SLIDELL – Sarah Van Remmen scored a game-high 18 points and Breeana Raffaele added 12 and Courtney Flanagan 10 to lead the state-ranked No. 4 Santo Ladycats to a convincing 67-32 win over Slidell here Tuesday night.
The win raises the Ladycats’ mark to 11-2.
Also scoring for the Ladycats were Megan McPherson with nine points, Payton Billue and Taylor Nemeth, each with six, Chloe McGlaun with four and Alyssa McKennon with two.
Santo led 17-4 after the first quarter and 27-17 at the half. The Ladycats went on a 25-3 run in the third period to take a 52-20 lead into the fourth quarter.
Wildcats come back to win, 59-54
SLIDELL – Christopher Hoover scored 13 points and Zarmorris Cannon added 12 to lead the Santo Wildcats to a 59-54 victory over Slidell here Tuesday night.
The win raises the Wildcats’ record to 9-2.
Also scoring for the Wildcats were Tim Long with 10 points, Parker Conaway with nine, Cooper Barling with seven, Zane Mauney with four and Tayler Jones with two.
Santo led 12-9 after the first quarter and 23-22 at the half. Slidell outscored the ‘Cats 19-16 in the third period to take a 41-39 lead into the fourth quarter.
The ‘Cats scored 20 points in the final stanza while holding Slidell to 13 to come back for the victory.
No. 5 Lady Hounds fall to Godley
GODLEY – Class 2A state-ranked No. 17 Godley defeated the Class A state-ranked No. 5 Strawn Lady Hounds, 65-54, here Tuesday night.
The loss drops the Lady Hounds to 8-4.
Jayde Price led Strawn with 19 points while also pulling down nine rebounds.
Also scoring for the Lady Hounds were Jacqueline Berumen with 15 points, Shelly Abbott with seven, Cidney Pollock with five and Eva De Gregorio with two.
Abbott led Strawn with six assists, with Berumen adding four helpers.
Godley led 15-12 after the opening period and 27-22 at the break. Godley outscored Strawn 17-15 in the third period to take a 44-37 lead into the fourth quarter.
Jacksboro downs Lady Rabbits
JACKSBORO – Jacksboro scored 37 first-half points and never looked back as the Lady Tigers defeated the Graford Lady Rabbits, 58-46, here Tuesday night.
Tyler Wimberly led the Lady Rabbits (4-6) with 18 points, with Sydney Wimberly adding 16.
Also scoring for the Lady Rabbits were Ashly Rogers with five points, Erika Chemello with four and Morgan Hendershott with three.
“I thought we had a great game offensively, but we left our defense in Graford,” Lady Rabbits head coach Jarod Westmoreland said. “Once Jacksboro started to make shots outside and with their size inside I knew we had our work cut out for us.
“We had way too many turnovers and break downs on defense tonight. We will correct them and look to get back to winning games.”
Jacksboro led 17-15 after the first quarter and 37-28 at the half. Graford outscored Jacksboro 7-6 in the third period to cut the Lady Tigers’ lead to 43-35 as the game moved to the fourth quarter.
‘Rabbits fall, 42-37
JACKSBORO – Jacksboro defeated the Graford Jackrabbits, 42-37, here Tuesday night.
The loss drops the ‘Rabbits to 6-2.
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