Boys Basketball: Bonnabel edges Carver, Sophie B. Wright downs Landry-Walker
Area Boys Prep Basketball Report for Saturday, Jan. 19
Four of the top area public school teams hooked up in a pair of key games Friday night in New Orleans.
At Carver, visiting Bonnabel edged the Rams 58-54.
Donte Mitchell led the Bruins (17-4) with 25 points while Rodney Munson added 16 points. The loss was the second straight for Carver after 16 straight wins.
Bonnabel was fourth in the most recent Class 5A power rankings while Carver was seventh in the Class 4A power rankings.
Bonnabel moves on to host South Plaquemines Tuesday at 5 pm while Carver (21-5) travels to Metairie to face Crescent City Christian next Wednesday at 5:30 pm.
Sophie B. Wright continued its outstanding season, downing traditional power Landry-Walker 85-74 at home Friday night.
The Warriors (24-4) used a balanced effort to post the victory.
Sophie B. Wright took a 17-16 lead after one quarter and extended the lead to 41-35 at the half. It was 58-54 after three quarters before the Warriors took over in the fourth quarter, outscoring Landry-Walker 27-20 to secure the victory.
Damiree Burns pumped in 25 points while Charlie Russell had 22 points for the Warriors. Dandrick Green had 15 points while Gregory Hammond finished with 11 points. Shadon Green was a force for the Chargin’ Bucs (15-9) with 34 points.
Sophie B. Wright was fourth in the most recent LHSAA Class 3A power rankings while Landry-Walker was third in the Class 5A power rankings.
The Warriors jump back into the fire Monday night, hosting defending Class 5A state champion Walker at 6 pm while the Chargin’ Bucs host another 3A power in defending state champion Madison Prep Monday at 6 pm.
Area Boys Prep Basketball Results from Friday, Jan. 18
New Orleans Area
Amite 67, Independence 62
Archbishop Rummel 62, Archbishop Shaw 45
Bogalusa 60, Loranger 53
Bonnabel 58, Carver 54
Chalmette 59, East Jefferson 44
Crescent City Christian 100, Kenner Discovery 20
Helen Cox 80, Belle Chasse 47
De La Salle 57, Lusher 52
Donaldsonville 70, St. Charles Catholic 39
Doyle 57, Albany 51
Warren Easton 53, McMain 46
Hahnville 70, Central Lafourche 59
Haynes 62, Ascension Christian 42
Holy Cross 87, Riverdale 56
Jesuit 50, Brother Martin 38
Lakeshore 62, Franklinton 59
Livingston Collegiate 51, Ben Franklin 44
Ponchatoula 80, Northshore 57
Salmen 70, Pearl River 66
Slidell 75, Fontainebleau 64
Springfield 57, St. Thomas Aquinas 50
St. Augustine 71, John Curtis Christian 44
St. Paul’s 52, Mandeville 47
Sophie B. Wright 85, Landry-Walker 74
Thibodaux 90, East St. John 71
Varnado 83, Clark 36
Baton Rouge Area
Academy of The Sacred Heart 67, False River 48
Ascension Catholic 57, St. John 56
Breaux Bridge 64, Livonia 56
Broadmoor 70, Southern Lab 44
Catholic (BR) 68, Zachary 47
East Ascension 68, St. Amant 61
East Iberville 50, White Castle 48
Episcopal 44, West Feliciana 36
Holden 46, Maurepas 18
Jehovah-Jireh 84, Family Christian 39
Lee Magnet 55, Parkview Baptist 50
Live Oak 53, Central 47
North Central 55, Catholic (PC) 21
Plaquemine 65, Tara 45
Scotlandville 76, Rayville 74
St. Michael 53, Woodlawn (BR) 46
University High 68, Riverside Academy 58
Walker 65, Denham Springs 47
E.D. White Catholic 55, Lutcher 54
Assumption 79, Dutchtown 58
H.L. Bourgeois 54, Terrebonne 51
Central Catholic 72, Brusly 66
Jeanerette 84, Delcambre 56
North Vermilion 54, Berwick 32
Patterson 53, Franklin 44
West St. Mary 68, Loreauville 39
Area Boys Prep Basketball Schedule for Saturday, Jan. 19
New Orleans Area
Ponchatoula at Destrehan, 4 pm
South Plaquemines at Christ Episcopal, 4:15 pm
Baton Rouge Area
Madison Prep at Rayville, 6 pm
Mentorship Academy at Ascension Catholic, 4 pm
Philadelphia (MS) vs. Capitol, 5:30 pm at Bay Springs Alfa Insurance Classic
Bayou Rouge Area
Terrebonne at Ellender, 7 pm
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