Central Catholic High School’s Yani Johnson dribbles toward the basket during Thursday’s Class 1A first-round playoff game with Southern Lab at the F.G. Clark Activity Center on Southern University’s campus in Baton Rouge. Southern Lab pulled away from Central Catholic late in the fourth quarter for a 29-18 victory. The Lady Kittens now will host No. 9 Gueydan in second-round postseason action. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)
No. 25 Central Catholic wanted to slow down Thursday’s Class 1A bi-district matchup with No. 8 Southern Lab and turn it into a half-court game.