Lafayette Christian downs Centerville teams
LAFAYETTE _ Lafayette Christian girls and boys swept the Centerville High School girls and boys here Tuesday in District 8-B action.
In the opener, Lafayette Christian posted a 43-34 win over the Centerville Lady Bulldogs.
The Centerville Lady Bulldogs slipped to 2-13 overall and 0-3 in 8-B with the loss.
Nykeytra Kennedy led the Lady Bulldogs in scoring with 14 points.
Rounding out the scoring for the Lady Bulldogs were: Kemprielle Williams, 8; Alyrria Austin, 3; Brittany Grimes, 2; Kenaytra Kennedy, 2; Kayla Robinson, 2; Savanna Thibodeaux, 1; Roshayla Gunner, 1 and Sabrin Louis, 1.
Lafayette Christian improved to 7-10 overall and 1-1 in district with the win.
Kristan Sonnier led Lafayette Christian with a game-high 17 points.
IN BOYS ACTION, Lafayette Christian earned a 70-62 victory over the Centerville Bulldogs in District 8-B.
Lafayette Christian rallied from a 20-14 first quarter deficit with a 19-7 second quarter run for a 33-27 halftime cushion. In the second half, Lafayette Christian benefited from a 37-35 advantage to collect the 70-62 league win.
The Centerville Bulldogs slipped to 13-11 overall and 2-2 in 8-B with the setback.
Jerome Williams pumped in a team-high 18 points for the Bulldogs. Williams made good on four treys and three deuces.
Juwan Thomas drained 16 points on seven field goals and 2 of 4 free throws while Jumanji Washington bagged 12 points on three deuces and 6 of 12 freebies.
Other top scorers for the Bulldogs were: Zacchaeus Jackson, 8; Rodney Harris, 6 and Quinton Nettles, 2.
Lafayette Christian is currently 20-4 overall and 2-1 in 8-B.
B.J. Starks and Jacob Brossard led Lafayette Christian with 18 points apiece while Jonah Muguira also finished in double figures with 10 points.
Centerville boys will travel to Morgan City on Thursday for a 6 p.m. start. Centerville girls will travel to Hosanna Christian on Tuesday. Lafayette Christian boys and girls will travel to Holden on Friday.