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Kaplan’s Leah Frick (right) gets in the face of NV’s Abigail Lopez in Friday’s game.

North Vermilion Lady Patriots move step closer to district title

KAPLAN - North Vermilion head coach Casey Meador did not want to say that the Lady Patriots just won the District 8-3A title after beating Kaplan 44-39 on Friday.
The Lady Patriots improved to 8-0 in the district with three district games remaining. The KHS Lady Pirates dropped to 7-2 in district and 18-11 overall.
“We are in the driver’s seat, but, I don’t want to become too complaisant by talking about being district champions. We can slip up.”
NV has Erath, Abbeville, and Patterson remaining on its schedule.

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Jace Myers of NV goes up for a shot.

North Vermilion's new point guard finds new home

Jace Myers, 15, looks to have found a home at North Vermilion High School.
Myers, a sophomore, is North Vermilion’s new point guard.
However, what many people do not know about Myers is that she has not always lived in the Maurice area. Nope. Her family is well traveled, and it was not uncommon for Myers to be at a school for one or two years and then move.

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Annmarie Broussard competed at Texas A&M over the weekend. She finished third.

Former Abbeville High pole vaulter finishes third in first college meet

Abbeville High graduate Annmarie Broussard had a phenomenal college debut in the pole vault, with an indoor vault of 12-2½.
Broussard is now second in the NSU record books after only one collegiate meet.
Broussard graduated from AHS last year and signed a track scholarship with Northwestern State.
In her first indoor meet of the year for Northwestern, she jumped in the Texas A&M’s Ted Nelson Invitational.
She finished in third place out of 11 competitors.

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The Abbeville High Boys Powerlifting Team captured the Calvary Invitational Powerlifting meet in Sherveport over the weekend. The AHS boys, left to right, are Alvaro Lopez, Connor Grouvillia, Noah Richardson, Phillip McCoy, Addison Gaspard, Christian Alvarez, Jason Alvarez, Dontae Dunaway, Adam Nichols, Deion Williams, Raj Patel, Marlon Coco, Chuck Shuford, Ian Grouvillia, Malachi Arriaga, Caleb Garcia and Jerimyah Overton. Overton won the best heavyweight lifter and Christian Alvarez was best lightweight male lifter.

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The Abbeville High Girls Powerlifting Team won the Calvary Inviational Invitaional in Shreveport. The Lady Wildcats are Makynli Luzier, Evony Thurmon, Braiana Tomino, Michelle Foreman, NyGene Williams, Destani Longman, Aaliyah Coco, Hannah Smith, Makayla Jones, Jayla Reaux, Marcela Marquez, Shaye Robertson, Lainey Trahan and Franchesca Regalado. Lainey Trahan was the best female heavy weight lifter at the meet.

Abbeville High Powerlifters shine

The Abbeville High Boys Powerlifting Team captured the Calvary Invitational Powerlifting meet in Sherveport over the weekend. The AHS boys, left to right, are Alvaro Lopez, Connor Grouvillia, Noah Richardson, Phillip McCoy, Addison Gaspard, Christian Alvarez, Jason Alvarez, Dontae Dunaway, Adam Nichols, Deion Williams, Raj Patel, Marlon Coco, Chuck Shuford, Ian Grouvillia, Malachi Arriaga, Caleb Garcia and Jerimyah Overton. Overton won the best heavyweight lifter and Christian Alvarez was best lightweight male lifter.

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