high school boys basketball

Release of prep boys' hoops playoff brackets delayed

Berwick High School's Josh Carver
(The Daily Review/File Photo)

The Louisiana High School Athletic Association has delayed its release of the boys’ basketball playoff brackets for its classes and divisions until Wednesday due to an appeal hearing for Central La

Augustus' 3 near buzzer lifts 'Jacks past Lutcher

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.

First-half shooting woes doom Eagles in 61-46 loss

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.

Berwick tops North Vermilion, 61-58, in overtime in District 8-3A action

Berwick High School players, from left, Audwin Williams, Josh Carver, Tysin Meads, Travis Whitehead and Cody Roberie celebrate after the Panthers defeated District 8-3A foe North Vermilion 61-58 in overtime Friday in Berwick. The Panthers, who finished their regular season with an 18-13 mark and
a 7-5 record in district play, will await to see if they qualified for the Class 3A postseason. Brackets will be announced today. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Berwick High School topped North Vermilion 61-58 in overtime in both teams’ District 8-3A finale Friday in Berwick.


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