Basketball: Reed and McMain boys, MCA and Karr girls victorious Monday
Area Prep Basketball Report for Tuesday, Jan. 12
In boys basketball action Monday, Sarah Reed downed Pope John Paul II 44-26 to snap a 3-game losing streak.
Cardell Wallace led the Olympians with a double-double, scoring 15 points and pulling down 10 rebounds.
Sarah Reed (7-12) travels to Woodlawn of Baton Rouge Friday at 5:30 p.m. while the Jaguars (5-12) play at Springfield tonight at 7 p.m.
McMain downed Booker T. Washington 54-42 at home.
The game was tied 23-23 at halftime.
Alex Hammond led a balanced attack for the Mustangs with 12 points while Aidan Bevrotte had 11 points. Coryell Pierce led the Lions with 11 points.
McMain (13-4) will play at Helen Cox Wednesday at 7 p.m. while the Lions (6-6) travel to face unbeaten Carver Friday night at 7 p.m.
In girls action, Karr downed Ursuline Academy 51-35 at home.
It was close early with the Cougars up 14-12 after one quarter before Karr took a 31-21 lead at halftime. Karr led 38-31 going to the fourth quarter.
Freshman Angela Williams led Karr, posting a double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds, junior Tia Shelling had 13 points, four rebounds and four steals and senior Demi Howard finished with nine points, seven rebounds and four steals for the Cougars.
Both teams return to action Thursday. Karr (15-4) has won four straight and will next play at De La Salle at 6 p.m. while the Lions (11-5) head to West Jefferson for a 5:30 p.m. contest.
Mount Carmel Academy easily handled Archbishop Chapelle 75-27 in District 9-5A action.
Taylor Wilkins led the way with 21 points, six rebounds, five steals and a pair of blocks, Miranda Strassel had 12 points and four steals and Amelia Troutman finished with 10 points and six steals.
Both teams return to district play Thursday evening as the Cubs (16-1, 1-1) face a showdown at Dominican at 6 p.m. while the Chipmunks (5-10, 0-2) play at John Curtis Christian at 6 p.m.
Area Prep Basketball Results from Monday, Jan. 11
McMain 54, Booker T. Washington (NO) 42
Sarah Reed 44, Pope John Paul II 26
Sophie B. Wright 59, Pearl River 37
Warren Easton 64, Newman 45
West Jefferson 56, Cohen 25
Carver 38, McDonogh 35 30
Crescent City Christian 49, McMain 46
Karr 51, Ursuline Academy 35
Mount Carmel Academy 75, Archbishop Chapelle 27
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