Lady Eagles advance; Lady Tigers fall

Staff Report
Central Catholic advanced to the second round of the Class 1A girls basketball playoffs with a 64-20 win against Logansport, while Morgan City was eliminated from Class 4A postseason contention after falling in New Orleans to Warren Easton 85-30, both in Thursday evening first-round playoff action.
No. 2 Central Catholic now will host No. 15 St. Mary's in second-round action in Morgan City. St. Mary's advanced after defeating No. 18 St. Frederick's, 29-26 Thursday.
No. 2 Warren Easton also will host its regional round playoff game against No. 15 seed Peabody, a 51-43 winner against No. 18 seed Loyola College Prep.
Morgan City, Class 4A's No. 31 seed, made its first playoff appearance this year since 2009.
Look for more on Central Catholic's and Morgan City's first-round contests in Friday's paper.
Below are Thursday's girls bi-district scores from across the state.

Class 5A
Broadmoor 37, St. Amant 34
Covington 60, McKinley 58
Denham Springs 58, Slidell 36
Helen Cox 48, Mandeville 46
Mount Carmel 51, Sam Houston 42
Natchitoches Central 35, Lafayette 14
Pineville 50, West Jefferson 46
Ponchatoula 52, Airline 48, OT
Southwood 69, Carencro 54
Sulphur 58, Higgins 20
Thibodaux 78, Acadiana 64
Walker 52, South Lafourche 38
West Monroe 56, Ruston 21
Zachary 59, New Iberia 50

Class 4A

Assumption 51, Bastrop 42
DeRidder 56, Washington-Marion 33
Easton 85, Morgan City 30
Ellender 56, Eunice 40
Franklinton 66, Landry/Walker 49
Grant 46, Breaux Bridge 40
Northside 63, Belaire 57
Peabody 51, Loyola College Prep 43
Rayne 74, Franklin Parish 51
Salmen 58, Teurlings Catholic 17
St. Michael 46, Huntington 31
St. Thomas More 73, Beau Chene 35
West Ouachita 50, Benton 40

Class 3A

Albany 63, Buckeye 32
Avoyelles 62, Abbeville 52
Brusly 49, Baker 34
Green Oaks 49, Parkview Baptist 35
Independence 62, E.D. White 50
Iota 68, Church Point 48
John Curtis Christian 80, Donaldsonville 35
Loranger 55, Richwood 38
Mansfield 44, St. Louis 25
Rayville 66, Northwest 26
South Beauregard 81, Bogalusa 44
Sumner 62, St. Katharine Drexel 52
University (lab) 65, Erath 31
Ville Platte 70, Thomas Jefferson 31

Class 2A

Academy of Sacred Heart-Grand Coteau 58, Winnfield 44
Capitol 52, Haynes Academy 47
Doyle 68, Northlake Christian 40
Dunham 43, Oakdale 39
Jonesboro-Hodge 63, Welsh 53
Lake Arthur 63, Ferriday 21
Lakeview 46, Northeast 31
Mamou 55, Kinder 45
North Caddo 100, Oak Hill 23
Pickering 55, Runnels 36
Pine 53, Baton Rouge Episcopal 36
Rapides 64, Rosepine 31
Riverside Academy 44, Sterlington 38
St. Thomas Aquinas 56, Westminster Christian 33

Class 1A

Tensas 51, Sacred Heart-Ville Platte 44
Arcadia 91, St. Edmund Catholic 35
Central Catholic 64, Logansport 20
Country Day 45, Basile 30
East Beauregard 55, White Castle 40
Merryville 62, Ascension Christian School 41
North Central 88, Kentwood 41
Ouachita Christian 59, Grand Lake 47
Southern Lab 34, Gueydan 24
St. Mary 29, St. Frederick Catholic 26
Vermilion Catholic 58, Cedar Creek 25
West St. John 49, Delhi Charter 32

Class B

Anacoco 78, Simpson 21
Bell City 56, Harrisonburg 36
Castor 54, Zwolle 30
Fairview 98, Avoyelles Charter 29
Hathaway 62, Doyline 39
Holden 60, Hosanna Christian 45
Hornbeck 43, Glenmora 15
Lacassine 90, Forest 22
Midland 61, Choudrant 26
Pitkin 50, Monterey 21
Saline 67, Grace Christian 43
Simsboro 56, Hicks 31
Stanley 80, Centerville 23
Weston 63, Maurepas 33

Class C

Ebarb 70, Downsville 11
Johnson Bayou 37, Phoenix 33
Kilbourne 51, First Baptist Academy 20
New Living Word 56, Grand Isle 30
Northside Christian 64, Gibsland-Coleman 55
Reeves 52, St. Joseph 45
Singer 74, Claiborne Christian 43
Starks 55, Georgetown 42

(Courtesy of The Associated Press)

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