Prep roundup: Trinity, ACCS boys remain undefeated in district
Published 12:27 am Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Cedric Daniels scored 21 points and Dee Fleming added 17 points as the Trinity Episcopal Saints took care of the Mt. Salus Christian School Eagles 67-30 Tuesday night to finish undefeated in MAIS District 4-A.
Trinity Episcopal was only up 14-6 on Mt. Salus Christian after one quarter of play before going on a run in the second quarter. The Saints outscored the Eagles 32-8 in that quarter to grab a 46-14 halftime lead.
With the win, the Saints finished 8-0 in District 4-A and will be the No. 1 seed on the boys’ side of the bracket in next week’s district tournament.
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Trinity Episcopal (11-4 overall) plays at Oak Forest Academy to end its regular season at 3:30 p.m. Saturday.
ACCS 77, Central Private School 44
NATCHEZ — Josh Day led all scorers with 24 points and Darius Demby had 11 points as the Adams County Christian School Rebels defeated the Central Private School Rebels 77-44 Tuesday night in MAIS District 5-AAA action.
ACCS took control of this game in the first quarter by scoring 27 points while holding Central Private to 12 points. The host Rebels did the exact same thing in the third quarter for a commanding 67-35 lead.
Julian Wilson added 10 points for ACCS (9-5, 3-0), which plays at Bowling Green School at 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
Cathedral 48, Silliman Institute 39
CLINTON, La. — Colby Passman finished with 17 points and Ty Tobias poured in 14 points as the Cathedral Green Wave defeated the Silliman Institute Wildcats 48-39 Tuesday night in an MAIS District 5-AAA game.
Cathedral outscored Silliman in each of the first three quarters to take a 38-27 lead heading into the fourth quarter.
Cathedral (9-15, 3-1) plays at Central Private School Friday at 7:30 p.m. with the game taking place at the Louisiana School for the Deaf in Baton Rouge.
Delta Charter 71, Ouachita Christian School 69 (OT)
FERRIDAY — Kavarius Whitehead had a game-high 28 points and Delta Charter School needed every one of them as the Storm outlasted the Ouachita Christian School Eagles 71-69 in overtime Tuesday night in LHSAA District 2-1A action.
Delta Charter trailed Ouachita Christian 18-7 after one quarter of play, but rallied in a big way in the second half to tie the game at 60-all and send the game into overtime. The Storm outscored the Eagles 11-9 in the extra session. Fabiyon Kelly and Jalen Williams added 13 points each for the Storm.
Delta Charter (10-20, 3-8) next plays at district foe Sicily Island at 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Forest Hill 95, Natchez High 69
JACKSON — Ken Evans scored a game-high 25 points and Keondra Montgomery chipped in with 16 points as the Forest Hill High School Patriots defeated the Natchez High School Bulldogs 95-69 Tuesday night in an MHSAA Region 6-5A game.
Forest Hill had its way with Natchez High throughout the first half and into the third quarter. The Patriots dominated the Bulldogs on both ends of the court in the first half en route to a 29-11 lead and they went into halftime with a 55-30 lead.
The Patriots didn’t let up in the third quarter as they outscored the Bulldogs 23-15 for a 78-45 advantage. Chad Woods led Natchez High with 23 points and Izzy Holmes Jr. had 12 points.
Natchez High (15-6, 3-2) plays at Wingfield High School in the final Region 6-5A game of the regular season at 7:30 p.m. Friday.