Basketball: Carver wins at Scotlandville, Northshore, Kenner Discovery girls win

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Area Prep Basketball Report for Wednesday, Jan. 26

It would come as no surprise if Carver and Scotlandville won Class 4A and Division I state championships in March, respectively.

The two powers squared off in Baton Rouge Tuesday night and the Rams showed their mettle in a solid 50-38 win over the Hornets.

Carver led 10-8 after one quarter and 23-17 at halftime. The lead was 31-24 after three quarters.

Solomon Washington led Carver with 16 points while Lawrence Nathan scored nine points.

Rayvon Smith led Scotlandville with 11 points while Dorian Booker finished with 10 points.

Carver (21-5), which has won six straight games, returns to District 11-4A action Thursday at Warren Easton while Scotlandville (17-5) lost its fourth straight game against stiff competition and the Hornets will host Jehovah-Jireh next Tuesday at 6 p.m.

Northshore won its third straight, winning 72-52 at Slidell in a District 6-5A contest.

Seniors Tierra Sylvas and Tiarra Tillison led the way for the Lady Panthers with 29 and 21 points, respectively while Cherie Spencer scored 18 points.

Northshore (19-7, 7-1) remained second in the district behind unbeaten Ponchatoula. The Lady Panthers travel to Mandeville Friday at 6 p.m. in district play. Slidell (11-13, 1-7) is back in action at Lakeshore this evening at 6 p.m.

In girls action, Kenner Discovery rallied late to win 41-35 at Phoenix.

The Spartans led 8-6 after one quarter and maintained a 16-14 lead by halftime. Phoenix grew the advantage to 31-26 going to the fourth quarter.

The Swamp Owls dominated the fourth quarter, outscoring the Spartans 15-4 for the win.

Junior Camryn Johnson led the way with 16 points and four rebounds while junior Dariyanna Louis finished with 10 points and 11 rebounds.

Kenner Discovery (16-7) returns to action Thursday, hosting Haynes Academy at 5:30 p.m. in a District 11-3A contest. Phoenix (10-10) returns to action next Monday at Country Day at 5 p.m.

Area Prep Basketball Results from Tuesday, Jan. 25

Boys
Albany 72, Jewel Sumner 52
Amite 50, Pine 49
Archbishop Hannan 66, Salmen 52
Archbishop Shaw 65, John Curtis Christian 48
Carver 50, Scotlandville 38
Country Day 66, West St. John 35
Destrehan 53, Thibodaux 36
Donaldsonville 52, Patterson 36
Episcopal 77, Lakeshore 66
French Settlement 72, Capitol 33
Hahnville 58, Terrebonne 42
Holden 45, Christ Episcopal 36
Jesuit 48, Archbishop Rummel 33
Karr 64, McMain 57
Livingston Collegiate 46, Lusher Charter 36
Lutcher 76, E.D. White Catholic 44
Mandeville 56, Covington 35
Newman 71, Chalmette 41
Northlake Christian 87, Morris Jeff Community 54
Northshore 73, Slidell 51
Ponchatoula 63, Hammond 48
Pope John Paul II 64, Thomas Jefferson 35
St. Augustine 57, Holy Cross 56
St. James 87, Berwick 34
St. Martin’s Episcopal 56, St. Charles Catholic 45
St. Paul’s 61, Fontainebleau 41
Tara 57, Riverside Academy 34

Girls
Albany 81, Jewel Sumner 24
Amite 82, Pine 21
E.D. White Catholic 46, Lutcher 29
Kenner Discovery 41, Phoenix 35
Kentwood 43, Varnado 29
Maurepas 43, Mount Hermon 38
Northshore 72, Slidell 52
Ponchatoula 88, Hammond 44
Salmen 48, Pearl River 43
St. Helena 39, Independence 19
St. James 70, Berwick 14
St. Scholastica 62, Franklinton 36
Terrebonne 46, Hahnville 44

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