Hahnville, Northshore, Karr, Easton, BTW, St. Martin’s advance in state girls basketball playoffs

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Five New Orleans area teams advanced to the LHSAA girls basketball quarterfinals with victories on Lundi Gras.

In Class 5A, No. 7 Hahnville was impressive in a 68-38 win over No. 26 Denham Springs at home Monday in regional round action.

The Lady Tigers jumped out to a 15-3 lead after one quarter and led 30-11 by halftime. It was never close as Hahnville expanded its lead to 49-23 after three quarters.

Yelah Moses led Hahnville with 18 points, Danae Lorio had 17 points and Kori Joseph had 13 points for the Lady Tigers. Maddie Howell topped the Yellow Jackets with 12 points while Kate Thompson added seven points.

Hahnville (27-4) advances to the quarterfinals to play at No. 2 Benton, who whipped No. 15 Barbe 70-46. Denham Springs ended its season 19-10.

No. 25 Northshore continued its Cinderella run, pulling a second straight upset by whipping No. 9 Pineville 71-47 in Slidell.

The Lady Panthers jumped all over Pineville to take a 25-7 lead after one quarter and were never slowed down. It was 44-16 by halftime and 63-30 after three quarters.

Soniyah Reed led Northshore with 24 points, Tiarra Tillison had 16 points, Tierra Sylvas had 11 points and Ty Sylvas finished with 10 points in a balanced effort. Elazia Washington and Aylanna Winn each scored 11 points while Indiya Smith finished with 10 points for Pineville, which ended its season 23-5.

The Lady Panthers (19-11) advance to the quarterfinals to play at top seed Ouachita Parish Thursday at 5:30 p.m. The Lady Lions fought off No. 16 Terrebonne 56-49.

In 4A, No. 3 Karr ripped District 10-4A rival and No. 14 Belle Chasse 76-17.

Karr (29-4) dominated from start to finish, taking a 29-6 lead after one quarter and led 39-10 by halftime. It was 58-12 going to the final quarter.

That sets the stage for a rivalry showdown in the quarterfinals as the Lady Cougars will host No. 6 Warren Easton Thursday at 6 p.m.

Warren Easton advanced with an easy 57-31 victory over No. 11 Bolton.

Breanna Sutton led the Lady Eagles with 19 points, Kameron Washington scored 12 points and Skylar Davis added 10 points. Ced’dreeca Chapman led the Lady Bears with 13 points.

Warren Easton (20-10) defeated Karr 53-37 on Jan. 7 at Easton.

In 3A action, No. 4 Booker T. Washington advanced to the quarterfinals with with a 43-34 win over No. 13 South Beauregard.

Imani Rothschild led the Lady Lions with 12 points while Kassie Dolliole added 10 points.

Booker T. Washington (22-13) advances to the quarterfinals to host No. 5 Albany Thursday at 6 p.m. Albany edged No. 21 Green Oaks 78-71.

In Division IV, No. 6 St. Martin’s Episcopal edged No. 11 St. Edmund 56-55 in a thriller.

Class 5A

(1) Ouachita Parish 56, (16) Terrebonne 49

(25) Northshore 71, (9) Pineville 47

(5) Ponchatoula 52 (12) Lafayette 30

(4) Zachary 52, (20) Southwood 36

(19) Natchitoches Central 45, (3) Captain Shreve 44

(6) Sulphur 48, (11) Parkway 44

(7) Hahnville 68, (10) Denham Springs 38

(2) Benton 70, (18) Barbe 46

Class 4A

(1) LaGrange 80, (16) Franklin Parish 23

(8) Neville 60, (9) Woodlawn(SH) 56

(5) South Lafourche 60, (12) Northwood 58

(4) Ellender 69, (20) Minden 52

(3) Karr 76, (14) Belle Chasse 17

(6) Warren Easton 57, (11) Bolton 31

(10) Opelousas 46, (7) Assumption 39

(2) Huntington 80, (15) Westgate 35

Class 3A

(1) Northwest 53, (17) Bossier 49

(9) Loranger 53, (8) Brusly 43

(5) Albany 78, (21) Green Oaks 71

(4) Booker T. Washington (NO) 43, (13) South Beauregard 34

(3) Madison Prep 53, (19) Ville Platte 43

(6) Westlake 81, (11) Caldwell Parish 60

(7) Iota 67, (10) M.L. King Charter 38

(2) Mansfield 63, (15) Carroll 44

Class 2A

(1) Doyle 77, (16) St. Helena 43

(8) Franklin 79, (24) Welsh 67

(5) Amite 63, (12) Pine 43

(4) Lake Arthur 80, (13) Springfield 36

(3) Avoyelles Charter 71, (14) Independence 57

(6 French Settlement 61, (22) D’Arbonne Woods Charter 31

(7) Ferriday 55, (10) Jonesboro-Hodge 50

(2) Red River 73, (15) Rosepine 48

Class 1A

(1) North Central 84, (16) Plain Dealing 53

(9) Logansport 82, (8) Homer 81

(5) Haynesville 37, (12) Lincoln Prep 32

(4) Merryville 43, (13) East Beauregard 22

(3) Elton 80, (19) Tensas 48

(6) Delhi 45, (11) Grand Lake 35

(7) White Castle 50, (10) Northwood-Lena 44

(2) East Iberville 79 (15) Gueydan 51

Class B

(1) Fairview 78, (16) Bell City 36

(8) Midland 71, (9) Monterey 43

(5) Florien 69, (12) Anacoco 43

(4) Zwolle 60, (20) Oak Hill 36

(3) Stanley 53, (14) Glenmora 51

(6) Lacassine 62, (11) Quitman 47

(7) Holden 73, (10) Choudrant 45

(2) Hathaway 86, (18) Elizabeth 54

Class C

(1) Summerfield 64,(16) Harrisonburg 35

(8) Pleasant Hill 59, (9) Atlanta 52

(5) Gibsland-Coleman 56, (12) Johnson Bayou 44

(4) Plainview 78, (13) Evans 55

(3) Reeves 66, (14) Epps 27

(6) Ebarb 65, (11) Hornbeck 49

(10) Starks 68 (7) Calvin 64

(15 Georgetown at (2) Hicks 93

Division II

(8) St. Michael 40, (9) Vandebilt Catholic 37

(3) University High 81, Cabrini 51

(6) St. Thomas More 43 (11) Teurlings Catholic 25

Division IV

(8) Central Catholic 62, (9) St. Frederick 58

(4) Cedar Creek 61, (13) Hanson Memorial 22

(6) St. Martin’s Episcopal 56, (11) St. Edmund 55

(2) St. Mary’s 78, (15) Calvary Baptist 46

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