Basketball: Hannan star reaches milestone, West Jeff boys and Ben Franklin girls post tourney wins
Area Prep Basketball Report for Wednesday, Dec. 29
In the opening night of the boys version of the Hannan Hustle, host Archbishop Hannan defeated Fontainebleau 64-50 Tuesday night.
The story was senior guard Grant Kemp, who eclipsed the 1,000 point mark for his outstanding career.
The Hawks improved to 11-3 with the win while the Bulldogs fell to 10-5 with the defeat.
In the Grace King Tournament, West Jefferson defeated John F. Kennedy 68-56.
Korey Newman led the Buccaneers with 16 points, Roland Preston had 13 points and Tarence Ross finished with 10 points.
West Jefferson (10-9) returns to action in the tournament today.
Make it four straight wins for the Ben Franklin girls.
At the Haynes Academy tournament, the Lady Falcons downed St. Thomas Aquinas 55-50.
Allison Honeywood was outstanding for the Falcons with 21 points and 13 rebounds. Junior Petra Trumbach had 12 points and 13 rebounds and junior Katelyn Jackson pulled down nine rebounds.
Ben Franklin (9-6) started the season 0-4 and has turned it on since, going 9-2.
Area Prep Basketball Results from Tuesday, Dec. 28
Amite 53, Hammond 51
Archbishop Hannan 64, Fontainebleau 48
Archbishop Rummel 53, Vandebilt Catholic 49
Baker (AL) 72, Sophie B. Wright 48
Barbe 68, Riverside Academy 55
Carver 62, Lancaster (TX) 50
Carver 63, Universal Academy (TX) 55
Charlotte Latin (NC) 67, Jesuit 43
Country Day 58, Canyon Rios (AZ) 50
Country Day 61, Shadow Ridge (AZ) 55 (2 OT)
Destrehan 60, St. Helena 34
Donaldsonville 57, Parkview Baptist 52
Holy Cross 72, St. John 28
Holy Savior Menard 48, St. Thomas Aquinas 47
Live Oak 48, Lusher Charter 42
Phoenix 69, East Jefferson 66
Salmen 73, Walker 68
Slidell 63, Robertsdale (AL) 45
South Terrebonne 69, Grace King 33
St. Charles Catholic 58, Vermilion Catholic 52
St. Paul’s 59, Central (AL) 51
Walnut Grove (GA) 71, Lakeshore 56
Warren Easton 52, Bonnabel 33
West Jefferson 68, John F. Kennedy 56
Ben Franklin 55, St. Thomas Aquinas 50
Chalmette 39, McMain 24
Doyle 48, University High 25
East Iberville 62, Academy of Our Lady 23
Lakeshore 59, Covington 25
Live Oak 48, Lusher Charter 32
Newman 50, Belle Chasse 41
St. Scholastica 65, Mount Hermon 41
Thibodaux 51, Destrehan 49
West Feliciana 61, St. Helena 32
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