One finish line arrives for boys basketball teams around the state on Friday, with many poised to re-start things next week when the playoffs begin.
After coaching for a while, Denham Springs High boys’ coach Kevin Caballero doesn’t encounter a lot that surprises him.
ZACHARY -- Failing to collect defensive rebounds and turnovers killed Walker's chances of winning against Zachary on Friday.
Two weeks remain in the 2017-18 regular season and for the Walker girls, that includes handful of key games remaining before they embark on promising postseason journey.
Walker and Scotlandville have played a lot of basketball coming into this week and still have plenty left to look forward to as the 2017-18 season reaches the stretch run.
Seasons run together, games get burry and it gets harder to recall exactly how things played out when it comes time to recall.
Milestones come and go, but for Walker senior Breanna Zeringue, her latest one means a little more because of the result it has helped the Lady Cats create.
Power points create a little less emphasis on district games and the impact they have on the postseason. Don’t mistake that for those games not meaning a lot to the players involved, though.
It has been little while since Livingston Parish basketball teams in the lower classifications have taken the court and that is exactly what has Maurepas coach Jake Bourgeois a bit concerned heading into Friday’s District 7-B opener against Holden.
WALKER -- When you accomplish what Walker has the last few seasons, you know you wear a bull’s-eye, which generally means the opponent’s best effort every night.
ALEXANDRIA -- Denham Springs High defeated rival Live Oak 1-0 in the second round of the 2018 CENLA Cup en route to a second-place finish in the tournament.
LAFAYETTE -- Denham Springs High edged state power Brother Martin 3-2 in a tight matchup in the second round of the Elite Invitationale de Louisiane last Saturday.
DENHAM SPRINGS -- Denham Springs High will host the Alton Leggette Memorial Tournament for freshman teams beginning Wednesday at Hornsby and Jacket gyms.
BATON ROUGE -- After watching the Walker boys prevail right before they took the field Saturday, the Lady Cats did their part to give the school a clean sweep at the 2017 Holiday Cup.
BATON ROUGE -- Walker claimed the 2017 Holiday Cup Championship on Saturday for the second year in a row by making a clean sweep of the tournament after outdueling Broadmoor 4-2 in a shootout after the teams battled to a scoreless standoff.
COVINGTON -- Not every game sticks to the script that Walker has mastered this season. Every once in a while, the Wildcats have to figure out an alternative means to the end.