Basketball Roundup

Published 1:36 pm Friday, February 20, 2015


Varnado beats Christian Life

Varnado placed four players in double figures Wednesday night in a 67-56 victory over Christian Life Academy on the road to close out the 2014-15 regular season.

D.J. Jefferson scored 18 points to lead the Wildcats.

Isaiah Alexander put up 14 while Delrick Abrams finished with 12 and James Williams had 10.

The Wildcats finished with a 12-14 record and now await the release of the state playoff brackets.

Mt. Hermon victorious over NCS

Mt Hermon’s Jessie Pouncey scored 33 points and Corterio Williams put up 21 in a 72-52 victory over Northlake Christian School to close out District 8-2A play last Thursday at NCS.

Joseph McGee tallied eight points for the Yellow Jackets while Gerald Bunch had five. James Roberts finished with three and Devin Smith added two in the victory.

Bogalusa falls to Albany

Bogalusa’s Lumberjacks suffered a 72-56 loss to Albany in Monday’s District 8-3A contest held at home.

Tremarcus Levi topped the Jacks with 13 points. Laster Hills scored 11 points, including hitting a trio of threes. Kenneth Robertson and Darrence Roberts scored 10 points.

Bogalusa is 9-16 overall and finished with a 3-7 in district play.

The final regular season game is tonight against St. Thomas Aquinas at home. Tipoff is set for 6 p.m.

Bogalusa loses to Jewel Sumner

Bogalusa’s Lumberjacks lost to Jewel Sumner, 89-56, in a District 8-3A game on the road Friday.

The Lumberjacks trailed, 39-28, at halftime.

Kenneth Robertson scored 20 points to lead Bogalusa. Laster Hills put up 11 and Eric Williams finished with 10.


Mt. Hermon edged by Northlake Christian School

Mt. Hermon’s Lady Jackets were topped by Northlake Christian School, 50-49, in the regular season finale.

NCS hit a pair of free throws with less than a second remaining for the win.

Jada Norman scored 22 points to lead Mt. Hermon.

Nicole Riley and Diamond Pouncey tallied eight points each while Kailee Hughes posted six points.

Shmaya Hart chipped in with three points, and Angelica LeRay added two for Mt. Hermon.

The Lady Jackets missed the playoffs, as the brackets were released earlier this week.