Girls Basketball: West St. John wins at East Jefferson
Area Girls Prep Basketball Report for Friday, Nov. 30
On an annual basis, Lester Smith has a solid program at West St. John.
His Lady Rams play tough competition and are always a factor in the playoffs.
This season should be no exception.
West St. John went to Metairie and whipped East Jefferson 42-19 Thursday.
The Lady Rams led 11-7 after one quarter and broke the game open by pitching a shutout in the second quarter, outscoring the Warriors 13-0 to take a 24-7 lead at halftime. The lead grew to 36-12 going to the fourth quarter.
West St. John (5-2) was led by junior Kylie Adams, who scored 19 points while eighth-grader Mickel Waxter and senior Nazel Breaux each added five points.
West St. John returns to action Tuesday, hosting McMain at 6 p.m. while East Jefferson (0-8) remained winless. The Warriors return to action Monday, hosting St. Mary’s Academy at 5 pm. St. Mary’s defeated Port Allen 30-25 Thursday.
Area Girls Prep Basketball Results for Thursday, Nov. 29
New Orleans Area
Haynes 52, Academy of The Sacred Heart 24
Independence 52, Northeast 14
KIPP-B.T. Washington 54, Riverside Academy 25
Lakeshore 48, Archbishop Hannan 41
Loranger 61, Amite 51
Salmen 57, Covington 28
Slidell 54, Varnado 24
South Terrebonne 41, Cabrini 39
St. Martin’s Episcopal 46, Sci Academy 19
West Jefferson 50, Belle Chasse 33
West St. John 42, East Jefferson 19
Baton Rouge Area
Assumption 54, Broadmoor 24
Benton 59, Denham Springs 55
Berwick 53, Ascension Catholic 41
The Church Academy 49, St. John 48
Donaldsonville 77, Baker 37
Glen Oaks 62, Episcopal 27
Lafayette Christian 59, Scotlandville 10
Lee 73, Hammond 55
Ponchatoula 56, Madison Prep 33
Springfield 41, Brusly 25
St. Amant 51, Dunham 30
St. James 53, Dutchtown 47
St. Joseph’s Academy 57, West Feliciana 55
St. Mary’s Academy 30, Port Allen 25
St. Michael 51, Central 25
St. Thomas Aquinas 52, Livonia 39
University 61, Hammond 51
Walker 64, West Ouachita 36
White Castle 64, Covenant Christian 22
Zachary 37, Mandeville 28
Helen Cox 46, Thibodaux 39
Franklin 49, Comeaux 42
Houma Christian 59, Central Catholic 16
Terrebonne 48, Karr 42
Area Girls Prep Basketball Schedule for Saturday, Nov. 30
New Orleans Area
Christ Episcopal at Pope John Paul II, 6 p.m.
International High at Livingston Collegiate, 5 p.m.
John F. Kennedy at Phoenix, 5 p.m.
Kenner Discovery at Cohen, 5 p.m.
Grace King at Lusher, 5 p.m.
McMain at Higgins, 5 p.m.
Mount Hermon vs. Jewel Sumner, 6 p.m. at Jewel Sumner Tournament
Newman at Chalmette, 5 p.m.
Northlake Christian at Doyle, 6 p.m.
South Plaquemines at Riverside Academy, 5 p.m.
Ursuline at Landry-Walker, 6 p.m.
Baton Rouge Area
Academy of Our Lady vs. Dunham, 6 p.m. at St. Michael Tournament
Albany vs. St. James, 4:30 p.m. at St. Michael Tournament
Catholic (PC) at Ascension Christian, 6 p.m.
Central vs. West Feliciana, 7:30 p.m. at St. Michael Tournament
John Curtis Christian vs. Denham Springs, 7:30 p.m. at St. Michael Tournament
False River at French Settlement, 6 p.m.
Fontainebleau vs. Walker, 6 p.m. at St. Michael Tournament
Live Oak at Plaquemine, 5:30 p.m.
Mandeville vs. Dutchtown, 6 p.m. at St. Michael Tournament
Berwick at Catholic (NI), 6 p.m.
H.L. Bourgeois vs. Morgan City, 5 p.m. at Central Lafourche Tournament
Helen Cox at Vandebilt Catholic, 6 p.m. at Vandebilt Catholic Tournament
Hahnville at Central Lafourche, 7 p.m.
Terrebonne vs. Houma Christian, 6 p.m. at Central Lafourche Tournament
Thibodaux vs. Lutcher, 3:15 p.m. at Vandebilt Catholic Tournament
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