High school boys basketball: Benton wins first game at new school; Bossier rolls past Shreve

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The Benton Tigers and Bossier Bearkats won games Friday night.

In the first game in the gym at the new school, Benton defeated Loyola College Prep 64-58.

Bossier knocked off Captain Shreve 88-66 at Shreve.

Dylan Slaid led Benton with 20 points.

Ryan Ward hit four 3-pointers in the first quarter as the Tigers raced to a 27-14 lead. He finished with five 3s and 17 points.

Slaid scored 10 in the second quarter and Benton led 44-29 at the half. The Tigers held off the Flyers in the second.

At Captain Shreve, Bossier knocked down 10 3-pointers in the game.

Cody Deen and Otis Smith scored 22 and 20 points, respectively, to lead the Bearkats (2-0). Both had two 3s.

Tim King hit four 3-pointers and scored 16 points. D’Ante Bell, who signed with New Orleans on Friday, added 10 points.

Joseph Manning and Lakavin Thomas each hit a 3-pointer.

The Bearkats led 19-12 after the first quarter and 49-29 at the half.