Basketball: Bonnabel rallies for win at Easton, Sarah Reed handles Abramson

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Area Prep Basketball Report for Tuesday, Nov. 15

For Bonnabel, it was not how you start, it is how you finish.

The Bruins never led until it mattered most.

Sophomore Jeremiah Lucas scored down low on a nice entry pass from Shawn Knight with eight seconds left to complete a furious comeback in a thrilling 65-63 win at Warren Easton in the season opener for both boys teams.

It was the first lead of the contest for Bonnabel, who trailed throughout, including 39-28 at halftime.

Lucas led Bonnabel with 23 points, senior Benard Hubbard had 14 points and Knight added 10 points.

The Bruins return to action Wednesday, traveling to Baton Rouge to face Capitol at 6 p.m.

Warren Easton is back in action this evening, hosting Newman at 7 p.m.

Sarah T. Reed opened its basketball season with a convincing 66-35 home victory over Abramson Monday.

The Olympians led 9-4 after one quarter and 25-16 at halftime. The lead grew to 42-28 after three quarters.

Dontroy Thorne stole the show, exploding for 38 points with five rebounds and five assists for the Olympians. Kyle Thornton came up big as well with 12 points and 13 rebounds.

Sarah Reed returns to action today at 5:30 p.m., hosting International High.

The Commodores are also back in action this evening, hosting New Orleans Science & Math at 5 p.m.

Area Prep Basketball Results from Monday, Nov. 14

Boys
Bonnabel 65, Warren Easton 63
Denham Springs 82, Jewel Sumner 47
Sarah T. Reed 66, Abramson 35
St. Amant 71, Chalmette 57

Girls
Abramson 42, Sarah T. Reed 6
Albany 68, Northshore 39
Archbishop Chapelle 63, St. Scholastica 38
Denham Springs 60, Jewel Sumner 9
Ben Franklin 57, St. Thomas Aquinas 44
French Settlement 62, Phoenix 37
John Curtis Christian 65, South Lafourche 18
McMain 68, Crescent City Christian 8
Mount Carmel Academy 44, Fontainebleau 33
Pearl River 48, Bonnabel 37
Sarah T. Reed 66, Abramson 35
St. Helena 63, East Feliciana 17
St. James 44, East Jefferson 12

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