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Lady Spartans rally by McKinley to take control of 5-5A

 

 

East Ascension’s Diniaa McZeal
SPORTS SCENE PHOTO/Peter Silas Pasqua

GONZALES – Defending Class 5A state champion East Ascension overcame a 17-point deficit to defeat McKinley and move atop District 5-5A standings.

The Lady Spartans (14-2, 3-0 5-5A) trailed 30-13 in the second quarter but cut into the lead thanked to a trio of 3-pointers in a row. McKinley (17-11, 2-1) led 38-30 at the half.

East Ascension was led by Tristen Washington, Diniaa McZeal and Aja Causey.

Girls Basketball

East Ascension 63, St. Joseph’s 34

St. Joseph’s 6 9 7 7-34

East Ascension 10 21 20 13-63

SCORING: St. Joseph’s: J. Welsh 9, E. Signet 6; East Ascension: McZeal 20, Morris 18

3-POINT GOALS: St. Joseph’s: 3 (Collier, Welsh, Bourg); East Ascension: 1 (McZeal)

Donaldsonville 77, De La Salle 33

De La Salle 11 15 3 4-33

Donaldsonville 22 28 17 10-77

SCORING: De La Salle: S. Miller 18; Donaldsonville: Deja Harvey 28.

3-POINT GOALS: De La Salle 4 (S. Miller 3, S. Nilter 1); Donaldsonville (D. Harvey 4, Q Bell, T. Rishard)

Boys Basketball

Walker 74, East Ascension 64

East Ascension 17 12 17 18-64

Walker 20 22 17 15-74

SCORING: EAST ASCENSION: Steve McBride 15, Cam Carter 12, Hobert Grayson 12, Javaugh Carter 7, Cam Dunbar 6, Jyrgn Ester 5, Tre Joseph 4, Keith Thomas 3; WALKER: Byron Thomas 24, Jaylen Cook 21, Trent Montgomery 12, Calvin Watson 11, Kevin Brady 6

3-POINT GOALS: EAST ASCENSION 4 (Dunbar, Grayson, Ester, Thomas); WALKER 2 (Cook)

Records: Walker 18-8, East Ascension 14-11

Donaldsonville 72, St. Charles 39

St. Charles Catholic 10 16 9 4-39

SCORING: DONALDSONVILLE: DeAndre Johnson 21, Everette Wilson 17, Terrell Brown 16, Claunard Molare 10, Corey Brooks 8; ST. CHARLES: J. Boscoe 14, C. Mott 9, T. Deunezille 8, J. Dumas 4, O. Burgess 4

3-POINT GOALS: Donaldsonville 4 (Brown 3, Johnson); St. Charles 4 (Boscoe 2, Mott 2)

Records: Donaldsonville 18-7, 2-0 District 10-3A; St. Charles 10-8

Ascension Catholic 57, St. John 56

St. John 18 10 20 8-56

Ascension Catholic 27 8 15 8-57

SCORING: ST. JOHN: Connor Barbee 18, Isaiah Jones 17, Adam Blanchard 8, Galvin Martin 7, Cobie Lockett 4, Peter Anderson 2; ASCENSION CATHOLIC: Jamil Truxillo 19, Demontray Harry 12, Eric Simon 7, Jamar Barber 7, Demarco Harry 4, Troy Cole 3, John Mire 3, J’Mond Tapp 2

3-POINT GOALS: St. John 7 (Jones 3, Barbee 3, Martin); Ascension Catholic 6 (Truxillo 3, Simon, Mire, Cole)

Records: St. John 12-9; Ascension Catholic 8-6

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