Basketball Report: St. Paul’s boys, East St. John girls win

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St. Paul’s rebounded from a tough two-point loss to El Dorado, AR with a solid 67-57 win over Lanier, AL Friday at the Rumble on The Ridge in Forrest City, AR.

The Wolves trailed 16-10 after one quarter and 32-27 at the half but the second half belonged to St. Paul’s. The Wolves outscored Lanier 20-12 in the third quarter to take a 47-44 lead before winning the fourth quarter 20-15 for the victory.

The Wolves (2-1) will play Humboldt, TN this afternoon at 1:30 p.m.

In girls action, East St. John is a definite team to watch this season.

The Wildcats used a second half surge to remain unbeaten with a 42-34 win over Cabrini Friday.

Cabrini controlled the first half, taking a 14-9 lead after one quarter and a 24-19 lead into halftime. East St. John cut the deficit to 29-28 after three quarters before the Wildcats dominated the final frame, outscoring the Crescents 14-5 to take the victory.

East St. John (5-0) returns to action Tuesday at East Ascension at 5:30 p.m. while the Crescents (2-4) will host Salmen Tuesday at 6 p.m.

Area Prep Basketball Results from Friday, Nov. 24


New Orleans Area

St. Paul’s 67, Lanier (AL) 57

Baton Rouge Area

Madison Prep 76, Olive Branch (MS) 66

Scotlandville 75, Lincoln (TX) 54

Area Prep Basketball Schedule for Saturday, Nov. 25


New Orleans Area

Brother Martin vs. Pascagoula, 3:30 p.m. at Harrison Central (MS) Shootout

Northshore at John Curtis, 4:15 p.m.

St. Paul’s vs. Humboldt (TN), 1:30 p.m. at Rumble on the Ridge at Forrest City, AR

Baton Rouge Area

Madison Prep vs. Columbus (MS), 7:30 p.m. at Lighthouse Classic at Corinth, MS

Scotlandville vs. Little Elm (TX), 3 p.m. at Thanksgiving Hoopfest at Dallas, TX

Area Girls Prep Basketball Results from Friday, Nov. 24

New Orleans Area

East St. John 42, Cabrini 34

Loranger 57, Har Ber (AR) 30

St. Mary’s Academy 66, McMain 21

Area Girls Basketball Schedule for Saturday, Nov. 25

New Orleans Area

De La Salle at Archbishop Hannan, 2 p.m.

Pope John Paul II at St. Charles Catholic, 2 p.m.

Walker at Northwest, 2 p.m.

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