digs and four assists.
The Lady Wildcats will be at home Tuesday against Church Point. The matches begin at 6 and 7 p.m.

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The VC Eagles dropped their first game of the 2017 season on Friday.

VC gets good news, bad news on Friday

OPELOUSAS - Vermilion Catholic’s Friday started out with solid news: Senior quarterback JT Lege is not out for the season after all.
“It’s been a roller coaster of a week, that’s for sure,” VC head coach Brady Thomas said. “I’m happy that he got that good news today.
“It is going to depend on therapy and how well he responds to that,” he added.
However, a tough Friday night for the Vermilion Catholic Screamin’ Eagles ended with a 22-6 loss to the Opelousas Catholic Vikings.



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