Boys Basketball: Pearl River handles Livingston Collegiate, Belle Chasse hosts JFK

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Area Boys Prep Basketball Report for Thursday, Jan. 10

Don’t look now but Pearl River is quietly having an excellent season on boys prep basketball.

The Rebels continued that fine season with an easy 81-57 home victory over Livingston Collegiate Wednesday night.

Blake Costello pumped in 28 points to pace Pearl River (13-2) while Drew Soileau added 21 points. Carlos Simmons finished with 12 points. Pearl River was 22nd in the most recent LHSAA Class 4A power rankings.

The Rebels will welcome Brother Martin Saturday at 5:15 pm while Livingston Collegiate (9-9) returns to action Friday at home against Sci Academy.

This evening, John F. Kennedy (11-9) plays host to Belle Chasse (4-11) at 6:45 pm.

Area Boys Prep Basketball Results from Wednesday, Jan. 9

New Orleans Area

Albany 53, Clark 44

East Jefferson 56, Ben Franklin 38

M.L. King Charter 74, Higgins 61

Pearl River 81, Livingston Collegiate 57

Sophie B. Wright 62, Salmen 51

Baton Rouge Area

Assumption 83, French Settlement 28

Brusly 73, St. John 53

Live Oak 60, St. Michael 59

Scotlandville 79, McKinley 46

St. Charles Catholic 75, Ascension Christian 44

White Castle 65, East Ascension 59

Bayou Area

South Plaquemines 68, Vandebilt Catholic 55

Area Boys Prep Basketball Schedule for Thursday, Jan. 10

New Orleans Area

J.F. Kennedy at Belle Chase, 6:45 pm

Baton Rouge Area

Catholic (BR) at Walker, 7 pm

Mount Hermon at Varnado, 7 pm

Woodlawn (BR) at Central, 7:15 pm

Bayou Area

Patterson at Ellender, 6 pm

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