Basketball: John Ehret and Rummel boys, Kenner Discovery, Chalmette girls win Tuesday
Area Prep Basketball Report for Wednesday, Jan. 19
Youth is being served and served very well at John Ehret.
The Patriots traveled to Belle Chasse in a non-district contest and was impressive in a 66-49 victory.
The Patriots were led by a trio of outstanding freshmen.
Eddie McIntyre scored 17 points with five assists and four steals, Charlie Triggs had a double-double with 16 points and 11 rebounds and Frederick Moffett had eight points.
Both teams are back in action Friday night. John Ehret (10-8) returns to action hosts McDonogh 35 while the Cardinals (5-14) travel to Chalmette.
Archbishop Rummel won just one game last season.
The Raiders are showing improvement this season, up to eight wins after a 39-30 non-district victory at Chalmette on Tuesday evening.
Though close throughout in a low scoring affair, Rummel maintained a slight edge throughout the contest.
The Raiders jumped out to a 10-4 lead after one quarter and carried a 22-14 lead into halftime. It was 33-27 after three quarters.
Darius Davis and Noah Davis each scored nine points for the Raiders.
Will Lawton topped Chalmette with nine points while Tyler Towle contributed eight points.
Rummel (8-11) returns to District 9-5A play Friday at home against Brother Martin while the Owls (7-13) will host Belle Chasse Friday at 7 p.m.
In girls action, Kenner Discovery took care of Sophie B. Wright 68-29 in New Orleans.
The Swamp Owls jumped all over the Warriors early, taking a 25-3 lead after one quarter. It was 39-12 at halftime. The lead grew to 58-17 going to the final quarter.
Junior Camryn Johnson led Kenner Discovery with 19 points and six rebounds, senior Isabella April had 16 points and 11 rebounds and junior Darriyana Louis finished with 15 points and 12 rebounds.
Kenner Discovery (14-6) will host Archbishop Chapelle Thursday at 6 p.m. while Sophie B. Wright (2-6) ventures into District 10-3A play Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at Douglass.
Chalmette’s girls squad is having a good season.
The Lady Owls whipped Higgins 45-22 in its District 8-5A opener at Chalmette.
Jerzie Douglas scored 14 points while Bryla Major added 11 points for the Lady Owls.
Both teams return to district play Thursday as Chalmette (11-3) travels to meet Grace King at 5 p.m. while the Hurricanes (6-8) travel to West Jefferson at 6 p.m.
Area Prep Basketball Results from Tuesday, Jan. 18
Amite 55, Kentwood 45
Archbishop Hannan 49, Albany 29
Archbishop Rummel 38, Chalmette 30
Archbishop Shaw 55, St. Augustine 51
Brother Martin 58, John Curtis Christian 46
Christ Episcopal 59, Mount Hermon 36
Donaldsonville 68, E.D. White Catholic 52
Doyle 47, Bogalusa 20
East St. John 87, Terrebonne 57
French Settlement 55, Riverside Academy 39
Hahnville 61, H.L. Bourgeois 54
Haynes Academy 60, Kenner Discovery 57
Holden 62, Maurepas 39
Jesuit 56, Holy Cross 53
John Ehret 66, Belle Chasse 49
Landry 70, John F. Kennedy 64
Lutcher 57, St. James 52
Madison Prep 70, Destrehan 42
M.L. King Charter 68, Cohen 46
New Iberia 67, Helen Cox 48
Northshore 85, Hammond 74
Ponchatoula 63, Fontainebleau 48
St. Helena 100, Varnado 38
St. Paul’s 53, Mandeville 37
St. Thomas Aquinas 62, Denham Springs 56
West St. John 73, Crescent City Christian 47
Albany 64, Archbishop Hannan 35
Ben Franklin 51, Haynes Academy 35
Chalmette 45, Higgins 22
Doyle 47, Bogalusa 36
East St. John 74, Terrebonne 43
E.D. White Catholic 42, Donaldsonville 36
H.L. Bourgeois 46, Hahnville 42
Jennings 67, John F. Kennedy 27
Kenner Discovery 68, Sophie B. Wright 29
Lakeshore 45, Pearl River 39
Mount Hermon 65, Christ Episcopal 24
Newman 57, McGehee 20
Oak Hill 84, Country Day 37
Ponchatoula 78, Fontainebleau 38
South Plaquemines 68, St. Katharine Drexel 11
St. Helena 45, Varnado 9
St. Martin’s Episcopal 60, West St. John 11
St. Scholastica 48, Salmen 42
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