Basketball: Country Day, Mandeville, Rummel boys, Karr girls win Monday
Area Prep Basketball Report for Tuesday, Nov. 21
The 2022-23 season did not end the way Country Day wanted or is accustomed to seeing. The Cajuns were upset in the quarterfinals by Catholic of New Iberia.
That came after the Cajuns reached the semifinals in 2021 and 2022.
Country Day boasts a program with seven state championships including the most recent one in 2019. The Cajuns look to be a formidable squad this season.
Country Day opened its season with a solid 64-48 win Monday over De La Salle in the Jesuit Tournament.
It was a very close game for three quarters.
Country Day led 15-14 after one quarter and it was tied 27-27 at halftime. The Cajuns carried a slim 42-40 lead into the final quarter.
That is when Country Day asserted itself, outscoring the Cavaliers 23-8 to get the win.
Brennan White led Country Day with 21 points, including five 3-pointers while Herman Dyson finished with 12 points. Andrew Nelson had nine points and Maddox Moss finished with eight points.
Armand Woods had 13 points while Manny Young had seven points and Clay Bryant scored six points for De La Salle.
Country Day (1-0) will play The Willow School tonight at 8 p.m.
Mandeville defeated Springfield 68-43 at home Monday.
Chauncey Aubert and Brayden Brumfield led the Skippers with 17 points each, Jack Marcello had 12 points and Jermaine Brown added 10 points.
Mandeville will play Holden at Doyle at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday.
The Bulldogs will next play Friday versus Maurepas.
Archbishop Rummel held off Slidell 56-52 in the opening round of the Lakeshore Invitational.
Rummel controlled the first half, taking a 14-7 lead after one quarter and expanding the lead to 29-15 at halftime.
The Tigers fought back in the third quarter, cutting the deficit to 38-34 before the Raiders held on for their first win.
TJ Duhe led Rummel (1-2) with 23 points, five steals, three rebounds and three assists. Denim Smith had 12 points and five rebounds and Grant Latino added 10 points and six rebounds for the Raiders.
Mike Parlow led the Tigers (3-2) with 16 points, including a trio of 3-pointers, and added four assists. Kolby Rachel had 12 points and Jaden Hookfin finished with 10 points, four assists and four steals.
Rummel will play Franklinton tonight at 6 p.m. as the tournament continues.
In girls action, Karr fought off McMain 64-61.
Senior Tori Walker led the Cougars (2-1) with 20 points while freshman Cass Antoine had 19 points. Makayla Hartford contributed 11 points.
Area Prep Basketball Results from Monday, Nov. 20
Archbishop Hannan 48, McDonogh (35) 38
Archbishop Rummel 56, Slidell 52
Archbishop Shaw 54, Southern Lab 45
Ben Franklin 52, Holy Cross 50
Bonnabel 53, St. Thomas Aquinas 51
Capitol 80, Lutcher 35
Country Day 64, De La Salle 48
Denham Springs 50, Central Lafourche 33
Donaldsonville 57, Dutchtown 53
Douglass 39, East Jefferson 36
Ellender 53, Thibodaux 52
Freeport (FL) 53, Morris Jeff 46
French Settlement 48, Crowley 38
Jewel Sumner 44, Maurepas 35
Mandeville 68, Springfield 43
Mount Hermon 57, Central Private 55
Pearl River 57, Kentwood 24
Pineville 59, H.L. Bourgeois 47
Ponchatoula 62, Catholic (BR) 57
Pope John Paul II 50, Thomas Jefferson 36
Salmen 74, New Orleans Military & Maritime 37
St. Amant 77, Doyle 65
Amite 62, Phoenix 46
Denham Springs 66, Northshore 39
East Iberville 47, Archbishop Hannan 41
Fontainebleau 56, Dominican 30
French Settlement 57, Ville Platte 45
Highland Baptist 36, Assumption 28
Karr 64, McMain 61
Lafayette Christian 59, Albany 33
Lakeshore 55, Ben Franklin 30
Mandeville 52, Chalmette 36
Mandeville 82, Lakeshore 40
Ponchatoula 61, Breaux Bridge 37
Salmen 60, Hammond 41
Slidell 63, Loranger 34
Springfield 55, Caldwell Parish 30
St. Amant 57, Doyle 51
Thibodaux 65, Westminster Christian (Opelousas) 18
Vandebilt Catholic 55, South Beauregard 47
Westgate 41, Central Catholic 32
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