Basketball: Hahnville-Carver matchup set for tourney final, Karr girls win in OT

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Area Prep Basketball Report for Wednesday, Nov. 24

Some of the very best teams in Louisiana in their respective classes have been part of the Hahnville Invitational this week.

There are two top teams left standing to play for the championship Wednesday.

In a matchup of a pair of teams which reached state title games a year ago, Carver fended off Newman 52-49.

Solomon Washington led the way with 20 points, including sinking 12-of-13 free throws and added 12 rebounds, two blocks, two assists and a steal while sophomore Laurence Nathan finished with nine points and five rebounds.

The Rams (4-0) will play host Hahnville for the title at 4 p.m.

The Tigers battled past Booker T. Washington 46-39.

Hahnville led 10-9 after one quarter and 22-17 by halftime. It was 34-27 going to the final quarter.

Cameron Lumar led Hahnville (2-1) with 14 points, Jai Johnson had nine points and DaQuan Price had eight points for the Tigers. Chris Ferguson had 10 points for the Lions.

In girls action, Karr went overtime to outlast a good Hahnville squad 45-36.

The Lady Cougars (2-1) outscored the Lady Tigers (3-2) 10-1 in the extra period for the win.

The game was tied 11-11 after one quarter and Karr led 20-19 at halftime. Hahnville edged in front 30-29 going to the final quarter when Karr outscored Hahnville 6-5 to force overtime.

Sophomore Tori Walker led Karr with 12 points and seven rebounds while senior Yanila Morales had 10 points, four rebounds, four assists and four steals. Junior Ay’Jah Henry chipped in with seven points and three rebounds.

Area Prep Basketball Results from Tuesday, Nov. 23

Boys
Archbishop Hannan 70, St. Thomas Aquinas 45
Bonnabel 60, Ben Franklin 56
Brother Martin 59, Sarah T. Reed 30
Carver 52, Newman 49
Country Day 54, Lusher Charter 41
Donaldsonville 70, Jehovah-Jireh 59
Dunham 75, Crescent City Christian 26
East Jefferson 57, Holy Cross 48
East St. John 77, New Orleans Military & Maritime 38
Episcopal 45, De La Salle 27
French Settlement 69, Holy Savior Menard 51
Hahnville 46, Booker T. Washington 39
Jesuit 61, Southside 57
John Curtis Christian 53, Patrick Taylor 24
Northlake Christian 58, Morris Jeff Community 51
Parkview Baptist 74, Chalmette 57
Phoenix 94, Amite 67
Phoenix 72, New Orleans Military & Maritime 64
Ponchatoula 64, Denham Springs 47
Pope John Paul II 51, Albany 50
Riverside Academy 69, John Ehret 64
Salmen 107, Bogalusa 33
South Terrebonne 83, Varnado 44
Vandebilt Catholic 64, Abramson Sci Academy 38

Girls
Amite 72, Ouachita Parish 51
East Iberville 42, Bonnabel 6
East St. John 58, West Jefferson 49
Karr 44, Hahnville 36
Lafayette 71, Albany 25
McMain 50, John F. Kennedy 32
Newman 73, McGehee 42
Ponchatoula 65, Fairview 49
Salmen 60, Kenner Discovery 55
South Plaquemines 67, Riverside Academy 32
St. Helena 32, West Feliciana 28
St. Joseph’s Academy 66, St. James 26
St. Martin’s Episcopal 56, Pearl River 21

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