The tournament opener was a closely contested game against Central Catholic, but the Lumberjacks (3-0) breezed past Berwick, 65-23, and Grand Isle, 90-15, to wrap up the tournament.
Against Berwick on Friday, Denzel Johnson had a team-high 12 points, Trevon Stewart had 11, Deondre Skinner had seven, Tremaine Lightfoot added six, Traylon Jennings had five, and Jedrick Gunner and Malik Garrett scored four points each. Overall, 13 players scored for Patterson.
Class C Grand Isle was overmatched from the outset against the ‘Jacks, trailing 29-4 after the first quarter and went scoreless in the third quarter.
Daylon Charlot led the ‘Jacks with 12 points, Lightfoot and Tarrike Phillips added 10 each, Malik Garrett had nine, and Gino Hall had eight. Trevon Stewart and Corey Smith scored seven each, Deondre Skinner and Larry Turner had six points each, and Dylan Sanders, Traylon Jennings and Denzel Johnson scored five points each.
Patterson will get a break from the normal Tuesday night game before traveling to face Jeanerette on Thursday.
Eagles take second at tourney
The Central Catholic boys’ basketball team played twice Saturday, winning both games to finish second in the Panther Invitational in Berwick with a 2-1 record.
The tournament followed a round robin format, so no championship game was played.
The Eagles (2-1) started off with an 83-37 win over Berwick (0-7) at 10 a.m. Saturday.
Lloyd Grogan led the Eagles with 17 points, Brent Green added 12, and Jovon Johnson had 10.
The Eagles didn’t get much of a break with the second game of the day against Jeanerette tipping off at 1 p.m.
The quick turnaround didn’t seem to bother the Eagles with Grogan pouring in 34 points and Dontrell Brown adding 18 in the 83-45 win.
Central Catholic will host Berwick on Tuesday at the Matchbox.
Panthers come close against Grand Isle
The Berwick boys’ basketball team nearly picked up its first win of the season Saturday in the final game of the Panther Invitational, but it wasn’t meant to be with Grand Isle pulling out a 50-38 win.
Palmer Cox led the Panthers with 11 points, Nick Canty had eight, Nathan Baumgartner had six, Devin Tabor and Brian Hernandez had five each, and Nick Osburn had three.
Berwick suited up for the first game of the day on Saturday against CCHS, falling short, 83-37.
Hernandez had a team-high 15 points against the Eagles, Osburn added seven, and Chaz Russo had five.
On Friday, the Panthers fell at the hands of tournament champions Patterson 65-23.
Devin Tabor led the Panthers with six points, and Cox and Canty added five points each.