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Patterson's Randy Paul Jr., left, and Kai Schexnayder, right defend
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Central Catholic High School's Davidyione Bias
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Patterson falls to Richwood 71-65 in 3A Regional round

Riverside tops CCHS

The No. 8 Patterson Lumberjacks were eliminated from postseason play by No. 9 Richwood in Class 3A Regional Round basketball action at Patterson Tuesday.
Patterson trailed 17-11 after a quarter, and Richwood took a 38-26 lead into halftime. The Lumberjacks cut their deficit to 53-42 after three quarters after outscoring Richwood 17-12 in the third period. Patterson outscored Richwood 22-19 in the fourth quarter, but it wasn’t enough.
K.J. Paul led three Patterson players in double figures with 15 points. Other Patterson scorers were as follows: Tyrone Tillman and Kai Schexnayder, 13 each; Randy Paul Jr., eight; Elijah Williams, six; and Louis Jones and Ty Walton, one each.
Marquez Perkins led Richwood with 14 points.
Patterson finished its season with a 24-11 record, while Richwood improves to 24-9.
Richwood will continue its postseason play Friday when it travels to face top seed Bossier. Bossier advanced after defeating No. 17 Crowley 53-35.
CCHS falls to Riverside
The Central Catholic Eagles fell to Riverside 79-63 in Division IV Regional Round action in Reserve Tuesday.
The Eagles just could not keep up with the Rebels in the first half, who finished 10-for-12 from three-point range.
Central Catholic trailed 23-14 after a quarter and 50-31 at halftime. Central Catholic cut its deficit to 63-50 after three quarters after outscoring the Rebels 19-13 in the third period. However, each team put up 13 points apiece in the fourth period.
Gage Larvadain led three Rebels in double figures with 30 points. Paris Holland added 20 points, and David Reynard scored 10.
D.J. Lewis led Central Catholic with 23 points. Other Central Catholic scorers were as follows: Taylor Blanchard, 12; Tyler Smith, nine; Davidyione Bias and Damondrick Blackburn, seven each; and Kye Morgel, five.
Central Catholic concludes its season with a 19-12 mark, while Riverside improves to 15-14.
The Rebels will continue postseason play Friday when it meets No. 1 seed Crescent City. Crescent City advanced to the second round after defeating No. 16 Westminster 80-33.

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