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Ainsley Mallet scored 27 points in the VC win on Monday.

VC Lady Eagles cruise by Highland

The Vermilion Catholic Lady Eagles cruised to a 59-39 win over Highland on Monday at home.
Highland hung with the Lady Eagles in the first period, down 15-10. However, then Ainsley Mallet got hot, so the Lady Eagles got hot.
Mallet scored 13 of her team-high 26 points in the second period. She canned four 3-pointers in the game.
She scored 24 of her 26 points in the first half.
Kelli Frith made 17 points. She scored most of her 17 in the second half.
Jay Demouchet added six points.
Kyra Brailey and Emily Bertrand added four points each.

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Abbeville High powerlifters receive weekly honor

The Abbeville Wildcats Powerlifting Team won the Calvary Invitational Powerlifting Meet in Shreveport over the weekend. Jerimyah Overton (left) won the Best Heavy Male Award and Christian Alvarez won the Best Light Male Award at the meet. The two young men received this week’s Gulf Coast Bank’s Player of the Week honors. Handing them their shirts is Murphy Guilbeau of Gulf Coast Bank.

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Abbeville High's Lainey Trahan named Player of the Week

Abbeville High School senior Lainey Trahan set the state record for the heaviest bench press ever for a Louisiana High School female with a press of 305-pounds at the Calvary Invitational in Shreveport over the weekend. She also won the best lifter award as Abbeville Lady Wildcats won the meet. Because of her great effort, she was named this week’s Gulf Coast Bank’s Player of the Week. Handing her a shirt is Murphy Guilbeaux of Gulf Coast Bank.

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Alexis Trahan (10) of Kaplan shoots a jumper. Conana Willis tries to guard her.

Kaplan, Gueydan girls cruise to victories

KAPLAN - The Kaplan Lady Pirates improved to 14-9 overall and 2-1 in district after whipping the Abbeville Lady Wildcats 51-23 on Friday.
With the win, the Lady Pirates remain a half game behind North Vermilion, who is 3-0 in district.
Kaplan was able to spread the scoring around against AHS.
Alyia Broussard, once again, led Kaplan in scoring with 21 points.
She scored 17 of her 21 points in the first half.
Whitney Bouillon scored six points, and Je Johnnie, Alexis Romero, and Jenna Romero, each made five points for Kaplan.

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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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