MCHS tops Berwick
Morgan City’s Casey Chenevert dribbles toward the basket against Berwick’s Mickenzie Reed during Tuesday’s action in Morgan City. Chenevert and Reed led their squads with 27 and 17 points, respectively, in the Lady Tigers’ 59-39 win. In the background is Berwick’s Kayla Francise. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)
Big second and third quarters helped propel the Morgan City High School Lady Tigers past Berwick 59-39 in girls’ basketball action Tuesday.
While Morgan City led 14-9 after a period of play, the Lady Tigers outscored Berwick 21-10 in the second quarter and 13-4 in the third period to take a commanding 48-23 lead heading into the final period.
Berwick outscored the Lady Tigers 16-11 in the final period.
Casey Chenevert led the Lady Tigers with 27 points, while Meya Morse added 11.
Other top contributors included Kaylyn Washington, 7 points; Nakerial Bourgeois, 5; and Steveyion Walker, 4.
Mickenzie Reed led Berwick with 17 points, while Aija Robinson had 11.
Other top contributors included Iesha Jones, 5; and McKenzie Baumgartner, 4.
This past weekend, Morgan City participated in Westgate’s tournament where it finished 0-2 with losses to McKinley, 76-40; and Comeaux, 64-48.
No stats were available from the McKinley contest, but against Comeaux, the Lafayette-area school used a 26-7 second quarter outburst to help it gain the upper hand.
While Comeaux led just 18-15 after the first quarter, Comeaux’s lead had ballooned to 44-22 by halftime.
Both teams scored 12 points in the third quarter, while Morgan City outscored Comeaux 14-8 in the fourth quarter.
Chenevert led the Lady Tigers with 27 points, including five 3-pointers, while Morse scored 16 and Washington, 5.
Morgan City (4-2) will return to action Thursday when it meets Franklin at 4:30 p.m. at Vandebilt Catholic’s Jack Becker Classic.
Berwick (2-6) will return to action Thursday when it travels to face Ascension Episcopal in a 6:15 p.m. contest.
Central Catholic outscored Assumption in every quarter in route to a 66-44 victory at home Tuesday.
Assumption entered the contest ranked No. 4 in the latest Louisiana High School Athletic Association unofficial Class 4A power rankings, while Central Catholic is ranked fifth in the Class 1A rankings.
The Lady Eagles took a 13-3 lead after the first quarter, a 34-15 lead into halftime and led 53-33 after three quarters.
Randi Brown led Central Catholic with 32 points, 10 rebounds, 3 blocks, 1 steal and 1 assist, while Meo Knight added 23 points, 11 rebounds, 4 steals, 4 assists and 1 block.
Other top contributors included Megan Landry, 7 points, 4 rebounds, 1 assist and 1 steal; Hallie Autin, 4 points and a rebound; and Gee Garrett, 8 rebounds and 1 assist.
Central Catholic (5-1) will return to action Thursday when it begins play in the Jack Becker Classic with a 3:30 p.m. contest against South Lafourche.
Patterson falls to
The Patterson Lumberjills fell to H.L. Bourgeois 49-43 at home Tuesday.
Gaylen Grogan had a double-double for the Lumberjills with 11 points and 11 rebounds, while Nakia Brooks had 13 points and 6 rebounds.
Other top contributors included Nia Broussard, 8 points; Nyla Holder, 5 points and 6 rebounds; and Kemprielle Williams, 4 points, 6 rebounds.
This weekend at Westgate’s tournament, Patterson defeated Westgate 36-24 and fell to Comeaux, 53-24.
Against Westgate, Brooks had 11 points and 9 rebounds, while Jazmin Evans had 12 points and Erykah Singleton, 3 points and 10 rebounds.
Other top contributors included Nia Broussard, 4 points; and Williams, 3 points and 5 rebounds.
In the loss to Comeaux, Grogan had 4 points and 7 rebounds, while Broussard scored 6 points.
Other top contributors included Holder 3 points and 6 rebounds; Brooks, 2 points and 6 rebounds; Jamiri Brown, 4 points; and Makayla Ruiz, 3 points.
Patterson (1-7) will return to action Monday when it travels to face South Terrebonne for junior varsity and varsity action, beginning at 6 p.m.