Middle school girls basketball: (Upated) Rusheon, Elm Grove, Cope notch district victories


Rusheon, Elm Grove and Cope won eighth- and seventh-grade Bossier Parish middle school girls basketball district games Monday.

In eighth-grade games, Rusheon edged Greenacres 28-26, Cope defeated Benton 26-21 and Elm Grove downed Haughton.

In seventh-grade games, Rusheon slipped past Greenacres 20-17, Cope downed Benton and Elm Grove topped Haughton.

At Rusheon, the Lady Rams hit a basket with 1.6 seconds in the game to pull out the eighth-grade victory.

Tylissa Henderson led Rusheon with eight points.

Kaleigh Cathey topped Greenacres with 17. Catherine Dupree added six points. Katie Kent hit a 3-pointer.

Zanyah Lefear paced the victorious Rusheon seventh-grade team with 11 points. The Lady Rams hit a 3-pointer with about a minute to play.

Paige Marshall led Greenacres with 12 points. Gwen Peterson, Rachel Burns, Erin Harrell and Trinity Houston also scored.

At Benton, Cope’s eighth-grade team had balanced scoring the victory. Catherine Jurkovich, Meaux Carroll and Jania Jones scored five points apiece.

Regan Amos and Jamaiya Cooper tossed in four each.

Addison Graves led Benton with six points.

Atum Boyd poured in 20 points for the victorious Cope seventh-grade team. A’niya Hudson and Joshlyn Allen also contributed to the victory with their scoring.

At Elm Grove, Elm Grove got 10 points from Mackenzie Eason, eight from Amoree Williams and seven from Trinitee Bruno in the eighth-grade victory.

Chloe Larry paced the victorious Lady Eagles seventh-grade squad with 11 points. Jamie Williams added six, Rayviania ivory five and Jayla James four.

NOTE: The above report is based on information provided by coaches. It will be updated if more information is received.