Ben Franklin and Newman girls win, Landry boys among Monday winners

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Area Prep Basketball Report for Tuesday, Nov. 22

In girls action, Ben Franklin remained unbeaten with a pair of convincing victories.

The Lady Falcons downed Slidell 78-58.

Petra Trumbach had 23 points, 15 rebounds and six assists, Alivia Benetrix had 16 points and seven rebounds, Allison Honeywood had 14 points, six rebounds and four steals and Cydney Gauff had 14 points and six assists.

Ben Franklin also rolled over Hammond 70-34.

Trumbach had 22 points, eight rebounds and four steals, Gauff had 16 points, seven rebounds and six assists, Benetrix had 10 points and six rebounds, Katelyn Jackson had 10 points and three rebounds and Honeywood had eight points and 13 rebounds.

Newman smothered Pearl River 52-17.

The Greenies jumped out to a 14-2 lead after one quarter and a 26-3 lead by halftime. It was 40-9 heading to the final quarter.

Anaya Yanusah led the Greenies with 24 points, Maddie Herbert scored 12 points and Sanaa Bean had eight points as Newman improved to 2-0 on the season.

In boys action, Landry downed John F. Kennedy 56-49 in its season opener.

Kennedy jumped on top 11-9 after one quarter before Landry rallied to lead 28-24 by halftime. The Buccaneers maintained a small lead throughout most of the second half.

Anthony Johnson led the Buccaneers with 16 points, Vo Nicholas had 14 points and Kayden Joseph added 10 points.

Cornelius topped the Cougars with 20 points while TJ Harrison had 13 points.

Area Prep Basketball Results from Monday, Nov. 21

Boys
Archbishop Shaw 76, Ocean Springs (MS) 57
Brother Martin 65, Covington 42
Country Day 80, International 48
De La Salle 67, Sarah T. Reed 49
Denham Springs 54, Ben Franklin 42
Donaldsonville 79, Capitol 73
French Settlement 72, Elton 51
Geo Next Generation 42, Varnado 38
Hancock (MS) 51, Sophie B. Wright 41
Jesuit 50, West Harrison (MS) 44
John Ehret 68, Warren Easton 61
Landry 56, John F. Kennedy 49
Northlake Christian 64, Springfield 49
Plaquemine 57, Helen Cox 44
Pope John Paul II 59, Thomas Jefferson 53
Salmen 65, Chalmette 50
West Jefferson 53, Willow School 52

Girls
Albany 88, Fairview 84
Amite 72, South Lafourche 50
Ben Franklin 70, Hammond 34
Ben Franklin 78, Slidell 58
Denham Springs 50, Mandeville 34
Destrehan 56, McDonogh (35) 32
Doyle 56, Caldwell Parish 21
Dominican 46, Mandeville 34
Dominican 61, Salmen 42
Episcopal 41, St. Scholastica 36
French Settlement 63, Ville Platte 41
Karr 49, Phoenix 34
Lakeshore 57, Hammond 41
Mount Carmel Academy 48, West Jefferson 41
Newman 52, Pearl River 17
Northlake Christian 60, Catholic (PC) 19
Northshore 51, Ursuline Academy 33
Salmen 50, Fontainebleau 37
South Plaquemines 51, Booker T. Washington (NO) 46
St. Louis Catholic 49, Ponchatoula 42
St. Scholastica 39, St. John 34
West Feliciana 60, Lutcher 17
West St. Mary 60, St. Helena 48

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