TIGER SOCCER 2017-18 — Members of the 2017-18 varsity soccer team at St. Martinville Sr. High include (kneeling from left) Trent Dupechain, Kalei Champagne, Nehemias Velusyuez, Beau Scoggin, Kyler Laperouse, Beau Scoggin, Alec Latiolais, Blake Olivier, Dylan Douet and Chandler Dore. Standing, Xavier Kately, Mathew Landry, Beau Courville, Jace Champagne, Dylan Wilmore, Brody Theriot, John Bush, Mckenzie Melancon, Nathan Theriot and coach Jude Fredrick. Not pictured, Damion Theriot.
Cecilia – The Bulldogs were a little slow getting started but as the game progressed Cecilia took command and finished up with an impressive 41-8 first round victory over DeRidder here last Friday.
Cecilia’s defense actually held the visiting Dragons scoreless as DeRidder’s only touchdown came on an interception returned 95 yards midway through the second period.
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St. Martinville – St. Martinville opened an early lead and then managed to hold off a determined band of Breaux Bridge Tigers in the regular season finale for the two St. Martin Parish teams last Friday.
The 23-13 victory enabled St. Martinville to secure a winning season at 6-4 and claim second place in the District 5-4A race with a 4-1 worksheet.
Breaux Bridge completed its season schedule at 5-5 and 3-2.
Lafayette – Cecilia exploded to a 28-0 first quarter lead and was on top 42-7 at halftime on the way to an easy 42-21 victory over Beau Chene last Friday.
With the win the Bulldogs claimed the District 5-4A championship, going unbeaten in league play. After starting the season with four losses, coach Dennis Skains’ squad reeled off six wins to finish with a 6-4 record and both the St. Martin Parish and 5-4A titles.
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