Bogalusa defeats Carver in Fontainebleau Tournament

Published 12:10 am Saturday, December 2, 2017

MANDEVILLE — Bogalusa’s Lady Jacks tallied a 1-2 record in the Fontainebleau Turkey Shootout that took place Monday through Wednesday of Thanksgiving Week.
The first game, which was the team’s season opener, was a 75-35 loss to Fontainebleau.
Samyra White led the Lady Jacks with 13 points, which included a 3-pointer.
Chloe Foster posted 10 points, which included a 3-pointer.
Shaunte Chatmon recorded five points and hit a 3-pointer, while Bianca Pittman had three, Prayja Bickham posted two and Quantasia Lewis along with Dyamon May added one each.
Bogalusa rebounded the following day and defeated George Washington Carver, 72-40, as the Lady Jacks did a good job throughout the game of creating turnovers and converting points off the turnovers.
Bogalusa led 18-11 after the first quarter, but began to take control of the game in the second period.
Carver trimmed the lead to 18-12 at 1:20 into the second quarter, but Bogalusa went on an 8-0 run to open the advantage.
Lewis, who scored the first six points of the run, grabbed an offensive rebound and hit the put back to make it an eight-point margin. Lewis then hit a field goal and then two free throws and Bogalusa was doubling up Carver 24-12 with 4:21 to go in the first half. Chatmon made a steal and hit the ensuing layup to cap the run for a 26-12 lead with 3:23 on the clock. Lewis led Bogalusa with 19 points that included a 3-pointer. Chatmon scored 12 points.
Bogalusa added one more to its lead by halftime and the Lady Jacks led 33-18 at the break.
The Lady Jacks continued to extend the lead in the third period, outscoring Carver, 18-13 and were up 51-31 through three quarters before going on to the 72-40 victory.
“We did a job,” Bogalusa first-year coach Jarvious Grayson said. “Good preparation leading up to the game. The game yesterday (Nov. 20) allowed us to get our feet wet and get out on the floor and do a good job. I’m proud of them.”
Sabrina Boykins was Carver’s leading scorer with 18 points, and she hit a pair of 3-pointers.
Bogalusa’s final game was a 50-26 loss to Slidell on Nov. 22.

Bogalusa coach Jarvious Grayson talks to his team during a timeout at the Fontainebleau Tournament last week.