Prep basketball: Bossier sweeps Byrd

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Bossier swept Byrd in high school basketball action Friday night.

The Bearkats won 48-30 and the Lady Kats won 51-47 in overtime.

Larry Robinson led the Bossier boys with 14 points. Tyrese English added nine and Antonio Davis had eight.

Chris Davenport helped the Bearkats’ cause with seven rebounds and two steals. Jacoby Decker had five assists and Donnell Mason had four.

Bossier improved to 9-4. The Bearkats have won nine of their last 11. Byrd, the defending District 1-5A champ, dropped to 7-5.

The Lady Kats got 15 points and seven rebounds from Destiny Thomas. Necka Wynn added 11 points and Chloe Walker 10.

Brittany Wallace grabbed 14 rebounds to go with nine points. Tia Walker had eight points and six assists.

Bossier improved to 11-3. Byrd dropped to 2-10.

— Russell Hedges, rhedges@bossierpress.com