GONZALES – East Ascension opened District 5-5A play with victories over Dutchtown and Broadmoor before a showdown scheduled with fellow unbeaten Catholic Friday night.
The Spartans (18-13, 2-0) defeated Broadmoor 46-41 on Tuesday behind six points from Javon Carter in overtime after downing Dutchtown on Friday 59-58.
Hobart Grayson scored nine points in the third quarter against Broadmoor to erase a seven-point deficit. Tre Joseph added nine and Cam Carter had a pair of 3-pointers.
Against Dutchtown, the Spartans trailed by 11 in the third quarter but won on a put back with Javon Carter with six seconds remaining.
Gary Smith (25) and Nick Caldwell (21) each scored more than 20 points for Dutchtown but EA had four players score in double figures.
Joseph finished with 15 and Grayson and Steven McBride each had 13 with Carter providing 10.