Midland at Doyle girls basketball Sydney Taylor

Doyle's Sydney Taylor (13) kicks a pass outside.

Doyle moved to 20-2 on the season, wrapping up a  3-0 showing  in the Johnson Bayou Tournament with a 55-27 win over Vinton on Saturday.

The Lady Tigers led 38-8 at halftime while holding Vinton to single digits in three quarters.

Kourtlynn Lacey led Doyle with 12 points, 10 of which came in the first quarter. Elise Jones added 11 points, with nine in the second quarter, while Presleigh Scott had nine and Meghan Watson 8.

DOYLE 82, JOHNSON BAYOU 41

Doyle led 50-26 at halftime of its first game Saturday to cruise to the win over tournament host Johnson Bayou.

Scott scored 17 of her 19 points in the first half, while Watson added 13 points.

DOYLE 59, LAKE ARTHUR 45

It its first game of the Johnson Bayou Tournament on Friday, Doyle held Lake Arthur to single digits in the second and fourth quarters to key the win.

Jones led Doyle with 20 points while going 9-for-10 from the line, while Scott had 17 points. Watson chipped in 12 points as Doyle went 15-for-19 from the line in the game.

WALKER 68, CABRINI 51

In Westwego, Tiara Young scored 20 points and Tarondia Harold added 18 to lead Walker to a victory Saturday over Cabrini in its final game of the Allstate Sugar Bowl National Prep Classic.

The Lady Cats (19-4) went on a 25-12 run in the second quarter to open a 38-21 halftime lead.

Harold, who had three 3-pointers in the game, had eight points in the pivotal second quarter with Candace Ellis adding five and Victoria Smith four.

LIVE OAK 47, FRENCH SETTLEMENT 36

 Harmony Johnson scored eight of her game-high 17 points in the first half, leading Live Oak to a road win Saturday over French Settlement.

The Lady Eagles led 28-18 at halftime when DiJone’ Flowers scored six of her 16 points. Guard Taylor Woodside added 11 points, including a pair of 3-pointers.

 French Settlement was led by the 15 points of Dannah Martin, eight of which came in the first quarter, while Payton Clouatre chipped in with 13.

LIVE OAK 52, ST. JAMES 37

Johnson scored 17 of her game-high 20 points in the second half, including 12 in the third quarter to lead Live Oak past St. James.

The Lady Eagles steadily opened a nine-point lead (34-25) after three quarters and outscored the Lady Wildcats 18-12 in the final quarter.

Flowers had 16 of her 18 points in the first quarter for the Lady Eagles.

DOYLE 79, MIDLAND 59

Doyle raced out to a 31-9 lead after the first quarter to cruise to the win at home Thursday.

Scott, who finished with 26 points, scored 14 in the first quarter. Lacey had 10 of her 14 points in the first quarter. Claire Glascock added 16 points, including four 3-pointers in the second quarter. 

Doyle had 10 3-pointers in the game.

BOYS BASKETBALL

LIVE OAK 73, ST. JOHN 37

In Watson, Bryan Bayonne scored 11 of his 18 points in the first half, powering Live Oak to an 18-point halftime advantage en route to a 73-37 home win over St. John of Plaquemine.

Bayonne was one of four double-figure scorers for Live Oak, which outscored St. John 23-3 in the third quarter to open a 62-24 advantage.

Lawrence Pierre and Brayden Vallot each scored 11 points, while Vince Bayonne and Halen Cox both chipped in with 10.

 GIRLS SOCCER

WALKER 3, ZACHARY 1

In Walker, two goals from Kiley Jones and another from Faith Walton helped catapult the Lady Cats over Zachary in the District 3-I opener for both teams Friday.

The Lady Cats (8-3-1, 1-0), who led 2-0 at halftime, also had a pair of assists from Sydney Nester.

“Much better, competitive effort than Wednesday night,” Walker coach Mike Lockhart said of his team, which lost 4-0 at St. Amant earlier in the week. “Good decision making.”

Zachary (7-6-1, 0-1) scored its goal on a rebound off a free kick in the final three minutes of play.

Walker continues district play at home this week against St. Joseph’s Academy (Tuesday) and Baton Rouge High (Saturday at 2 p.m.).

                                                                                                 BOYS SOCCER

LIVE OAK 1, NEW IBERIA 0

Jack Earle scored a goal and goalkeeper Garret Ferris had four saves in Live Oak's win over New Iberia in the EIL Championships in Lafayette.

LIVE OAK 3, LEE MAGNET 0

The Eagles successfully opened district play with a shutout of Lee Magnet.

Jackson Bryant led the way with a pair of goals, while Jack Earle scored a goal and had an assist. 

Goalkeeper Aidan Patterson had six saves for the Eagles.

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