Basketball: Sophie B. Wright wins district opener with Douglass, Chapelle beats Kenner Discovery

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Area Prep Basketball Report for Friday, Jan. 21

In boys action Thursday evening, Sophie B. Wright downed Douglass 55-40 in the District 10-3A opener for both teams at Douglass.

Treyvontay Alford led the Warriors with 23 points, Jerimiah Simon had nine points and Edward McKinnis finished with eight points.

J. Lang topped the Bobcats with 11 points while T. Cloud and J. Natha each scored eight points.

Sophie B. Wright (10-8) will host M.L. King Charter in district play next Thursday at 6 p.m. Douglass (11-8) saw its three-game win streak end and the Bobcats returns to district play Monday, hosting New Orleans Science & Math at 6 p.m.

In girls action, Archbishop Chapelle won at Kenner Discovery 51-40.

The Chipmunks led 13-10 after one quarter and 24-20 at halftime. It was 37-25 after three quarters.

Junior Baylie Carroll led Chapelle with 21 points while Kaylee Dublin finished with 15 points.

Senior Isabella April led Kenner Discovery with 24 points and 11 rebounds while junior Camryn Johnson had 13 points.

Chapelle (14-7) returns to District 9-5A play Monday at 5:30 p.m. at league-leading Dominican. The Swamp Owls (14-7) are scheduled to host Higgins tonight at 6 p.m.

Area Prep Basketball Results from Thursday, Jan. 20

Boys

Amite 66, St. Thomas Aquinas 63

Carver 57, McMain 46

Family Christian 72, Pope John Paul II 48

Sophie B. Wright 50, Douglass 40

St. John 68, West St. John 56

St. Paul’s 47, Ponchatoula 30

Girls

Archbishop Chapelle 51, Kenner Discovery 40

Ben Frankllin 60, John F. Kennedy 24

Chalmette 53, Grace King 4

Family Christian 44, Pope John Paul II 26

John Ehret 27, Riverdale 23

Lutcher 44, Berwick 17

McDonogh 35 31, Booker T. Washington (NO) 24

South Plaquemines 62, Fisher 25

St. Scholastica 55, Covington 46

West Jefferson 93, Higgins 28

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