Karr downs St. Mary’s in opening round at Allstate Sugar Bowl Prep Classic
WESTWEGO – It was a battle of Cougars and a rematch of a game played just two weeks ago.
The outcome was the same as Karr downed St. Mary’s Academy in the opening round of the Girls Gold Bracket of the Allstate Sugar Bowl National Prep Classic at the Alario Center. Karr had previoudly defeated St. Mary’s 54-28 on December 19.
Karr came out strong, scoring the first eight points of the game and carried a 12-5 lead into the second quarter. Tori Walker scored five points for Karr in the quarter.
The second quarter saw Karr lengthen the lead, closing the period on a 6-0 run to take a 23-9 halftime lead. Walker finished the half with nine points.
Karr opened the third quarter with a 4-0 run and closed the quarter on a 4-0 run to take a commanding 34-13 lead heading to the fourth quarter.
Walker led Karr with 11 points and seven rebounds while Jordyn Rogers had 10 points, five rebounds and five steals.
Skylah Polk topped St. Mary’s (5-10) with 15 points and nine rebounds. St. Mary’s committed 23 turnovers.
Karr (10-7) advances to play St. Thomas More at 3:30 p.m. Thursday in the Gold Bracket quarterfinals.
KARR 12 11 11 15 — 49
StM 5 4 4 5 — 18
Area Prep Basketball Results from Wednesday, Jan. 4
Chalmette 61, Kenner Discovery 25
Vandebilt Catholic 58, St. James 40
Academy of Sacred Heart (NO) 50, Academy of Our Lady 1
Amite 61, West Jefferson 25
Ascension Catholic 62, Lutcher 27
Ben Franklin 52, Northshore 44
Bonnabel 58, West St. John 29
Carver 61, New Orleans Science & Math 18
Country Day 41, Haynes Academy 19
Covington 56, South Plaquemines 26
Dutchtown 62, St. Charles Catholic 15
Mount Carmel Academy 41, Newman 38
St. Scholastica 52, Phoenix 39
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