Basketball: Karr wins thriller at St. Paul’s, Hahnville rallies past Rummel
Area Prep Basketball Report for Wednesday, Nov. 16
Karr is a dynastic force on the gridiron.
The Cougars are a very consistently good basketball program as well.
Karr opened its 2022-23 season with a thrilling 64-63 win Tuesday at St. Paul’s.
The Cougars jumped on top by double figures in the second quarter but the Wolves battled back to trail by just five points at halftime.
In the fourth quarter, the lead changed hands several times, with Karr getting a huge 3-pointer by Ygb Johnson with 45 seconds left to give the Cougars the lead and they held on for the win.
Johnson finished with 11 points, Kevin Slaughter and E.J. Riley each had 10 points. Derrick Hawkins led Karr with 14 points while Keith Jones added 12 points.
Reece Seicshnaydre led St. Paul’s with 27 points.
Hahnville opened its season with a 48-43 win at Archbishop Rummel.
It was a tale of two halves.
The Raiders dominated the first half, leading 11-8 after one quarter and 24-11 at halftime.
The Tigers dominated the second half, cutting the deficit to 31-28 at the end of the third quarter and outscoring Rummel 17-7 in the final frame for the win.
Cameron Lumar led the Tigers with 16 points while Jai Johnson had 15 points.
Jakson Cosentino had 11 points for the Raiders.
Area Prep Basketball Results from Tuesday, Nov. 15
Abramson 68, New Orleans Science & Math 55
Amite 61, Holden 40
Covington 92, Jewel Sumner 67
Crescent City Christian 70, Riverdale 66
French Settlement 68, Family Christian 36
Hahnville 48, Archbishop Rummel 43
Holy Cross 78, Grace King 33
John Ehret 80, West Jefferson 61
Karr 64, St. Paul’s 63
Lafayette Christian 70, St. Augustine 50
Mandeville 48, Loranger 43
McKinley 57, Helen Cox 30
Newman 82, Warren Easton 51
Phoenix 71, Morris Jeff Community 46
Salmen 77, Slidell 60
Sarah T. Reed 63, International 51
Vandebilt Catholic 82, West St. John 44
Archbishop Chapelle 58, Academy of Our Lady 6
French Settlement 57, Mentorship Academy 4
Grace King 47, West St. John 14
Haynes Academy 40, Bonnabel 38
John F. Kennedy 53, McDonogh (35) 48
Kenner Discovery 45, Lutcher 24
Live Oak 45, Hammond 41
Morris Jeff Community 22, Helen Cox 18
Northlake Christian 42, The Willow School 10
Pope John Paul II 47, First Baptist Christian 14
Sarah T. Reed 25, International 6
St. Helena 53, Thrive Academy 5
St. Thomas Aquinas 40, Salmen 35
Ursuline Academy 40, St. Katharine Drexel 14
Vandebilt Catholic 57, Destrehan 41
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