Through four games, the Greenacres Mustangs and Rusheon Rams sit atop the Bossier Parish boys basketball eighth- and seventh-grade districts.
The Greenacres eighth-grade team improved to 4-0 with a hard-fought 41-39 victory over Rusheon in a battle of district unbeatens Monday at Rusheon.
The Rusheon seventh-grade team rolled past Greenacres to run its record to 4-0.
Noah Hildebrand poured in 22 points to lead the Greenacres eighth-graders. Anthony Mulrenin and Josh James combined for 13.
Rusheon’s Keldrick Carper had a big game with 23 points. Kevin Bonapart, Tony Nixon and Jamakia Terry combined for 13.
Keyshawn Jones topped the Rusheon seventh-graders with 12 points and six rebounds.
Coby McGee led Greenacres with seven points. Kendall Brown and Kyle Crump combined for nine.
Elsewhere, the Cope Cougars and Haughton Buccaneers swept their opponents.
Cope defeated Benton 52-41 in the eighth-grade game and 32-21 in the seventh-grade game.
Haughton downed Elm Grove 34-30 in the eighth-grade game and 35-29 in the seventh-grade game.
At Cope, Tybron Wimberly scored 18 points and KJ Bilbo added 13 to lead the Cougars eighth-grade team.
Jerriyun Lawrence and Jessie Little scored 12 points each for Benton, while Jonathan Thompson had eight.
Lawrence and Nick Sessions both shot 100 percent from the free throw line. Jon Cromer had a strong defensive effort, coaches said.
Quillen Dixon paced the Cope seventh-graders with 11 points. Breon Hampton and Trenton Ivy combined for 11.
Doyle Adams led Benton with 15 points. Cameron Robinson and Garrett Hable combined for six.
At Haughton, Colton McClain scored 11 points and T’Marquiese Winnfield had nine to lead the Haughton eighth-graders.
Charles Harper scored all seven of his points in the fourth quarter to help Haughton rally from a six-point deficit.
Harper hit a big 3-pointer to give the Bucs the lead and McClain made three clutch free throws down the stretch. Haughton coaches praised Josh Lister for his defensive effort.
Malcolm Banks topped Elm Grove with 12 points. Colton Nicholas was tough under the basket, grabbing 12 rebounds.
Mario Cook poured in 20 points to lead the Haughton seventh-graders. Nick Heckman added five.
Knije Harrison led Elm Grove with 13 points.