Lady Bobcats fall in Acadiana High tourney
SCOTT – Eunice battled the Lady Rams in the first half before Acadiana High earned a 41-34 win over the Lady Bobcats.
Acadiana High (5-2) jumped out to a 16-10 first quarter lead, aided by six points from Nikki Goodman.
Madison Freeman and Shanyia Toussiant scored five points each in the period for the Lady Cats.
Eunice rallied for a 15-10 second quarter surge to close the gap to 26-25 at the break.
Toussaint exploded for nine points including two treys, while Harmony Jason and Olivia Thibodeaux chipped in a bucket and Madison Freeman added a free throw.
Goodman led Acadiana with six points in the period.
Acadiana opened the second half with an 8-2 run which proved to be the difference in the game.
Jourdon Rush led the Lady Rams with four points as Acadiana High took a 34-27 advantage into the fourth quarter.
Allison Freeman scored the only points for the Lady Cats in the third period.
The two teams battled to a 7-7 tie in the fourth quarter as Acadiana sealed the seven point win.
Goodman hit three free throws to finish with 15 points to lead Acadiana.
Toussaint pushed in five points to finish with 20 points to lead all scorers.
Allison Freeman added a bucket for the other Lady Cats’ points in the period.
St. Martinville 63, Eunice 43
The Lady Tigers opened with a 16-7 first quarter run as St. Martinville (3-4) downed Eunice 63-43 in the Acadiana High basketball tournament.
Kiara Comeaux scored six points to lead the Lady Tigers in the first quarter.
Shanyia Toussaint began the game with seven points for the Lady Cats.
St. Martinville outscored Eunice 21-8 in the second period as the Lady Tigers pushed ahead 37-15 at the intermission.
Comeaux pushed in 10 points for the Lady Tigers in the period.
Kaydence James and Toussaint each hit a trey and Olivia Thibodeaux added a bucket for the Lady Cats.
Eunice rallied for a 10-9 third quarter to close the gap to 46-25.
Toussaint and Trenae’ Senegal scored four points each in the period, while Comeaux led the Lady Tigers with four points.
Eunice outscored St. Martinville 18-17 in the fourth quarter to close the final gap to 63-43.
Senegal led the Lady Cats with eight points in the period to finish with 12 points.
Toussaint scored five points to finish as the top Lady Cat with 19 points.
Lady Tiger Asia Demouchet exploded for 11 points in the fourth quarter to finish with 17 points.
Comeaux led all scorers with 21 points.
After facing Peabody on Saturday in the Acadiana High tournament, the Lady Cats (2-3) step away from the court until the St. Landry Parish tournament set for Dec. 19-21 at North Central.
Westlake 52, St. Edmund 37
ELTON – The Lady Blue Jays fell behind early and couldn’t recover as Westlake grabbed a 52-37 win over St. Edmund in the Elton tournament.
The Lady Rams (4-1) jumped out to a 15-8 lead, sparked by five points by Jada Gasaway and four points each from Destiny Peltier and Donarayina Guillory.
St. Edmund was led in the first quarter by four points from Savannah DeVillier.
Mary Beth Lafleur and Kinsley Marcantel added two points each.
The Lady Jays (3-3) regrouped for a 12-9 run in the second quarter to close the gap to 24-20 at the break.
Rebecca Benoit led the Lady Jays with eight points in the period.
Westlake began to pull away with a 13-8 third period surge, led by four points each from Gasaway and Guillory.
DeVillier scored three points in the quarter for the Lady Jays.
The Lady Rams sealed the win with a 15-6 fourth quarter surge, aided by nine points from Destiny Peltier.
Benoit, Marcantel and Lafleur all scored two points in the period for the Lady Jays.
Peltier led all scorers with 17 points, while Gasaway and Guillory both finished with 12 points.
Benoit, Marcantel and DeVillier pushed in 10 points each, while Lafleur finished with seven points.
After facing Jennings in the consolation finals on Saturday, the Lady Jays return home 6 p.m. Monday to take on Notre Dame.