Recapping best of hoops play
In this edition of the Three Point Shot, staff writers Rodrick Anderson and Warren Arceneaux review the week in high school basketball.
Which area boys team had the best week?
WA: Welsh picked up wins over Class 3A Jennings and 5A Sam Houston, continuing an impressive predistrict run.
RA: Lake Arthur beat Class B No. 8 Hathaway 84-57 and Sabine (Texas) Pass 49-33 49-33 to extend its win streak to 10. The Tigers are 19-2 and No. 4 in the latest Class 2A power ratings.
Which girls team was most impressive?
WA: LaGrange went 2-1 in the top flight of the Sugar Bowl tournament, picking up wins over McKinley and Enterprise of Alabama.
RA: Merryville went 2-0 to improve to 4-0 in District 4-1A and has won eight of its last 10 games after starting the season 2-7.
Name a player of the week.
WA: Aaliyah Williams scored 20 points to lead the Saints to an 87-67 road win at Washington-Marion, which gave the Saints sole possession of first in District 4-3A.
RA: Senior guard Jameica James started the new year right with her two highest scoring games of the season with 14 points against St. Edmund and 19 in a 71-37 win over Basile. Elton is off to a 4-0 start in District 4-1A and has won seven consecutive games.