Basketball Roundup

Published 4:34 pm Thursday, January 23, 2014


Pine downs Archbishop Hannan

Pine’s Jordan Phelps scored a game-high 21 points and helped the Raiders get to 2-0 in District 8-2A play in a 57-38 road victory Tuesday over Archbishop Hannan.

Cody Cooper recorded 12 points for the Raiders (7-14), who have bounced back from a four-game losing streak by winning three in a row.

Pine is back in action tonight, hosting Mt. Hermon. Girls start at 6 p.m. with the boys following.

Ben’s Ford edges Silliman

Ben’s Ford’s KeDarrius Peters scored 16 points and Daniel Pittman put up 15 in a 50-46 victory over Silliman Institute in District 6AA action at home Tuesday.

Peyton Robbins posted eight with Destin Pittman a point behind. Bryan Johnson added four in the win.

Ben’s Ford plays a pair of road games in two days beginning today. The Eagles face Central Private with girls and boys JV starting at 4 p.m., followed by girls and boys varsity. Ben’s Ford travels to Lamar tomorrow with the girls and boys JV getting under way at 2:30 and the varsity games after.

Bogalusa falls to Albany

Bogalusa lost to Albany 72-43 in District 8-3A play Tuesday in Albany.

Tremarcus Levi topped the Lumberjacks (0-14, 0-2) with 18 points, followed by Tyran Hollow’s 12. Kenyatta Scott and Kenny Robertson both put up four points, Emmanuel Hinton and Cederic Porter added two apiece and Trey Thomas had one.

The Jacks stay on the road tonight against Loranger. JV starts at 5:30 p.m., followed by girls and boys’ varsity.

Varnado loses to Madison Prep

Varnado suffered a 67-40 loss to Madison Prep in the Wildcats’ District 6-1A opener at home Tuesday.

Keith Allen led the Wildcats with 13 points, followed by Allen Alexander’s six.

Varnado (12-6) is on the road tonight at Kentwood. Girls start at 6 with the boys’ game after.

Mt. Hermon loses to NCS

Mt. Hermon lost at home Tuesday to District 8-2A opponent Northlake Christian, 77-36.

Jessie Pouncey was the Yellow Jackets’ leading scorer with 18 points. Corterio Williams finished with five, and Device Taylor tallied four. Dylan Clark, D.J. Elzey and Marshaun Dillon all scored two, with Zachary Hyatt adding one.

Mt. Hermon (5-9, 1-1) is on the road tonight at Pine. The girls’ game starts at 6 with the boys to follow.


Pine victorious over Hannan

Pine’s Breyanna Brown scored a game-high 28 points, helping the Lady Raiders win their second straight game with a 45-27 District 8-2A win at Archbishop Hannan Tuesday.

Pine (14-9, 2-0) returns to action tonight at home against Mt. Hermon with tipoff set for 6.

Varnado downs Madison Prep

Varnado’s Tarralyn Moses scored 23 points in a 61-43 District 6-1A home win over Madison Prep Tuesday.

Errielle Stewart and Yienna Kemp both scored 13, while Ke’arria Green put up six, Bianca Holmes four and Sequoya Kemp two.

Varnado (8-11, 2-1) continues district play tonight at 6 with a road game against Kentwood.

Mt. Hermon defeats NCS

Mt. Hermon’s Kiara Williams scored 20 points and Nicole Riley registered 17 in a 49-34 win over Northlake Christian School in a District 8-2A home game Tuesday.

Paris Mack and Dorothy Taylor both scored six points for Mt. Hermon (2-14, 1-1), which is on the road against Pine tonight for another league match up, beginning at 6.

Bogalusa loses to Albany

Bogalusa lost to Albany 76-47 in a District 8-3A road game Tuesday.

JaMya Young scored a game-high 27 points for Bogalusa (11-10, 2-2). Nylijah Mingo scored seven points, Asia Nelson and D’sha Rankins both had four, Erin Crawford added three and Jasmine May put up two.

Meme Sykes led Albany (20-5, 4-0) with 21 points, while Danielle Brown and Lauren Thompson both finished with 18.

Bogalusa is on the road against Loranger tonight. A JV game begins at 5:30, with varsity girls and boys to follow.

Ben’s Ford falls to Silliman

Ben’s Ford suffered a 48-30 loss to Silliman Institute in District 6AA home game Tuesday.

Savannah Smith posted 17 points, while Hayleigh McGehee logged six. Cheyenne Riley had three, and Calli Sprehe and Madison Crawford both contributed two.

Ben’s Ford plays the first of back-to-back games today. The Lady Eagles travel to face Central Private after the girls and boys JV contests, which start at 4 p.m. They are also on the road tomorrow at Lamar. JV games begin at 2:30 p.m.