Basketball: Shaw, Jesuit, Brother Martin score district wins Friday

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Archbishop Shaw remained unbeaten and on top in Catholic League play with a 80-65 victory at home over Holy Cross, winning its fifth straight game.

Rodney Phillips led the Eagles with 25 points, Kameron Johnson had 24 points and Jene Baquet finished with 12 points.

Both teams return to District 9-5A play next Tuesday. Shaw (19-3, 5-0) will travel to John Curtis Christian while the Tigers (10-12, 1-4) will host St. Augustine.

Jesuit kept pace, a game back of the Eagles with an impressive 64-52 win at John Curtis Christian for its third straight win.

The Blue Jays took control from the start, racing out to a 15-4 lead after one quarter and blew it open in the second quarter to take a 32-11 lead by halftime. It was 50-33 after three quarters.

The Patriots made a huge 22-0 run to pull within 50-42 but could get no closer.

The Blue Jays sank ten 3-pointers. Michael Britsch pumped in a career-high 27 points, including six 3-pointers to lead Jesuit while Matthew Knight finished with 20 points.

Laron Louis topped the Patriots with 22 points.

Jesuit (15-7, 4-1) returns home to host Archbishop Rummel next Tuesday while John Curtis (14-4, 3-2) has lost two straight and will venture out of district to host Livingston Collegiate today at 4 p.m.

Brother Martin is back on track, playing well. The Crusaders made it two straight wins with an easy 58-30 victory at Rummel.

Brother Martin controlled the game from the start, taking a 13-8 lead after one quarter and leading 28-16 at halftime. It was 41-23 going to the fourth quarter.

Corey Skillman led the Crusaders with 15 points, five steals and four rebounds while Jace Patin finished with 13 points. Parker Dinsdale contributed eight points and six rebounds.

The Crusaders (18-5, 3-2) will host Jesuit next Friday in a showdown at 7 p.m. Jesuit edged Brother Martin 56-55 on Jan. 4 at Tom and Gayle Benson Arena. The Raiders (8-12, 1-4) head to Jesuit on Tuesday.

Area Boys Prep Basketball Results from Friday, Jan. 21

Albany 38, Bogalusa 33
Archbishop Hannan 79, Jewel Sumner 32
Archbishop Shaw 80, Holy Cross 55
Brother Martin 58, Archbishop Rummel 30
Chalmette 47, Belle Chasse 45
Christ Episcopal 59, Maurepas 33
Country Day 61, Crescent City Christian 37
Fisher 70, Haynes Academy 62
Fontainebleau 60, Slidell 57
French Settlement 60, Springfield 51
Hahnville 51, Central Lafourche 45
Jesuit 64, John Curtis Christian 52
John Ehret 64, McDonogh 35 45
Karr 68, M.L. King Charter 61
Landry 87, Bonnabel 68
Mandeville 45, Hammond 44
Newman 60, De La Salle 55
Northshore 69, Covington 47
Pine 55, Kentwood 37
Riverdale 79, Sarah Reed 67
West Jefferson 71, Helen Cox 46

Albany 57, Bogalusa 32
Country Day 40, Crescent City Christian 5
Independence 47, Varnado 23
Jewel Sumner 72, Archbishop Hannan 62
Kenner Discovery 48, Higgins 26
Lutcher 45, Berwick 17
Mandeville 56, Hammond 46
Newman 56, St. Charles Catholic 34
South Plaquemines 58, Abramson Sci Academy 18
Springfield 53, French Settlement 45

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