Basketball: Third time the charm for Haughton girls against Ruston


The third time was the charm for the Haughton Lady Bucs, who defeated the Ruston Lady Bearcats 52-37 in a girls basketball game Monday night at BPCC.

Haughton had lost to Ruston twice this season, 34-33 in the finals of the Jack Clayton Invitational on Dec. 6 and 50-39 last week in the Minden Holiday Classic consolation semifinals.

Lomia Watkins scored 14 points and Ebone’ Green 13 to lead the Lady Bucs. Cassandra Simmons and Chelcy Swint scored eight each.

West Monroe won the boys game 55-46.

— Staff Reports