Basketball: Riverside beats Sophie B. Wright, Karr tops rival Landry

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Area Prep Basketball Report for Thursday, Jan. 7

In the opening round of the Riverside Academy tournament, the host Rebels downed Sophie B. Wright 73-65.

The game was tied 27-27 at halftime before Riverside took control.

Gage Larvadain led the way with 27 points, despite sitting for a while in foul trouble while Smajia McClendon finished with 20 points. David Reynaud finished with 11 points for the Rebels.

Today, Dunham faces Karr at 4 p.m. while at 5:30 p.m., Ponchatoula takes on Archbishop Hannan while Riverside (6-2) takes on Northshore at 7 p.m. The nightcap St. Thomas More taking on Country Day at 8:30 p.m.

A great rivalry was renewed as Karr defeated Landry 58-55.

Karr (6-6) led 32-19 at halftime but the Buccaneers

Devin Lewis led the Cougars with 22 points while Bennie Amos led Landry (6-8) with 26 points.

Area Prep Basketball Results from Wednesday, Jan. 6

Boys

Archbishop Hannan 59, Chalmette 57 (OT)

Fisher 51, Ecole Classique 35

Karr 58, Landry 55

Mandeville 65, Franklinton 59

Pearl River 57, Springfield 55

Riverside Academy 73, Sophie B. Wright 65

Scotlandville 95, Doyle 57

West Jefferson 53, McDonogh 35 55

Girls

Amite 57, Ben Franklin 23

St. Charles Catholic 39, Dutchtown 33

St. Scholastica 26, Dunham 25

Warren Easton 59, Northshore 43

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