St. James’ Webster named honorable mention all-State

Published 12:00 am Saturday, April 3, 1999

MICHAEL KIRAL / L’Observateur / April 3, 1999

BATON ROUGE – Corey Webster, the leading scorer in the metro area in Class 3A, was recently selected to the Louisiana Sports Writers Association’s Class 3A all-State honorable mention team.

Webster, the District 10-3A MVP, averaged 24.8 points per game for theWildcats in 1998-99. St. James finished with a record of 17-8, advancingto the regional playoffs before falling to Landry. The Wildcats haddefeated two-time defending state champion Parkview in bi-district.

Parkview Baptist’s Court-ney Trask was named the Class 3A MVP. Thesenior guard averaged 26 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds per game for Parkview, which lost to St. James in the bi-district playoffs. Lake Charles-Boston’s Wayne Williams was named the Coach of the Year after taking the Cougars to the state championship.

Joining Trask on the first team was Green Oaks’ Shawnson Johnson, Cecilia’s Kendall Dartez, Lake Charles Boston’s Nicholas Egland and Northwest’s Charles Angello.

The second team was made up of St. Louis’ Charlie Thompson, Marksville’sRoch Bordelon, Farmerville’s Antonio Meeking, Amite’s Kevin Ricard and Port Allen’s Earnest Porter.

Donaldsonville’s Kaisha Lymon, who led her team to the state championship, was named the girls’ MVP. The senior averaged 12.4 pointsand 14 rebounds per game in 1998-99.

Breaux Bridge’s Margo Brandt, who led the school to its first winning season, district championship and playoff victory, was named the Coach of the Year.

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