Sports Briefs

Published 12:00 am Friday, January 2, 2004

by George Mahl Sports Editor

Summer All-Star Basketball Camp takes applications

Applications are now being evaluated for the Ten Star All-Star Summer Basketball Camp. The camp is by invitation only and is for boys and girls ages 10-19. Players from 50 states and 11 foreign countries attended the 2003 camp. College basketball scholarships are possible for players selected to the All-American Team. For a free brochure, call 704-373-0873 (anytime).

-By George Mahl

Destrehan falls to Hahnville

Despite Larry Pounds 22 points, the Destrehan Wildcats fell to rival Hahnville 73-59 in boys basketball Monday night. Dennis Ellsoworth also finished with 15 points for Destrehan, who dropped to 0-1 in district play. Five players scored in double figures for Hahnville, who improved to 10-3 on the season.

Brett Naquin contributed with 11 points in the victory. Hahnville improved to 1-0 in district.

-By George Mahl

Lady Wildcats top

Lady Tigers

The Destrehan Lady Wildcats had better luck against Hahnville then the boys tema did. Led by Amber Eugene, the Lady Wildcats defeated the Lady Tigers, 55-39. Marquita Hill finished with eight points and Whitney Scott finished with seven points. Ashley Sentimore finished with 10 points. Hahnville finished the first quarter leading the quarter 9-6. Hahnville led at halftime 18-17.

-By George Mahl

East St. John

improves to 22-0

The East St. John Lady Cats ran its amazing record to 22-0 (3-0) with a 61-16 6-5A victory over Central Lafourche. East St. John had three starters in double figures. Whitney Chatman finished with 15 points and Erin Keller had 14 points. East St. John led at halftime 30-11. The Lady Cats defense gradually got better. In addition, they outscored Central 18-1 in the final period.

-By George Mahl

Lutcher currently

in fourth place

The Lutcher Bulldogs are currently in fourth place in the Southern Quality Ford Dealers Cup standings for Class 3A. Newman, Parkview Baptist and ED White are ahead of the Bulldogs. Points are acumulated by finishing in the top four places in each of the 23 sports offered by the LHSAA. State champions receive 60 points, while runner-ups receive 30 points.

-By George Mahl

Labiche leads

Rebels to


The Riverside Academy Rebels lifted their record to 9-7 overall with a 65-45 stomping off French Settlement. Josh Labiche finished with 31 points for the Rebels. The loss dropped French Settlement to 13-13 on the season. Riverside held a commanding 38-21 halftime lead. At the end of the first quarter RA led 15-8. Riverside returns to action Tuesday against Lutcher.

-By George Mahl

Eagles dominate Covington

Reserve Christian School completely destroyed Covington High School recently with an impressive 118-74 blowout. Demond “Tweety” Carter finished with 25 points, while George Brozos added 21 and Dwayne Myers finished with 17 points. The victory lifted Reserve Christian’s record to 22-5 on the season. RCS held a comfortable 54-32 lead at halftime. The Eagles did not score fewer then 26 points in a quarter.

-By George Mahl

Riverside drops



Riverside Academy lost a non-district game to Ecole Classique Tuesday night, 78-50. Riverside’s Josh Labiche led the Rebels with 26 points, while Matt Rogers finished with six. After a closely played first quarter, Ecole outscored Riverside 16-6 in the second period to take command. In addition, the Spartans outscored Riverside 26-16 in the fourth quarter. Ecole Classique lifted its record to 6-9 on the season.

-By George Mahl

Comets pick up victory over Crescent City Baptist

Behind sophomore Michael Troglen’s 26 points, the St. Charles Catholic Comets knocked off Crescent City Baptist 72-52 in a non-district battle Tuesday night. Troglen scored 16 of his 26 points in the first half. Michael Bowen contributed with 15 points in the victory. Jared Mesi led the Pioneers with 12 points. The victory lifted SCC’s record to 7-10 overall.

-By George Mahl

Lady Rams destroy Bootheville-Venice

The West St. John Lady Rams knocked off Bootheville-Venice 40-12 in a non-district game Monday night in Edgard. Teri Pierce led all scorers with 14 points, while Jada Fiffie also added 14 points. The Lady Rams defense stepped up by allowing zero points in the first quarter. West St. John held a commanding 30-2 halftime lead.

-By George Mahl

West St. John gets first district win of season,


The West St. John Lady Rams defeated the Riverside Academy Lady Rebels in the opening game of the 10-2A district schedule. Teri Pierce had 12 points in a 39-26 victory. Jada Fiffie also contributed for the Lady Rams by scoring 10 points. The loss dropped Riverside to 1-10 overall on the season, while West St. John ran its record to 5-5 (1-0) district.

-By George Mahl