Boys basketball: Greenacres’ 7th-grade team still unbeaten; Cope, Rusheon share 8th-grade lead

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The Greenacres Mustangs remained undefeated in the Bossier Parish middle school boys basketball seventh-grade district with a 23-16 victory over Benton Tuesday.

Greenacres improved to 7-0 and leads the Cope Cougars by two games with three to play. Cope defeated Elm Grove 40-33. In the other seventh-grade game, the Rusheon Rams downed Haughton 53-44.

Eighth-grade co-leaders Cope and Rusheon both won Tuesday. The Cougars downed Elm Grove 41-27 and the Rams defeated Haughton 48-29.

Cope and Rusheon are 6-1 with three games left. Benton, which defeated Greenacres 43-26, is third at 5-2.

At Benton, Malcom Britt led the Mustangs seventh-graders to the win with 10 points. Tanner Timms added seven. Tre Butler topped Benton with 10.

Jayree Anderson topped the victorious Benton eighth-graders with 14 points. Bubba Osby added 10, and Turner Toms chipped in with eight.

Greenacres’ Kourtnee Samuels and Trevian Holder combined for 15 points.

At Rusheon, Daniel Moore and Deandre Thomas combined for eight points, and James Luckie had six for the victorious Rams eighth-grade team.

Jacoby Decker scored 14 and Brenden Mosley helped the Rams’ cause with 13.

Alexander Morris led Haughton with nine points and Eric Rost added five.

Ja’Keldrick Thomas led the Rusheon seventh-grade team to the win with 22 points. He also had double-digit rebounds. Kedrick Henderson added 13 points. Andrick Robinson and Kedrick Boone combined for 13.

CJ McWilliams paced Haughton with 14 points. D’Marcus Hall added 10 and Keyshawn Davis nine.

At Cope, the seventh-grade Cougars went on an 11-0 run in the fourth quarter after falling behind by two to the Eagles.

Brandon Marshall led Cope with 16 points and Brian Marshall chipped in with nine.

TJ Robinson topped the victorious Cougars eighth-grade team with 15 points. Kameron Davis added 12.

— Russell Hedges, rhedges@bossierpress.com