Berwick High School's Madison Carline dribbles down the court during Tuesday's contest against Central Lafourche. Berwick fell to Plaquemine 55-22 in its opener at White Castle's tournament. The Lady Panthers return to action in the tournament Thursday at 8:30 p.m. against White Castle. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)
Plaquemine routs Berwick
The Berwick Lady Panthers fell to Plaquemine 55-22 in opening-day action at White Castle’s tournament Wednesday.
Madison Carline led Berwick with 13 points, while Arianna Jones added five.
Tuesday, Berwick opened its season with a 47-29 loss to Central Lafourche.
Carline led Berwick with 11 points. Other top Berwick scorers were Maci Broussard, five, and Jones, four.
Berwick (0-2) will return to action in the White Castle Tournament Thursday when it faces the host team at 8:30 p.m.
A big first-quarter scoring output by Assumption was too much for the Berwick Panthers to overcome as they fell 71-56 in Napoleonville Wednesday.
Assumption took a 22-7 led after a period of play and led 41-27 at the half. The Mustangs extended their lead to 60-41 after three quarters.
“They jumped out on us in the first quarter, but after that, (we) played pretty even with them,” First-year Berwick Coach Tony Linn said “We cut the lead to (nine) with just under (three minutes) to play, but Assumption did a good job of stopping our rally.”
Travis Whitehead led Berwick with a double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds. Josh Carver added 16 points, four assists and four steals.
Berwick (1-3) will return to action Friday when it travels to face Morgan City. Junior varsity action is set for a 5:30 p.m. start with varsity to follow.