Girls Basketball: Landry-Walker edges KIPP-Booker T. Washington, 32-31

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Area Girls Prep Basketball Report for Friday, Jan. 11

It was down to the wire.

In the end, Landry-Walker held off a late rally by KIPP-Booker T. Washington to scored a 32-31 win on the West Bank Thursday.

The Chargin’ Bucs took a 10-9 lead after one quarter and expanded the lead to 21-16 by halftime. Landry-Walker added to the lead to take a 28-21 lead going to the fourth quarter before the Lions rallied and almost pulled it out, coming up just short.

Junior Tomaja Bowie led Landry-Walker with nine points while senior Lynell Washington had five points.

After starting the season 0-7, Landry-Walker (13-12) has now won five of its last six games. The Chargin’ Bucs will entertain John Ehret today at 5 p.m. while KIPP-B.T. Washington (11-9) will next travel to Helen Cox on Jan. 22.

Area Girls Prep Basketball Results from Thursday, Jan. 10

New Orleans Area

Academy of Our Lady 37, McMain 36

Belle Chasse 59, Pearl River 34

Cabrini 50, Ursuline 46

Dominican 47, Archbishop Chapelle 28

Haynes 56, Country Day 48

Higgins 44, West Jefferson 41

Kenner Discovery 44, Patrick Taylor 20

Landry-Walker 32, KIPP-B.T. Washington 31

McGehee 45, South Plaquemines 38

Mount Carmel Academy 45, John Curtis Christian 44

Ponchatoula 67, Mandeville 35

St. Katharine Drexel 83, Fisher 3

Baton Rouge Area

East Ascension 74, Broadmoor 15

Episcopal 80, Baker 40

Mount Hermon 66, Varnado 37

Northeast 52, Capitol 27

Bayou Area

South Terrebonne 36, New Iberia 28

Area Girls Prep Basketball Schedule for Friday, Jan. 11

New Orleans Area

Albany at Bogalusa, 6 pm

Amite at Kentwood, 6 pm

Carver at St. Mary’s Academy, 5 pm

De La Salle at St. Martin’s Episcopal, 5:30 pm

Warren Easton at Helen Cox, 6 pm

John Ehret at Landry-Walker, 5 pm

Franklinton at St. Scholastica, 6 pm

International High at Sci Academy, 5 pm

Thomas Jefferson at Cohen, 5 pm

Karr at Belle Chasse, 5:30 pm

J.F. Kennedy at West St. John, 6 pm

M.L. King Charter at West Jefferson, 5 pm

Loranger at Archbishop Hannan, 6 pm

Lutcher at West St. John, 6 pm

Mandeville at Slidell, 6 pm

McGehee at Patrick Taylor, 5 pm

Newman at Country Day, 5 pm

Riverside Academy at Livingston Collegiate, 5:30 pm

St. John at St. Charles Catholic, 5:30 pm

St. Thomas Aquinas at St. Helena, 5:30 pm

Terrebonne at East St. John, 6 pm

Thibodaux at Hahnville, 6 pm

Vandebilt Catholic at St. James, 6 pm

Baton Rouge Area

Belaire at Springfield, 6 pm

Capitol at West Feliciana, 6 pm

Catholic (PC) at Opelousas Catholic, 6 pm

Christ Episcopal at Family Christian, 6 pm

Covenant Christian at Varnado, 5:30 pm

False River at Westminster Christian, 6 pm

Johnson Bayou at Holden, 6 pm

Lee Magnet at Sam Houston, 6 pm

Maurepas at Ascension Christian, 6 pm

Northeast at Capitol, 5 pm

Opelousas at Livonia, 6 pm

Phoenix at East Iberville, 6 pm

Ponchatoula at Live Oak, 4 pm

Port Allen at Brusly, 6 pm

South Lafourche at Denham Springs, 5 pm

St. Joseph’s Academy at McKinley, 6 pm

Bayou Area

Destrehan at Central Lafourche, 6 pm

Kaplan at Berwick, 6 pm

Houma Christian at Ellender, 6 pm

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