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Jay Demouchet has great ball handling skills for VC.

VC's Demouchet MVP in Vermilion

Vermilion Catholic point guard Jay Demouchet may only be five feet tall, but she plays a lot taller than that.
Her great ball handling skills, coupled with her ability to shoot the rock, earned her the Vermilion Parish’s Player of the Year Award.
As the point guard, she took over the team towards the end of the season and dominated. She orchestrated her team past two opponents in the Division IV playoffs, reaching the semifinals for the second year in a row.
When it was over, Demouchet averaged 18 points and nine assists a game.

Malik Criner (11) plays solid offense and defense for NV, earning him MVP honors.

North Vermilion's Criner MVP in Vermilion

North Vermilion High seems to have a knack for turning out good basketball players in Vermilion Parish.
This past basketball season is no exception.
For five straight years, the Abbeville Meridional’s Basketball Player of the Year has worn a North Vermilion uniform.
Well, why stop now? For the sixth year in a row, a Patriot is the Meridional’s 2018 Male Basketball Player of the Year.
Junior Malik Criner, who led the Patriots in almost every category, was named the top player in the parish.

Abbeville Wildcats come from behind to beat Kaplan

The 8-9 Abbeville Wildcats snatched the lead late in the game in an 11-10 victory over Kaplan on Tuesday.
Abbeville was behind 7-1 in the sixth inning.
The game was tied at ten with Abbeville batting in the top of the ninth when Kyle Choate singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring Josiah Chambers for the win.
Hunter Duhon led Abbeville to victory by driving in four runs. He went 3-for-4 at the plate. Duhon drove in runs on a grand slam in the sixth inning.

Kylie Naomi of North Vermilion gets ready to dive into third base. Holding down third for Erath is Mary LeBlanc. Naomi reached third base safely. She would go 3-for-3 at the plate with a home run and a double.

Kaplan softball beats the Erath Lady Bobcats

ERATH - The Kaplan Lady Pirates managed to hold off a late charge by the Erath Lady Bobcats on Tuesday.
Kaplan won the district game 4-3.
Erath knotted the game up at two in the bottom of the third inning. Erath’s Carrington Neveaux doubled on a 2-2 count, scoring two runs.
North Vermilion pulled away for good with two runs in the fourth inning. In the fourth, Kylie Naomi doubled on a 0-1 count, scoring one run and Abigail Lopez singled on a 1-1 count, scoring one run.

Matt Domingues pitched four hitless innings for Erath.

NV's Hayden Durke was clocked throwing 90 miles per hour against Erath.

Erath edges North Vermilion

It turned out to be a pitching war between two strong arms, which explains a low 2-1 game in favor of Erath.
North Vermilion’s Hayden Durke, who is considered to be one of the state’s best sophomore pitchers and is leaning towards signing with UL’s baseball program, threw 90 miles per hour twice and was consistent throwing 86 to 89 miles per hour against Erath.
Erath’s Matt Domingues is a junior right-hander who throws it in the low 80s and already has thrown a no-hitter this season.

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