Basketball: St. Aug set for rematch with Jesuit

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For the second time in four days, perhaps the two best teams in District 9-5A will square off as St. Augustine hosts Jesuit tonight at 7 p.m.

The Purple Knights (12-4, 4-0) downed Jesuit 60-56 Tuesday night at the Blue Jay Gym behind 15 points from Nasir DeGruy while Preston Bax had 14 points. Patrick Lavie scored 19 points for the Blue Jays.

St. Augustine is second in the most recent LHSAA Division I power rankings while Jesuit (12-6, 0-1) is fourth.

Area Prep Basketball Results from Thursday, Jan. 21

Boys
Archbishop Hannan 54, Amite 25
Ben Franklin 52, John F. Kennedy 29
Douglass 83, New Orleans Science & Math 26
Dunham 51, Northlake Christian 49
Morris Jeff Community 72, McDonogh 35 53
Pine 58, St. Martin’s Episcopal 55
St. Amant 57, Lutcher 34
St. Charles Catholic 44, St. John 17
St. Thomas Aquinas 59, Loranger 49

Girls
Ben Franklin 40, John F. Kennedy 34
Carver 51, McMain 41
Dunham 40, Northlake Christian 26
Kenner Discovery 43, New Orleans Military & Maritime 20
Lakeshore 62, Pearl River 38
Pine 45, St. Martin’s Episcopal 37
South Plaquemines 60, Fisher 6
Springfield 54, Family Christian 25
St. Charles Catholic 39, Newman 36
West Jefferson 77, Higgins 26

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