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Breaux Bridge off to a hot start in district

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Breaux Bridge got off to a hot start in the District 5-4A basketball race, knocking of parish rival St. Martinville on Jan. 19 and Abbeville on Friday. In another league game on Monday night it was Breaux Bridge 58, Westgate 54.
The string of league victories boosted The Bridge’s season record to 16-7 overall and 3-0 in district.

BB tops Rayne, CHS goes 1-2 in tourney

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In a quiet Thanksgiving holiday week the Breaux Bridge Tigers claimed a 63-55 season opening victory over Rayne while Cecilia won one game and lost two in the Port Barre tournament.
St. Martinville was idle.

Cecilia crushes The ’Ville, 44-0

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LOOKING FOR DAYLIGHT — Cecilia’s Raymond Calais Jr. cuts away from SM defender Ty Nelson (52) behind a block by Bulldog Dreylan Duffy (left). Calais rushed for three TDs and 165 yards in the first half of last week’s regular season finale to help power the Bulldogs to a convincing 44-0 victory over The ’Ville. (Kalyb Boudreaux)

St. Martinville wasted a golden scoring opportunity in the first minute of last Friday’s District 5-4A showdown with Cecilia and never came close again as the Bulldogs rolled to a 44-0 victory in a dominating performance.

SM Tigers struggle past Westgate, 17-10

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Running back Kain Pitre finds running room for St. Martinville last Friday against Westgate. Coming off the bench in the second half, the speedy senior rushed for 37 yards and a TD in eight carries to help the Tigers to a 17-10 homecoming victory.(Kalyb Boudreaux)

The St. Martinville Tigers overcame an anemic offensive effort to pull out a 17-10 homecoming victory over a winless Westgate team last Friday.

Calais boosts ’Dogs past Tigers

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Raymond Calais (5) of Cecilia cuts away from Breaux Bridge defenders Daryon Wiltz (34) and Kaelen Onezine (9) for a nice gain during last Friday’s parish showdown. Dartez led the Bulldogs to a 31-14 victory, rushing for two touchdowns and 245 yards on 28 carries.(Ted Uhall)

Cecilia ended a four-year drought last Friday by posting a 31-14 victory over parish rival Breaux Bridge in a key District 5-4A battle.
The Bulldogs’ last victory over the Tigers had occurred back in 2010 but Cecilia scored early and never trailed in rolling to its eight victory of the season and staying unbeaten in league play.