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FHS’s Stewart, Laurant combine for 43 points in district opening win

Franklinton’s Cam’ron Stewart and Cornelius Laurant both hit the 20-point plateau in a 61-55 District 9-4 opening win over Pearl River at home Friday.

Stewart scored a game-high 23 points that included three 3-pointers.

Laurant was next with 20 points and he made one from beyond the arc.

Albert Browhaw tallied seven points.

Keey’ontreh Williams posted five points and hit a 3-pointer.

Jaheim Jefferson had four points.

Wyatt Lambert recorded two points.

Franklinton will be back in action on Wednesday against East Jefferson in a road game.