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Kendra Petry made six points in the second period for Gueydan.

Gueydan going to Final Four for the first time in 16 years

GUEYDAN - The Gueydan Honeybears are heading back to the Class A Final Four for the first time in 16 years.
On Thursday in front of a packed gym full of Gueydan fans, the Honeybears beat Homer, 56-45, in the quarterfinal round.
Gueydan plays No. 2 seed Merryville Tuesday at 4:45 p.m. in Hammond.
“It feels great,” said GHS head coach Randall Bertrand.”It has always been a dream of mine to either play or coach in the Top 28.”
Ashari Terry, who has been steady all year, set the tone for Gueydan in the first quarter by scoring 13 of her 16 points.

VC head coach Kim Guidry sits in an office surrounded by all of her accomplishments.

Vermilion Catholic's Guidry Going For 800th Win

And to think Kim “Gidge” Guidry almost did not become the head girls basketball coach at Vermilion Catholic High School.
Guidry was hired back in 1981 to be the VC girls’ basketball coach but did not coach a game for about four years.
She had to patiently wait for that position to reopen because a male assistant football coach was hired and the male coach became the girls basketball coach. Guidry had to settle for being the tennis coach and cheerleading coach.

Conner Patin of NV

Connor Dupuy of NV

North Vermilion's Conner, Connor receive MVP honors

The District 3 All-District Soccer teams were released and it looks like if your first name is Conner or Connor, you did well on the team.
The district is comprised of North Vermilion, Kaplan, Notre Dame and Abbeville.
The Offensive MVP in the district is North Vermilion’s Conner Patin.
The Defensive MVP is North Vermilion’s Connor Dupuy.
And the Coach of the Year is North Vermilion’s Mark Patin.
North Vermilion placed eight players on the first team and six on the second team.

Rhett Maturin (left) of NVHS wrestles in the finals.

Jourdan Theall (in blue) tries to pin his opponent.

North Vermilion' Maturin, Theall win state wrestling titles

The North Vermilion Patriots’ wrestling team brought home two individual state wrestling titles over the weekend.
Winning state in the 132-pound weight class was NV senior Rhett Maturin. Maturin was the defending state champion in his weight class.
Capturing his first Division III state title was NV junior Jourdan Theall in the 113-pound weight class.
Theall, a junior, was honored as the Most Outstanding Wrestler in Division III.

Emily Harrington

Brittany Dubois

Erath's Dubois, Harrington earn first-team all-district soccer honors

The Lady Bobcats of Erath had two players land on the District 3 Girls All-District First Team.
Brittany Dubois and Emily Harrington made the first team.
On the second team is Madyson Hebert.
Honorable mention players are Kelsey Arellano, Olivia Labit, Chloe Landry, Rilee Grace Stutes and Whisper Reyes.

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