The Bossier Bearkats outscored North Webster 16-10 in overtime, overcoming a tremendous second-half rally by the Knights, to take the outright District 1-3A lead with a 65-59 overtime victory Tuesday night at North Webster High School in Springhill.
Devonte Hall, Kentrell Hardy and Jericho Moss scored five points each for Bossier in overtime, offsetting a seven-point outburst from North Webster’s Lyntravious Gipson. Earlier, Gabriel Norton’s 3-pointer for the Knights at the final buzzer, his only points of the contest, had sent the game to overtime.
Hall led all scorers with 31 points and Hardy finished with 14 as the Bearkats improved to 17-7 overall and 4-0 in district play.
Willie Lee scored 19 points to lead North Webster, while Gipson fired in 15 points and Dontavious Smith added 10 as the Knights fell to 17-8 (3-1).
Evangel 62, Green Oaks 60: At Green Oaks, Jonathan Bell missed a runner in the lane as time expired for the Giants as the Eagles held on for a dramatic District 1-3A road win.
Timothy Stokes scored a game-high 22 points and Jermarcus Lee added 10 as Evangel stretched its season mark to 15-9 and 3-1 in district, setting up a key showdown Friday at Bossier.
Bell led Green Oaks (8-14, 1-3) with 18 points, while DeQuadrean Ladell dropped in 11 and Veonta Keith added 10 for the Giants.
Loyola 83, Northwood 76 OT: At Northwood, the Flyers got 43 points from Dominique Kennedy and got the District 1-4A win over the Falcons.
Drekaleus Williams fired in 14 points, while Eldrick English and Logan Robertson added 10 each as Loyola improved to 16-8 and 3-2 in district.
Northwood outscored Loyola 47-32 in the second half to send the game to overtime, but the Falcons could not finish the comeback in the extra frame. Martavious Washington led Northwood (11-12, 2-3) with 35 points and James Lovelace added 12.
Captain Shreve 60, Parkway 57: At Parkway, the Gators rallied in the second half to take the District 1-5A road victory over the Panthers.
Jesse McWright scored 25 points and Eric Mosley had 12 as Captain Shreve improved to 11-8 overall and 3-1 in district. Tyrone Earls added 10 points in the win.
William McKnight led all Parkway scorers with 12 points and Brodrick Jefferson added 10 as the Panthers fell to 10-8 and 2-2.
Huntington 70, Benton 46: At Huntington, the Raiders started fast and never trailed as they rolled to another District 1-4A win over the Tigers.
Brandon Sheppard led a balanced offense for Huntington (19-2, 5-0 district) with 10 points as every Raider that dressed scored at least two points.
Rudy Davis scored nine points to pace Benton (3-15, 0-5).
Minden 85, North DeSoto 64: At Minden, the Crimson Tide scored 50 points in the first half and put the game away with a 20-9 third quarter to pick up a 1-4A win over the Griffins and set up Friday’s home showdown with Huntington.
Kevin Hamilton scored a game-high 29 points, including six 3-pointers, and CJ Elkins added 22 as Minden improved to 16-6 and 4-1 in district.
Tim Howard scored 14 points, Quentin Spencer dropped in 13 and Emmanuel White added 11 as North DeSoto dropped to 1-15 and 0-5.
Fair Park 73, Woodlawn 62: At Woodlawn, after a slow start, the Indians erupted to outscore the Knights 25-6 in the third quarter and get the District 1-4A road win.
DeAngelo McClinton led three players in double figures with 25 points as Fair Park improved to 14-10, 4-1 in district. Brandon Hall pumped in 15 points and Donnie Perkins added 11 for the Indians.
Deon Wesley scored 18 points and Ricky Smith added 13 as Woodlawn dropped to 7-14 and 2-3.
Airline 80, Haughton 51: At Airline, the Vikings shrugged off a slow start, outscoring the Bucs 49-19 in the second and third quarters to secure the District 1-5A victory.
Noah Hildebrand led all scorers with 21 points as Airline improved to 7-16 and 1-4 in district. Larry Robinson dropped in 13 points and KJ Bilbo added 12 for the Vikings.