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NV’s Darrius Gilliam (24) heads toward the goal between Erath’s Tucker Derise (5) and Andrew Evans.(photo by Missy Rosa)

North Vermilion sweeps Erath

The boys and girls North Vermilion basketball teams went to Erath on Friday, and they both came away with victories.
The Patriots are now on a 2-game district winning streak after beating the Erath Bobcats 59-26.
With the win, the Patriots are 2-0 in District 8-3A. Erath is 0-1 in district.
North Vermilion jumped on Erath in the first half, leading 37-7 at halftime.
In the first half, Malik Criner scored 11 points for NV. He finished the game with 11.
Darrius Gilliam led NV with 14 points. Tate Lewis also had 11 points for NV.

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Abbeville's Walter Boudoin goes up for a layup against Kaplan.

Season going well for AHS Wildcats

KAPLAN - Things are going well for the Abbeville Wildcats this season.
Under the legendary head coach Berwick Hamilton, the Wildcats have a 14-5 overall record and are 2-0 in district. The Wildcats have pretty much sewed up a home game in the first round of the Class 3A playoffs, with 10 games remaining on their schedule.
Abbeville is unofficially ranked at No. 5 in the Class 3A power point rankings, and the top 16 earn a home game in the first round of the playoffs.

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Erath’s Matt Domingues

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Erath’s Jax Harrington

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Kaplan’s Quintlan Cobb

Three parish players on Class 3A All-State team: Two Erath players, Kaplan’s Cobb

Landing on the Louisiana Sports Writers Class 3A All State Team has happened in the past for Kaplan High School and Erath High School. But the 2018 Class 3A All-State Team will go down as something special for Erath High.
This year the school had two players make the Class 3A All-State First Team. In years past if EHS got one all-stater, the school is doing great, but to get two from a team that finished the regular season 4-7 is special.

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Taking a picture with the Rebel Cup from North Vermilion are Jacye Lombes, Hunter Hulin and Grant Touchet. Hulin and Touchet combined to score 12 goals over the weekend

North Vermilion soccer team wins Pineville Rebel Cup

The North Vermilion Soccer Team recently captured the 30th Annual Pineville High School Rebel Cup.
The squad went 4-0. The Patriots beat Tioga (5-0), Glenmora (1-0), Buckeye (6-0) and then Deridder in the finals. Against Deridder, NV won 3-2 in a shootout.
The three players who made the penalty goals were Grant Touchet, Dane Cessac and Lane Patin.
In the tournament, Hunter Hulin had seven goals and two assists. Touchet had five goals and three assists.

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Erath’s Emiya Cormier dribbles while VC’s Jay Demouchet (left) and Ainsley Mallet close in on Cormier during the season-opener for both clubs. VC won 48-23.

This week’s holiday basketball schedules

North Vermilion Girls

Nov. 19-21, Leroy)

Monday’s Games

Noon – Erath vs. Comeaux

1:15 p.m. – Elton vs. Northside

2:30 p.m. – Rayne vs Eunice

3:45 p.m. – Church Point vs. Gueydan

5 p.m. – Iota vs. South Terrebonne

6:15 p.m. – Notre Dame vs. Kaplan

7:30 p.m. – North Vermilion vs.

Tuesday’s Games

Noon – Erath vs. Church Point

1:15 p.m. – Delcambre vs. Eunice

2:30 p.m. – Rayne vs South Terrebonne

3:45 p.m. – Iota vs. Northside

5 p.m. – Kaplan vs. Elton



Vermilion Today

Abbeville Meridional

318 N. Main St.
Abbeville, LA 70510
Phone: 337-893-4223
Fax: 337-898-9022

The Kaplan Herald

219 North Cushing Avenue
Kaplan, LA 70548

The Gueydan Journal

311 Main Street
Gueydan, LA 70542