Prep LHSAA Basketball Roundup: Monterey High Wolves keep winning
MONTEREY — The Monterey High Wolves pulled off another win over a LHSAA Class B-District 6 opponent with a 47-41 victory over the Grace Christian High School Warriors on Tuesday night.
Trey Boyd led the Wolves with 16 points, five steals and a perfect two for two at the free-throw line. Connor Boyd was second in scoring with 12 points and was 67% from the free-throw line. In total, the Wolves were 67% from the free-throw line while the Warriors were 40%.
Monterey High’s (22-4) will play their final game of the season Friday when they host Oak Hill High School. Tip off is at 7 p.m. at Monterey High School.
Vidalia Vikings fall to Mangham High
MANGHAM — Vidalia High Vikings couldn’t stop their eight-game losing streak as the Mangham High Dragons won 88-67 over Vidalia on Tuesday night.
The Dragons were able to score 45 points in the first half while the Vikings scored 27 points. Both teams were able to score 20 points in the third quarter and Mangham ended the game with 23 points in the fourth quarter. The Vikings scored 20 points in the fourth quarter.
Ray J Ransom led the Vikings with 23 points, Curtis Washington was second on the team with 13 points and Sema’J Hayes ended his night with 12 points.
Vidalia High’s next game is against the LHSAA Class 2A No. 2 ranked Rayville High School Hornets. The Hornets are on a 13-game winning streak before Tuesday night’s home game against General Trass.
In practices to prepare for Rayville, Robert Sanders, Vidalia High Vikings head coach, said Vidalia needs to work on man-press offense.
“We’re going to try and limit Rayville’s possessions,” Sanders said. “It has been a hard task all year against other teams. We’re going to keep pounding into their heads that the fewer times the Hornets have the ball, the fewer times they will score.”
For the past three weeks, Jashun Gordon has been out with a leg injury on Jan. 18. Sanders said Gordon is one of his veteran players.
Tip off is at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Vidalia High School.
Ferriday Trojans fall on road
DELHI — Ferriday High Trojans traveled to No. 8 ranked Delhi Charter School Gators on Tuesday night. The Gators won 88-62 and continued their four-game winning streak.
Jamarrius Johnson and Javarius Turner each scored 10 points for Ferriday.
Ferriday will play host to Beekman Charter on Friday. Tip off for the game is at 7: 15 p.m.