Patterson's Elijah Williams
(The Daily Review/Mico Aloisio)
Central Catholic's Vernon Singleton
(The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)
'Jacks advance to 9-3A title game
The Patterson Lumberjacks advanced to the title game at the District 9-3A Tournament at St. James with a 60-36 victory against Donaldsonville Tuesday.
Kai Schexnayder led Patterson with 24 points. Other Patterson scorers were as follows: Elijah Williams, 10; Tyrone Tillman, nine; Randy Paul Jr., seven; Kyler Paul, six; and Tylon Walton and James Gash, two each.
Patterson (22-10 overall, 6-0 in district) the district’s top seed who has won six straight games, will return to the court Friday at St. James when it meets No. 3 seed Lutcher for the district title. Lutcher advanced to the finals after upsetting No. 2 E.D. White 52-41 Tuesday.
CCHS clinches share
of district crown
The Central Catholic Eagles clinched at least a share of the district crown Tuesday with a 77-28 victory against Highland Baptist in District 8-1A action in Morgan City Tuesday.
Central Catholic led 18-7 after a quarter, took a 43-15 lead into halftime and led 60-25 after three quarters.
Taylor Blanchard led three Central Catholic Eagles in double figures with 19 points. Other Central Catholic scorers were as follows: Damondrick Blackburn, 17; D.J. Lewis, 11; Davidyione Bias, nine; Tyler Smith, seven; Kye Morgel, four; Nylan Grogan and Angelo Viscardi, three each; and Vernon Singleton and Gary Michael Nicar, two apiece.
Central Catholic (19-10, 9-0), which has won 10 straight, will conclude its regular season Friday when it travels to face Vermilion Catholic. With a win, the Eagles will win the league title outright, while with a loss, the teams will share the league crown.
MCHS falls to
The Morgan City Tigers fell to South Terrebonne 51-39 in District 8-4A action in Morgan City Tuesday.
While Morgan City led 12-10 after a quarter, South Terrebonne responded by outscoring Morgan City 18-4 in the second period for a 28-16 halftime advantage.
Morgan City cut its deficit to 34-28 after three quarters, but South Terrebonne outscored the home squad 17-11 in the final period.
Nylan Francis led Morgan City with 14 points, while Tyland Boatman also reached double figures with 12. Other Morgan City scorers were as follows: Lorenzo Johnson, five; Logan Linston, four; Shemar Naverre, three; and Jaquan Gray, one.
Morgan City will conclude its season Thursday when it hosts Vandebilt Catholic in District 7-4A action. The game was moved up from Friday due to the Krewe of Adonis’ Mardi Gras parade.