Centerville’s Marquis Strawder defends Franklin’s Jabari Daye in the annual Tourney of the Teche at the Centerville High School Gym.
Centerville Bulldogs now 3 and 2 for season
CENTERVILLE — The Centerville Bulldogs improved to 3-2 on the season after posting a 70-48 victory over the Franklin Hornets in the opening night of the Tourney of the Teche here Thursday.
Jaylon Williams fired in 23 points while Jackson Hebert bagged 20 points to help power Centerville past Franklin.
Centerville jumped out to a narrow 12-11 lead in the first quarter before going on a 17-12 second quarter run for a 29-23 halftime cushion. Centerville soared ahead by a 49-31 advantage at the end of the third quarter before gaining the 70-48 win following a 21-17 spurt in the final quarter.
Williams drained six treys for 18 of his gamehigh 23 points. Hebert connected on four treys for 12 of his 20 points. Marquis Strawder added 13 points while Tykeith Joseph tossed in 8 and Ryan Young tallied four.
Josh Parker led Franklin in scoring with 15 points while Travis Zeno tossed in 12 and ZyQuan Webber scored 7. Gharin Stansbury and Jabari Daye fired in four points each with Isreal Washington and Brayden Ward scoring three points each.