Rams take playoff

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, February 21, 2001

EDGARD – West St. John claimed third place in District 9-2A with a 73-46 victory over Riverside in a tie-breaker playoff Monday night. West St. John improved to 15-9 overall while Riverside fell to 16-14. Both teams entered the game with 7-5 records in district. West St. John led 24-20 at the half then broke the game open with a 25-13 run in the third quarter. Dwayne Bastain led all scorers with 28 points for the Rams. Devin Herbert added 15 points. Riverside was led by Scottey Manson with 11 points. Michael Schoen chipped in with 10.

St. Charles Catholic 54, E.D. White 41

THIBODAUX – St. Charles Catholic forced a playoff for third place in District 9-3A with a 54-41 victory at E.D. White Friday night. The Comets (3-5 in district, 23-10 overall) played Donaldsonville (3-5, 14-18) in the playoff last night at St. James. Donaldsonville had a chance to clinch third place but lost in overtime, 71-69, to Lutcher Friday. E.D. White finished its season at 1-7 in district and 9-20 overall. E.D. White led 15-10 at the end of the first quarter but St. Charles Catholic rallied to take an 18-17 lead into halftime. The Comets then took a 30-24 lead at the end of the third quarter. Daress Nicholas led all scorers with 20 points for the Comets. Mike Mustian and Alton Alexander scored 11 points apiece. Ryan LeBouef led E.D. White with 17 points.

West St. John 94, Fisher 47

FISHER – West St. John also clinched a third-place tie with Riverside in District 9-2A with a 94-47 victory at Fisher Friday night. Devin Herbert led all scorers with 22 points for the Rams. Dwayne Bastain tossed in another 13 points while Coy Miller and Brian Wright had 10 points apiece.

Lutcher 71, Donaldsonville 69 (OT)

DONALDSONVILLE – Lutcher rallied from a 12-point fourth quarter deficit to defeat Donaldsonville in overtime, 71-69, Friday night. Lutcher improved to 22-12 overall and 6-2 in District 9-3A. Donaldsonville took a 32-20 lead at halftime and led 49-37 at the end of the third quarter. Lutcher then went on a 27-15 run in the fourth quarter to force the extra period. Donnie Francois and Reggie Scott had 22 points apiece to lead the Bulldogs. Donaldsonville was led by Shandell Joseph with 25 points.

Central Lafourche 69, Destrehan 61

RACELAND – Central Lafourche dropped Destrehan into a third-place tie with a come-from-behind 69-61 victory Friday night. Destrehan dropped into a tie with Thibodaux at 8-4 in district and 19-13 overall. South Lafourche defeated Thibodaux, 89-64, to move into second at 9-3 in district. Central Lafourche finished at 18-17 overall and 5-7 in district. Destrehan took a 29-26 lead at the break and led 44-41 going into the fourth quarter. But the Trojans used a 28-17 run in the final quarter to pull it out. Lionel Turner led Destrehan with 21 points. Chris Moore added another 14. Kenny Plaisance had 20 points to lead Central Lafourche. Anthony Smith added 18 points, Dvaghn Hadley 17 and Jermiah Thomas 14.