Haughton girls runner-up in Lakeside Tournament

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Russell Hedges

rhedges@bossierpress.com

 

The Haughton Lady Bucs finished runner-up in the Lakeside Tournament Saturday night in Sibley.

The Lady Bucs fell to Evangel 53-50 in the championship game.

Mikayla Barber, Brittany Robinett and Chelcy Swint lead Haughton with 10 points apiece.

Haughton trailed 31-20 at the end of three quarters but rallied to within six going into the fourth.

Haughton reached the championship game with a 61-38 victory over Lakeside Friday night.

Swint led the Lady Bucs with 12 points and Cassandra Simmons had 10.

Louisiana New Tech at Plain Dealing won the consolation title with a 48-40 victory over Doyline.

Deaspria Harris scored 15 points and Perry had 14 to lead the Lady Lions. Curmincia Stumon added 11.

Dranautika Thomas scored 11 points in New Tech’s 38-36 victory over Haynesville in the consolation semifinals.

Thomas, Swint and Barber all made the all-tournament team.

The New Tech boys split two games at Lakeside.

The Lions defeated Lakeside 48-44 in their opening game Wednesday behind Jacorious Stromile’s 19 points and seven rebounds.

Clay Long added 13 points. Dantrez Johnson had nine points and eight rebounds.

The Lions lost a tough 58-56 decision to Doyline Saturday.

Stromile again led the way with 19 points. Long added 17 points, and Johnson had 12.

The Bossier Lady Kats opened their season Friday with a 62-39 loss at South Beauregard.

Necka Wynn led Bossier with 12 points, Tiffany Lynn added 11 and Brittany Wallace had nine.

Bossier and Parkway are playing the BTW Thanksgiving Classic girls tournament, which starts today.

Tonight, the Benton girls and boys host Union Parish with the girls game starting at 6. The Benton girls are 2-0 and the boys are 1-1.

The Bossier boys open their season in the Opelousas tournament, which runs through Wednesday.

The New Tech boys and girls host Northwood tonight and Logansport Tuesday. The Haughton boys and girls visit Minden Tuesday.