Basketball: Sacred Heart beats Newman, Country Day handled Haynes

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In girls action, Academy of the Sacred Heart handled Newman 62-51 at home Wednesday.

The Cardinals (8-8) led throughout, taking a 15-9 lead after one quarter and 33-17 at halftime.  It was 43-27 after three quarters.

The Cardinals will play at their namesake, traveling to Academy of the Sacred Heart of Grand Coteau Saturday at 9 a.m. while the Greenies (5-7) return to District 12-2A Thursday at McGehee at 5 p.m.

Country Day handled Haynes 45-30 at home Wednesday.

The Cajuns (4-7) controlled play, leading 19-6 after one quarter before taking a commanding 31-11 lead into halftime. It was 41-22 after three quarters.

Kaci Chairs led the way, scoring 29 points for the Cajuns in a dominant performance. Jerriel McNutt topped the Yellow Jackets (6-10) with 11 points.

Area Prep Basketball Results for Wednesday, Jan. 10

Boys

New Orleans Area

Fisher 63, Ridgewood 22

Haynes 54, Lutheran 41

West St. John 79, French Settlement 68

Sophie B. Wright 48, Salmen 44

Baton Rouge Area

Amite 55, East Feliciana 43

Ascension Catholic 64, Springfield 62

Baton Rouge 91, Elizabeth 67

Dunham 56, West Feliciana 43

Runnels 44, Lee 42

Bayou Area

Franklin 63, South Terrebonne 55

Vandebilt Catholic 57, South Plaquemines 52

Girls

New Orleans Area

Academy of the Sacred Heart 62, Newman 51

Belle Chasse 54, Patrick Taylor 14

Country Day 45, Haynes 30

East St. John 59, St. Martin’s Episcopal 36

Baton Rouge Area

Amite 82, East Feliciana 10

Ascension Christian 42, Episcopal 33

Dunham 49, West Feliciana 19

Port Allen 49, Baker 47

Walker 41, Kaplan 36

Bayou Area

South Terrebonne 69, Franklin 9

Vandebilt Catholic 42, Berwick 37

Area Prep Basketball Schedule for Thursday, Jan. 11

Boys

New Orleans Area

Landry-Walker at Karr, 6 p.m.

Lutcher at East St. John, 7:15 p.m.

Pine at Christ Episcopal, 7 p.m.

St. James at West St. John, 5:30 p.m.

Baton Rouge Area

Ascension Christian at St. John, 7 p.m.

Capitol at Mentorship Academy, 5 p.m.

Central at Woodlawn (BR), 7 p.m.

Lafayette at Plaquemine, 6 p.m.

Sci Academy at Ascension Catholic, 6 p.m.

Southern Lab at Lee, 7 p.m.

Walker at Catholic (BR), 5 p.m.

Bayou Area

South Lafourche at E.D. White Catholic, 5 p.m.

Vandebilt Catholic at Houma Christian, 6 p.m.

Girls

New Orleans Area

Archbishop Hannan at Northlake Christian, 6 p.m.

Assumption at Archbishop Chapelle, 5 p.m.

Bonnabel at East Jefferson, 5 p.m.

Chalmette at Grace King, 5 p.m.

Ellender at Ursuline, 6 p.m.

Lusher at Ben Franklin, 5 p.m.

McMain at McDonogh 35, 5:30 p.m.

Newman at McGehee, 5 p.m.

Riverdale at KIPP-B.T. Washington, 5:30 p.m.

Riverside at Dominican, 6:45 p.m.

South Plaquemines at St. Katharine Drexel, 5 p.m.

West St. John at Cohen, 6 p.m.

Baton Rouge Area

Dutchtown at St. Amant, 5:30 p.m.

East Ascension at Broadmoor, 6 p.m.

Bayou Area

South Lafourche at E.D. White Catholic, 6 p.m.

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