In the opener, the Franklin Hornets defeated the Delcambre Panthers 77-45. The West St. Mary Wolfpack toppled the Kaplan Pirates in the second game. The Hanson Memorial Lady Tigers prevailed over the Patterson Lady Jills, 54-22, in the nightcap.
In action today, the West St. Mary Lady Wolfpack will battle the Franklin Lady Hornets at 4:30 p.m. The E. D. White Lady Cardinals will square off against the Teurlings Lady Rebels at 6 p.m. The Franklin Hornets will take on the West St. Mary Wolfpack in tonight’s finale at 7:30.
FRANKLIN 77, DELCAMBRE 45
Jarion Brown scored a season-high 30 points, lifting the Franklin Hornets to a 77-45 victory over the Delcambre Panthers in the opening contest of the Hanson Holiday Classic.
Franklin dominated from the opening wire, building an 18-7 lead at the end of the first period. Franklin built a 32-20 lead at the half. In the third quarter, the Hornets kept the upper hand, taking a 49-34 advantage. Down the stretch, the Hornets went on a 28-11 spurt to post the huge 77-45 triumph.
Brown led the way for the Hornets with a game-high 30 points on five treys, three deuces and 9 of 12 free throws. Tarence Clark fired in 17 points, bagging eight field goals and 1 of 2 charity shots. Brennen Robinson tossed in 13 points on six deuces and 1 of 2 free throws.
Rounding out the scoring for the Hornets were: Brandon McFarlane, 7; Cedric Paul, 6 and Derrick Kelly, 4.
Franklin (4-6) will play the West St. Mary Wolfpack tonight at 7:30 in the Hanson Holiday Classic.
HANSON LADY TIGERS 54, PATTERSON LADY JILLS 22
Macie Guillotte and Emily Sonnier scored in double figures, sending the Hanson Memorial Lady Tigers to a 54-22 victory over the Patterson Lady Jills in Wednesday’s nightcap.
Hanson jumped outfront by an 8-4 lead in the initial period before securing a 24-9 halftime cushion. The Lady Tigers took a commanding 49-11 advantage at the end of three quarters en route to the 54-22 victory.
Guillotte led all scorers with a game-high 14 points on three treys, a pair of deuces and 1 of 3 charity shots. Emily Sonnier canned six floor shots for 12 points.
Rounding out the scoring for the Lady Tigers were: Kim Sonnier, 7; Brittany Broussard, 4; Katie Sonnier, 5; Alyssa Young, 3; Caitlin St. Blanc, 3; Casey Fitzgerald, 2; Haley Bollinger, 2 and Destiny Landry, 2.
With the win, the Hanson Memorial Lady Tigers earned their way into the Girls Championship game which is set for Saturday at 3:30 p.m.