High School Sports
Patterson High School’s Nehemiah Augustus, center, celebrates with teammates after making the game-winner near the fourth-quarter buzzer during Patterson’s contest against Lutcher in Class 3A first-round action. Patterson avoided an upset with a 59-56 victory. Augustus led Patterson with 20 points. The Lumberjacks will play No. 12 Green Oaks in the second round Tuesday at Patterson in a 6 p.m. contest. Green Oaks defeated No. 21 Bogalusa, 69-38 in other first-round action. (The Daily Review/Bill Decker)
Stephen Curry, a point guard for the Golden State Warriors, is accepted widely as the best shooter in the NBA.
But in Patterson, it’s Nehemiah “Menace” Augustus.
Central Catholic High School’s Jalen Johnson shoots during the second-half of the Eagles 61-46 loss to Crescent City Christian Friday in Metairie. Central Catholic could not overcome a cold shooting first-half as they were eliminated from the postseason. Johnson led the squad with 20 points. Central Catholic finished its season with an 11-15 mark. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)
A cold shooting first-half was too much for Central Catholic to overcome as the Eagles fell 61-46 to Crescent City Baptist in Class 1A bi-district boys basketball playoff action Friday.
BATON ROUGE _ Centerville’s Lady Bulldogs split wins tournament wins here at the Christian Life Academy Tournament here over the weekend.