Williams powers Lady Panthers in win vs. Redemptorist

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BHS junior rallies for 33 points


Junior Donkita Williams delievered a sizzling 33-point performance to lead Brusly to a 54-46 win over former district rival Redemptorist last week in the Parkview Baptist Tournament.

Williams also went 9-of-15 from the free throw line to help pace the Lady Panthers. 

Brusly opened with a 17-4 advantage over the Lady Wolves, which included 10 points by Williams and another six by Madison LaPrairie.

Redemptorist fired back in the second quarter with a 22-point output that finished the first half with a 30-26 Brusly lead.

Brusly outscored Redemptorist by one point in the third quarter, but held the Lady Wolves to six points in the fourth quarter to seal the victory.

Akiya Thymes had a one-point bucket for Brusly in the third quarter.

In other action, a slow start proved costly for Brusly in a 38-18 loss to Doyle. 

Doyle surged ahead 17-5 in the first quarter and led 26-8 at halftime.

Brusly mustered seven points in the third quarter.

Williams led BHS with eight points. She went 2-for-5 from the free throw line. Brianna Granville netted five points for Brusly.

The Lady Panthers compete Dec. 6-8 in the University High Tournament. Brusly faces Dunham at 4 p.m. Thursday, Ascension Catholic at 5:15 p.m. Friday and East Iberville at 1:45 p.m. Saturday. 

Brusly entertains Parkview on Monday, and travels to Baton Rouge the following Dec. 14 and 15 for competition in the Episcopal Tournament.



Port Allen 4-4 after Zachary Invitational


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Best come from West

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Christophe, Claiborne earn District 7-3A MVP honors

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Jay Christophe and Darian Claiborne entered the 2012 football season highly touted by other teams in District 7-3A – and their impact showed on the 2012 All-District roster. 

Christophe, a three-year quarterback for the Panthers, finished his senior season the Most Valuable Player for offense. 

Claiborne, who doubled as a quarterback and linebacker, garnered the honor as Most Valuable Player on defense for his final season at Port Allen.


Panthers, Pelicans provide fans sneak preview at BHS Tourney

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Alast-second basket brought Brusly players and fans into a roaring frenzy usually reserved for a district championship.

It wasn’t. Instead, it was a 46-45 win over Port Allen in the Brusly Invitational.

The Panthers (5-2) finished second in the tournament after a 54-34 win in the championship game. Port Allen finished third after a 73-67 victory over Southern Lab.


Pelicans set lofty goals

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A sense of cautious optimism prevailed for Port Allen coach Brandon Ricard after his team’s first full week of action. 

Port Allen edged Family Christian 79-78 last week and returned from the holiday break to defeat Jehovah Jireh 59-47. Ricard gladly accepts the 2-0 start, but wants much more from his 2012-13 squad.

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