Monday, November 30, 2009

Livingston Parish Roundup: Holden wins over Doyle, Family Christian(late last week)


Holden (boys) 60
Doyle 43

LIVINGSTON - Joseph Bordelon scored a game-high 24 points, as Holden turned it up a notch in the final period to post a 60-43 win over Doyle in non-district action Tuesday night on the Tigers' home floor.

Doyle had sliced Holden's double-digit halftime lead to eight (38-30) after three periods, but the Rockets regained their momentum and outscored the Tigers 22-13 over the final eight minutes.

Michael Woods was also in double-figures for Holden with 15 points, while David Simoneaux and Coby Nickens tossed in nine and eight points respectively.

Tyler Cotton was high-scorer for Doyle with 14 points, including four of the Tigers' seven 3-point baskets on the night.

Logan Jones added 10 points for Doyle, while Kody Sibley tossed in eight.

Holden improved to 11-7 overall, while Doyle fell to 1-3. Oddly enough, both team's next game will be against one another next Tuesday at the Livingston Parish Tournament at Maurepas.

Holden 15 13 10 22 - 60
Doyle 10 7 13 13 - 43

HOLDEN: Joseph Bordelon 24, Michael Woods 15, David Simoneaux 9, Coby Nickens 8, Chris Anthony 4. DOYLE: Tyler Cotton 14, Logan Jones 10, Kody Sibley 8, Carlton Sibley 7, Britten Willie 4.

Holden (boys) 65
Family Christian 64 (OT)

BATON ROUGE - After rallying from a four-point deficit in the fourth period to send the game into overtime, Holden outscored Family Christian Academy 10-9 to win the non-district game this past Monday.

FCA held a 31-28 lead at halftime and 42-38 edge after three periods, before the Rockets tied the game after regulation at 55-all following a 17-13 edge in the fourth.

Michael Woods led a well-balanced scoring attack for Holden with 18 points, followed by Coby Nickens with 16, David Simoneaux 13 and Joseph Bordelon 11.

Nickens and Simoneaux had one 3-point bucket apiece.

Quinton Jones led FCA's foursome of double-figure scorers with 15 points, while Malik Horton and Mervyn Landry added 13 apiece and Trey Ray had 12. Landry knocked down three of FCA's six 3-point buckets for the game, while Holmes connected on two and Ray one.

Holden improved to 10-7 overall prior to a match-up with Doyle this past Tuesday.

Family Christian Academy slipped to 5-8 on the year.

Holden also won the junior varsity contest, 40-31.

Holden 12 16 10 17 10 - 65
FCA 14 17 11 13 9 - 64

HOLDEN: Michael Woods 18, Coby Nickens 16, David Simoneaux 13, Joseph Bordelon 11, Chris Anthony 7. FAMILY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY: Quinton Jones 15, Malik Horton 13, Mervyn Landry 13, Trey Ray 12, Jarion Holmes 7, Seth Dickey 4.

Dunham 68
Live Oak (boys) 30

BATON ROUGE - Dunham built a huge 41-18 lead at halftime and coasted to a 38-point win over Live Oak in non-district action last Monday in the Tigers' gym.

Andrew Wilson and Lance Danos paced the Eagles' effort with six points apiece, while Stephen Prescott, Bryan Berry and Mark Rayborn each had four points.

Dunham also won the junior varsity game, 54-27.

Live Oak 9 9 5 7 - 30
Dunham 17 24 17 10 - 68

LIVE OAK: Andrew Wilson 6, Lance Danos 6, Stephen Prescott 4, Bryan Berry 4, Mark Rayborn 4, Ethan Crain 3, David Bell 2, Robert Papcsy 1. DUNHAM: J. Caine 18, D. Butler 13, K. Planchard 11, J. Honore 6, H. Kinchen 5, T. Celestine 5, J. Lange 4, A. Safford 4, Z. Pagent 2.

Lou Frey Classic

At Ascension Catholic High School

Ascension Catholic 47
French Settlement 41 (OT)

DONALDSONVILLE - Ascension Catholic rallied from a five-point deficit at halftime, sent the game into overtime tied at 37-all and then outscored FSHS 10-4 to survive the opening round of its own invitational tournament on Monday.

Junior Brad Noto paced the Lions' effort with 17 points.
Courtesy of the Livingston Parish Daily News

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