Lutcher, SCC, RCS win in district

Published 12:00 am Sunday, February 4, 2001

LUTCHER – Lutcher moved into a first place tie in District 9-3A with idle St. James with an 86-65 victory over Donaldsonville Tuesday night. Lutcher improved to 3-1 in the district and 18-11 overall. Donaldsonville fell to 1-3 in district play and 13-14 overall. Chris Johnson led five Bulldogs in double figures with 17 points. Donnie Francois added 15, Kayne Matherne and Jared Alexis 12 apiece and Jamie Jackson 11. Lutcher took a 40-24 lead at halftime and led 63-41 going into the fourth quarter.

St. Charles Catholic 69, E.D. White 67

LAPLACE – Daress Nicholas scored a game-high 22 points as St. Charles Catholic won its second straight District 9-3A game, 69-67, over E.D. White Tuesday night. The Comets improved to 21-8 overall and 2-2 in district. E.D. White dropped to 1-3 in district and 9-15 overall. St. Charles Catholic trailed 33-31 at the half but rallied to take a 49-44 lead heading into the final eight minutes. Alton Alexander added 15 points for the Comets. Michael Bonura had 13 points and Mike Mustian 10. Gabe Garrett led E.D. White with 17 points. Ryan Lebeouf had 12 and Ryan Dugruise and Beau Hebert 11 apiece.

Newman 64, West St. John 40

NEW ORLEANS – Newman remained in first place in District 9-2A with a 64-40 victory over West St. John Tuesday night. The Greenies are a half-game up on Redeemer-Seton with a 7-0 district record and a 13-9 record overall. West St. John fell to 11-8 overall and 4-4 in district. Kermit Bethancourt and Devin Herbert each had 12 points to lead the Rams. Robert Fitzgerald led Newman with 26 points.

Redeemer-Seton 83, Riverside 64

RESERVE – Redeemer-Seton improved to 7-1 in District 9-2A with an 83-64 victory at Riverside Tuesday night. The Rams, a half-game behind Newman in the district race, moved to 20-8 overall. Riverside fell to 14-11 overall and 5-3 in district. Michael Schoen led the Rebels with 18 points. Craig Tearney tossed in 17. Damian Melancon added 14 and Scottey Manson 11.

Reserve Christian 100, Phoenix 65

PHOENIX – Reserve Christian took over first place in District 12-B with a 100-65 victory at Phoenix Tuesday night. The Eagles improved to 29-13 overall and 2-0 in district. Phoenix dropped to 1-1 in district and 9-13 overall. Paul Labiche led all scorers with 25 points for the Eagles. Chris McClain added 18 and Demond Carter and Frankie Francois 14 apiece. Reserve Christian led 44-28 at halftime, then went on to score 36 points in the fourth quarter to hit the century mark.