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Girls basketball: Lady Kats take 1-3A opener; Airline, Haughton, Benton win

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Russell Hedges

rhedges@bossierpress.com

 

Tiffany Lynn poured in 27 points as the Bossier Lady Kats opened District 1-3A play with a 54-33 victory over North Webster Friday night at Bossier.

Bree Mason added 12 points. Freshman Tish Reney had nine points and 16 rebounds.

Three other parish teams triumphed in non-district games.

Benton downed Captain Shreve 62-44 at Shreve, Haughton held off Minden 52-50 at Haughton and Airline knocked off Louisiana New Tech at Plain Dealing 63-39 at Airline.

At Shreve, Madi Sessions scored 31 points to lead the Lady Tigers (14-7), who won their fourth in a row. That was just off her season high of 33 against Airline in the Benton tournament.

Gabby Jackson tossed in 16 points, and Megan Fream added 10.

randy Brown/Press-Tribune Haughton’s Brittany Robinett keeps her eye on the ball during the Lady Bucs’ victory over Minden Tuesday night at Haughton. The Lady Bucs open District 1-5A play against Southwood Tuesday night at home.
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Haughton’s Brittany Robinett keeps her eye on the ball during the Lady Bucs’ victory over Minden Tuesday night at Haughton. The Lady Bucs open District 1-5A play against Southwood Tuesday night at home.

At Haughton, Ebone’ Green scored 16 points and Mikayla Barber 15 to lead the Lady Bucs to the victory.

Haughton (16-5) had a seemingly comfortable 44-30 lead heading into the fourth quarter, but the Lady Tiders came back and made a game of it.

At Airline, Madison Rowland scored all of her 21 points on seven 3-pointers to help the Lady Vikings win. Airline hit a season-high 11 3-pointers in the game.

Tasha Shiflett added 12 points as the Lady Vikings improved to 10-9.

Teauna Perry led New Tech (10-10) with 15 points, and Chelsea Briggs had 11.