Local team takes home first place at parish tournament

Published 12:00 am Monday, January 31, 2005

J. B. Martin’s Boys “A” Basketball Team won this past weekends Parish Basketball Tournament at Landry Middle School with victories over Cammon 39-33, Hurst 46-44, and Landry 39-25 in the championship games. Top performers were Desmond Raymond with a 20 point average and 5 steals, Daniel Rafiel with 8 rebounds and 3 steals, Robert Gorden with 6 steals and 7 rebounds, Lamar Taylor with 5 rebounds and 3 blocks, and A. J. Austin with 12 points and 4 assists.

The team opened up the year with victories over Lockport 56-30 and Trist 39-34.

The “B” team defeated Cammon 17-7. Leading the way was Warren Lebeauf with 8 points, Jamere Joseph with 4 rebounds, and Joshua Taylor with 5 rebounds and 4 points.