Boys Basketball: Bonnabel edges Carver, Sophie B. Wright downs Landry-Walker

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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

Bayou Area

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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