Basketball: Jesuit whips Curtis for second district win in as many nights

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Area Prep Basketball Report for Sunday, Jan. 24

Jesuit continued its fine play Saturday, capturing its second Catholic League victory in as many days with a convincing 78-44 home victory over John Curtis Christian.

The Blue Jays won at St. Augustine, 60-51, on Friday night.

Jesuit took total control from the start and never let up, sprinting out to a 21-5 lead after one quarter and led 38-13 by halftime. It was 61-26 after three quarters.

Mike Britsch led the way for the Blue Jays with 21 points.

Jesuit (14-6, 2-1) ventures out of district to play at Newman Tuesday night at 7 p.m. while John Curtis (4-6, 2-2) travels to St. Augustine Tuesday night in District 9-5A action.

Area Prep Basketball Results from Saturday, Jan. 23

Boys
Anacoco 51, Destrehan 43
Baker 60, East St. John 52
East Ascension 55, Country Day 46
Jesuit 78, John Curtis Christian 44
Madison Prep 62, Carver 45
Phoenix 66, South Plaquemines 57

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