Nichloas Doucet was a star pitcher on the Bobcats’ 1979 Class 3-A State Championship team.
Now he is the newest member of the Eunice High Sports Hall of Fame.
Doucet went 10-3 during the championship season, winning all four playoff games, including a 4-3 victory over Pineville.
Doucet earned first team all-district honors al four years and was the district MVP three times.
He was also named to the All-St. Landry Parish team four times, earning MVP honors in 1978, 1979 and 1980.
Doucet earned first team All-State recognition his junior and senior seasons.
He was named EHS outstanding senior male athlete.
He had 449 strikeouts in his Bobcat career and set the record for 87 2/3 innings pitched during the 1979 season.
Doucet also earned honors as an American Legion pitcher in 1978-79.
He was later voted as a member of the EHS team of the decade for 1980-89 as he set the career wins with 33 victories.
Doucet was the first Bobcat to sign a baseball scholarship and pitched two seasons with the McNeese Cowboys.
Doucet played two seasons with the Cowboys before he focused on his schoolwork. After graduating from McNeese in 1984 in management and marketing, Doucet then earned a law degree at Loyola of New Orleans.