Basketball Roundup

Published 11:45 pm Thursday, January 2, 2014


Bogalusa downs Madison Prep

Bogalusa’s JaMya Young scored 36 points in a 59-51 victory over Madison Prep at home Monday.

Bogalusa’s Erin Crawford scored 10 points. Shanekqua Mingo and Amia Peters both finished with four, Desha Rankins and Jasmine May both had two and Elijah Mingo contributed one.

Bogalusa returns to the court tonight, hosting Franklinton, with junior varsity at 5 p.m. followed by the girls and boys varsity games.

Franklinton falls to Cabrini

Franklinton suffered a 37-31 loss to Cabrini Saturday in a defensive game played in New Orleans.

The contest was tied 31-31 after three, but Franklinton was shut out in the fourth period.

Amber Carter recorded a double double for the Lady Demons (11-4), with 10 blocks and 10 rebounds, while scoring four points. Haley Sellers was Franklinton’s leading scorer with 15 points. Chelsea Armand put up four points, followed by Lana Thomas’ three. Shakeria Fabre and Denetra Rayford posted two apiece with Tyeishia Anders adding one.

FHS travels to Bogalusa today with junior varsity starting at 5 p.m. Girls and boys varsity follows.

Ben’s Ford splits tourney games

Ben’s Ford Christian School went 1-1 in the Sacred Heart Tournament in Hattiesburg, Miss., Friday and Saturday.

The Lady Eagles lost the opener to St. Aloysius of Vicksburg, Miss., 45-36, despite Savannah Smith’s 19 points.

Calli Sprehe scored six points, followed by Cheyenne Riley with five, Madison Crawford with four and Anna Katherine Slaughter with two.

Ben’s Ford came back the next day and got past Christian Collegiate Academy 42-41 in a game that went down to the wire.

Ben’s Ford coach Mark McGehee said there were several lead changes in the final 1:30.

With the Lady Eagles up by one, Christian Collegiate tried a long pass in an attempt to get the lead but threw the ball away with 12 seconds left.

Ben’s Ford inbounded, made three passes and ran out the clock for the victory.

Smith put up 12 points with Sprehe adding seven. Slaughter and Riley both finished with five, and Crawford added four.

Ben’s Ford is on the road tonight against Oak Forest Academy. Junior varsity girls begin at 4 p.m. with JV boys after then girls and boys varsity.


Franklinton splits two games in Grace King Tournament

Franklinton went 1-1 record in the Grace King Tournament held last Friday and Saturday.

The Demons began with a 78-76 loss to Riverdale.

Franklinton (10-4) trailed the Rebels 42-28 at halftime but came back and led by six with a minute left. Coach Randall Ginn said missed free throws and turnovers hurt his club.

Tray Anders topped Franklinton with 17 points. Nick Burkhalter and Azende T. Magee both scored 12, with Logan Seal at 10. Charmarl Magee finished with nine, Dejion Alston added five, and Adrian Magee contributed two.

The next day, Franklinton downed Pearl River, 76-49.

FHS led 47-22 at halftime. All 15 Demons played, and 11 scored.

Burkhalter, the only FHS player in double figures, topped the Demons with 14 points. Anders finished with nine, Azende T. Magee and Seal both finished with eight, and Ryche Jenkins and Alston had seven apiece. Adrian Magee scored six, followed by Bobby Chauvin’s five. Charmarl Magee, Peter Williams and Born Smith each scored four points.

FHS makes the trip to Bogalusa tonight to face the Lumberjacks. JV gets under way at 5 p.m., followed by girls and boys varsity.

Ben’s Ford goes 1-1 in Sacred Heart Tournament

Ben’s Ford posted a 1-1 record in the Sacred Heart Tournament Thursday and Saturday in Hattiesburg, Miss.

The first game was a 75-43 setback against St. Aloysius.

Peyton Robbins scored 11 points for the Eagles with Destin Pittman just a point behind. Bryan Johnson logged eight points, while KeDarrius Peters totaled six. Daniel Pittman scored five, and Ashton Hines had two.

The next game was a 62-45 victory over Christian Collegiate Academy Saturday, as Peters registered 25 points.

Destin Pittman also had a big day with 16 points, and Robbins finished with 11. Daniel Pittman scored seven, followed by Johnson’s two. Drew Turnage added one point.

The Eagles travel to Oak Forest Academy tonight. Junior varsity girls begin at 4 p.m. with boys JV, girls varsity and boys varsity following.