Boys Basketball: M.L. King Charter posts 55-49 win at Salmen

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Area Boys Prep Basketball Report for Friday, Feb. 7

Make it three straight wins for M.L. King Charter but what a difference two weeks make.

The Jaguars went on the road Thursday evening to Slidell and downed Salmen 55-49, avenging a 53-38 loss at home to the Spartans on Jan. 28.

Owen Pickens led M.L. King Charter with 17 points, Markie Swearington had 16 and Juan Brown added 13 points.

It was the third straight loss for Salmen (20-10). The Spartans had won 17 of 20 games prior to the losing streak.

The Jaguars will host Einstein Charter Monday at 6 pm while Salmen plays at Pearl River tonight at 7:30 pm in District 8-4A action.

Area Boys Prep Basketball Results from Thursday, Feb. 6

New Orleans Area

Thomas Jefferson 54, Haynes Academy 48

M.L. King Charter 55, Salmen 49

Baton Rouge Area

Capitol 55, East Feliciana 36

Episcopal 92, Northeast 49

Port Allen 74, The Church Academy 38

University High 79, Mentorship Academy 38

Bayou Area

Franklin 71, Jeanerette 50

Area Boys Prep Basketball Schedule for Friday, Feb. 7

New Orleans Area

Amite at Northlake Christian, 7:30 pm

Archbishop Rummel at Holy Cross, 7 pm

H.L. Bourgeois at Destrehan, 7 pm

Bogalusa at Archbishop Hannan, 7:15 pm

Brother Martin at Loranger, 7 pm

Carver at NOMMA, 5 pm

Chalmette at Higgins, 7 pm

Covington at Northshore, 7 pm

John Curtis Christian at Archbishop Shaw, 7 pm

East Jefferson at John Ehret, 6 pm

Family Christian at South Plaquemines, 6 pm

Hahnville at East St. John, 7 pm

Houma Christian at West St. John, 6 pm

Independence at Pine, 7 pm

International High at KIPP Renaissance, 6 pm

Jehovah-Jireh at Country Day, 7 pm

J.F. Kennedy at Ben Franklin, 6 pm

M.L. King Charter at Cohen, 5 pm

Lakeshore at Franklinton, 6 pm

Landry-Walker at Bonnabel, 6 pm

Lusher at Donaldsonville, 6 pm

Mandeville at Hammond, 7 pm

McMain at Helen Cox, 7 pm

Ponchatoula at Fontainebleau, 7:15 pm

Riverdale at McDonogh 35, 6 pm

Salmen at Pearl River, 7:30 pm

Sci Academy at Clark, 6 pm

Slidell at St. Paul’s, 7 pm

St. Augustine at Jesuit, 7 pm

St. James at De La Salle, 7 pm

St. Martin’s Episcopal at Pope John Paul II, 7 pm

West Jefferson at Grace King, 6 pm

Baton Rouge Area

Ascension Catholic at Southern Lab, 6 pm

Ascension Christian at St. John, 7 pm

Belaire at Live Oak, 7 pm

Beau Chene at Livonia, 7:30 pm

Capitol at Dunham, 6 pm

Catholic (PC) at Sacred Heart (VP), 7 pm

Denham Springs at Walker, 7 pm

Dutchtown at Broadmoor, 7 pm

East Ascension at Catholic (BR), 5 pm

Episcopal vs. Port Allen, 7:30 pm at Dunham

False River at Opelousas Catholic, 7 pm
Glen Oaks at Brusly, 6 pm

Kentwood at East Iberville, 7 pm

Livingston Collegiate at Einstein Charter, 6:30 pm

Lutcher at Parkview Baptist, 6 pm

Madison Prep at West Feliciana, 6 pm

McKinley at St. Amant, 7 pm

North Vermilion at Patterson, 7 pm

St. Michael at Lee Magnet, 7 pm

Tara at Woodlawn (BR), 7 pm

Zachary at Central, 5 pm

Bayou Area

Abbeville at Berwick, 5:15 pm

Centerville at Highland Baptist, 7 pm

Central Catholic at Hanson Memorial, 6 pm

Central Lafourche at Terrebonne, 7 pm

Ellender at Morgan City, 7 pm

South Lafourche at E.D. White Catholic, 7 pm

South Terrebonne at Thibodaux, 6 pm

Jewel Sumner at Albany, 7 pm

Vandebilt Catholic at Assumption, 7 pm

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