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Riverside advances to 2A Finals with record-setting win

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  • Riverside
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  • 3/13/14 3:01pm

35-2. That was how much Riverside outscored North Caddo by in the third quarter of the 2A State Semifinals. The two points tied a record for fewest allowed in a quarter of a 2A Top 28 game. It paved the way to Riverside’s 101-52 win, putting the defending state champs and No.1 seed back in the 2A State Championship. “I think it was self-evident in the third quarter how good our players are... Keep Reading

Destrehan comes up short in 5A Championship 69-60

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  • Destrehan
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  • 3/8/14 10:21pm

It was just a few minutes after Destrehan lost the 5A Girls State Championship 69-60 to a talented Mt. Carmel team that Wildcats coach Angi Butler made a bold proclamation. “I can guarantee you, you’re going to see us again,” said Butler.  “We’re going to be back and next time it’s going to be a totally different ending. I guarantee it.” There are plenty... Keep Reading

St. James advances to first 2A Semifinal in 14 years with 63-60 win

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  • St. James
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  • 3/8/14 9:12am

"I don't know which one's the biggest thrill? The kill or the hunt," said St. James coach lames Smith moments after the Wildcats defeated Episcopal 63-60 advancing to the 2A Semifinals for the first time in 14 years. Freshman point guard Lowell Narcisse led the way with 20 points including several clutch free throws in the closing minutes to seal the victory. "It feels great being a freshman going to the Final Four, it's... Keep Reading

Riverside off to 2A Semifinals with 103-50 win over Sterlington

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  • Team:
  • Riverside
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  • 3/8/14 9:00am

It's off to another Final Four for the defending 2A State Champion Riverside Rebels who again displayed execution, hustle and outright dominance in a 103-50 Quarterfinal rout over Sterlington. Von Julien paced the scoring assult with 33 points and 10 assists, while Jordan Andrews led a tenacious defense with 6 steals. Malik Crowfield had 19 points and 12 rebounds, while Herb McGeee scored 15 and freshman jared Butler added 12. Riverside will face the winner of the (28) North Caddo vs (13) St.... Keep Reading

St. James hosts 2A Quarterfinal matchup with Episcopal

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  • Team:
  • St. James
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  • 3/6/14 10:04pm

Fresh off a come-from-behin win over No. 3 seed Dunham, St. James is preparing for 2A Quarterfinal showdown with No. 6 seed Episcopal. The No. 14 seed Wildcats start four seniors and freshman point guard Lowell Narcisse. Press play on the video above for a preview. Keep Reading

Riverside prepares for 2A Quarterfinal matchup with Sterlington

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  • Team:
  • Riverside
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  • 3/6/14 9:55pm

On the road to a second straight 2A State Championship, No.1 seed Riverside prepares for a Friday night Quarterfinal matchup with No. 8 seed Sterlington. In their first two playoff wins, the Rebels are averaging 104 points per game. Press play on the above video for a preview. Keep Reading

Lady Cats earn title shot with 70-57 semifinal win

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  • Destrehan
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  • 3/6/14 6:56pm

When describing her freshman guard Cara Ursin this week, Destrehan coach Angi Butler said she would be one of the best players in the state by the time she was a senior. Then she added, "If she's not already." The state got a chance to see what Butler was talking about as Ursin scored a career-high 32 points and grabbed a game-high 14 rebounds leading the Lady Cats into the 5A State Championship game after a 7... Keep Reading

ESJ eliminated by East Ascension 69-55 in 5A Regionals

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  • East St. John
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  • 3/5/14 12:00am

Powered by the 1-2 post play combo of DD Jones and Jacardo Hawkins that combined for 38 points, East Ascension eliminated East St. John from the 5A State Playoffs 69-55. Tre’Von Jasmine scored a team-high 21 points for East St. John whose last lead came just before Eric Williams drained a three-pointer at the first quarter buzzer to give the Spartans a 16-14 lead. Edwin Winston had a team-high ten first-half points for the Wildcats,... Keep Reading

Destrehan prepares for Girls 5A State Semifinals

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  • Destrehan
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  • 3/4/14 2:17pm

Go to a parade or stay home. On a rainy Fat Tuesday that may have been the question for some, but for the Destrehan girls basketball team, Mardi Gras meant preparation and work. At 30-1, the Lady Cats will leave Wednesday for Lake Charles, the site of their 5A State Semifinal showdown with Helen Cox. That game will tip-off at 2:45 at Burton Coliseum. Destrehan coach Angi Butler allowed the RPF.com cameras to attend practice... Keep Reading

Dabney’s last-second shot sends Lady Cats to 5A Semifinals

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  • Team:
  • Destrehan
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  • 2/27/14 9:35pm

They started out in a 15-6 hole, and they finished cutting down the nets at R.K. Smith Middle School. All in a night’s work for the Destrehan girls basketball team who pulled out a dramatic 57-55 comeback victory over Walker to advance to the 5A state semifinals. “I told the girls the whole way that we had it, they just had to believe in themselves.” said Destrehan coach Angi Butler. ... Keep Reading