Girls basketball: Four parish teams win district games

1948

Russell Hedges

rhedges@bossierpress.com

 

Four parish teams claimed victories in district play Friday night.

The Airline Lady Vikings improved to 2-0 in District 1-5A with a 39-31 road victory over Byrd.

The Haughton Lady Bucs evened their 1-5A record at 1-1 with a 67-40 rout of Captain Shreve at Shreve.

bossiergirls1The Benton Tigers, playing with star Madi Sessions (sprained ankle), got a 57-53 District 1-4A victory over host Minden.

The Louisiana New Tech at Plain Dealing Lady Lions raised their record to 2-0 in District 1-1A with a 45-24 home victory over Grambling.

Elsewhere, the Bossier Lady Kats dropped at 57-51 decision to Booker T. Washington at Bossier, and the Parkway Lady Panthers fell to the Southwood Cowboys in a District 1-5A game at Southwood.

At Byrd, the Lady Vikings trailed 17-16 at the half but scored the first six points of the third quarter to take control.

Airline (12-9, 2-0) eventually extended the lead to 10 early in the fourth quarter and then withstood a minor Byrd rally.

Airline visits Parkway Tuesday night.

At Shreve, the Lady Bucs (17-6) dominated the Lady Gators, leading 16-7 after the first quarter and 39-12 at the half.

Brittany Robinett continued her consistent play this season with a game-high 25 points. She got plenty of help from Mattie McCoy, who scored 20. Mikayla Barber and Ebone’ Green had eight points each.

Haughton visits Byrd (7-17, 1-1) Tuesday.

At Minden, Gabby Jackson had a monster game with 25 points and 10 rebounds as Benton improved to 15-8 overall and 1-1 in district.

Megan Fream came through with 18 points and Brandy Harris had nine.

The Lady Tigers visit Northwood (3-15, 0-2) Tuesday.

At Bossier, the Lady Kats overcame a slow start to make a game of it against BTW (3-13, 1-1).

The Lady Kats (6-13, 1-2) were within one, 55-54, with 33.9 seconds left but couldn’t pull it out.

Necka Wynn scored 17 and Tiffany Lynn 15 to lead Bossier. BTW’s Kadeesha Gay had a game-high 27.

At Plain Dealing, the Lady Lions improved to 12-9 with their fourth victory in the last five games.