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Girls basketball: Bossier, Haughton advance in own tournaments

Russell Hedges



The Bossier Lady Kats and the Haughton Lady Bucs advanced in their own tournaments with victories Thursday night.

Despite missing three players because of injury and illness, Bossier notched its first win of the season, 69-60, over Booker T. Washington in the nightcap of the Lady Kats Invitational.

Haughton rolled into the semifinals of the Haughton Jack Clayton Invitational with a 42-18 victory over Northwood.

Tiffany Lynn had a huge game for Bossier, pumping in 36 points. Necka Wynn added 11.

In other championship round games games at Bossier Thursday, Mansfield defeated North Caddo 53-44 and West Monroe downed Woodlawn 62-47.

In a consolation game, Louisiana New Tech at Plain Dealing defeated Parkway 63-43.

In first-round games Wednesday, New Tech fell to North Caddo 59-25 and Parkway lost to Green Oaks 81-28.

Bossier plays Mansfield at 5:30 p.m. today with the winner taking on West Monroe for the title at 7 p.m. Saturday.

New Tech plays BTW in the consolation semifinals at 10:30 a.m. Saturday. The consolation championship game is at 4 p.m.

Teauna Perry led New Tech against Parkway with 22 points. Darmesha Noble added 12 points and Hershey Stumon had 11.

Junior Kendall Lewis topped Parkway with 18 points. Tyra Kidd chipped in with 11.

At Haughton, Mikayla Barber led the Lady Bucs past Northwood with 10 points. Ebone’ Green added eight, and Mattie McCoy and Brittany Robinett combined for 13.

The Lady Bucs (4-2) face North DeSoto at 7 tonight in the semifinals at Haughton. North DeSoto defeated Lakeside 49-35 in the first round.

The other semifinal between Ruston and Minden is also at 7 at BPCC. Ruston defeated Captain Shreve 45-15 Thursday and Minden downed Richwood 67-53.

The championship game is set for 1 p.m. Saturday at Haughton.


Tuesday’s games


Tasha Shiflett scored 22 points to lead Airline to a 63-54 victory over the Bossier Lady Kats Tuesday night.

Kei McCoy added 12 points for the Lady Vikings (2-1). Tiffany Lynn led Bossier with 19.

Lynn scored 15 points in the fourth quarter as Bossier rallied from a 23-point halftime deficit to get within seven.

The Lady Vikings hurt themselves by making just 13 of 26 free throws in the fourth quarter.

Elsewhere, Louisiana New Tech at Plain Dealing got past Logansport 39-33.

Teauna Perry scored 10 points to lead the Lady Lions.



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