High school girls basketball: Bossier at home as playoffs resume Monday; Benton, Parkway, Plain Dealing on the road

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Bossier is the only team at home as the high school girls basketball playoffs resume Monday.

The No. 17 seed Lady Kats (15-12) host No. 1 Opelousas Northwest (28-4) in a Class 3A second-round game at 6 p.m.

Benton, Parkway and Plain Dealing are all on the road. 

The No. 2 seed Lady Tigers (25-5) face No. 18 Barbe (16-8) in Lake Charles in a Class 5A second-round game.

The No. 11 seed Lady Panthers (23-8) visit No. 6 Sulphur (27-5) in another 5A second-round game scheduled to start at 6.

The No. 16 seed Lady Lions (15-14) face No. 1 North Central (19-7) in Lebeau.

Benton is playing a team from District 3-5A for the second straight game. The Lady Tigers defeated No. 31 New Iberia 66-31 in the first round last Thursday.

Barbe defeated New Iberia 40-39 in their district game. The Lady Bucs upset No. 15 East Ascension 52-49 in the first round.

Parkway, which defeated No. 22 Fontainebleau 50-43 in the first round, is taking on the District 3 champion. Sulphur has won nine in a row. The Lady Tors routed No. 27 Hammond 93-46 in the first round.

Parkway and Sulphur have two common opponents. The Lady Panthers defeated West Monroe 62-51 on Dec. 5. The Lady Tors lost to the Lady Rebels 55-40 on Jan. 4.

Sulphur defeated Airline 43-18 on Nov. 26. Parkway swept Airline in District 1-5A play 47-39 and 74-46.

The Lady Tors reached the second round last year, falling to No. 2 seed Walker.

After defeating District 3-3A member Pine Prairie, the No. 16 seed, 55-53 in the first round, Bossier is facing the 3-3A champ in the second. Northwest defeated Pine Prairie 69-30 in their district game.

Northwest reached the semifinals last year, losing to eventual champion Loranger 43-42.

Plain Dealing, which defeated No. 17 West St. John 54-37 in the first round, is playing the District 5-1A champion.

All seven of North Central’s losses were against Class 3A teams or above. The Lady Hurricanes received a first-round bye. 

North Central lost in the second round last year.